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Pentagon asked for funds to reimburse Taliban expenses: report

Earlier this year, the Pentagon reportedly asked Congress for funding to reimburse the Taliban for transportation and other expenses the group incurs by attending peace...

Week-Long US-Taliban Talks End Without Breakthrough

The Taliban and the United States have concluded week-long negotiations in Qatar but reported no significant progress toward advancing peace efforts in Afghanistan. The talks...

Twin explosions hit humanitarian office in Kabul, casualties feared

KABUL: Twin explosions took place in the limits of 10th police district of Shahr-e-Naw near the Attorney General Office (AGO), in capital Kabul followed by...

US House Urges Briefing By Khalilzad On Afghan Peace

WASHINGTON-- The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives in a letter has called for a briefing by the Special Representative for...

Bomb kills three US soldiers in Afghanistan

KABUL-- Three US service members and one contractor have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Three other service members were hurt, the...

The misinterpretation of Afghan women’s conditions and struggles 

The Afghan feminists were fiercely enraged lately with the article of Cheryl Benard regarding the role and fate of Afghan women considering the recent US...

The rift between Afghanistan and the United States is generational

For the second time in 18 years, the United States finds itself at odds with the Afghan government. In 2009 President Karzai threw a...

Pentagon Identifies 2 US Soldiers Killed in Kunduz

KABUL - The United States Department of Defense announced Saturday night the names of the of the two soldiers killed in Afghanistan on Friday.   Both...

70 Year Old Retired Afghan Colonel Takes on Calligraphy

KABUL - Talent and education are not dependent on age - this is the message of 70-year-old retired colonel, Abdul Alim who recently learned...

Meet Zahra Elham: First Woman to Win Afghan Star

KABUL: Zahra Elham is the the first woman to win the popular singing competition Afghan Star. Elham's victory comes as fears grow that women...

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