Afghan official says Taliban attack killed 15 security forces

2018-03-11 07:12

An Afghan official says at least 15 security forces have been killed in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Farah province.

US drone targeting Pakistani Taliban kills 21 in Afghanistan

2018-03-08 21:13

Pakistani intelligence officials and local Taliban say two missiles fired from a US drone hit a militant facility in neighbouring Afghanistan, killing 21 insurgents.

Afghan official: Bodies found of 9 people abducted last year

2018-02-19 20:16

An Afghan official says that bodies of nine civilians abducted by militants early last year have been found in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar.

Stepped up violence alternately claimed by ISIS and Taliban

2018-01-30 17:46

The Islamic State group and the Taliban are competing to take credit for a horrific spike in violence in Afghanistan over the last month.

Gunmen attack Kabul military academy - officials

2018-01-29 07:29

Gunmen have launched a pre-dawn attack on a military academy in Kabul, security officials and sources have said, in an ongoing assault that marks the latest violence to strike the Afghan capital.

Eiffel Tower to go dark after Kabul bombing

2018-01-27 23:49

The Eiffel Tower will cut its lights to commemorate those killed and wounded in a devastating ambulance bombing in Kabul.

'I saw a gunman hitting the main gate with grenade'

2018-01-24 17:24

Save the Children suspended operations across Afghanistan as Islamic State militants terrorised staff trapped inside one of its offices in an hours-long attack, the latest assault on a foreign charity.

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

2018-01-23 08:34

Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel give harrowing accounts of the 13-hour weekend standoff that has claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners.

'Pray for me': Kabul hotel guest's plea during bloody siege

2018-01-21 21:38

As gunmen went on a night-time rampage through Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, Aziz Tayeb posted a desperate plea on Facebook: "Pray for me. I may die."

Attack under way on Kabul luxury hotel: official

2018-01-20 19:42

Four gunmen have attacked Kabul's luxury Intercontinental Hotel and started shooting at guests, an Afghan official says.


Suicide bomber kills 9, wounds 18 in Afghan capital

2018-03-09 13:07

A suicide bomber targeting Afghanistan's minority Hazaras blew himself up at a police checkpoint in western Kabul, killing nine people and wounding 18, officials say.

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan

2018-02-24 16:13

At least 23 people have been killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country.

Afghanistan says it has proof attackers trained in Pakistan

2018-02-01 18:08

Afghanistan says it has given neighboring Pakistan confessions and other proof that the militants who carried out a recent series of attacks were trained in Pakistan and that Taliban leaders there are allowed to roam freely

Kabul on edge as ISIS gunmen launch fresh attack on military compound

2018-01-29 14:26

Gunmen and suicide bombers launched a pre-dawn attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a military compound in Kabul, killing 11 soldiers in the third major assault in the Afghan capital in recent days.

Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul - official

2018-01-28 09:49

An explosives-packed ambulance has blown up in a crowded area of Kabul, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials have said, in one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years.

Massive increase in official Kabul hotel attack death toll

2018-01-25 17:44

At least 40 people have been killed in the attack on Kabul's luxury Intercontinental Hotel official figures have showed - almost double the earlier toll released by Afghan authorities.

Afghan official: Death toll from Kabul attack rises to 22

2018-01-23 21:00

An Afghan official says the death toll of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel has risen to 22, including 14 foreigners, eight Afghans.

Kabul hotel attack toll at least 22: Officials

2018-01-22 11:41

At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan officials say.

18 dead in 12-hour Taliban siege at luxury Kabul hotel

2018-01-21 15:11

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people including 14 foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the building ablaze.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13: Officials

2018-01-05 12:14

The death toll from an Islamic State-claimed suicide attack in Kabul has risen to 13, officials say, adding to the carnage caused by the militant group in the Afghan capital.

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