Afghanistan's government says several rockets hit near the presidential palace shortly before President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A Taliban surge has put the insurgents in control of key border posts, opened up fresh sources of revenue and rattled many of Afghanistan's neighbors.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller, transferred command Tuesday amid the withdrawal of American forces, and as the Taliban continues its re-conquest of much of the country. Young Afghans, especially women, who have grown up with…
By Jane Ferguson
A delegation of the Taliban is visiting Moscow to offer assurances that their quick gains in Afghanistan don't threaten Russia or its allies in Central Asia.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nears its completion, the Afghan army is quickly losing ground throughout the country to the Taliban. To bolster its military, the government is arming militias to help in the fight. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson…
By Associated Press
This comes as a surge of Taliban wins in northern Afghanistan has caused some countries to close their consulates in the region, while across the border in Tajikistan, reservists are being called up to reinforce the southern border.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Many countries have closed or scaled back operations at consulates in Afghanistan as the Taliban have scored territorial gains since mid-April, when the U.S. announced its military withdrawal. How does the war in Afghanistan — America's longest war — look…
By Nick Schifrin, Jane Ferguson
The sprawling hub of American operations in Afghanistan for nearly two decades — Bagram Airfield — is now in the hands of the Afghan government. U.S. defense officials say all American forces outside of the Kabul airport and embassy have…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
As the last U.S. combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? For Afghans there is no end in sight.
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