Nearly four dozen troops from Afghanistan visiting the United States for military training have vanished in less than two years, according to the US Defense Department.
The Afghan government has inked a landmark peace deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of a militant group, following lengthy negotiations that could pave the way for him to make a comeback to political life.
Russian presidential envoy for Afghanistan said ISIL terror group’s growing military capabilities threaten to pose a more formidable challenge next year if the banned terrorist group is not contained.
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani has warned of the threat of terrorism in the region, saying Afghanistan must not turn into a haven for terrorists.
A US drone attack has killed 22 Afghan soldiers held by Taliban militants in the southern Helmand province, while Taliban have overrun a strategic district elsewhere.
Two mortar attacks have killed two people and wounded dozens more in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar.
Pakistan says six crew members of a government helicopter, who were taken hostage last week after the aircraft crash-landed in Afghanistan, have been released.
Security officials in Afghanistan say a convoy of foreign tourists has come under attack in the country’s west.
The United Nations has warned that civilian casualties have topped a record high this year in Afghanistan, describing the figure as "alarming and shameful."
Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning after a Daesh-claimed bomb attack left 80 dead during a demonstration in the capital, Kabul.
NATO says it is “ready to stay” in Afghanistan, reiterating a pledge on funding for local security forces.
Iran’s mission to the United Nations has expressed concern over a rise in the activities of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in neighboring Afghanistan.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says “communal unity” is the key to resolving problems in Afghanistan, adding the Americans continue to harm the country.
Afghan officials say at least 15 people have been killed in clashes between members of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group and Taliban militants in the country’s eastern province of Nangarhar.
Members of the Taliban militant group have taken control of a district in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, local authorities say.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed concern over the presence of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in war-torn Afghanistan.