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The Taliban, whose recent attacks included the January attack on the Inter-Continental Hotel in Kabul -- four Americans were among the dozens killed -- and a car bomb using an ambulance later that month in Kabul's city center, said they "expect that our Mujahid masses will fully partake in the Al Khandaq ...
NATO Senior Civilian Representative Cornelius Zimmermann underlined that Kabul's offer has no strings attached and said that "in my time in Afghanistan, I have never heard or experienced such a bold move as the one by President Ghani." He insisted that NATO is not leaving Afghanistan anytime soon, ...

A day later another battle in the west of the city by suspected insurgents saw up to three police officers killed and seriously wounded. A spokesman for NATO confirmed the rocket plot, the third such plot involving rockets in Kabul this month, had been thwarted but declined to comment further. A small team of ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) At least six people were killed, including two Afghan soldiers, when a car bomb exploded Saturday in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, an Afghan official said. .... center in the capital, Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for that bombing, one of several in the city this year.
A woman cries at a hospital after she lost her son in a suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan. Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo. Students protest the murder of three film students in Mexico City. Prosecutors said ... The strike has been called for in all major cities in the country. Themba ...
It comes just a few days after a suicide bombing that targeted a voter registration center in the capital city of Kabul; that attack, however, was claimed by ... military-grade explosives that are not widely available,” the Christian Science Monitor quoted a “western official” based in Kabul as saying in February.

At least one police force member was wounded in an explosion in the center of the city on Wednesday evening. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told TOLOnews that a magnetic bomb had been detonated. He said it occurred in Deh Afghanan area in Kabul's PD2. He added that one police force ...
The group's suicide bombers, meanwhile, have targeted such holy sites in Kabul and the eastern city of Herat. ... of Pacheer Agam district in Nangarhar province, described to Stars and Stripes how ISIS-K used mosques as a haven when the group held his village for more than two months late last year.
At least three policemen were killed early Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen in an attack on a check post in Kabul city, according to eyewitnesses. The incident happened in Campany area in PD13 of Kabul city at about 4am local time, residents said. Reinforcements arrived “very late and the phone ...
ABU DHABI: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan has inaugurated the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed City Housing Complex in Afghanistan. Financed by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) the city is located in the Qasaba district of Afghanistan's capital Kabul. ADFD contributed an ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people on Sunday as they lined up at a government office in Kabul to register to vote, raising ... “There are 55 voter registration centers in Kunduz city and the villages that belong to the center, and 20 of them are closed because those villages are ...
Kabul: Every big city has at least one street that's a must-see for visitors: King's Road in London, Stary Arbat in Moscow, Paseo del Prado in Madrid, Via Condotti in Rome. Kabul has Chicken Street. Only two blocks long, this shabby lane full of competing aromas, lined with shops selling jewellery, antiques, ...
His stake in a showplace home in Oklahoma City was bought from a lobbyist and hidden in a shell company and not disclosed to ethics officials. ... “Pollution Pods” at an art installation in London are five geodesic domes that simulate the air quality in five cities, from cleanest (Tautra, Norway) through ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Every big city has at least one street that's a must-see for visitors: King's Road in London, Stary Arbat in Moscow, Paseo del Prado in Madrid, Via Condotti in Rome. Kabul has Chicken Street. Only two blocks long, this shabby lane full of competing aromas, lined with shops selling ...
KABUL, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Experts in Afghanistan believe that the current year will be crucial for Afghans as both the government and Taliban outfit try to ... include giving recognition to the militant group as a political force and opening an office for the outfit in Kabul or any other city it wants to operate from.
(Pajhwok): Police on Thursday announced about a 50 percent reduction in crimes in capital Kabul where two more security belts would be established in ... He said two more security belts would be created in Kabul city and districts and measures being taken to check every person before entering the city.
(Pajhwok): Japan announced $11.6 million in new assistance for road projects in line with Kabul City Master Plan under an agreement signed at the Embassy of ... Acting Mayor Abdullah Jan Habibzai, Director of Plan and Policy, Kabul Municipality Sahar Hamdard and NOORI – Director of Kabul District 9.

