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Some artists have opened galleries in different parts of the Kabul city to introduce modern methods of arts to the people. Mohibullah Attaee, an artist, said he has displayed his artworks of new methods in the galleries. “Art can have big spiritual impacts on the people,” said Attaee. Attaee said he uses ...
War seems a long way off in the Ka Faroshi bird market in the heart of Kabul's old city. The narrow lane and a few alleys off it are packed with small, mud-walled shops festooned with bird cages. Facebook Twitter Pinterest · War seems a long way off in the Ka Faroshi bird market in the heart of ...

(Pajhwok): Police officials said two persons were killed when a number of armed robbers engaged in a clash in 5th police district of capital Kabul on Thursday morning. The shooting took place in the Silo area of 5th police district at around 11am. Police spokesman, Basir Ahmad Mujahid, told Pajhwok ...
Violence in Kabul has been steadily increasing, even as the Taliban have become weaker since the U.S. invasion. Afghanistan is becoming a desired destination for militant groups, including the ISIS–Khorasan, an offshoot of ISIS. Afghan government administrations have been consistently weak, and ...
The Afghan government has approved a new security plan for the capital, Kabul, following a series of deadly militant attacks there. Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said on February 7 that the new plan will be implemented in the next two weeks. Rahimi said more than 100 streets leading into the ...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been dismissed for "professional negligence" during a recent deadly attack on a Kabul military base. Ghani announced the firings in a Twitter message on February 6, saying that all seven officers had been ...

According to the Kabul ambulance service, which operates the city of 4.5 million's fleet of 20 official vehicles, callouts have dropped by 40% since the attack, as ambulances face long, invasive searches on their way to hospitals. Many people, say drivers, are now using taxis instead. “It's more comfortable in ...
Aziz Omar, who emigrated to the US from Kabul, started in the food business by running hot dog carts in the Bay Area's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) stations before opening his first Afghan restaurant in 1993. Now he runs perhaps the area's most-loved restaurant, De Afghanan, and has opened five ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan war takes about five dozen lives a day. Sometimes, the bodies have just one bullet hole. Other times, after intense explosions, there is no body left at all. In between, families receive pieces of flesh and bones in a sealed coffin — something to help them find closure.
“If you live in Afghanistan for all these years, you just realise it is going nowhere,” said Borhan Osman, an analyst with peace campaigners International Crisis Group, based in Kabul. “At this point I see a whole wave of people leaving their country, especially the young and the educated, and it's not that ...
He said the security forces were led to the house by an insurgent who was captured during Monday's ISIS attack on a military academy in Kabul in which 11 soldiers died. Afghanistan's ISIS affiliate, which calls itself Khorasan Province, claimed the attack in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency.
Mrs Khawaja and her two daughters were in Afghanistan visiting family and celebrating Faria Khawaja's wedding to her Kabul-based husband. The group had enjoyed a buffet dinner and live music at the restaurant moments before shots rang out. “All of a sudden you just start hearing gunshots. One by one ...
The decision by many to stay off the streets of Kabul follows a bloody 9-day period in which the Taliban attacked the hotel, ISIS hit a children's charity in the east of the country, the Taliban used an ambulance as a suicide car bomb to kill over a hundred, and ISIS attacked a secure military academy.
A long line has formed in front of the "Emergency" hospital clinic in Kabul. Loved ones wait patiently, hoping to hear encouraging information about the health of family members from doctors working there. Their eyes are full of sadness and desperation. The clinic is operated by an Italian non-governmental ...
It comes a week after gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least 22 people during a 12-hour standoff with Afghan security forces. Six gunmen were killed. The Taliban also claimed responsibility for that assault. ISIS militants on Wednesday attacked the offices of British aid agency ...
The ambulance blast was one of six major attacks by Taliban and Islamic State militants in and around Kabul in the past five weeks, including a 12-hour siege on the Intercontinental Hotel, where gunmen roamed from room to room, looking for foreigners. Other incidents included a car bomb attack at Save ...
The site reported "an immersive attack by the Islamic State fighters targeted the Military Academy in Kabul city." The Marshal Fahim National Defense University shares the site with two other military facilities, including a NATO base that houses instructors for the academy, according to spokesman Shah ...

