The inmates had all been held at the detention facility for more than 11 years.
An audit says it’s too hard to know if American money is having an impact.
Five suicide bombers raided a branch of the New Kabul bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the restive Helmand province.
What’s it like to be a women’s rights activist in a country considered the most dangerous place in the world to be a woman? BuzzFeed News spoke to Najiba, a mother of three risking death threats to to help other women.
“The only news that comes from Afghanistan is about war. I am happy that my story is a positive one.”
New data from the BBC World Service and academics at King’s College London shows that there were more than 600 attacks in 14 countries in the month of November alone.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Saturday that the U.S. will keep about 10,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015.
Corruption in Turkey and China increased in Transparency International’s annual worldwide rankings. Afghanistan, Egypt, and Jordan improved.
Two of the dead were police officers, and at least 18 people were injured, police said.
Officials say at least 50 people were killed in the blast in Paktika province.
The man, Muhammad Murdi Issa al-Zahrani, has spent 12 year at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay. He was sent back to Saudi Arabia for rehabilitation after a review board cleared his case last month.
His son had learned to walk while he was in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Joey Johnson — with a little help from his groomsmen — managed to get out of his wheelchair to dance at his wedding.
Today is the 100th birthday of Dr. Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine. Here are the places still using his gift.
This despite the U.S. spending more than $7.6 billion trying to eradicate poppy cultivation, according to a new report.
The incident reportedly happened during a raid in 2013.
Ghani’s inauguration marked Afghanistan’s first democratic transfer of power — and the end to Hamid Karzai’s 13-year rule.
The country’s new government has signed a long-delayed security agreement extending the length of time U.S. forces can remain there. Developing…
A “mujahid walking the streets of LA” recruited three other Californians to engage in “violent jihad.”
A suicide bomber detonated near a foreign convoy in the Afghan capital early on Tuesday.
The plane landed near the Persian Gulf after receiving orders to turn around from Iranian air traffic control.
“This case is unusual in that it has both been reported and is in the public eye,” said a human rights researcher.
On se ressemble plus que ce qu’on pourrait croire.
James Foley is just the latest photojournalist to be killed while covering the world’s most dangerous wars. Here we look at some of his fellow journalists and their work.
Matthew Rosenberg is the first western journalist to be publicly expelled since the Taliban ruled.
A gunman identified as an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire at a military training facility in Kabul on Tuesday, killing U.S. Major General Harold Greene and injuring 15 others.
Hashmat Karzai, a U.S. citizen, is the second member of the Karzai family to be assassinated since 2011.
The U.S. government is one of the world’s biggest buyers of AK-47s and other Soviet bloc weapons, which it has poured into Afghanistan, Iraq, and other hot spots. An exclusive look at a strange string of U.S.-backed arms deals.
Special Inspector General’s report says the Pentagon gave hundreds of thousands of rifles, machine guns, and other small arms to the Afghan police and army. But now the military can’t track who has them.
A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in a crowded Afghanistan bazaar on Tuesday. It was the bloodiest attack on civilians since 2008.