Latest in Tag: Kabul Highlight
Latest in Tag: Kabul
Six Afghan civilians, including four children, were killed after a rocket was fired at the Kabul airport where the US-led evacuation flights were continuing but failed to hit the target, a local source confirmed. “The rocket struck a house in Khwaja Bughra, a populated residential area in Police District 15, killing two adults and four …
The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for Kabul airport attacks, according to a statement from the group’s Amaq News Agency
100 Taliban fighters killed, injured over past two days during operations backed by fighting planes
Earlier in the day, a blast targeted a car on the western edge of Afghanistan capital Kabul, killing five including four doctors and injuring two others
Since the signing of a peace agreement between Taliban and the United States in February, Afghan leaders have frequently demanded the Taliban to reduce violence
The bombs were planted near a market where people gathered after attending Independence Day events.
Explosion hit during time when dozens of men had gathered for prayers
At least 40 Afghan soldiers, police officers were killed on Wednesday
Country calls for decisive international action against funding, hosting ‘terror groups’
Al-Azhar calls for exerting greater international efforts to combat terror groups
The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attack
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack
The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as they seek to expand their control in Afghanistan. Will Mullah Ibrahim Sadar be different from his predecessors? DW asks Kabul-based expert Wahid Muzhdah.
In a DW interview, award winning Afghan photographer Massoud Hossaini gives a firsthand account of the militant attack on Kabul’s American University.
At least 80 people have been killed in an attack on the Shiite Hazara community in Kabul. “Islamic State” claimed responsibility for the bombings. Experts say that highlights IS’s increasing presence in Afghanistan.
The Pakistani army chief is to visit to Kabul to help restart peace talks with the Taliban. The trip comes at a time when Islamists are gaining power, which analysts say is a result of Islamabad’s covert support.
German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai tells DW how she stays safe while working in Afghanistan and how she’s molding a new image of the country. Her works are now on show in Berlin. DW: Pictures from Afghanistan in the German media mainly show war and violence. What image do you want to convey with your work? …
As rescuers hunt for survivors of a massive earthquake that hit parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, DW spoke to OCHA in Kabul about how the remoteness of the area and poor communications are hampering relief efforts. The 7.5 magnitude quake which struck northern Afghanistan and a large part of Pakistan on Monday, October 26, claimed …
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Pakistan and Afghanistan to work together to ease tensions. His request follows several rounds of peace talks between Islamabad, Kabul and the Taliban. Steinmeier (pictured above, left) arrived in the Pakistani capital on Monday to hold talks with President Nawaz Sharif, army chief Raheel Sharif, and National …
More than 1,000 protesters gathered in the city for the largely peaceful demonstration but the United Nations warned that any street violence “could lead to a spiral of instability”.
AFP – Afghan police seized 22 tonnes of explosives destined for use in suicide and roadside bombs, officials said Tuesday, four days before elections that Taliban insurgents have vowed to attack. The explosives were uncovered in dozens of plastic-wrapped bags in the northern province of Takhar, as security forces ramp up efforts to protect candidates, …
Taliban launched a major attack close to an Afghan intelligence facility and the headquarters of a government force that protects foreign firms
Kerry was due to meet later Sunday with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks set to focus on the burgeoning crisis in Syria and the Middle East peace process
A spokesman for the US-led NATO force in Kabul told AFP that the military was checking the information.
US Secretary of State Kerry lands in Kabul on surprise visit
“The Taliban said they wanted to show their strength (by launching the attacks),” Karzai said.
Calls for agreements on a ceasefire and the transformation of the Taliban and other armed groups into political parties amid Afghanistan ‘roadmap for peace’
The mosque, similar to the Faisal Mosque in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad that was also built by oil-rich Saudi Arabia in 1980s, will hold 15,000 worshippers at a time
At least 18 people were left dead around the world, reacting to the low-budget film attacking Islam and prophet Muhammad
A suicide attack in Kabul was attributed to the Taliban and suspected links to the Haqqani network