The United Nations (UN) says civilian casualties in Afghanistan have seen a sharp rise since US-brokered intra-Afghan peace talks began last year.
A Kabul University professor has been killed when a bomb hit his car in Afghanistan's capital as several parts of the conflict-ridden country continue to suffer from a wave of assassinations.
Heavily-armed militants have killed at least four government employees during an ambush in central Kabul as violent attacks continue to rock the Afghan capital city.
Taliban militants in Afghanistan have killed at least 10 pro-government militia members in the country’s restive, northeastern Province of Kunduz, local officials say.
A senior European Union (EU) official has claimed that half of the Afghan civilian population is in need of humanitarian aid amid rising violence in Afghanistan.
Iran says the recent visit to Tehran by a Taliban delegation was coordinated with Kabul, and that the Islamic Republic stands ready to engage in dialog with all political groups in neighboring Afghanistan with the aim of encouraging them to back the central government and take part in national peace talks.
A series of car bomb attacks have hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, leaving two people dead, officials say.
Led by the group's top political leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban delegation arrived in Tehran last week upon the invitation of Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif.
The US-led military alliance of NATO plans to keep occupying troops in Afghanistan beyond the May deadline -- a move that is expected to escalate tensions with the Taliban demanding a full implementation of the Doha agreement with the United States.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic supports the formation of an Islamic government in neighboring Afghanistan, which represents people from all political groups and factions of the country.