Sixty-five years ago this week, in the midst of a civil war and at the tail end of the decades-long British Mandate of Palestine, the state of Israel was born...
Afghanistan's spring fighting season begins as the Taliban stages a firefight that paralyzes the southern Afghan city of Kandahar
"Living Traditions", an exhibition of contemporary pieces from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, opened in Kabul in October
In the winter months, the brutal sport has made a comeback since the Taliban's ouster. Photographs by Lorenzo Tugnoli
The Afghan people go to vote in a key presidential election marked by a day of sporadic attacks by militants
The airfield tries to re-create the comforts of home for the coalition forces in Afghanistan Photographs by Rodrigo Abd / AP
TIME photographer Majid was lucky to escape with his life when he fell afoul of a Taliban patrol in Kandahar. Although he was beaten and saw his cameras smashed...
At least 13 Americans killed in Afghan bombing
Ten years into the NATO-led war to oust the Taliban, filmmakers and actors say they still face suicide attacks and bombings for practicing their craft...
Afghan women from the 1960s to the present day
At least 10 are dead after suicide bombers stormed the Intercontinental in the Afghan Capital
Photographs for TIME by John Stanmeyer / VII
Deep in Taliban heartland, U.S. troops led by a determined young officer try to win hearts and minds by reopening a school. The obstacles they met show just how...
A look at the troops who President Obama hopes will someday provide security in Afghanistan reveals a force with limited resources Photographs by Scott Olson...
Afghan civilians and refugees are the unfortunate victims of the war betweenthe U.S. and the Taliban
A rare and beautiful creature is rescued, but then lost
Bomb blasts kill nearly 60 Ashura Worshipers
While Pentagon rules have long barred women from close-in combat, like infantry and armor units, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is ending those rules on...
Death toll in protests reaches 12