Paris - Academics have criticised the British government for creating a "climate of fear" after the national library declined to store the world's biggest...

Khogyani (Afghanistan) - The Islamic State group had ambitious plans for Afghanistan, but Taliban resistance, US drone strikes, and a society less scarred by...

Kabul - Gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms shot dead two NATO soldiers on a base in the country's south on Wednesday, the coalition said,...

Washington - The United States has named the brother of the head of the extremist Haqqani Network a "specially designated global terrorist," the State...

Washington - The Pentagon has resumed an investigation into allegations that US special forces were complicit in the torture and killings of Afghan civilians...

Herat (Afghanistan) - At least 11 people including several children were killed in a series of explosions at an Afghan gas storage facility, which...

Kabul - Police in Afghanistan have arrested five people allegedly shown in a video depicting the public beating of a father and his daughter...

Dubai - Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on Thursday pledged his group's allegiance to new Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour who is facing a bitter...

Washington - The Islamic State group is operating in Afghanistan but does not appear able to coordinate their operations in the country, a top...

Islamabad - Afghan officials met with their counterparts in Islamabad Thursday to discuss the revival of suspended talks with the Taliban, which stalled following...