Muhammad Omar

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An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the site of a car bomb blast at the entrance gate to Kabul airport, Afghanistan. Photograph: Muhammad Ismail/Reuters.

A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 16. The explosion came days after a(...)

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahri announces the formation of an Indian branch of his militant group yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has launched a new branch of his global Islamist extremist movement on the Indian subcontinent to wage jihad in a(...)

Afghan president Hamid Karzai speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday. Karzai continues to refuse to sign a long-term security agreement with Washington. Photograph: S Sabawoon/EPA

President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan has been engaged in secret contacts with the Taliban about reaching a peace agreement without the involvement of(...)

Afghan National Army (ANA) officers take part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre (KMTC) in Kabul. Photograph: Reuters

A senior Taliban leader whom Pakistan said it had released in an effort to facilitate Afghan peace talks remains in prison, the Taliban said yesterday(...)