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KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 30 people died in a burst of violence around Afghanistan on Friday, including 10 mostly civilian victims of a suicide bombing outside a mosque in Kabul's Shiite community and 18 Afghan police and soldiers killed in scattered fighting in northern Takhar province, officials said.
The village development project, of course, is not Herring's first work in Afghanistan. Her behind-the-scenes role in the Afghan-Soviet conflict is familiar to many Americans through “Charlie Wilson's War,” a 2003 book by George Crile that was adapted into a movie starring Tom Hanks as the hard-partying ...

... for past editions. All you need to know about Trump and Kim Jong Un's big meeting; Afghanistan's capital city has been hit with a series of bombings. ... At least nine people were killed and 22 were wounded in this latest attack to target ethnic and religious minorities in the Afghan capital.[Reuters / Hamid ...
An Afghan official says the Taliban launched a deadly assault on an army outpost in a remote region of northern Takhar province, killing 10 local policemen and wounding nine. Provincial police spokesman Khali Aseir said on Friday that a large number of Taliban fighters assaulted the outpost overnight.
The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):. 3:30 p.m.. The Afghan president has condemned a suicide bombing that targeted a gathering of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul. The attack has been claimed by the Islamic State group. President Ashraf Ghani's statement, shortly after the bombing on ...
The Afghan incharge of the group has been identified as Hameedullah, who was pointed out by his accomplices in custody. SSP Clifton Tauqeer Naeem said that the two robbers caught in the Nazimabad encounter on March 1, had identified Hameedullah. He said that according to reports he has fled to ...

The idea came to the mind of Muska Sahel, poet and cultural activist, one and a half years ago, when she embarked on the literary mission to enable women like men to recite their poems on stage and fully-participate in cultural programs. Despite problems and challenges, Muska had been able to keep in ...
Women's photojournalism course in Farah City, Afghanistan A young Farahi girl stares into the camera at a local returnee and refugee village, Feb. 9. ... 2017, clergymen organised a rally to stop pop singer Aryana Sayeed from conducting a concert in the capital and accused her of corrupting Afghan youth.
JALALABAD - A suicide bomber in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad killed a senior religious official and his bodyguard on Wednesday and wounded at least 11 people, officials said. The suicide bomber approached Abdul Zaher Haqqani, head of the Nangarhar provincial director of religious affairs and ...
Between 20 and 29 January 2018, there were five high profile attacks in major cities and districts in Afghanistan. The three by far largest ones ... attack was claimed by the Taleban. On 29 January, 11 soldiers were killed when gunmen stormed a base of the Afghan National Army's 111th division in Kabul.
According to the 26-page paper outlining the framework of Germany's military and civilian engagement in Afghanistan, the security situation in the ... Now, German army officers training Afghan forces are accompanied by armed German soldiers to protect them against potential attacks by Afghan trainees.
Prosecutors say a former employee of a U.S. government contractor has admitted to accepting illegal kickbacks from an Afghan trucking company between ... for a subcontractor of an American company that was moving cargo for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service to military bases in Afghanistan.
From the Indian perspective, the salience of Well's briefing lies in the US' acknowledgement of Pakistan's centrality in the Afghan peace process and, notably, ... And our engagement with Pakistan is on how we can work together, on how we can address Pakistan's legitimate concerns and Afghanistan's ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Two people including a provincial government official were killed as a blast rocked Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, a local official said on condition of anonymity. However, a local television channel 1TV ...
These blows, however, proved to be not as effective as Washington presented them, as the terrorist group retained the ability to strike repeatedly, including in the very heart of Afghanistan – the city of Kabul. One of the largest attacks occurred in December, when an IS suicide bomber targeted a Shia cultural ...
Police say a large explosion has caused casualties in Afghanistan's capital. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, says the blast Friday occurred in eastern Kabul. No more details were immediately available. Suggested for you. From the WebPowered By ZergNet. The Disappointing Double ...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A large explosion in the eastern part of Afghanistan's capital city on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded 15, Afghan officials said. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said the blast occurred in the eastern neighborhood of Qabil Bay, ...

