DOHA, Qatar | Senior Taliban leaders in Qatar for talks with US envoy

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Senior Taliban leaders, including one of the group’s founders, were to hold…

WASHINGTON | Afghan leader denies Taliban are winning the war

WASHINGTON — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is denying the Taliban is winning the war in Afghanistan…

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official says Taliban has killed at least 13 security forces in checkpoint attacks in northern Kunduz province

KABUL, Afghanistan— Afghan official says Taliban has killed at least 13 security forces in checkpoint attacks…

taliban,jalaluddin haqqani,ally turned fierce enemy,died islamabad,

ISLAMABAD — Taliban say the Afghan Haqqani network founder, Jalaluddin Haqqani, an ex- U.S. ally turned…

U.S. Department of State News: Statement On Afghan Government’s Ceasefire Announcement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States welcomes the announcement…

ISLAMABAD  | Taliban official says group spoke with US official

ISLAMABAD  — A senior Taliban official says the insurgent group has held the first direct talks…

WASHINGTON  | Army ponders changes after insider attack in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON  — It’s too early to tell if training or other changes must be made in…

PESHAWAR, Pakistan  | Pakistani Taliban claim bombing at rally that killed 21

PESHAWAR, Pakistan  — The Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide bombing at…

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting With U.S. Forces-Afghanistan and Resolute Support Mission Troops

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to…

U.S. Department of State News: Saudi Arabia’s Call for Ceasefire Extension in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The United States welcomes Saudi…

Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

KABUL, Afghanistan/February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago…

United States Forces Strike Taliban, East Turkestan Islamic Movement Training Sites

WASHINGTON (STL.News) During the past weekend, U.S. forces conducted air operations to strike Taliban and the East…

Stepped up violence alternately claimed by IS and Taliban

ISLAMABAD/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Islamic State group and the Taliban are competing to take credit for…

The Latest: 17 killed, 110 wounded in Afghan car bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on explosion in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The…

Bombing at funeral for Afghan official kills 17

KABUL, Afghanistan/December 31, 2017  (AP)(STL.News) —A bombing targeted the funeral of a local official in eastern Afghanistan on…

Islamic State claims attack on Shiite center, 41 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan /December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – A brutal attack claimed by the Islamic State group…

The Latest: Afghan president decries cultural center attack

KABUL, Afghanistan/December 28, 2017(AP)(STL.News)   — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:20 p.m.…

Pakistan steps up security after IS kills 9 in church attack

QUETTA, Pakistan /December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —   Pakistani security forces were on high alert across the…

Afghan official: Attack underway on Afghan forces in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan /December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Gunmen in Afghanistan stormed a partially constructed building near…