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Kabul: The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) on Friday retook control of the  Karokh district in Afghanistan which was captured by Taliban, media reports said. more
After news of Afghan interpreter's execution by Taliban surfaces, others fear similar fate

Kabul: Taliban militants have beheaded an Afghan interpreter while he was travelling from Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, to nearby Khost province, days after he confided in his friend ...

Pakistan is witnessing surge in support for Taliban: Report

Islamabad/Quetta: Videos are now emerging from cities like Quetta where Pakistani citizens could be seen holding Taliban flags and chanting Islamist slogans at rallies to show support for ...

Iraq: Bomb attack on eve of Eid al-Adha, ‘terrorism knows no bounds’

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres strongly condemned the “horrific bomb attack targeting civilians” at a busy market in the north-east of the Iraqi capital, ...

Nigerian authorities rescue 100 women and children from abductors

Nigeria has rescued 100 women and children, most of them nursing mothers and their infants, who were abducted by bandits in the north-west part of the country, according to media reports. ...

ISIS claims responsibility for Monday's Baghdad market blast that killed 30

Baghdad: ISIS have claimed the responsibility for a suicide attack on a busy market on Monday in Baghdad that claimed 30 lives and injured 50 people, said media reports.

Pakistan: Six terrorists killed in Kurram

Islamabad: Pakistan's security forces have killed six terrorists in Pakistan's  Kurram region on Sunday, media reports said.

Experts believe Al-Qaeda may make swift return to Afghanistan as Taliban surges ahead

Kabul: A geopolitical expert feels that the victory of the Taliban in the recent political scenario of Afghanistan will also lead to the triumph and return of Al-Qaeda.

Armed assailants abduct Chinese and Mauritanian workers in Mali

Three Chinese nationals and two Mauritanians have been abducted at gun-point from a construction site in southwestern Mali, according to the country's armed forces.

US commitment to Afghanistan continues: Zalmay Khalilzad

Kabul:  US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has said America will keep on supporting the Afghanistan government to ensure the safety of the coun ...