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Russia rebukes US allegation it 'may be' supplying Taliban

24 March, 2017

On Thursday the top US general in Europe said that Russian influence in Afghanistan was expanding, claiming Moscow "perhaps even supply" the Taliban without elaborating further

Taliban seize key battleground in south Afghanistan

23 March, 2017

Taliban militants have captured a key Afghan district after a year-long offensive bringing further fears of ramped up insurgency for the Kabul government.

Taliban attack kills six Afghan intelligence members

21 March, 2017

A suicide car bomber targeted a checkpoint in southern Helmand province manned by intelligence officers, in the latest attack by Taliban insurgents on Afghan security.

Iraq: The legacy of a disastrous invasion lives on

20 March, 2017

Comment: A straight line can be drawn from the day the invasion began 14 years ago, to what is unfolding in Iraq today, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Another Kabul bombing leaves Afghanistan on tenterhooks

13 March, 2017

The Taliban's infamous Spring offensive seems well underway with another bombing leave Kabul shocked and wondering whether security forces can control the volatile situation.

China's communists to take harder line against 'Islamic extremism'

13 March, 2017

A series of recent speeches by top Chinese officials has shown that the government intends to increase control over the country's Muslims under the pretext of fighting extremism.

George W Bush: A portrait in repainting history

13 March, 2017

Comment: George W Bush is attempting to reinvent himself with a collection of paintings focused on servicemen and women whose lives were torn apart by his wars, writes Mat Nashed.

Eight Afghan police poisoned in 'insider attack'

12 March, 2017

The Taliban claimed responsibility for an 'insider attack' that left eight Afghan policemen dead in a base in the troubled south of the country.

IS claim responsibility for Afghan hospital raid

08 March, 2017

IS-linked media said its militants carried out an undercover attack at an Afghan military hospital in Kabul, as security forces struggle to cope with a growing insurgency.

Afghan militants attack military hospital 'dressed as doctors'

08 March, 2017

Afghanistan is reeling from another suspected Taliban attack, as an ongoing firefight rages between security forces and militants, holed up in a military hospital.

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