An Afghan bride has been killed and several others wounded after security guards shot at her wedding convoy, allegedly mistaking celebratory gunfire for an armed assault.
Iranian lawmakers are attempting to abolish a longstanding law that denies citizenship to Iranian children born to foreign fathers.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Iran to halt all executions for drug-related offenses while the parliament discusses amendments to reform the country's drug law.
Armed conflict continues to pose a huge risk to everyday citizens of Afghanistan, with 40% of civilian casualties caused by improvised explosive devices.
In a sign of entrenched mistrust between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Afghan lawmakers and officials have opposed Islamabad’s new offensive against the Islamic State (IS) militants.
The failed homecoming of Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum, who was barred from landing in Afghanistan after two months of medical leave in Turkey, could add fuel to an ongoing political crisis.
The number of civilians killed and wounded in conflict in Afghanistan in the first half of 2017 remains at the same record high level as last year, the United Nations mission in the country says.
Shaesta Waiz, a 29-year-old Afghan-American pilot, is flying around the world in her single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza A36.
Iran is trying to boost the image of the Fatemiyoun Division, Afghan fighters recruited by Tehran to fight in Syria, as the group suffers high casualties on the battlefield.
An Afghan group is seeking to end long-held taboos in society and restore a basic right to women -- for them to be identified by their own names.
Six Afghan girls have received U.S. visas and are set to fly to Washington after President Donald Trump intervened to allow them into the United States for an international robotics competition.