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Highlights In response to the influx of Afghan returnees from Pakistan, WFP is preparing an Emergency Operation (EMOP) from October to June 2017 to provide ...
A contingent of local militiamen, backed by Afghan Taliban militants, are battling Islamic State fighters in a remote district in eastern Afghanistan, according to interviews with regional authorities and local tribesmen. More than 80 people have been ...

Michael G. Sauro, 40, of McAlester was working with a team at an Afghan military supply point near Camp Morehead, a training site for Afghan commandos outside of Kabul, when the group was attacked. He and a U.S. soldier were killed. Courtesy.
Almost a third of people in Afghanistan suffer from mental health problems, the Reuters Foundation reported Thursday.
Unfortunately, Afghan IDPs have undergone every one of the above hardships over the past four decades. There are now ... Yet aid organizations have avoided setting up camps for the IDPs, fearing that more battle-affected people would flock to the camps ...

Headquartered in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, the company, now Afghanistan's largest media conglomerate, employs more than 1,000 people across 16 businesses that it says serve over 300 million people. Mohseni and his team have built Moby with ...
After 15 years of NATO and other international intervention in Afghanistan, the people in the country see much more hope for their future.
This past June, an American NPR journalist named David Gilkey and his Afghan translator and fixer, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed on assignment in Marjah, a district of Afghanistan's expansive and volatile Helmand province. Tamanna's death was a ...
A 16-year-old Afghan boy has spoken of his joy of being rescued from a Calais refugee camp by the British authorities during an emotional Reunion with his uncle in London.
NPR's Tom Bowman reported the assailant opened fire at the entrance to an ammunition depot near Camp Morehead, a training center for Afghan commandos. The camp is about an hour's drive ... The U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan officially ended in late ...
On September 29th, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hezb-e-Islami (Islamic Party) of Afghanistan, signed a peace agreement with the Afghan government, by prerecorded video, from an undisclosed location. In the ... His forces claimed ...
The Afghan people were made the victims and that's how things changed wrong. Today, as you see, things are not happy in Afghanistan, we have tremendous insecurity, so today, as far as security is concerned, and the campaign against extremism is ...
50 people rescued from Taliban prison in Ghazni province of Afghanistan. 2 mins ago | Published by : ILT Bureau. prison-escape.
Afghan troops have recaptured the northern city of Kunduz, but those who fled the fighting are still afraid to return to their homes.
The two countries will assume sovereignty over all enclaves in its territory, while the people in these enclaves can choose to live in either Bangladesh or India and will be granted citizenship, accordingly.
... smoldering and rescue crews continued working through the devastation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, when special tactics set out help liberate the Afghanistan people, alongside U.S. Army Special Forces teams and Afghan Northern Alliance (ANA ...

