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Analysis: A surge in deadly attacks has raised fears that attempts are being made to sabotage Afghanistan's peace process following US elections.

A explosive-laden humvee drove onto an army commando base in eastern Ghazni province, killing 31 soliders, as a car bomb targeted the convoy of a provincial chief in Zabul.

Will Biden scrap Trump's US-Taliban peace deal in Afghanistan?

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Will Biden scrap Trump's US-Taliban peace deal in Afghanistan?

Analysis: Biden is expected to adjust but not dramatically change course in the US-led Afghan peace process.

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

"You almost forget that there has been a war in this country for 40 years," one Jalalabad resident said.

How Taliban interference is hijacking Afghanistan's election

Tanya Goudsouzian

How Taliban interference is hijacking Afghanistan's election

Comment: The Taliban is hijacking the narrative during what should be a routine Afghan democratic exercise to elect a president, writes Tanya ...

The New Arab

US-backed drone strike 'kills dozens of civilians' in Afghanistan

The attack on Wednesday night targeted a hideout used by Islamic State (IS) militants but accidentally hit farmers in the Khogyani district in Nangarhar province.

The New Arab & agencies

Taliban 'praise Almighty Allah' for US withdrawal plans

Supporters of the Taliban have rejoiced plans by the United States to withdraw from Afghanistan after 18 years of war.

The New Arab & agencies

Taliban founder 'lived close to US base in Afghanistan'

A Dutch journalist has sparked controversy after claiming Taliban leader Mullah Omar lived next to a US base in Afghanistan.

The New Arab & agencies

46 dead after Taliban attacks second Afghan base

After a devastating attack on Ghazni last week, the Taliban attacked two checkpoints in Baghlan, northern Afghanistan, killing at least 46 ...

Bomb blast kills Afghanis on first day of Ramadan Bomb blast kills Afghanis on first day of Ramadan

The New Arab & agencies

Bomb blast kills Afghanis on first day of Ramadan

A huge car bomb has killed at least 18 people in eastern Afghanistan, mostly civilians marking the first day of Ramadan where Muslims fast from ...

The New Arab & agencies

Eight Afghan police poisoned in 'insider attack'

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

Afghanistan bus inferno kills dozens

The New Arab & agencies

Afghanistan bus inferno kills dozens

At least 35 people, including women and children, have been killed in Afghanistan after a bus collided with a fuel tanker.

Afghan mourners pack streets to bury murdered Hazara

AAAJ and agencies

Afghan mourners pack streets to bury murdered Hazara

Afghanis poured onto the streets of Ghazni for the funerals of seven civilians, including a child, murdered by militants believed to be from the ...

How to stop IS expanding into Asia

Naveed Ahmad

How to stop IS expanding into Asia

Analysis: The rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq has helped inspire and embolden South Asia's more extreme factions of the ...

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