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Taliban claim control of Panjshir, promise formation of government ‘soon’

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The Taliban claimed victory on Monday over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley northeast of Kabul, declaring that it completed the Islamist group's takeover...

Rebels hold out in Afghan valley as Taliban set up government...

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Taliban forces and fighters loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud battled in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley on Thursday, more than two weeks after the Islamist...

With Kabul airport closed, fearful Afghans rush for the border

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Thousands of people trying to flee Afghanistan rushed to its borders on Wednesday as an administrative vacuum after the Taliban's takeover left foreign donors...

Rockets target US troops as final Kabul withdrawal begins, core diplomats...

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US anti-missile defences intercepted rockets fired at Kabul's airport early on Monday, as the United States flew its core diplomats out of Afghanistan in...

Analysis: Islamic State attack signals West’s least bad option for Afghanistan:...

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The deadly attack on Kabul airport has underlined the realpolitik facing Western powers in Afghanistan: engaging with the Taliban may be their best chance...

Last UK military flight leaves Afghanistan after evacuating 15 000 people

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Britain's last military flight left Kabul late on Saturday after evacuating more than 15 000 people in the two weeks since the Taliban took...

Pentagon bracing for more attacks after troops killed at Kabul airport

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American forces in Kabul were bracing for more Islamic State attacks while winding up their evacuation mission, US officials said, as the number of...

Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State...

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The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday, citing the threat of an attack by Islamic State...

Western nations race to complete Afghan evacuation as deadline looms

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Western nations rushed to complete the evacuation of thousands of people from Afghanistan on Wednesday as the 31 August deadline for the withdrawal of...

Afghan evacuation on ‘war footing’ as G7 meets on pullout deadline

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Western forces at Kabul airport worked frantically on Tuesday to get people out of Afghanistan before an 31 August deadline, as US President Joe...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...