The Afghan government finds its former Taliban enemies may be their biggest ally against the ISIL threat, and Iran and Russia agree.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
A senior Taliban commander Mullah Firoz Jahadi has been killed during an anti-terror operation, according to the Afghan interior ministry.
US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.
The Taliban says it carried out a suicide bomb attack on the German consulate in Afghanistan.
Several people are reported dead and dozens wounded after a suicide bomber rammed a car into the wall of a German consulate in Afghanistan.
At least 30 civilians have been killed, many of them children, in Northern Afghanistan after airstrikes were called in to protect US and Afghan troops fighting the…
The Afghan Taliban have recaptured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran last September before being pushed back by the Afghan…
In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…
The head of Pakistan’s army has ordered extra security operations across the country following Monday’s deadly suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta.
Karachi is suffering a wave of killings of secular and anti-Taliban figures, but the murder of beloved singer Ajmad Sabri could mark a turning point if public opinion cries out for justice.
The Afghan Taliban has named one of its former leader’s deputies as its new leader.
Pakistan says US drone strike violated its airspace US says Islamabad was informed Body still to be formally identified The apparent death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone stri
The US has carried out a drone strike against the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mansour, ‘likely killing him, according to officials.
Police in Pakistan are hunting militants behind a suicide bomb attack that has killed at least 69 people and injured at least 300 more. Sunday’s
A suicide bombing has killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in the Pakistani city of Lahore. Local authorities said at
Pakistani police say that the operation against gunmen who attacked a university in the northwest of the country is over, and that at least 30 people
At least 13 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. The blast appears to have targeted the home of
The Taliban has captured more ground in Afghanistan’s Helmand province after months of heavy fighting. Helmand is where most of the world’s
The theatre of heavy fighting with the Taliban in the last few days with Afghan government, US and UK troops in Helmand province, Sangin district is