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6 rockets land near Kabul airport after Mattis arrives in Afghanistan

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

Suicide blast near US embassy in Kabul kills 5, wounds 8

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

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

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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, 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

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ISIS claims Iraq embassy attack in Kabul; police kill all 4 militants

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

ISIS claims responsibility for attacks on Iraq embassy in Kabul

A security source said that a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy.

31 Jul 2017 2:35 PM

Afghan children smuggled to Pak madrasas, taught ways of Taliban: police

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

2 killed in roadside mine blast in Zabul province of Afghanistan

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

Car bombing targets Iraq embassy in Kabul, no casualties: Afghan police

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

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Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide blast that killed 35

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

Western Kabul hit by suicide car bomb; 24 killed: govt official

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

13 dead as Taliban attacks mosque in Afghanistan

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

ISIS beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

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

6 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters had attacked the police check post named Karez Shekhan in Sheb Koh district late Thursday night.

30 Jun 2017 4:32 PM

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