Posts Tagged ‘kabul’

Biden agreed to Turkey defending Kabul airport, says US official

US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed on Turkey’s offer to take a leading role in the defence of Afghanistan’s Kabul Airport, the US National Security Advisor has revealed. Speaking to reporters yesterday, Jake Sullivan said that the two leaders discussed the situation in Afghanistan during their meeting on the […]

Leave Kabul: Foreign missions prepare for evacuation

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. In the wake of U.S. and NATO troops withdrawal, foreign missions in Kabul are preparing for evacuation. Media reports said: The U.S. Defense Department and the State Department are drawing up plans for the possible evacuation of […]

Australian Kabul Embassy to Close Amid Violence in Afghanistan

Australia will shut its Kabul embassy on May 28 following the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan and increased violence in the country over the past month. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change on Tuesday, stating that it does not lessen Australia’s commitment to Afghanistan or its people. “The departure of the international forces […]

Kabul School Bombing A Dreadful Reminder of Dangers Ahead

When children leave school for the day they are in a joyous mood. They are happy to be going home, and yet they have so much to tell their friends before they go. So friends cling to each other to say all their  precious important things before they separate for the day. Free of the […]

Kabul school attack: Death toll climbs to 68, over 165 hospitalized with many in critical condition

Nearly 70 people, primarily female students, have been killed in an attack on a school in Kabul. The death toll is expected to rise, with many of the injured remaining in critical condition and some children missing. On Sunday, the death toll from the devastating attack climbed to 68, with 165 injured remaining in hospitals, […]

Certain groups, countries unhappy over growing Tehran-Kabul ties, Zarif says

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that certain countries and groups are not happy about the growing ties between Iran and Afghanistan. Zarif made the remarks during a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Haneef Atmar on the sidelines of the “Heart of Asia” conference on Afghanistan hosted by Dushanbe, Tajikistan. […]

US Defense Secretary meets Afghan president in Kabul

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop withdrawal. Austin said on Twitter he had come to “listen and learn,” on his first trip to Afghanistan since his appointment. “This visit been very […]

US defense chief arrives in Kabul on 1st trip to Afghanistan

State media reports that U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived Sunday in Kabul on his first trip to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, amid swirling questions about how long American troops will remain in the country. State-owned Radio and Television Afghanistan and popular TOLO Television reported Austin s arrival in Kabul from India. He was expected […]

Kabul to host exclusive exhibition of Iranian products next month

TEHRAN- The 14th exclusive exhibition of Iranian products will be held in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul in the next Iranian calendar month (begins on January 20), the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization announced. Holding this exhibition after a period of about one year due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions is a great opportunity to enter […]

Nine dead as Kabul car bombing targets Afghan lawmaker

A car bombing in Kabul targeting an Afghan lawmaker killed at least nine people, officials said. Lawmaker Khan Mohammad Wardak survived the blast but is among 20 injured including women and children, Afghan Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi said. It is unclear whether the explosive was planted in a car parked on the lawmaker‘s route or […]

Kabul attack: Several killed in rocket attacks on residential areas in Afghan capital

The death toll in a mortar attack on Saturday that pounded the Afghan capital rose to eight, officials confirmed, making it the latest assault in an ongoing wave of violence sweeping Kabul. “The terrorists fired 23 rockets on the city of Kabul. Based on the initial information, eight people were martyred, and 31 others were […]

At least 8 dead after residential districts in Kabul hit in mortar attack

About 23 mortars slammed into different parts of the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding 31 others. A spokesman from the Interior Ministry said the shells were fired from two cars. The terrorists appear to have been targeting residential areas including the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, which houses […]

U.S. Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against women

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Iran strongly condemns Kabul blast

In a Monday statement, Qassemi said the ‘dirty hand’ of warmongering terrorists committed another crime on a day during which religious scholars from all parts of Afghanistan had come together to hold talks on peace in the country and to condemn terror and violence. Qassemi said the crime was carried out to prevent the righteous […]

Suicide bomb targets Kabul meeting of 2,000 Afghan clerics who denounced terrorism

The incident is the latest in a string of terrorist attacks to hit the Afghan capital. According to security officials, the suicide blast targeted the entrance of a Kabul compound where the Afghan Ulema Council was meeting in the city’s 5th District. A group of around 2,000 Muslim clerics, scholars and leaders had issued a […]

