2019-02: Afghanistan

  1. At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: Jan. 25-31 (New York Times)2019-02-01
  2. Afghan official: Taliban hit army checkpoint, kill 6 troops (Washington Post)2019-02-01
  3. Taliban to Meet Afghan Politicians (but Not Ghani) in Moscow (New York Times)2019-02-02
  4. Afghanistan peace 'not going to be an easy process': US official (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-02
  5. Distrust of polio vaccine plagues Afghanistan (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-03
  6. Can sport heal divisions in the Middle East? | Inside Story (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-03
  7. Talks between Taliban and Afghan opposition to be held in Moscow (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-03
  8. Can sport heal divisions in the Middle East? (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-03
  9. Taliban to take part in ‘intra-Afghan’ talks in Moscow (Washington Post)2019-02-04
  10. Q&A: US envoy’s road to Afghan peace littered with obstacles (Washington Post)2019-02-04
  11. Fears a deal with the Taliban will affect Afghan women's rights (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-04
  12. Afghan government frozen out of Moscow peace talks with the Taliban (Washington Post)2019-02-04
  13. Car bomb kills at least 11 and port manager shot dead in Somalia (The Guardian)2019-02-04
  14. Afghan regime frozen out of Moscow peace talks with the Taliban (The New Zealand Herald)2019-02-04
  15. Taliban and Afghan Politicians to Meet in Moscow, Despite Government’s Anger (New York Times)2019-02-05
  16. Afghan officials: Taliban kill 11 policemen, 10 others (Washington Post)2019-02-05
  17. At War: As a Woman Serving Alongside Green Berets, I Had No Problem Keeping Up. It Wasn’t Enough. (New York Times)2019-02-05
  18. Taliban launch deadly attack as they attend Afghan peace talks (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  19. Afghan official: Taliban attack on army base in northern Kunduz province kills 26, mostly soldiers and policemen (Washington Post)2019-02-05
  20. The Latest: Taliban attack on Afghan army base kills 26 (Washington Post)2019-02-05
  21. 26 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack on military base (The Star)2019-02-05
  22. Taliban, Afghan opposition hold Moscow talks without government (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-05
  23. Taliban 'not seeking to seize whole Afghanistan' (BBC)2019-02-06
  24. Trump ties troop withdrawals in Afghanistan to progress in peace talks (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  25. Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  26. Afghan leader speaks with Pompeo amid fresh peace efforts (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  27. Mixed feelings in Afghanistan over US-Taliban talks (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-06
  28. Taliban say they have no plans to seize Afghanistan by force (The Guardian)2019-02-06
  29. Taliban: Half of US troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1 (Washington Post)2019-02-06
  30. Understanding the Taliban will be key to peace in Afghanistan (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-06
  31. Taliban official: Half of US troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1 (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-06
  32. Taliban Peace Talks in Moscow End With Hope the U.S. Exits, if Not Too Quickly (New York Times)2019-02-06
  33. Trump wants out of America's longest war, but Afghans can't just walk away (The Guardian)2019-02-07
  34. Senate Judiciary Committee expected to advance Barr’s nomination to become attorney general (Washington Post)2019-02-07
  35. Trump's mixed messages on the Middle East (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-07
  36. At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: Feb. 1-7 (New York Times)2019-02-08
  37. Kushner to visit Middle East to garner backing for peace plan (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-08
  38. At War: When All of My Friends Were Still Alive (New York Times)2019-02-08
  39. U.S. Heightens Attacks on Taliban in Push Toward Peace in Afghanistan (New York Times)2019-02-09
  40. 'The Taliban took years of my life': the Afghan women living in the shadow of war (The Guardian)2019-02-09
  41. Afghan Forces Arrest Man Accused in 2017 Attack That Killed 150 (New York Times)2019-02-09
  42. Afghan lawmaker says airstrikes kill 21 civilians (Washington Post)2019-02-10
  43. To survive in Kabul, boys scavenge for treasure in the city’s trash (Washington Post)2019-02-10
  44. Afghan official says air strikes kill 21 civilians (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-10
  45. U.S. Airstrikes Said to Kill at Least 10 Civilians in Afghanistan (New York Times)2019-02-10
  46. Afghanistan’s long road to recovery | Letter (The Guardian)2019-02-10
  47. Pentagon chief arrives in Afghanistan amid a push for peace with Taliban (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  48. Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  49. Top Pentagon official makes surprise visit to Afghanistan in push for peace with Taliban (The New Zealand Herald)2019-02-11
