ISIS has officially taken credit for the massive and deadly bombing in Afghanistan that took place yesterday, killing 33 and wounding 100+. via Rantburg: The Islamic State (IS) group claimed to have carried out a deadly suicide attack in eastern … Continue reading ?
One day after group claims deadly suicide bombing in Afghanistan
At least 35 people were killed and more than 100 injured after a suicide bomber, who Islamic State claimed belonged to their ranks, blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan early Saturday.
Mohammad Nabi has stepped down as captain of the Afghanistan national side, after a little more than two years in the job, citing the team's recent performances and his own lack of form
Iran and Afghanistan agreed on Sunday to share intelligence on terrorism and extremism, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said.
As the Australian parliament begins a long-overdue debate about our involvement in Afghanistan, expect to hear a lot of hot air about what a nasty piece of work the Taliban are and how we are there to put an end to their nastiness. You’ll hear about their theocracy, their imprisonment of women in burqas and […] The post The Afghanistan Debate appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
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Decision means 25-member cabinet is nearly complete as deadly assault underscores President Ghani's security challenge.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said.
ISIS, or militants with ties to the group, appears to have carried out a suicide bomb near a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad that killed at least 35 people and injured more than 100. If ISIS involvement is confirmed it would...Show More Summary
At least 33 people were killed in the suicide bombing, which the Islamic State claimed responsibility for.
A Taliban spokesman condemned an attack that killed at least 33 people and wounded more than 100 others in the city of Jalalabad, calling it an "evil act."
It happened in the east of Afghanistan as people were lined up to get their salaries out of the bank. A suicide bomber pulled up and blew himself – and them – up. At least 33 are dead. More than 100 wounded. Not the Taliban this time. ISIS is taking credit, or blame.
Guest post by DMartyr The Religion of Peace™ starts out its day. From Stars & Stripes: KABUL, Afghanistan — A rush-hour suicide bombing Saturday in a busy section of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 33 people and injured … Continue reading ?
This is the first major ISIS attack in Afghanistan
In the 13 years the United States was waging war in Iraq and Afghanistan, Russian and Chinese military capabilities expanded “faster than we anticipated,” US Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work admitted Friday.
ISIS claimed responsibility for its first major terror attack in Afghanistan Saturday for a suicide bombing outside a bank.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief...Show More Summary
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, April 18 (Reuters) - A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city'sShow More Summary
ISIS claims responsibility for bomb attack at bank in Jalalabad, says Afghan president