ADELAIDE, Australia — It was foolhardy to walk into Parwana Afghan Kitchen, in the inner suburbs of Adelaide, and assume that a table would be available. At 6 on a Tuesday night, the room was already half-full. Durkhanai Ayubi, a woman with huge dark eyes, shook her head firmly. “We're about to fill up ...
Decorations have been put in place in the Afghan city of Herat ahead of the launching ceremony for the TAPI pipeline project involving Turkmenistan, ... alongside Afghanistan's Herat-Kandahar highway, then through Quetta and Multan in Pakistan and ending up at the India-Pakistan border town of Fazilka.
JALALABAD (Afghanistan) • An explosion killed at least three tribal elders and wounded two when it hit a hotel in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad yesterday, officials said. The cause of the blast was not immediately clear and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Mr Attaullah Khogyani, a ...
A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital on ... In a second suicide bombing attack near another military base in Helmand's capital city Lashkar Gah, one security person was killed and seven ...
In Afghanistan, a country affected by longstanding conflict which has led to large numbers of internally displaced persons and returning refugees, cities play a key role as hubs for employment, especially youth, innovation and peace. Indeed, the Afghan population is expected to double within the next 15 ...
Moscow and Islamabad are concerned about the Daesh terror group strengthening in northeastern Afghanistan, according to the foreign ministers of the two ... An explosion killed at least four tribal elders and wounded two when it hit a hotel in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, officials said.
The original source of the story of the mysterious helicopters appears to be comments that Mohammad Zahir Wahdat, governor of Afghanistan's northern Sar-e Pol ... Russia also claims that the U.S. military released Azizullah from its detention center at Bagram Airfield in 2016, despite both U.S. and Afghan ...
ICC records 1.17mn Afghanistan war crimes testimonies, but US 'unlikely' to be held accountable ... Over a million statements have been made to the International Criminal Court (ICC) by Afghan citizens claiming to be victims of war crimes by terrorist ... They are just simple people living in the village.”.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents overran three checkpoints in nighttime raids on Tuesday in the western Afghan province of Farah, killing about 20 police officers before melting back into nearby villages, according to Afghan officials. The province has been teetering from a wave of attacks by ...
... driving an ambulance detonate in a densely populated area in the heart of the city. One hundred and five people were killed in that attack, and it has left many here asking whether the fight in Afghanistan is being lost. The US strategy continues to centre on creating a well-trained Afghan national force and ...
Forty-five billion dollars. That's how much the Pentagon says the Afghan war is costing American taxpayers, and with no end in sight they may have to keep footing that bill for years to come. Lawmakers, skeptical about the prospects of victory, grilled the Trump administration Tuesday on the direction of the ...
Tacoma City Councilman Robert Thoms will be deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan for six months starting this spring as part of his U.S. Navy Reserves duties. A commander in Navy public affairs, Thoms said he was involuntarily recalled to active duty. He last was recalled to active duty in 2011 before he ...
“What number is used is fundamental and, of course, because the labs are being destroyed in Afghanistan itself, it has to be much lower than if interdiction took place, for example, in Britain or Pakistan,” Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said in an interview with Military Times.
For the remote Afghan village of Rubat Hamidudin, the weekend arrest of seven men for publicly beating an alleged adulteress was a historic event. The operation by Afghan National Police in the northeastern province of Takhar marked the first time since King Zahir Shah's reign ended in 1973 that police ...
Today they co-own Afghan Village Restaurant in Fremont. But in 1987 Haidary was a man in flight from Soviet-occupied Afghanistan – landing first in Queens, he later made his way to California. “The weather, the laid-back atmosphere and a sense of social acceptance of cultural diversity,” made the Bay ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan war takes about five dozen lives a day. ... The explosion was so large that Mohammed Roeen, another cousin of Officer Tameem, said he could see the smoke from their rooftop across town. Once it became ... Relatives went from the site of the attack to every city hospital.
Al Jazeera met the family in November 2017, a couple of months after they fled their ancestral village in the Kot district of Nangarhar. Norwegian Refugee Council staff facilitated access to the family, who were living in a makeshift shelter on an empty plot of land in the middle of the city. The family feared that ...
