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Taliban pledges not to kill healthcare workers as fear of a coronavirus epidemic spreads in Afghanistan Taliban spokesperson said they will work with international health organisations One commander...

US launches airstrikes on Taliban fighters who killed 20 Afghan soldiers in overnight attacks – hours after Donald Trump had a ‘good talk’ with their top negotiator following historic...

KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) – Millions of Afghans are anticipating that America’s longest war fought in their country will end on Saturday as U.S. and Taliban negotiators are expected to sign a deal...

Afghan delegates meet the Taliban in Qatar to find peace as yet another attack by armed group kills 14 people in Ghazni. Doha, Qatar – A high-profile summit featuring Afghan leaders and Taliban...

The hardline Islamic Taliban movement has proved to be a formidable fighting force in Afghanistan and a major threat to its government. The Taliban have also threatened to destabilise Pakistan, where they...

The international efforts to bring warring sides to the table comes as Taliban continues to carry out deadly attacks. Rival Afghans will meet starting on Sunday in Qatar, officials said, in a fresh attempt...

At least 22 people have been wounded in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul close to foreign embassies. At least one person has been killed and 22 others wounded in a suicide bombing in the...

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban political chief, who headed the Islamist militants’ delegation during the most recent round of peace talks with the United States, said on Thursday that he was...

Away from the bombs and the bullets, there is another war being fought in Afghanistan, one of propaganda and the winning of hearts and minds. The Afghan Taliban is yet to respond to the government’s...

After the Kabul attack, Afghans tell Al Jazeera how they keep written notes with important information on their person. Tucked away in Mujeebullah Dastyar’s wallet is a piece of paper with several...

KABUL (Reuters) – A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with no agreement, the militant group said a day after the...

At least 12 soldiers and four tribal elders killed in an attack claimed by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s north. At least 12 army soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on Saturday on a small...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Members of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, a body overseeing peace efforts, met Taliban officials at a conference in Moscow on Friday and repeated President Ashraf Ghani’s...

The US has cancelled $300 million in aid to Pakistan – claiming the government has not done enough to tackle terrorism. The decision comes after Donald Trump suspended so-called Coalition Support...

The solider, aged 29, from the Midlands, tracked down the militants in a cave in northern Afghanistan, the Daily Star reports. After shooting three dead, it is said that his Glock sidearm failed. The...

What’s 17-plus years of war among friends? Hardened Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged it out during a three-day ceasefire called to mark Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that ends the...