The United States is spending billions of dollars on Afghanistan's “ghost soldiers,” who only exist only on paper, a report says.
The death toll from the earthquake that shook parts of South Asia has risen above 300, officials said Tuesday.
Iran's Vice-President Mohammad Shariatmadari attended the inaugural ceremony of Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai which started in Kabul this morning.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham in a statement released on Wednesday condemned the worst suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan since 2012.
Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai has turned down an offer by the US to visit President Barack Obama at an American airbase outside the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Iran's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani took the US and its western allies' military presence in Afghanistan responsible for continued insecurities in the war-torn country.
Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Abolfazl Zohrehvand underlined Tehran's enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations with Afghanistan, specially in economic and cultural fields.
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyed Mohammad Hosseini hailed the friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Afghanistan, and said that the two nations have never been alienated from each other due to their abundant historical and cultural bonds.
A fierce battle has been raging in the West Afghan city of Farah after gunmen reportedly attacked the governor's compound with a bomb-laden vehicle, reports said.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a message to the Speaker of Afghan Wolesi Jirga, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, expressed his condolences over the death of Ibrahimi's father and brother in the recent suicide attack.
Two Iranian photographists Ebrahim Norouzi and Majid Saeedi have been hailed in different sections of the 56th World Press Photo Contest.
The US-led western sanctions have failed to influence Iran's relations with its neighboring countries, including Afghanistan, a senior Iranian official said.
Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Pakistan later this month to attend a meeting of parliament speakers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), a senior advisor says.
Speaker of Iran Majlis (parliament) Ali Larijani says NATO forces are stirring up sectarian division in Iraq and Afghanistan instead of helping restore calm to the war-torn countries.
Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namjou, who is on an official visit to Kabul, submitted a message from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai.
Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Abbas Araqchi says nothing can separate the Iranian and Afghan nations.
Iran’s electricity exports to neighboring countries have increased by about 34 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2012).
An Iranian Army commander has rejected media claims that several US warplanes have intruded into the Islamic Republic’s airspace.
An adviser to Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says no talks have taken place between Tehran and Washington over the planned 2014 US withdrawal from Afghanistan.