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Suicide bomb attack on NATO convoy in Afghan capital kills 8, injures 25

The attack follows a threat by the Taliban to target foreign forces in the spring offensive that it launched last week.

03 May 2017 10:41 AM

Afghanistan arrests 35 soldiers after attack on base

The brutal assault is believed to be the deadliest-ever Taliban attack on a military installation.

26 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

Pentagon chief Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

He is the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Afghanistan.

24 Apr 2017 2:52 PM

Afghan's defence minister, army chief steps down after deadly Taliban attack

Twelve army officers, including two generals, were sacked for negligence over that attack.

24 Apr 2017 1:16 PM

Death toll in Mazar-i-Sharif army base attack by Taliban rises to 140

In total, there were 10 attackers involved in the attack on the Afghan army corps, official statement said.

22 Apr 2017 7:52 AM


Huge US massive bombs was a atrocity: Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan was used very disrespectfully by the US to test its weapons of mass destruction, said Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

17 Apr 2017 6:55 PM

Afghanistan: Woman, man accused of adultery stoned to death by Taliban

the incident happened on Sunday in a remote area of the Mohammad Agha district where the government does not hold authority.

17 Apr 2017 4:26 PM

Decision to drop huge bomb in Afghanistan purely tactical : US general

As many as 94 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in the strike on Thursday evening.

15 Apr 2017 3:00 PM

What is 'Mother of All Bombs' that killed 36 IS terrorists in Afghanistan?

The 9.8-tonne guided bomb, the largest non-nuclear weapon in America's arsenal.

14 Apr 2017 12:35 PM

Military operation in east Afghanistan kills ISIS' main shadow judge

Mullah Salah was among 4 key ISIS leaders and 44 insurgents killed during the operations, the statement added.

13 Apr 2017 4:34 PM


5 killed in Kabul suicide bombing: Afghan officials

Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said 3 others were wounded in Wednesday's blast in central Kabul.

12 Apr 2017 8:18 PM

Mortar round explosion kills 4 children: Afghan official

Police spokesman Mafuz Akbari says the deaths took place on Monday in a remote district controlled by the Taliban in the northern Kunduz.

11 Apr 2017 6:00 PM

US announces deployment of 1500 Alaska-based troops in Afghanistan

The announcement came days after the Pentagon said it would deploy some 300 US Marines to the southern province of Helmand.

08 Apr 2017 5:54 PM

Barber-turned-rapper wins Afghan Star

This year’s edition stood out after 18-year-old singer Zulala Hashimi from the east of the country — reached the final for the first time.

23 Mar 2017 2:36 AM

Suicide bomb attack kills at least 6 in Afghan intelligence service

Hayatullah Hayat, the provincial governor in Helmand, says that seven other members were wounded in the attack.

21 Mar 2017 2:17 PM


12 insurgents killed in 2 drone attacks: Afghan officials

Meanwhile 10 other insurgents were killed in separate airstrike in neighbouring Paktia province.

19 Mar 2017 9:01 PM

Afghans find some escape as 'family cinema' opens in Kabul

Kabul's movie halls are popular with raucous male audiences who clap and whistle at screens wreathed in clouds cigarette smoke.

16 Mar 2017 9:17 AM

Afghan security forces checkpoint attacked, 5 killed

In a separate incident in Faryab province, a local security forces commander was killed when insurgents attacked a police checkpoint.

05 Mar 2017 4:28 PM

Afghanistan: Taliban leader asks people to plant trees

The interior ministry spokesman responded by saying the Taliban should stop planting bombs instead.

26 Feb 2017 6:01 PM

Angry mob storms police station, shoots Afghan couple who eloped

The mob attacked and took the couple from the police station, where they were being held for ‘immoral acts.’

12 Feb 2017 8:43 PM