The Islamic State militant group, or ISIS, claimed responsibility for a series of explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul that left at least 41 dead and 84 wounded on Thursday, according to reports.
Archaeologists in their 80s have been coming out of retirement to help with this stunning development.
Iran said ISIS will next focus on Central Asia, but it still has sway in parts of the Caucasus, the Gulf, North and sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
The U.S. military currently has around 14,000 troops in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon said it would stay "as long as we need to," defying Syria, Russia and Iran, which see U.S. military presence as illegal.
Trump lamented "the mess" he inherited in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and beyond, but promised "to get it all done."
The group is infighting in the eastern province of Nangahar.
The military carried out large strikes against opium production hubs in northern Helmand on Sunday.
The couple wants Taliban leaders to be tried for war crimes after their release.
The additional troops will help train and advise Afghan security forces against the Taliban and ISIS.
Eight-year-old Belgian Malinois helped to flush out jihadis from Kabul tower block.
The longest war in U.S. history doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon.
Afghan journalist Parwiz Sapy went on air immediately after the attack was over in a show of resilience against the militant group.
The U.S. military’s brutal and ineffective interrogation program started at Gitmo, then spread to Abu Ghraib. One man who tried to stop it—and failed—now fears America may torture again.
The Afghan government's control over the war-torn country has "deteriorated," but the U.S. refuses to show how badly local forces have suffered.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our comrade,” Gen. John Nicholson said.
Coleman and her husband were captured by the Haqqani network almost five years ago.
The Defense Secretary had already left the airport in the Afghan capital.
The group called for followers to target Trump for his "crimes against Islam."
Critics have argued America's drone program is illegal, unethical and ineffective in the long run in terms of eliminating terrorism.
The Kentucky senator threatens to try to delay passage of the national defense bill if there isn't a debate on his amendment.