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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


Kabul suicide bombing: 20 killed near Afghan SC

While no one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, Taliban insurgents have attacked the top court in the past.

07 Feb 2017 6:52 PM

Afghan kids direct traffic on mountain pass for USD4 a day

Afghanistan bans children under 14 from working and has ratified international conventions against child labor.

03 Feb 2017 12:52 PM

Mastering the art: The wushu women of Kabul

Mixing boxing and blade control, sabres and daggers, wushu can be a choreographed exhibition of acrobatics or a full-contact sport.

02 Feb 2017 12:14 PM

Sex, love, libido: Helpline brings succour to Afghan youth

Marriage is often the only outlet for pent-up sexual desires, as dating or any social co-mingling of the sexes is frowned upon.

27 Jan 2017 6:09 AM

Afghanistan: At least 38 killed, 45 wounded in twin blasts near Parliament

The target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers' offices, spokesman for the Interior Ministry said.

10 Jan 2017 7:17 PM