1. Security

    Afghans urge Taliban to stop violence during Ramadan

  2. Human Rights

    Beijing turns Muslim suffering in Xinjiang into musical melodrama

  3. Terrorism

    'Canary caliph': new details reveal extent of ISIS leader as prison snitch

  1. Diplomacy

    Russian foreign minister's visit to Pakistan raises questions over intentions

  2. Security

    With graphic murder video, ISIS seeks to inflame sectarian strife in Pakistan

  3. Analysis

    Kremlin influence agent Prigozhin faces harsh reality as international fugitive

  1. Security

    Killing of al-Qaeda, Taliban leaders together proves groups' ongoing ties

  2. Security

    Air combat exercise boosts Pakistan's image as key security partner

  3. Women's Rights

    Young Afghan women reject possibility of return to 'dark times' of Taliban

  4. Analysis

    Guardianship of the Jurist: a theological anomaly empowering dictatorship in Iran

  5. Economy

    Teetering Iranian economy threatens future of Islamic Republic

  6. Diplomacy

    Taliban: we will 'never support' democracy in Afghanistan

  7. Human Rights

    Foreign governments urged to retrieve citizens from Syria's al-Hol

  8. Analysis

    Iran's obstinacy leads to growing clout of Israel in Middle East

  9. Analysis

    Pakistani militia part of expanding 'Little Iran' colony in eastern Syria

  10. Security

    World powers urge Taliban not to launch spring offensive

  11. Security

    Russia's intentions questioned as new round of peace talks begins in Moscow

  12. Diplomacy

    Altered Afghan map tweeted by Russian Foreign Ministry sparks outrage

  13. Security

    Taliban close dozens of healthcare centres in Samangan, Takhar

  14. Terrorism

    Assassinations, abuse spike in al-Hol camp as ISIS hardliners lash out

  15. Terrorism

    In photos: Taliban's destruction of Bamiyan Buddhas remembered

  16. Security

    Taliban receive bomb-making training from al-Qaeda: Afghan officials

  17. Security

    Taliban aid crackdown spreads fear over treatment of women

  18. Security

    Protesters denounce mass shooting by Iranian forces near Pakistani border

  19. Economy

    Playing with numbers: China's poverty eradication 'miracle' deemed a ploy

  20. Human Rights

    UN report details decade of 'unimaginable suffering' for detainees in Syria

  21. Crime & Justice

    Tensions simmer after mass shooting near Pakistan-Iranian border