48 killed, 112 injured in Kabul suicide blast – health official (VIDEO)

The explosion happened at about 10am local time in Dasht-e-Barchi. According to eyewitnesses, the death toll is thought to be higher than what officials have said, TOLO News reports. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to its affiliated Amaq website. Afghanistan is holding elections in October and voter registration […]

Iran condemns Kabul terror blast

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi strongly condemned Tuesday’s terriorist attack in Kubal sympathizing with victims of the deadly suicide explosion. Some 29 people were killed and 52 others were injured when an attacker detonated himself in the crowd celebrating the new year (Norouz), Afghan Health Ministry spokesman Vahid Majrouh told the Islamic […]

Iran Condemns Kabul Suicide Attack

Tasnim – Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned a terrorist attack on a Shiite gathering in the Afghan capital of Kabul that killed at least seven people on Friday. In a statement on Friday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the deadly terrorist attack on people in Kabul, expressing condolences to the Afghan government, nation, and families […]

AFGHANISTAN: Does the Siege of Hotel Intercontinental Herald the Fall of Kabul?

Breathtaking view from Intercontinental Hotel, Kabul. (Photo: Andre Vltchek) Andre Vltchek RT OpEdge Afghanistan is now facing mortal danger. It has to survive, but it is not clear how it can manage. Hotel Intercontinental in Kabul, which was attacked by gunmen last Saturday, used to fit like a glove, like a grandmother’s couch. Outside, the war […]

At least 63 killed, 151 wounded as blast rocks central Kabul near embassies & govt buildings

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Kabul: Gunmen Attack Intercontinental Hotel

At least four gunmen have launched an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say. Special forces killed two of the attackers, an interior ministry spokesman said, and were trying to get to the others. An official told AFP news agency the gunmen were “shooting at guests”. At least five people have been injured, officials […]

Rocket landed inside Indian embassy compound in Kabul

nsnbc : A rocket landed inside the compound of the Indian embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul Monday evening, confirmed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swraj […]

Two killed in bombing outside cricket stadium in Kabul

Press TV- Two members of Afghan security forces have been killed in a bomb attack carried out near a cricket stadium in the capital Kabul. Security officials said the bombing was carried out during a tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Several injuries were also reported. Local media reports said the bomber detonated his explosives at a security […]

VIDEO: Dr. Kevin Barrett – “9/11 Was Planned in Tel Aviv, Not in Kabul”

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2 killed and 27 injured by “security forces” during Kabul sit-in: Resurrection for Change

nsnbc : Members of the “Resurrection for Change” movement reported that two were killed and another 27 were injured in clashes with “security forces” during sit-ins in […]

Explosion rocks funeral in Kabul

The New York Times– A deadly explosion on Saturday rocked the funeral service of one of the victims of antigovernment protests in Kabul, after a tense and bloody week here in the Afghan capital. The blast followed a deadly truck explosion on Wednesday near the presidential palace and foreign embassies, which killed nearly 100 people […]

Up to 20 dead after 3 explosions target mourners at funeral in Kabul (GRAPHIC PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Abdullah Abdullah, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Acting foreign affairs minister Salahuddin Rabbani were both in attendance along with other government officials at the funeral at the time of the explosions. All were unharmed. Security forces have set up a cordon around the Khair Khana area of Kabul where the […]

Several protesters reportedly killed in clashes with riot police in Kabul

Kabul blast: 90 killed & 400 wounded in explosion in Afghan capital’s embassy district More than 1,000 people gathered in downtown Kabul on Friday to mourn the victims of a massive truck bomb that killed 90 and injured more than 450 on Wednesday. The protesters accused President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah […]

German NGO worker killed in Kabul amid multiple attacks by Taliban

The German woman was killed by unknown attackers in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the German Foreign Ministry confirmed, according to DPA news agency. American & Australian professors kidnapped in Kabul Another woman, said to be from Finland, is missing and has possibly been kidnapped, spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, Najib Danish, said. Both women were […]

Iran FM Visit to Afghanistan: Tehran worries, Kabul challenges

Alwaght– The Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif visited Kabul Saturday, May 7, to discuss with the Afghan officials a set of issues as Tehran raises security concerns majorly caused by recent developments in the neighboring country. Afghanistan visit followed FM Zarif’s trip to Pakistan on the heels of terror attack that killed at least 10 […]

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