Sediq Sediqqi

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Afghan security officials parade a group of suspected militants allegedly accused of planning attacks on government and security forces after their arrest, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Tuesday. Photograph: Ghulamullah Habibi/EPA

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners as a move to launch direct talks between the Afghan government an(...)

Afghan security forces investigate the site where a Taliban car bomb detonated near an intelligence services building in Qalat in Zabul province. (Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb has devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 (...)

A crowd looks at a minibus being taken away following a suicide attack in Kabul on June 20th, 2016. Photograph: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images

More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carry(...)

A  man carries a girl who was injured in a suicide bomb blast that targeted the premises of the ministry of defence, in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photograph: Hedayatullah Amid/EPA

The casualty total from Tuesday’s Taliban attack in Kabul has risen to 64 killed, more than double the total previously estimated by police, and 347 w(...)

A crane is used to move destroyed vehicles after a major suicide blast in  Kabul, Afghanistan, April 19th, 2016. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

A Taliban suicide bomb and gun assault on a government security building during Tuesday morning rush hour in central Kabul killed at least 28 people o(...)

Taliban militants who surrendered in western Badghis province of Afghanistan in July, 2015. The group’s website and Twitter accounts have been taken down several times as the Afghan government seeks to disrupt their communications efforts. Photograph: Badghis Governorship/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Google has removed a Taliban-developed online application for Android smartphones aimed at increasing the militant group’s visibility worldwide. The (...)

Kunduz aftermath: Members of the Afghan security forces pass a burned-out vehicle en route to the centre of Kunduz, Afghanistan. Photograph: EPA

Afghan troops recaptured the centre of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on Thursday amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after (...)

Afghan policemen stand guard near the site of an attack in Kabul in which gunmen fired shots inside the luxury Serena hotel. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters.

Four Taliban gunmen have been killed in a shootout with security forces after they attacked a luxury hotel today in the centre of the Afghan ca(...)