KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces backed by U.S. air strikes have been fighting to retake a district in the western province of Ghor since it fell to the Taliban earlier this week, officials said on Thursday.
Back in 2012, Germany based Afghan Hamid Rahimi beat Tanzania’s Said Mbelwa to secure the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Middleweight Intercontinental title in front of a one thousand strong crowd in Kabul Afghanistan. At the time it...Show More Summary
KABUL — The United States' longest war doesn't look like it'll end anytime soon. Sixteen years have passed. Nearly 2,400 U.S. soldiers have died. More than $700 billion has been spent. But talk of "winning" is scarce. The goal now seems more akin to "not losing." A resurgent Taliban now controls 40 percent of the […]
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in a wave of recent violence in Kabul.
A car bomb exploded in Kabul on Monday morning, striking a minibus carrying government employees and killing at least 24 people, officials said. The Afghanistan interior ministry said that an additional 42 people were wounded, all but one of them outside the bus. The Toyota Corolla packed with...
KABUL, Afghanistan A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault.
KABUL, July 24 (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing up to 35 people and wounding more than 40, government officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The Interior Ministry called the attack "a criminal act against humanity."
A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-packed car into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's police chief spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility. (July 24)
A suicide attacker has reportedly detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul. The deadly suicide attack has killed at least 24 people and wounded more than 40. According to the Afghan officials, the suicide car bomb targeted a...Show More Summary
Attack occurred in a western Kabul neighborhood where several prominent politicians reside.
Afghan officials say attack in nation’s capital, Kabul, targeted bus carrying government employees
The suicide bombing in Kabul killed 24 and wounded 42, officials said, and comes as security forces have been on high alert.
Of the more than 1,600 civilians claimed in violent attacks in Afghanistan this year, 20 percent of those killed were in Kabul.
At least 12 people killed and several wounded in suicide attack in western Kabul, say officials.
The Latest on suicide car attack in western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local): 8:25 a.m. An Afghan government official says the death toll in a suicide car bombing in … Click to Continue »
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in Kabul on Monday, probably causing casualties, police in the Afghan capital said.
An Afghan government spokesman said a suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighborhood of Kabul, but there were no immediate reports of further casualties. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish … Click to Continue »
The site west of Kabul is the last resting place for victims of a deadly suicide bombing on July 23 last year -- the first claimed by the Islamic State group in the heart of Kabul against Afghanistan's Shiite Muslim Hazara ethnic minority. Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - As the U.S. administration prepares its new strategy for Afghanistan, the Kabul government and its Western allies are working hard to develop an air force that gives government forces the advantage in their war against Taliban militants.