Afghan security personnel detain a suspect as they guard the site of an attack near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy base in Kabul on January 29, 2018. ... “Afghanistan simply is in no position to preempt large-scale attacks, even in supposedly more highly secured areas,” Kugelman tells TIME.
As the US drops ever more bombs on Afghanistan, local residents scramble to escape their native villages as they turn to ruins around them. Some of those ... Another man said that all homes in his village were turned into rubble as US forces hit the area in an attack coordinated with Afghan authorities.
A 6.1 magnitude has struck Afghanistan near to its eastern border with Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey has said. Initial reports indicated the shocks have killed at least one and injured 15. According to the Associated Press, the quake was felt in the Afghan capital, Kabul, with tremors also reported in ...
The earthquake shook the Afghan capital of Kabul and officials said a young Pakistani girl was killed and five others were injured after roofs collapsed on homes in the village of Lasbela in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, CBS reports. The epicentre was near the city of Jarm and struck at a depth of 191.2km ...
Before daybreak, militants had attacked an army unit attached to Afghanistan's main military academy, where the son was studying to be an officer. In what has become a routine for many Afghan parents, with attacks in Kabul killing more than 130 people in 10 days, the father, Abuld Majid Nayel, left home ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Five militants targeted a military base in Kabul on Monday, killing 11 and capping a week of violence that has shaken a .... Just days after the hotel siege ended, ISIS militants attacked the offices of British aid agency Save the Children in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on ...
Later, and in violation of the law, the municipality moved these funds through seven bank transfers to individuals chosen by Abdul Azim Samandarzai, the head of Itifaq Watanyar. IWPR has copies of all seven bank receipts. The contract that Saifi signed with Ittefaq Watanyar was for the new town to be ...
Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing in Kabul to 103, as hundreds of people gathered for funerals or awaited word of loved ones outside ... The explosion damaged or destroyed dozens of shops and vehicles in the heart of the city, near government buildings.
The news of Selig's death in the attack follows an upswing in violence in the south Asian nation. At least 22 people were killed, including 14 foreigners, in the 13-hour standoff when gunmen raided the hotel in the Afghan capital. On Wednesday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, at least four individuals ...
Qatar also expressed its condolences to the families of the victims, the government and the people of Afghanistan, the statement said. On Wednesday, a suicide bomber detonated his car outside the offices of a foreign charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least five people and wounding ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Five Islamic State gunmen stormed the Save the Children office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad after an explosion on Wednesday, killing five people and wounding dozens in a 10-hour siege, officials said. The assailants were killed. Save the Children, a global charity ...
NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN — U.S. President Donald Trump never wanted to inherit the Afghan war. Over the ... Atahullah, a 22-year-old rickshaw driver in the eastern city of Jalalabad, told ThinkProgress that he appreciates Trump's “obvious” declarations against Islamabad. But having ...
Arbab Habibullah, a tribal elder from Qarghaz village, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban destroyed the bridge by emplacing landmines beneath it. “It was ... The military operation in the Imam Sahib district has displaced some 2,000 families to other areas, including the provincial capital, Kunduz City.
(CNN) Days before Saturday's attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, the US State Department warned of exactly such an incident. That the warning was so specific -- it noted that extremists were likely to target hotels in the Afghan capital -- underlines the grim predictability of violence in Afghanistan, ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban's bloody, 14-hour siege on a major hotel in Kabul ended on Sunday, after six assailants terrorized much of the city with explosions and gunfire. The exact number of casualties remained unclear, and the authorities said it might take days to determine the extent of the ...
The disabled people protested the Kabul Municipality move to remove their stalls and illegal mini shops on roadsides in downtown Kabul. They claimed the municipality without informing them had removed their stalls and caused them financial losses. Shah Wali Ahmadzai, one of the protesters, said: “We ...


 

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