Silicon Alley Insider
I Traveled Through Afghanistan And Didn't See Another Tourist
Go figure. Then again, I always thought it would be even less visited. Not because of its beauty, cold mountains and fantastic scenery, but because of regular bombings, terrorist attacks and being the home turf of Taliban.
Times of Oman
Vitamin C kills tuberculosis bacteria: Study
An Afghan woman holds a child in a tuberculosis section of the main hospital in Herat on April 9, 2012.
The Island Packet
Once you experience loss, you'll never forget the real reason behind Memorial Day
It's hard not to be excited about a three-day weekend and the subsequent four-day week that follows Memorial Day.
The sooner the US exits Afghanistan, the better | Matthew Hoh and Matthew Southworth
A new female recruit of the Afghanistan police force during a training session south of Herat, western Afghanistan.
Wed May 22, 2013
Big News Network.com
Afghan bombing kills six policemen
KABUL, Afghanistan - At least six Afghan policemen guarding a strategically important dam were killed in a roadside bombing Tuesday in the war-torn country's western province of Herat, officials said.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Miami Herald
Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Afghanistan
A powerful roadside bomb killed six policemen in western Afghanistan on Tuesday when their vehicle hit the explosives buried in the road, an Afghan official said.
08:03: Six policemen killed by road bomb
A powerful roadside bomb has killed six policemen in Afghanistan's west, officials said.
Mon May 20, 2013
U.S. Department of Defense
Afghan, Coalition Forces Arrest Insurgents in Khost Province
A combined Afghan and coalition security force arrested three insurgents today during a search for an insurgent leader with ties to the Taliban and Haqqani terrorist networks in the Sabari district of Afghanistan's Khost province, military officials reported.
With end of Afghan war in sight, Europe pushes business
The European Union threw its weight behind developing Afghanistan's small but promising private sector this week, in the hope that business can usher in stability and peace once foreign troops leave by the end of next year.
Sat May 18, 2013
National Public Radio
She Works: Standing Up And Speaking Out
For our series on the Changing Lives of Women , we're asking NPR women about their careers - and inviting you to join the conversation.
The Miami Herald
Hard-line Afghan MPs block law protecting women
Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked a law on Saturday that aims to protect women's freedoms, with some arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles or encourage women to have sex outside of marriage.
Fri May 17, 2013
Why Afghans are wary of Sharif
Nawaz Sharif's victory in Pakistan's general elections is being seen with some alarm in Afghanistan, where some fear it may mean more instability.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tsongas: Afghan women have made great strides
A little more than a decade later and with the Taliban long since overthrown, the prospects for women living in Afghanistan are brighter than ever, said U.S. Rep.
Wed May 15, 2013
Canada adds Taliban, Haqqani network to terror list
Former Afghan Taliban members hand over their weapons after joining the Afghan government's reconciliation and reintegration program in Herat province on March 19, 2013.
Tue May 14, 2013
Blast from the past: Soviet scraps abound in Afghan 'boneyard'
Known as the "Shindand boneyard," scraps of Soviet aircraft from the 1980s litter the landscape at Shindand Air Base , an Afghan military base in the westernmost province of Herat.
'Spring Market 2013' in Camp Arena
Afghanistan: 'Spring Market 2013' - charity initiative sponsored by Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team Herat, May 13, 2013 - Today at 'Camp Arena' a fund raiser called 'Spring Market 2013', the usual appointment with the spring market organized by the Italian Provincial Reconstruction Team in Heart took place.
Mon May 13, 2013
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Air Industry in Trouble
Insiders in Afghanistan's embattled civil aviation industry say the government's "open skies" policy is squeezing them out of existence.
Sun May 12, 2013
Karzai says US can have 9 Afghan bases after 2014 Afghan President...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has irked Washington with his frequent criticism of American military operations in his country, said Thursday that his government is now ready to let the U.S. have nine bases across Afghanistan after most foreign troops withdraw in 2014.
Sat May 11, 2013
Nine Afghan migrants killed by Iranian guards
Hostility to the U.S. role in Afghanistan, regional ambitions and an economy choked by Western sanctions have contributed to a tough Iranian policy against Afghan migrants who flee war and seek work in their more prosperous neighbour.