Taliban have warned the US that any delay in the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan would be a violation of the Doha agreement and would prompt the group's appropriate action.
At least 27 people have been killed and dozens more wounded after a powerful vehicle-borne bomb went off in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Logar, local officials say.
The United States has dispatched two additional bombers to Qatar to carry out airstrikes in Afghanistan if needed, as the Pentagon and NATO begin a complete troop withdrawal from the Asian country in earnest in the coming days.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed Tehran’s support for the participation of Taliban in Afghanistan’s political structure.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid denied claim by CBS News that the Afghan group wants US President Donald Trump to win the election and withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's top official in negotiations with the Taliban arrived in Pakistan's capital Monday on a three-day trip.
The Afghan air force carried out multiple strikes on Taliban positions in the northeast of the country, killing a number of its members.
Afghanistan and Taliban peace talk negotiators will hold their first direct session on Tuesday in Doha, officials said.
Afghan government representatives and Taliban militants gathered on Saturday for historic peace talks aimed at ending two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands of people.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani named 48 people who will decide the negotiation strategy for a meeting with the Taliban.