UN: Afghanistan’s economy in ‘free fall,’ 23 million facing hunger

Afghanistan’s economy is in “free fall” and if decisive and compassionate action is not taken immediately it may consume the entire population, the United...

Afghanistan bans forced marriage

Afghanistan's new Islamic government has banned forced marriages, and decreed that they will treat women equally, saying women should not be considered the “property”...

Kabul’s dirty little secret – the hordes of Afghan collaborators

Roshan Muhammed Salih reporting from Kabul, says that Muslims need to have a less generous view of collaborators otherwise we will be giving the...

At least 47 killed in another attack on a Shia mosque in Afghanistan

At least 47 people have been killed and 70 others wounded after an explosion targeted a Shia mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar...

WHO: Afghanistan’s healthcare system is on the verge of collapse

Afghanistan’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse, the director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned after...

Taliban’s new Islamic government will be led by Mullah Akhund

The Taliban has announced a new Islamic caretaker government in Afghanistan led by Mohammad Hasan Akhund. Mullah Akhund is the longtime head of the Taliban’s powerful leadership...

Dozens killed in explosion outside Kabul airport

Two explosions have killed at least 40 people, including three U.S. soldiers, and wounded 120 outside Kabul’s airport. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said one blast occurred...

Iran urges all Afghan groups to come together for sake of peace

Iran has called on Afghan groups to use the U.S. withdrawal as an opportunity to restore peace to their homeland, saying Afghanistan’s history shows that...

Taliban urge international media to stop trying to wreak havoc in Afghanistan

A senior Taliban leader has called on the international media and community to stop trying to wreak havoc in Afghanistan and destroy the country's...

Taliban: We will rule as a strong Islamic government

The Taliban have pledged to rule as a “strong Islamic government” which will respect the rights of its citizens and which will have good...