Taliban Attack Kills Dozens in Afghanistan Despite U.S. Efforts in Peace Talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — A large attack by the Taliban in western Afghanistan on Thursday killed at…

Where Violence Can Strike Anywhere, Even at a Wedding Party on the Move

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — In a time of war and corruption, when one hand grips a gun…

Afghan Vice President Survives Attack on Convoy

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban ambushed a convoy escorting the vice president of Afghanistan, killing at…

Afghan National Security Chief Is Sidelined in His Own War

KABUL, Afghanistan — The longtime motto of the American-led mission in Afghanistan that it stands “shona…

They Are Thriving After Years of Persecution but Fear a Taliban Deal

KABUL, Afghanistan — Daoud Naji was a student in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif during…

Once Jailed in Guantánamo, 5 Taliban Now Face U.S. at the Negotiating Table

DOHA, Qatar — When the United States invaded Afghanistan in 2001 and toppled the Taliban government,…

After Deadly Insider Attack, U.S. Airstrikes Kill 14 Civilians, Afghans Say

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — After the second firefight in the past 10 days between American soldiers and…

At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: March 15-21

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan…

Taliban Capture About 150 Afghan Soldiers After Chase Into Turkmenistan

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The Taliban carried out the biggest known capture of Afghan soldiers of the…

Afghan Leaders Focus Anger Over U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks on a Diplomat

WASHINGTON — Afghanistan’s leaders are angered on many levels by the Trump administration’s peace negotiations with…

At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: March 8-14

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan…

Afghan Official Warns of U.S. Deal With Taliban ‘That Doesn’t End in Peace’

WASHINGTON — Afghanistan’s national security adviser on Thursday accused the American special envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, of…

A Taliban Leader, Eyeing U.S. Peace Deal, Speaks to Afghans’ Fears

DOHA, Qatar — In a sign that the Taliban see a peace deal with the United…

Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in a few days, an Afghan Army base was…

2 Weeks of U.S.-Taliban Talks End With ‘Progress’ but No Breakthrough

DOHA, Qatar — Although more than two weeks of talks between the United States and the…