Afghans headed back to the polls on Saturday for a second round of voting to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a decisive test of Afghanistan's ambitions to transfer power democratically for the first time in its tumultuous hist
The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was being flown to a US military hospital in Germany on Sunday, after he was dramatically freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in C
Kuwaiti logistics group Agility said on Tuesday it will provide services to airports in Afghanistan as part of a joint venture which will make revenues of $200 million over ten years.
The contract covers Kabul, Kandahar and Herat
Seven Taliban insurgents including suicide bombers attacked the main airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, with explosions and gunfire heard near an area that also houses major foreign military b
David Petraeus was a star on the battlefield, commanding the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but was undone by "poor judgment" in engaging in an extramarital affair that led to his downfall as CIA director.
Just two days afte
Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, accused of killing Afghan civilians in a shooting rampage in Kandahar province last week, will be charged with 17 counts of murder, a US official said on Thursday.
Earlier accounts of the incident, which h
Senior members of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry completed a three-day workshop on arbitration and mediation at the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA).
The event was organised in association with the Americ
KBR, a global engineering, construction and services company, said that it has been selected by the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to provide life support, vehicle maintenance and healthcare services in Iraq and Afghanistan.
US President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has no plans for any major changes in his Afghanistan war strategy for now, a letter released by the White House showed on Monday.
Obama asserted his intention to stick with his a