A visiting Afghan Taliban delegation held talks with senior officials in China Sunday to discuss the Islamist insurgent group’s now defunct peace negotiations with the United States. The insurgent visit comes two weeks after U.S.
Prospects for peace in Afghanistan appeared more remote Thursday after an attack on a government building in eastern Afghanistan killed nine and the Taliban warned of attacks on polling centers just days ahead of the country’s planned elections. The
U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is set to appear Thursday before a House of Representatives committee to answer questions about now-stalled peace talks with the Taliban and the Trump administration’s plans now that the president
A car bomb attack claimed by the Taliban near a compound used by Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Qalat, the capital of Zabul province in southern Afghanistan, left at least 15 dead and more than 90 wounded Thursday morning. A spokesman for
A senior U.S. diplomat explained to lawmakers Thursday that the U.S. cut more than $160 million in aid for Afghanistan to motivate the government to be more accountable to its citizens and to the global community. "We were trying to ensure that the