Afghanistan to soon open consulate in Hyderabad, aims at improving ties with India. "With the opening of our consulate in Hyderabad we are going to expand our ties in education, commerce, culture and health sector," said Afghanistan ambassador Shaida ...
A recent surge of tens of thousands of Afghan families returning from Pakistan, spurred by increasing incidents of detention, forced evictions, police raids and harassment, signals a possible humanitarian crisis for Afghanistan in the coming months ...
On October 11, gunmen killed 14 people and injuered dozens at Karte Sakhi, the site of an important shrine - and a temporary home for thousands of people displaced from the city of Baghlan, where Afghan government forces have been battling the ...
The World Health Organization subsequently supported construction of a trauma unit at the regional hospital to boost capacity, and during this week's fighting WHO sent supplies and a three person medical team from Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, to help ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - The smell - a rather strong mix of sweat, dampness, and soap - is the first thing one notices upon stepping into the compound of a privately run shelter in Kabul, Afghanistan, for people struggling with drug addiction. The ...
American officials received persistent, stark warnings that Afghanistan's entrenched culture of official corruption would undermine their efforts to rebuild that country after the West's military invasion 15 years ago, according to recently ...
The staff of Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, demonstrates in Geneva, Switzerland November 3, 2015, one month after the U.S.
At least 18 people were killed, according to a United Nations tally, by a gunman who entered the Karte Shakhi shrine and opened fire on a crowd of worshippers gathered for Ashoura.
Umer Ali travels to the Pakistani border city of Peshawar for the first in refugees Deeply's 'Return to Afghanistan' series, finding that the forced return of thousands of Afghan refugees is breaking up marriages and dividing families. Ameer Muhammad ...
In a series of portraits, Umbach depicts people who live in and around Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan's third-largest city and a key location for US-led military action in the country.
Thirteen civilians and one police officer died and 36 people were wounded, said Ministry of Interior spokesman Sediq Sediqqi.
Whether on the issue of domestic revenue or international aid, the people of Afghanistan want these amounts to be spent in a very transparent manner and with very clear accounting, both for the people and the donors. Positive steps have been taken that ...
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry Says 14 People Killed in militant Attack on Shiite Shrine in Kabul, 26 Wounded. By The Associated Press.
Non-Muslims in Afghanistan continue to suffer violence and harassment and there are still no public places of Christian worship.
In one of his most stunning disclosures yet, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR) revealed that, while the US forces-Afghanistan reported that there were 319,000 Afghan soldiers, the actual number may only be 120,000 ...
Wolf and Sheep A scene from Wolf and Sheep, the debut feature film by Shahrbanoo Sadat. It portrays the society of Afghanistan, the community in a small village in rural Afghanistan and the people's beliefs, traditions and stories. Wolf and Sheep.
Director Navid Mahmoudi was told shortly before making the trip to the 21st Busan International Film Festival in South Korea that his debut film "Parting" was being put forward as Afghanistan's hope for best foreign language film at next year's Oscars ...
Kandahar, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan police official says at least 14 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing in the capital of southern Helmand province.
7 October 2016 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan. Many Western leaders claimed the invasion, dubbed Operation Enduring ...
After militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan's campus in an August attack that killed 15 people and injured dozens more, the university's founding president, Sharif Fayez, walked the campus. He saw bloodstains everywhere. "It broke my ...
Friday marked 15 years since U.S. bombs started falling on Afghanistan. The Taliban controls more territory than at any time since it was ousted from power and ...
Afghan forces have been battling to drive Taliban fighters from the city which the insurgents entered unexpectedly at the start of last week.
Marjan said at least 10 police officers, including his brother, and four civilians died in the attack in the Mukhtar area of Lashkar Gah.
Islamabad, Oct 9 (KUNA) -- A helicopter of Afghan Air Force (AAF) crashed in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan Province on Sunday, killing at least seven people including crewmembers, said Ministry of Defense (MoD). The MoD said in a statement that the ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani welcomed the significant results achieved at the conference. "It is a truly remarkable day," he told reporters at the outset of the conference.
"So you (US) talk of a comprehensive peace settlement, so let the people of South Asia not be hostage to the hostility of the past.
I've been home from the wars for over three years now, after seven years of tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, primarily as a State Department political advisor to the Marines.
The legal situation for LGBT people in Afghanistan is not explicitly clear on paper, but law professionals and the gay community are in no doubt that homosexuality is seen as a crime.
The deal stipulates that "the EU and the government of Afghanistan intend to cooperate closely in order to organize the dignified, safe and orderly return of Afghan nationals to Afghanistan who do not fulfill the conditions to stay in the EU." Under ...
The United Nations says as many as 10,000 people have fled the city of nearly 270,000 in the past few days. Many have escaped to neighboring provinces in northern Afghanistan. Others have taken overcrowded taxis to the nation's capital, Kabul, a pricey ...
Fighting in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz has forced many hospital staff to flee, officials said on Thursday, further jeopardising medical care for hundreds of people. Street-to-street gun battles have continued for four days after Taliban ...
In the encampment for displaced people where they now live, on the fringes of the Afghan capital, Mohammad struggles to understand why a few thousand foreign troops still remain, fighting a conflict that seems to have no end.
Brussels (AP) - International donors pledged $15.2 billion dollars on Wednesday to help keep Afghanistan's beleaguered government afloat for the next four years, despite growing reluctance to pour more money into a corruption-plagued country wracked ...





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