All-Afghan Peace Summit Set for July, But On Taliban Terms
An announcement by President Trump seemed to accelerate the expected time frame for U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Afghan Capital, Scores Wounded
The explosion occurred as the streets in the capital were packed with morning commuters.
Suicide Car Bomb Targets US Convoy in Afghanistan
The attack killed seven Afghans and injured four U.S. service members, officials said.
Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Afghan Capital, Kills 5
Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital, setting off a huge explosion.
Afghans Probe US Mistaken Airstrike of Afghan Army Base
Authorities are investigating an errant U.S. bombing of an Afghan military base in the country's south, a lawmaker said.
Taliban Bring Top Leader into Talks with US
A co-founder of the Taliban who was released from prison in Pakistan has been appointed head of the group's political office.
Afghan Special Forces Fight ISIS; Taliban Kill 15 Policemen
Afghan special forces, backed by helicopter gunships, targeted ISIS militants in the Achin district of Nangarhar province.
Explosion in Kabul Targets Anti-Taliban Rally, Killing 3
It was not immediately clear if the blast in Kabul was from a bomb detonated by remote control or from a suicide bomber.
Afghan Army Helicopter Crashes, Killing All 25 on Board
A spokesman said the helicopter crashed around 9:10 a.m., shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district.
US Defense Secretary Mattis Makes Surprise Visit to War-Weary Kabul
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived on a surprise visit to Afghanistan's war-shattered capital on Friday.
Taliban Attack Afghan Security Forces in North, Killing 52
Taliban insurgents launched separate attacks on Afghan security forces in the north, killing 52, provincial officials said.
Attacks Kill 19 Afghan Forces after Twin Bombings in Kabul
Insurgents killed 19 security personnel in separate assaults in Afghanistan, officials said Thursday.
Taliban Rockets Hit Near Kabul Presidency, US Embassy; No Injuries
The first rocket landed near the presidency building and the second near a NATO compound and the U.S. Embassy.
Gunmen Besiege Kabul Compound as Afghans Mourn Shite Dead
The shooting -- which underscored the near-daily, persistent threats in war-battered Afghanistan -- was sporadic.
Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops
The Taliban overran a base in Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers while Afghan forces battled the insurgents for a fifth day.
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