(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban has claimed it now controls most of Afghanistan as the United States military withdrawal from the country looms and a day after U.S. President Joe Biden defended his decision to bring home American forces following two decades of war. A... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hundreds of Afghan troops fled across the country's northern border to safety, as the Taliban continue a swift offensive to seize districts amid the U.S. military withdrawal. The rapidly deteriorating security situation has alarmed U.S. officials in Washington, D.C. and Kabul, Afghanistan's capital,... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- The sister of the last American hostage being held by the Taliban made a desperate plea this week to President Joe Biden as the U.S. military completes its withdrawal from Afghanistan, telling ABC News in an exclusive interview, "I don't think anybody... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- "Abdul" says he fears for his life, his wife's and his three children's, but that is exactly why he is speaking out. "I am fighting for my family and for others who are left behind," said the Afghan interpreter, who worked for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's been almost two decades since the United States declared a war on terror, and the country is finally closing the chapter on its longest war. President Joe Biden announced withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11. Yet, the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The war in Afghanistan is not ending. U.S. forces will no longer be part of it, but that will likely make the fighting worse in the months to come, according to some analysts. A senior U.S. administration official told reporters during a briefing... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Mark Milley, the top U.S. military officer, met with Taliban negotiators in Qatar earlier this week to push for an end to increased violence in Afghanistan, his office confirmed on Thursday.Milley also traveled... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, MATT SEYLER and ALEEM AGHA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After three months of deadlocked talks, the Taliban and the Afghan government have made a breakthrough in peace negotiations, the two sides announced Wednesday, although that incremental progress is still... Read More.
BY: ALEEM AGHA AND CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- People in Kabul, Afghanistan, woke up to the sound of rockets fired by insurgents Saturday as families rushed toward schools to check on their children and loved ones.The attack, which happened... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Amid reports that a Russian paramilitary unit offered the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Trump administration is pushing ahead with its peace process to end America's longest war and withdraw... Read More.