DABS officials said power will be restored to Kabul in the next three days. Kabul, which is experiencing serious power shortages, is down by 100 megawatts of imported electricity, DABS said. Meanwhile a number of ... The destruction of the pylon also left a significant impact on businesses in the city.
PUL-I-KHUMRI: Electricity supply to central capital Kabul was restored on Sunday after the Taliban blew up pylons in northern Baghlan province halting the ... The Taliban wanted electricity for some villages in Dushi district and they agreed to the pylon's repair after being assured of electrifying the villages.
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan announced $11.6 million in new assistance for road projects in line with Kabul City Master ... UNOPS Afghanistan, Acting Mayor Abdullah Jan Habibzai, Director of Plan and Policy, Kabul Municipality Sahar Hamdard and NOORI € Director of ...
Residents have called on the municipality to build more drainage canals. Repeated attempts were made to get comment from Kabul municipality, but officials did not comment. The municipality has however used water tanks to pump up water in flooded areas in the city, in a bid to reopen roads.
This weekend, Siyar 'The Great' heads to UFC Atlantic City, where he will face Luan Chagas for a chance to stretch his winning streak to three fights and recapture ... Bahadurzada was born in Kabul, Afghanistan during a period of civil conflicts throughout the country (many of which continue to this day).
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani extended an olive branch to the Taliban at the Kabul Process-II meeting on February 28, 2018 by announcing a ... The sit-in, organized in the aftermath of a deadly suicide attack in Laskargah city of Helmand province, is now being replicated in many other provinces.
The group, who were joined by some men, started their campaign at Kabul University. Organizers said the campaign will also be launched in Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif cities. “Traditional thoughts and structures and a male-dominated society in Afghanistan have fomented harassment against women which ...
Fresh fighting in northern Afghanistan has disrupted the electric supply to Kabul and several provinces for the second time in less than three weeks. ... Officials said the overnight destruction of the electricity tower plunged a vast area into darkness, including much of the Afghan capital, a city of more than 5 ...
In separate assaults, a girls' high school in Logar Province, near the capital, Kabul, was burned on April 11, and masked attackers struck a school in the village of Momandara, in Nangarhar Province, on Saturday night, setting archives and labs ablaze, according to education officials. No one was reported ...
HYDERABAD: Terror-hit Afghanistan, which often requires DNA-based identification of victims and suicide bombers who are either charred or blown to pieces in fidayeen attacks and blasts, sought help of Hyderabad's Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) for setting up a lab and training ...
KABUL, April 13 (Xinhua) -- On the banks of the muddy and polluted Kabul River, a private company in joint cooperation with the Kabul Municipality took the initiative to build the first-ever amusement park here in the heart of the Afghan capital city a couple of years ago. An upswing in insurgency and ...
Afghan policewomen participate in a ceremony celebrating Women's Police Town. (Resolute Support Forces - Afghanistan) Image via Arab News. KABUL: To encourage more women to join the police force in this deeply conservative and male-dominated society, Afghanistan has launched a housing ...
At least six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded on Wednesday morning when two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were detonated in Macroryan in PD16 in Kabul city, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. According to the MoD, the explosion devices had been placed alongside ...
A n exhibition that reproduces the precious treasures of Mughal art in their original setting in Kabul's Babur Garden opened on March 31, bringing a rare moment of cultural relief to a city pounded by war for decades. 'King Babur's Kabul: Cradle of the Mughal Empire' displays a selection of high quality ...
Since mid-March, more than 1,200 displaced people arrived in Kabul City from Logar, Nangarhar, Jawzjan and Faryab provinces. North & North-Eastern Region: Some 4,200 people were reportedly displaced in Baharak and Jorm districts of Badakhshan, according to sources on the ground, due to a ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi ... Her high school degree was enough to become a teacher at the only elementary school in her village in central Afghanistan — in an open field — but she ...
“King Babur's Kabul: Cradle of the Mughal Empire” displays a selection of 72 high quality reproductions of some of the masterpieces of the Timurid and Mughal periods from the mid-16th century. The exhibition, being held in the Queen's Palace, in Babur Gardens, for the next three months, was curated by ...
