Erin Cunningham


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A teenager detonated a bomb hidden in his turban, killing Hashmat Khalil Karzai, Afghan officials said.

  • Jul 29, 2014

The Helmand province is spared no break from the war.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Militants shot members of Afghanistan’s Shiite minority, raising fears of increased sectarian attacks.

  • Jul 25, 2014

What constitutes a fraudulent ballot remains a murky issue in the audit of 8 million votes cast nationwide.

  • Jul 23, 2014

The assailant drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into a security compound in Kabul.

  • Jul 22, 2014

The brazen airport attack highlights Afghanistan's security woes as an election dispute continues.

  • Jul 17, 2014

At least a dozen explosions and the sound of heavy gunfire could be heard across the Afghan capital beginning around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

  • Jul 16, 2014

The two presidential campaigns disagree over which institution will inspect some 8 million votes.

  • Jul 15, 2014

The announcement follows marathon talks in Kabul brokered by Secretary of State John Kerry; eases crisis.

  • Jul 12, 2014

The U.S. has threatened to cut financial aid if the two candidates do not resolve the impasse.

  • Jul 11, 2014

Obama warns presidential candidate about endorsing violence or extra-constitutional measures.

  • Jul 8, 2014

Libyans voice wariness of Khalifa Hifter amid stalemate in fighting and worries about his political ambitions.

  • Jul 8, 2014

The former World Bank official is outpolling former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, authorities say.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Abdullah Abdullah accuses election authorities of being involved in fraud in last month’s runoff election.

  • Jul 6, 2014

Militias, shortages, political anarchy spur fear and frustration among residents of the Libyan capital.

  • Jul 1, 2014

The three journalists were sentenced on charges of collaborating with “terrorists” to fabricate news.

  • Jun 23, 2014

The Islamist militant, who was just captured by the U.S., had again become a loner in recent years.

  • Jun 18, 2014

The unilateral operation to capture Benghazi suspect Abu Khattala highlights weakness in Tripoli.

  • Jun 17, 2014

Youssef said that his show will not be returning to television.

  • Jun 2, 2014

The ultraconservative Salafist Nour party endorsed the military man for president but did not turn out voters.

  • Jun 1, 2014
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About Erin
Erin Cunningham is an Egypt-based correspondent for The Post. She previously covered conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan for the Christian Science Monitor, GlobalPost and The National.