Rohullah Anwari is a correspondent for RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan in Kunar.
In villages and towns across Afghanistan, grieving families mourning the loss of fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands in the country's fratricidal war are united in demanding peace for their country.
Nadir Khan, 50, says his son is among the latest victims of increasing crime in a remote Afghan province where locals and officials blame soaring drug addiction for a dramatic rise in robberies and violence.
Taj Bibi, a mother of five in her 30s, has lost three husbands, all brothers and Afghan army soldiers, to the war in Afghanistan.
As Muslims across the world celebrated the Eid al-Adha festival this past weekend, the 48-year-old spent most of her time visiting the graves of her three sons and trying to console their children.
Illegal mining of precious stones in an eastern Afghan province is depriving its impoverished residents of resources and their country of much-needed revenue.
Clerics and tribal leaders in an eastern Afghan province want authorities to rebuild and expand madrasahs, or religious schools, to prevent local youth from seeking Islamic education abroad.
Rising insecurity has prompted hundreds of families to flee their homes in remote parts of a mountainous province in eastern Afghanistan this week.
A remote mountainous region in eastern Afghanistan was once dubbed the Valley of Death for witnessing some of the fiercest fighting during four decades of war in the country.
In a rare move, scores of civilians in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar are protesting against the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) for fomenting insecurity in their mountainous homeland.
Officials and residents in eastern Afghanistan say clashes between the hard-line Afghan Taliban and the ultra-radical Islamic State (IS) have continued for a second day.
Religious scholars have joined government officials in a remote eastern province to convince the insurgents to allow children in the regions they control to be vaccinated against the crippling infectious disease polio.
As Afghanistan grapples with a spate of deadly attacks by the Taliban, one remote provincial capital seems to have figured out a way to address security concerns.
Tribal leaders in a remote alpine valley in eastern Afghanistan say Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militants are using large-scale logging to fund their violent campaigns.
For generations, women across Afghanistan have suffered in silence as their men engaged in war and violence, often leaving them as widows and orphans.
High in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush Mountains, drug addiction has turned into a survival strategy for an impoverished community in an isolated alpine village.
The escalating fighting between the hard-line Afghan Taliban and ultra-radical Islamic State (IS) has now reached a new frontline in Afghanistan.
Officials, lawmakers, and community leaders in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar have accused neighboring Pakistan of incursions and cross-border attacks
Afghan lawmakers have begun an investigation into illegal logging in the country’s rapidly disappearing forests.