“My brother who was working in Kabul called me and said 'I saw your picture in Facebook,'” she said in an interview in Kabul where she is now enrolled at a private university. “I wanted to get my education, so I could help my village, change my village. I want to help my society. But first I wanted it for my ...
AFGHANISTAN: Afghans in need of a caffeine fix line up at Najibullah Sharyari's coffee cart in Kabul – converts to the drink that is now percolating in a ... Sharyari's coffee cart – one of several he operates around the sprawling Afghan capital – is an oddity in a city where most people drink tea and cafes are ...
The Bayat Institute of Technology is located at the heart of AUAF's flagship campus in Kabul City. The mission of The Bayat Institute of Technology is to enable members of the AUAF community to undertake rigorous teaching and research which increases Afghanistan's collective engineering, scientific and ...
After graduating from Britain's University of Oxford, she set up Kabul's first mobile library to let some of Afghanistan's 3.5 million out-of schoolchildren ... Residents of Kabul have welcomed the library on wheels, which stops for three or four hours at a time in different parts of the city so that children can climb ...
The DABS – Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat - Afghanistan's power utility company, says the power transmission lines will be reconnected in the near future but at least 200 megawatts of Kabul's electricity has been restored during the last three days. Kabul city needs 400 megawatts of power in 24 hours, ...
The DABS – Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat - Afghanistan's power utility company, says the power transmission lines will be reconnected in the near future but at least 200 megawatts of Kabul's electricity has been restored during the last three days. Kabul city needs 400 megawatts of power in 24 hours, but the power ...
Residents, businesses and offices in Kabul, a city of nearly five million people, faced frequent power cuts Monday and used private generators to run essential ... Officials at state-run De Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat electricity providing authority told VOA the Taliban attack disrupted supply to Kabul, Parwan, ...
PESHAWAR: A man was killed and nine others sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Kabul on Saturday. The Afghan ... Meanwhile, deputy spokesman for the Afghan interior ministry Nusrat Rahimi told the AIP that an improvised explosive device went off in Kabul city, leaving three persons injured. The blast ...
From not ever having heard of parkour just a few years ago, the Kabul Boys Parkour have taken the sport to new heights, in Afghanistan, training in the ruins of the Presidential Palace and using the capital city's many derelict buildings as impromptu gyms. "The beauty of it attracted us, and we trained daily, just watching ...
The Taliban has destroyed a major electricity tower in northern Afghanistan, disrupting imported power supply to five provinces, including Kabul. ... Residents, businesses and offices in Kabul, a city of nearly five million people, faced frequent power cuts Monday and used private generators to run essential ...
Death is all too familiar here — in January alone, at least 174 people were killed in attacks in Kabul, the Afghan capital. But an odd thing has happened at Shuhada-e-Saliheen, the city's largest and perhaps oldest cemetery. As more people arrive from increasingly unsafe provinces in search of security and ...
A suicide attack near a Shia mosque in the Western Afghan city of Herat killed at least one person and wounded eight others, police and health officials ... of the most prosperous cities in Afghanistan, has seen periodic episodes of violence but has not suffered the same level of attacks as the capital Kabul.
Ehsan, 17, is the kind of kid who's always out — riding his bicycle with a pack of friends, playing pickup soccer on one of Kabul's dirt fields (grass is a luxury here). My parents and I are always trying to restrain him, warning him to stick to safe places. But he refuses. “Where is there any safe place here?
Shahzad Masih, 26, and Shama Shahzad, 24, brick factory workers and parents of three, were burned alive in an industrial kiln by a mob incited by accusations that the couple desecrated the Quran in the town of Kot Radha Kishan. Police arrested scores of villagers and a court in Nov 2016 sentenced five ...
The previous month, several people were killed and injured in a suicide attack in the Shashdarak area of Kabul, not far from the Kabul Green Zone where many diplomatic compounds are located. In January, Taliban gunmen stormed the Intercontinental hotel in Kabul, killing 22 people. Days later, the group ...
A suicide bomber blew himself up near a shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year. The explosion underlined the threat to the city from militant attacks, despite government ...


 

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