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Militants Storm Maternity Clinic in Afghan Capital, Kill 14
May 13, 2020

Militants Storm Maternity Clinic in Afghan Capital, Kill 14

By Associated Press
Police engaged in an hours-long shootout after militants stormed a maternity hospital in western Kabul.

Kabul New City: Afghanistan’s Forgotten Development Dream
April 21, 2020

Kabul New City: Afghanistan’s Forgotten Development Dream

By Hakmatullah Hamidi
The mega-project was put on hold under the previous government. If it isn’t kickstarted soon, Kabul city could be left uninhabitable.
US Demands More From Taliban on Ceasefire Before Deal
February 03, 2020

US Demands More From Taliban on Ceasefire Before Deal

By Associated Press
The U.S. secretary of state demanded seriousness from the Taliban before signing a deal that would lead to Afghanistan peace talks and a withdrawal of American troops from the country.

In Afghanistan’s Capital, Air Pollution May Be Even Deadlier Than War
November 14, 2019

In Afghanistan’s Capital, Air Pollution May Be Even Deadlier Than War

By Associated Press
Kabul is now one of the world’s most polluted cities.

Afghanistan’s Other War
June 04, 2019

Afghanistan’s Other War

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
In Kabul, the war on crime is becoming just as pressing – and as endless – as the war on terror.

Why the Afghan Taliban Are Ready to Talk
January 15, 2019

Why the Afghan Taliban Are Ready to Talk

By Umair Jamal
The Taliban has many reasons to seek talks with Afghanistan’s neighbors.

Another Eid, Another Ceasefire Attempt in Afghanistan
August 23, 2018

Another Eid, Another Ceasefire Attempt in Afghanistan

By Sahar Khan
The latest attempt at a ceasefire is a positive development for Afghanistan.
Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings
June 05, 2018

Suicide Bomber Attacks Gathering of Afghan Clerics Which Had Just Denounced Suicide Bombings

By Catherine Putz
The gathering of about 2,000 Muslim scholars and clerics had endorsed a fatwa against the war, calling suicide bombings a sin.

The Kabul Hotel Attack: Moving Beyond the Blame Game
February 23, 2018

The Kabul Hotel Attack: Moving Beyond the Blame Game

By Nafay Choudhury
Structural conditions in Afghan society provide insurgents the opportunity to escape detection.

What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018

What Living in Kabul Is Really Like

By Franz J. Marty
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.

Why Silk Road Mayors Are Gathering in Kabul
October 16, 2017

Why Silk Road Mayors Are Gathering in Kabul

By M. Ashraf Haidari
Hosting the 2017 Silk Road Mayors Forum returns Kabul to its historical place as the center of the Silk Roads.

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