Failed 'lone wolf' militant attack in Gulshan

The young man who hurled a petrol bomb at a car belonging to the American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB) was a ‘lone wolf’ militant. He learned how to make petrol bombs and also attack ...


Gun-toting Taliban mingle with families and kids at Kabul Zoo

Taliban soldiers cradling AK-47s and M16 assault rifles mingle among families at Kabul Zoo, a novelty experience for many of the young fighters from rural Afghanistan

A boy poses for a picture with the rifle of a Taliban fighter near the camel enclosure at the Kabul zoo on 17 September, 2021

Girls excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan

Girls were excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan on Saturday, after the country's new Taliban rulers ordered only boys and male teachers back to the classroom

Afghan girls attend a class at the Ishkashim high school for girls in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, near the border with Tajikistan, Afghanistan on 23 April 2008

Taliban call for lifting of sanctions against 'Islamic Emirate'

Afghanistan's new acting foreign minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has called for sanctions to be lifted against the 'Islamic Emirate'

Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Amir khan Muttaqi speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan in Kabul on 14 September, 2021

Family of US hostage held by Taliban calls for envoy's firing

The family of Mark Frerichs on Monday urged US president Joe Biden to fire his chief Afghanistan peace negotiator, charging that the envoy has done little to win the release of the last American ...

Afghan armed men supporting the Afghan security forces against the Taliban stand with their weapons and Humvee vehicles at Parakh area in Bazarak, Panjshir province on 19 August 2021.

Women in Afghanistan won't be allowed to play any sports: Taliban

The Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that women in Afghanistan will not be allowed to play any sports, including cricket

Women in Afghanistan won't be allowed to play any sports: Taliban

Taliban’s cabinet, only the old guard included

How would some of the senior most members of the Taliban regime travel with their name in list of designated terrorists in other countries or who face travel bans of the UN agencies? How would the ...

Taliban’s cabinet, only the old guard included

Suspected militant held in capital

A team of RAB claimed to have arrested a suspected militant from a house in the Bosila area of the capital city

Suspected militant held in capital

UN concerned about Afghan women's rights under Taliban

The Taliban is already neglecting its promise to respect Afghan women's rights, a United Nations official based in Kabul said Wednesday

Two burqa-clad Afghan women walk along an under-construction road in Kabul on 8 September, 2021

In 'pain and anger', Pentagon looks to lessons of 20-year war

US defence chiefs said they felt pain and anger Wednesday and would humbly study the lessons of the Afghan war after leaving the country under control of the Taliban, whom they fought for 20 years

In this file photo taken on 6 June 2019, US soldiers look out over hillsides during a visit of the commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan general Scott Miller at the Afghan National Army (ANA) checkpoint in Nerkh district of Wardak province.
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