Latest from Sharif Hassan
A wave of assassinations is sowing unease and silencing independent voices during a period of uncertainty in the country.
  • Aug 31, 2020
The prison raid was the most sophisticated Islamic State attack in Afghanistan since the group formed its Afghan branch in 2015.
  • Aug 3, 2020
The attack came amid a push for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
  • Aug 2, 2020
The Afghan Defense Ministry blamed Pakistan for the attack.
  • Jul 31, 2020
It’s hard to know the true extent of the outbreak in Afghanistan, which has documented more than 36,000 confirmed cases.
  • Jul 29, 2020
Afghan security officials in four provinces report suspected infection rates of 60 to 90 percent among their troops. Testing remains rare.
  • Jun 25, 2020
There is little agreement over how much compromise is acceptable to end two decades of violence.
  • Jun 7, 2020
The deal resolves a power dispute that threatened the U.S.-Taliban peace deal, but amid escalating violence, it’s unclear whether the Afghan government can make up for lost time.
  • May 17, 2020
When gunmen attacked a maternity ward in west Kabul, they shot a woman in labor, killing her and the child.
  • May 13, 2020
Sixteen people, including two newborns, were killed in the attack on a busy Kabul maternity ward.
  • May 12, 2020