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As Taliban Talk Peace, ISIS Is Ready to Play the Spoiler in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Even as the United States and the Taliban seem close to a deal…

One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

KABUL, Afghanistan — One minute, it was a wedding — nearly a thousand guests packed under…

Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage

KABUL, Afghanistan — An explosion ripped through a packed wedding hall in Kabul late on Saturday…

Debate Flares Over Afghanistan as Trump Considers Troop Withdrawal

WASHINGTON — President Trump met with top national security officials on Friday to review near-final plans…

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights

WASHINGTON — Roya Rahmani is neither royalty nor from a powerful family, so she was initially…

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal

KABUL, Afghanistan — The top American commander in Afghanistan sought to reassure Afghan forces on Thursday…

The U.S. and the Taliban Are Near a Deal. Here’s What It Could Look Like.

DOHA, Qatar — After months of negotiations between the United States and the Taliban, both sides…

Pakistan’s Envoy Suggests Kashmir Crisis Could Affect Afghan Peace Talks

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States raised the possibility Monday that his country might redeploy troops…

As U.S. Nears a Pullout Deal, Afghan Army Is on the Defensive

KABUL, Afghanistan — As the United States appears to be nearing a deal with the Taliban…

Will a New Plan End the War in Afghanistan?

WASHINGTON — After 18 years of war, the United States is once again preparing to unveil…

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge

DOHA, Qatar — Six days into negotiations that many expect will deliver a preliminary deal to…

Big Death Toll Feared in Kabul Bombing as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S.

KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful Taliban car bomb exploded Wednesday outside the entrance of a police…

‘It’s Like a Nightmare’: For Bombing Survivors, Anguish That Won’t Stop

GHAZNI, Afghanistan — Every night, Hamdullah Hemat gulps down a 500-milligram prescription sleeping pill. He is…

U.S. Military Calls ISIS in Afghanistan a Threat to the West. Intelligence Officials Disagree.

WASHINGTON — Senior United States military and intelligence officials are sharply divided over how much of…

Hamza bin Laden Sought to Continue His Father’s Terrorism Legacy

BAGHDAD — As a boy, Hamza bin Laden appeared in propaganda films for Al Qaeda, the…