Eid under the Taliban shows a changed Afghanistan

Thousands of Afghans had piled into buses and set out down the country’s once-perilous highways bound for relatives they had not seen in years. Afghanistan’s only national park was filled with tourists who had only dreamed of traveling to its intensely blue lakes and jagged mountains when fighting raged across the country. And Zulhijjah Mirzadah, … Read more

With spate of attacks, Islamic State group begins bloody new chapter in Afghanistan

The first blast ripped through a school in Kabul, the Afghan capital, killing high school students. Days later, explosions destroyed two mosques and a minibus in the north of the country. The following week, three more bombings targeted and Sufi Muslims. The attacks of the past two weeks have left at least 100 people dead, … Read more