• Trump stumbles toward a big blunder in Afghanistan
    President Trump reportedly wants to bring all U.S. soldiers home from Afghanistan by Election Day so that he can brag on the campaign trail about fulfilling his promise to "end endless wars." But if he doesn't do it right, the withdrawal from...
  • US troop pullout from Afghanistan ahead of schedule
    The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is considerably ahead of schedule, an official told AFP on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump reiterated calls for the Pentagon to bring troops home. The developments came as questions loomed over the... Topics: Military, Donald Trump, Pentagon
  • Afghan Government Releases 900 Taliban Prisoners as Part of Eid Ceasefire
    KABUL (Sputnik) - Some 900 Taliban* prisoners were released across Afghanistan on Tuesday as part of the pledge made by President Ashraf Ghani to mark Eid, the holiday ending the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, the Afghan National Security... Topics: Taliban, Kabul, Ramadan
  • No Woman Should Ever Die Giving Life
    Rafiullah Wardak looks upon his newborn daughter Amina, recovering after being wounded by gunmen who stormed a maternity award in Kabul on May 19, 2020. Mr. Wardak's wife, Nazeya, was among at least 24 people killed in the attack, including women,... Topics: Kabul
  • 3-Day Ceasefire in Afghanistan to Continue for Another Week - Reports
    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The three-day ceasefire announced in Afghanistan on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday will be extended for another week, Afghan media reported Monday. Topics: Russia, Moscow