The family of Bibihal Uzbeki, who is severely disabled, has appealed the rejection.
The U.S. president has adopted a tough tone with Pakistan, which has long tried to claim international legitimacy while harboring militants.
The Pentagon says there are actually 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2,600 more than were previously said to be there.
Trump’s “clear definition” of victory in Afghanistan reflects U.S. strategy since the beginning of the 2001 conflict.
Trump has announced plans to escalate the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan.
The jihadi group promised to step up its insurgency against U.S. forces.
President Donald Trump said he would shift U.S. strategy in Afghanistan to one based on results, not timetables.
A lack of infrastructure in the country means the minerals and valuable metals are likely to stay in the ground for some time.
Russia and the Taliban Islamist militant group are both separately demanding that the U.S. leave Afghanistan after nearly 16 years of war.
Lacking recruits, ISIS has reached out to other militant groups.
A 25-year public health survey shows how conflicts in the Middle East and beyond have led to a surge in violence, self-harm and mental illness.
The report was highly critical of two contractors and followed recent embarrassment over spending on the wrong type of camouflage.
More than 1,700 civilians have been killed in attacks in Afghanistan this year.
Without a clear White House strategy it looks unlikely that more troops will be deployed in Afghanistan this year, as defense officials hoped.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Mark Milley said that fighting wars across the globe will not get easier over time.
Taliban fighters don't have to look too hard to find their government enemies.
Militants kidnapped the professors in Kabul in an August raid.
Many U.S. officials favor greater cooperation with Pakistan to combat militancy, while others urge a tougher approach.
Tora Bora, an underground complex of fortified caves that once protected Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, is now in the hands of the Islamic State militant group.