The U.S. air war in Afghanistan has returned to a level of intensity not seen since American forces were still fanned out across the country and fighting Taliban militants.
A U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan last week killed Abu Sayed, the leader of the Islamic State's offshoot there,
Afghanistan: USA and its NATO allies wrangled anew over how many more troops are needed to counter the resurgent Taliban and break a stalemate in the fight.
Afghanistan: NATO has agreed to send more troops to the war-ravaged country to help train and work alongside the Afghan security forces.
Afghans joined in both anger and sorrow Thursday amid gutted buildings and piles of rubble in bomb-ravaged Kabul, as mourners buried the dead.
A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing 80 people and wounding as many as 350.
President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey has virtually sucked the oxygen out of Washington. The story has dominated the headlines, while the press has barely mentioned the Pentagon’s proposal to send more troops to Afghanistan.
The Taliban overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, killing eight policemen and cutting off a key road.