Forty years of war, from the 1980s Soviet occupation to internal fighting and the war against the Taliban, have destroyed much of Afghanistan's art, artifacts and architecture.
An Afghan official says that a roadside bomb has killed at least two civilians in southern Kandahar province. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said on Saturday
The year long efforts of Zalmay Khalilzad, US representative, holding talks with Taliban to hammer out some sort of ‘Peace Accord’ between the two — primarily to facilitate withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan — have come apart with President Donald Trump rejecting the diplomatic exercise following a fresh terror attack by the Taliban in Kabul.
It is extremely painful news that an air strike and terrorist attack killed 50 people in Afghanistan (“Air strike, suicide bomber kill 50 civilians in Afghanistan,” Sept.20, Gulf Today). Afghanistan is the place where
The incident occurred on Sunday night when Afghan forces raided a house that the officals said was being used by the Taliban to train suicide bombers, but during the attack a wedding venue situated adjacent the target came under fire.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is in New York to attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), met Zalmay Khalilzad, the US' Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
Afghan security units backed by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have carried out enforced disappearances, indiscriminate air strikes and other rights abuses
The young women are part of an after-school training programme called Code to Inspire in the western city of Herat, where they learn tech skills and create games and apps to educate girls across Afghanistan and beyond.
President Donald Trump halted talks with the group, aimed at striking a deal for US and other foreign troops to withdraw in exchange for Taliban security guarantees, after it carried out a bomb attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier.
The Taliban met US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Pakistan capital for the first time since President Donald Trump declared a seemingly imminent peace deal to end Afghanistan's 18-year war 'dead' a month ago, a Taliban official said early on Saturday.