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Kabul: intense fighting breaks out after militants storm training facility

Roads to the area were closed and dozens of police and intelligence officers were blocking access to the public.

18 Dec 2017 1:23 PM

9 killed, scores injured in suicide bombing, IS claims responsibility: Kabul

The explosion was the latest in a wave of violence that has killed and wounded thousands of civilians in Afghanistan in 2017.

16 Nov 2017 6:14 PM

At least 2 killed in ISIS-claimed attack on Kabul TV station, several injured

The station reported that one attacker blew himself up at the gate. Another attacker went inside and shot at staff.

07 Nov 2017 3:43 PM

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station, throw grenades in ongoing attack

‘I saw three attackers on security cameras entering the TV station building,’ an employee said.

07 Nov 2017 12:51 PM

Afghanistan may block Whatsapp to thwart encrypted messaging by Taliban: report

Some media reports said the move had been ordered to thwart the use of the encrypted messaging services by the Taliban.

04 Nov 2017 4:00 PM

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Afghanistan: Bomb blast in oil tanker near Kabul kills 15, injures 27

A security official said a sticky bomb destroyed two tankers, setting off an explosion that engulfed the bus.

02 Nov 2017 12:28 PM

Kabul: At least 13 killed in suicide bomb attack in diplomatic zone

It was the first attack targeting Afghan capital's so-called ‘Green Zone’ since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area in May.

31 Oct 2017 7:42 PM

Afghanistan: Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude felt in Hindu Kush region

No loss of life or property has been reported so far.

29 Oct 2017 3:42 PM

14 policemen, 6 insurgents killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Afghan forces have struggled to combat Taliban since US and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission in 2014.

28 Oct 2017 6:04 PM

30 killed in suicide bomb blast inside Kabul's Imam Zaman mosque

The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers.

20 Oct 2017 8:28 PM

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Kandahar: Taliban attacks kill 58, wounds 9, Afghan army camp wiped out

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a media statement.

20 Oct 2017 11:23 AM

43 Afghan soldiers killed in attack on army camp by Taliban

Afghan forces have struggled to combat a resurgent Taliban since US and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission.

19 Oct 2017 2:00 PM

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 32, injure 200 in attack on Afghan police

The victims of the ongoing Gardez attack, which was claimed by the Taliban in a tweet, include women, students and police.

17 Oct 2017 4:00 PM

US drone kills 14 IS militants in eastern province: Afghan officials

It targeted a meeting of IS commanders planning for a terrorist attack.

14 Oct 2017 3:11 PM

Taliban releases statement, says not tired of war in Afghanistan

According to a Khama Press report, the statement said that the Taliban represents the Afghan nation and asked American forces to withdraw.

08 Oct 2017 3:06 PM

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Kabul: 22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in joint military operation by Afghan, US forces

7 Pak and 15 ISIS terrorists were killed in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan the US forces.

01 Oct 2017 12:08 PM

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

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

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