The attack came hours after Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital, the first member of Donald Trump's cabinet to visit the war-torn country.
27 Sep 2017 2:21 PM
The blast occurred around 10:00 am (0530 GMT) on a street lined with banks and shops leading to Massoud Square near the US embassy.
29 Aug 2017 12:27 PM
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
Gunshots could be heard and witnesses reported seeing worshippers smash windows to escape the building.
25 Aug 2017 4:36 PM
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
The strategy appears to amount to around 4,000 new troops, largely freed from Obama-era restrictions.
22 Aug 2017 4:31 PM
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
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
US commanders say that, along with Afghan forces, they have severely reduced ISIS’ strength over the past year.
03 Aug 2017 4:51 PM
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
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 1 policeman was wounded and there were no fatalities among the security forces or civilians.
31 Jul 2017 6:18 PM
A security source said that a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy.
31 Jul 2017 2:35 PM
The police called it child trafficking and threw the drivers and the only other adults, two men who organised the convoy, into jail.
31 Jul 2017 2:17 PM
The blast occurred in Shahjoy district of the province after a civilian vehicle hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
31 Jul 2017 2:03 PM
No one has taken responsibility for the attack, though the Taliban and an ISIS affiliate have carried out such attacks in Kabul.
31 Jul 2017 1:24 PM
The Interior Ministry spokesman said the car bomb hit a bus with employees of the Ministry of Mines at a busy hour.
24 Jul 2017 1:24 PM
The area has been the scene of several attacks including the suicide attack that killed Shiite Muslim cleric Ramazan Hussainzada in June.
24 Jul 2017 8:32 AM
The provincial public health officials confirmed that the bodies of 13 people, riddled with bullets, were shifted to Ibn-e-Sina hospital.
02 Jul 2017 4:59 PM
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army confirmed that fourteen ISIS militants were killed mysteriously in Khogyani district.
02 Jul 2017 4:07 PM
Taliban fighters had attacked the police check post named Karez Shekhan in Sheb Koh district late Thursday night.
30 Jun 2017 4:32 PM