forces have detained a group of 14 kidnappers who were involved in kidnapping businessmen and robbery cases in the capital Kabul.
(Pajhwok): Prices of diesel, sugar, and Kazakhstani flour have increased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Saturday.
“The Taliban are acting in response to the Trump policy in Afghanistan,” Wahid Muzhda, a Kabul-based Taliban expert, told VOA.
Girls Perform Concert To Raise Funds For Kabul Orphanage Children ... in Kabul on Friday attract financial help for orphanage children.
MOSCOW, November 10. /TASS/. Moscow calls on Kabul and the global community to investigate into the death of civilians in northern ...
The Afghanistan Journalists Center (AFJC) strongly condemns an attack by gunmen on Shamshad TV station in Kabul, which resulted in the ...
The problem is that the meeting was not in Kabul, but in a windowless room in Bagram, the heavily fortified American military base a 90-minute ...
Afghan security forces outside the Shamshad TV compound in Kabul after it came under attack on Tuesday. Officials said at least two people ...
"Pictures can explain better than words. They can deliver messages to those viewers who aren't literate," said one of the participating artists.
PESHAWAR: The closure of the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan is more than inconvenient; it is costly. Officials on both sides of the border say in just one month, the closure has resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost trade, and ...
The lights go off, the projector whirls, and for the first time in years Afghan families find themselves sharing popcorn and soda as Hollywood and Bollywood stars romp across the silver screen.
Boost Restaurant was opened nearly seven months ago by women who have refused to be defeated by the sad tragedies they have experienced.
Afghanistan continues to be torn by a three-decade long conflict and recurrent natural disasters which have forced an ever increasing number of families to leave their homes.
KABUL - Afghan authorities have detained 24 people in connection with what appears to have been an insider attack on a military hospital in Kabul last week, including some of the staff, officials said on Wednesday. However they stonewalled a growing ...
An Australian aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan in November last year has been released.
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber on foot blew himself up near a bus in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, a security official said, less than a week after dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack on the country's largest military hospital.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Monday killed one person and wounded at least eight people, according to Afghan officials.
Ashoora, the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the lunar calendar, corresponds to the 6th of December 2011. It is one of the holiest days in the Shia calendar.
The Canadian government was left scrambling to replace its private security contractor guarding the embassy in Kabul following a suicide bombing last summer ...
An explosion in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul, which destroyed a bus carrying employees of one of the country's biggest telecoms firms, has killed at least one person and wounded eight, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Gunmen wearing white lab coats stormed a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
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Despite those losses, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an increasing number of suicide missions in Kabul, the one on the hospital being the most sophisticated.
Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital, the biggest and best-equipped facility in the country, was targeted by attackers Wednesday morning, Afghan Interior Ministry Spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told CNN.
New guidance for LGBTQ Afghan asylum applicants issued last month has come under fire from multiple quarters for telling refugees to go back to Kabul and pretend to be straight. The document states: "While space for being openly gay is limited, subject ...
"On the charge of killing your wife, and her child and in terms of line two of article 22 of the non-violence act against women, and according to line seven of article 395 of criminal code, you are sentenced to death," said Merajuddin Meraj, head of ...
HYDERABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq has called upon the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan to end all forms of proxy wars.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have started negotiating a mechanism for addressing each other's concerns over terrorism and can strike a deal next week.
Members of Evanston's Economic Development Committee voted 5-1 Wednesday night in favor of a plan to rebate $50,000 in sales and liquor tax revenue to the Kabul House restaurant under construction at 2424 Dempster St. Committee member Hecky ...
KABUL: Eighteen Afghans deported from Germany arrived in Kabul on Thursday after their asylum pleas were rejected, the third batch to be sent back in recent months as Berlin speeds up the expulsions.
Bilateral tensions rose last week following several attacks on Pakistani soil, including a suicide bombing that killed 88 people at a religious shrine, leading Islamabad to accuse Kabul of harbouring terrorists, Efe news reported. Pakistani authorities ...
KABUL -- Thousands of activists rallied in downtown Kabul on February 23, protesting Pakistan's cross-border rocket shelling last week.
KABUL - Afghanistan is set to lay out stringent penalties for "bacha bazi" - sexual slavery and abuse of boys - for the first time, officials say, in a landmark move against the deeply entrenched practice.


 

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