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Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber kills 13 in Helmand: Afghan official

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a WhatsApp message sent to journalists. 

28 Aug 2017 8:40 AM

Death toll from mosque attack in Kabul reaches 28: official

The Islamic State said in a statement on the website of its Aamaq news agency that it had deployed two attackers to the mosque.

26 Aug 2017 3:04 PM

Suicide bomber, gunmen attack Shiite mosque in Kabul; 20 killed, 50 injured

Gunshots could be heard and witnesses reported seeing worshippers smash windows to escape the building.

25 Aug 2017 4:36 PM

'Where is my name?' Afghan women start online campaign for right to identity

The movement started in early July when a handful of women posted comments and photos on social media using hashtag #WhereIsMyName.

24 Aug 2017 3:56 PM

Donald Trump unveils new Afghan strategy: new course or repeating history?

The strategy appears to amount to around 4,000 new troops, largely freed from Obama-era restrictions.

22 Aug 2017 4:31 PM

Taliban leader was urged by Pak ISI to destroy Afghanistan schools: media report

His fake identity, Muhammad Wali, was known in intelligence circles, according to a former Afghan intelligence chief.

10 Aug 2017 3:31 PM

Taliban, ISIS kill 50 civilians in rare joint operation: Afghan officials

A security source said that there had been around 3 incidents in the past where fighters from both groups had teamed up.

07 Aug 2017 4:09 PM

NATO soldier killed in Aghanistan suicide bombing, 6 injured

Qarabagh district is located 50 kilometres north of the capital Kabul and is near Bagram Airbase, the largest American base in Afghanistan.

04 Aug 2017 1:31 PM

Attacks on embassy, Shia mosque signs of ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

US commanders say that, along with Afghan forces, they have severely reduced ISIS’ strength over the past year.

03 Aug 2017 4:51 PM

29 killed in suicide bomb attack at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Residents were furious the police did not prevent the second explosion, although it is still not clear what caused it.

02 Aug 2017 7:54 AM