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A 15-year war that both sides have said cannot be won on the battlefield is claiming more lives than ever, most of them Afghan security forces.
Fleeing an arranged marriage, the couple were shot to death by family members in what is often called an honor killing. There have been no arrests.
Have Trump’s stump speeches denied Bowe Bergdahl a fair trial?
Elders from the Sangin district have said that multiple American airstrikes early Friday killed at least 22 civilians, including several women and children.
Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the commander of the American-led international military force in Afghanistan, said they were needed to more effectively train and advise Afghan soldiers.
Officials said they believed the ambush, in Jowzjan Province, was led by Islamic State loyalists, who have been active in the area recently.
Witnesses said a suicide bomber walked up to the entrance of the court as workers were leaving and set off his explosives. No one has claimed responsibility.
A 65 percent rise in child casualties caused by explosives last year was just one part of a United Nations report on a record year in civilian casualties in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon, hesitant to put conventional troops on the ground, has come to depend almost entirely on small groups of highly trained warriors.
Daniella Zalcman has put together a website featuring the photojournalism work of hundreds of women. She wants to show editors that there’s “not a shortage of women photographers, just a lack of equitable hiring.”
President Trump will have to talk to the Taliban.
The airstrikes in an embattled district of Helmand Province came after the militants tunneled under an army post and set off explosives, killing Afghan soldiers.
A battle trapped Dr. Marzia Salam Yaftali, the chief doctor for Kunduz Regional Hospital, at home. But the most dire test of her career appeared just a few doors away.
Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who helped U.S. troops were eligible for special visas. But an order signed by President Trump has put them in limbo.
As militants have taken over increasingly large areas in the past two years, they have found ways beyond the illicit drug trade to make money.
Americans will have to fight for their civilization and the right to ask why.
The case, in which Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum is accused of ordering the sexual assault of a rival, is a test of the government’s resolve to deliver justice.
The blast ended a long lull in militant violence in Parachinar, a Shiite town that has been a center of resistance to the Pakistani Taliban.
The world body launched an appeal Saturday for more than half a billion dollars to help civilians feeling the brunt of an intensifying war.
A new report found that more than 1,300 men in the American military suffered various injuries to their genitals or urinary tract while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.