  50. Acting Pentagon chief makes unannounced Afghanistan trip (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-11
  51. Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amid push for peace (The Sydney Morning Herald)2019-02-11
  52. Fears of ISIL regrouping in Afghanistan after Syria defeat (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-11
  53. What happened to prisoners at Bagram, 'Afghanistan’s Guantanamo'? (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-11
  54. Ghani says Afghan government must be included in peace talks (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  55. ‘Acting’ on world stage as Pentagon’s Shanahan makes debut (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  56. Arsenal's Ramsey signs Juventus deal worth £400k a week (BBC)2019-02-11
  57. In his first trip to Afghanistan, acting defense chief says no orders to withdraw U.S. troops (Washington Post)2019-02-11
  58. Acting Pentagon chief: no orders to withdraw from Afghanistan (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-11
  59. Anti-communist guerrilla who became Afghan president dies (Washington Post)2019-02-12
  60. Afghanistan: 40 years of conflict (Daily Nation)2019-02-12
  61. Taliban name negotiating team ahead of new talks with US (Washington Post)2019-02-12
  62. Hunted by the Taliban: Afghan interpreters renew UK asylum plea (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-12
  63. Taliban name negotiating team ahead of new talks with US (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-12
  64. Afghan government fires election commission (Washington Post)2019-02-12
  65. Afghan Government Fires Election Officials After Votes Tainted by Fraud Claims (New York Times)2019-02-12
  66. Afghanistan probes election commissions after firings (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  67. Afghans mourn former president at palace ceremony (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  68. AP Interview: Envoy says Russia’s clout in Afghanistan rises (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  69. Cricket helping Afghans cope with trauma of war (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-13
  70. Taliban announce surprise talks with US in Pakistan (Washington Post)2019-02-13
  71. Taliban announce surprise talks with US in Pakistan capital (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-13
  72. The Afghan village built from missiles (BBC)2019-02-14
  73. NATO weighs future of Afghan mission, seeks to support talks (Washington Post)2019-02-14
  74. The Taliban says its coming to Pakistan to talk peace, the U.S. is not so sure (Washington Post)2019-02-14
  75. A Valentine in Uncertain Times: ‘I Kiss You Amid the Taliban’ (New York Times)2019-02-14
  76. Zambia continue to cull hippo despite global backlash (The Star)2019-02-15
  77. Zambia continues to cull hippo despite global backlash (The Star)2019-02-15
  78. Zambia forges ahead with hippo cull despite global backlash (The Star)2019-02-15
  79. Women recall the ‘hell’ of Soviet war in Afghanistan (Washington Post)2019-02-15
  80. Kabul Dispatch: A Shotgun Under Her Bed, This Afghan Maverick Wants No Peace With Taliban (New York Times)2019-02-15
  81. At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: Feb. 8-14 (New York Times)2019-02-15
  82. 'The victory was so strong': Afghans celebrate Soviet pullout (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-15
  83. US may trim more than 1,000 troops from Afghanistan (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-15
  84. 'I'd rather have my son than a hero' (BBC)2019-02-16
  85. AP Interview: Karzai worries Pakistan talks risks peace pact (Washington Post)2019-02-16
  86. ‘No One Survived.’ A Taliban Attack Kills 32 at Remote Afghan Post. (New York Times)2019-02-16
  87. Roadside bomb kills 3 civilians in southern Afghanistan (Washington Post)2019-02-17
  88. Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan (Washington Post)2019-02-19
  89. Afghan envoy says council of elders will discuss peace talks (Washington Post)2019-02-20
  90. Afghan forces prepare to reclaim lost territory from Taliban (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-21
  91. At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: Feb. 15-21 (New York Times)2019-02-22
  92. Senior Taliban leaders in Qatar for talks with US envoy (Washington Post)2019-02-25
  93. Afghanistan's only yoga studio: A calm oasis for war-weary women (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-25
  94. Taliban and U.S. Set to Begin Highest-Level Talks Yet on Ending Afghan War (New York Times)2019-02-25
  95. 'We want war to end': Afghan peace talks set to kick off in Doha (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-25
  96. Afghans follow peace talks with Taliban closely (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-25
  97. Is peace finally possible in Afghanistan? (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-25
  98. 36 hours with the Taliban (CNN)2019-02-25
  99. Afghanistan's persecuted Hazaras have little hope in peace talks (Al-Jazeera)2019-02-26
  100. US, Taliban express optimism about latest talks (Washington Post)2019-02-26