All Afghanistan stories

Apr 3, 2022 - World

Taliban bans opium poppy production

poppy field in Afghanistan
A farmer is seen at a poppy field in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 17. Photo: Mohammad Noori/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Apr 1, 2022 - World

Taliban releases American aid worker detained in Afghanistan

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Taliban fighter stands guard at ceremony in Kabul on March 31. Photo: Ahmad Sahel Arman/AFP via Getty Images
Oriana Gonzalez
Mar 23, 2022 - World

Taliban suddenly backtrack on pledge to open schools for all girls

Picture of girls wearing hijabs and backpacks
Girls in Kabul leave their school, which was ordered to close just hours after reopening on March 23. Photo: AHMAD SAHEL ARMAN/AFP via Getty Images

UN leaders urge the world to not forget about other global crises

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A displaced Afghan woman sits in a camp in Herat province on Jan. 16. Photo: Bilal Guler/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Zachary Basu
Feb 11, 2022 - World

Biden to split frozen Afghan assets between possible aid and 9/11 families

A child sits outside in the cold in Kabul on Dec. 27. Photo: Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images

Biden rejects Army report on failure to prepare for Afghanistan's fall

Zachary Basu
Feb 1, 2022 - World

Exclusive: Qatar reaches deal with Taliban to resume evacuation flights

Taliban fighter standing next to Qatar Airways flight
Qatari security personnel (L) and Taliban fighters stand guard as passengers board a Qatar Airways plane on Sept. 9, 2021. Photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
Jan 26, 2022 - World

Report: LGBTQ+ Afghans' lives "dramatically worsened" under Taliban rule

 Taliban fighters riding horses during a snowfall at the Qargha lake in Kabul on January 3.
Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan, earlier this month. Photo: Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images
Jan 17, 2022 - World

Earthquake kills at least 26 in western Afghanistan