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“Taliban infiltrators” kill 23 Afghan soldiers in Ghazni

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 09:24 GMT

The incident occurred in Marawar village, in Qarabagh district, and was carried out by seven attackers, according to the source.

Afghan-Canadian engineer on WYF: Egypt signifies Youths’ contributions

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 02:24 GMT

Afghan Canadian Javed Shadan seeks to network with authorities and hear successful stories from peers during the third edition of the World Youth Forum set to kick off on Dec.14 in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Afghan Special Forces kill, detain 7 Taliban militants in Kabul, Kapisa

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - 09:13 GMT

Military officials said the Special Forces arrested the Taliban militant in Kabul district of Kabul province.

Afghan conflict had highest number of civilian casualties in 2018: UN report

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 12:55 GMT

The highest number of civilian casualties was registered in the Afghan conflict in 2018, according a new UN report.

Attack on government building in Afghan capital leaves 43 dead-official

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Afghan authorities on Tuesday collected 43 bodies from a government compound in the capital Kabul that was targeted by a suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles on Monday.

Rights groups condemn Kabul school blast as outrage grows

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Rights groups Thursday condemned a suicide blast inside a school that killed dozens of students in Kabul a day earlier.

Suicide car bomber hits Afghan capital, at least one dead

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 11:31 GMT

A suicide car bomber struck on Friday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing one person and wounding 14 bystanders, officials said.

In long Afghan war, U.S. Army tries new way to deploy trainers

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 08:48 GMT

As a U.S. Army medic, Sergeant First Class Jonathan Ortega admits that when he gets to Afghanistan, his instinct will be to help care for any wounded Afghan troops.

Afghan president demands Pakistan act against Taliban

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday accused neighbouring Pakistan of failing to move against the Taliban and pledged a new security plan for Kabul.

Blast at Afghan news agency in Kabul kills dozens

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 10:54 GMT

A suicide attack on an office of the Afghan Voice news agency and a neighboring Shi‘ite cultural center in the capital Kabul killed dozens on Thursday.

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 09:18 GMT

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a compound of Afghanistan’s national intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday.

Australia police say don't suspect terrorism after car ploughs into pedestrians

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 02:25 GMT

An Australian man of Afghan descent with a history of mental health issues drove a car into Christmas shoppers in the city of Melbourne on Thursday.

Egypt denounces Taliban attack on Afghani Forces in Uruzgan

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 04:10 GMT

Taliban Movement attacks the Afghan Forces in Urzugan Province and claim 24 soldiers' lives

Egypt denounces Taliban attack on Afghani Forces in Uruzgan

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 04:10 GMT

Taliban Movement attacks the Afghan Forces in Urzugan Province and claim 24 soldiers' lives

Blast hits Afghan capital near Shi'ite mosque, causing casualties

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 12:31 GMT

Suicide attackers hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday near a large Shi'ite mosque, causing several casualties.

No decision yet on size of U.S. troop increase in Afghanistan: Mattis

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 04:40 GMT

The Pentagon has yet to decide how many more U.S. troops to send to Afghanistan as it is still drawing up a plan.

Militants massacre up to 40 civilians in northern Afghan

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 03:20 GMT

Militants killed up to 40 civilians in the village of Mirza Oland located in the northern Afghanistan's Sare Pol province.

Attackers kill dozens of Afghan villagers in northern province

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 06:58 GMT

Insurgents attacked a village in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul.

Afghan officials seize truck with 16 tonnes of explosives

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 - 06:14 GMT

fghan intelligence officials said Sunday they seized a truck in Kabul carrying more than 16 tonnes of explosives hidden in boxes marked as poultry feed.

US military: Georgian soldier killed in latest Afghan attack

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 01:20 GMT

Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy.

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