Home Tags Kabul

Tag: Kabul

Taliban hold military parade with US-made weapons in Kabul in show...

-
Taliban forces held a military parade in Kabul on Sunday using captured American-made armoured vehicles and Russian helicopters in a display that showed their...

Suicide bomber kills scores in Afghan mosque attack

-
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing scores of worshippers in the country's third attack this week...

Taliban say four Islamic State members captured near Kabul

-
Taliban forces raided an area west of Kabul and captured four members of an Islamic State cell, the movement's main spokesman said on Wednesday. The...

Stranded at Tajik sanatorium, pregnant Afghan pilot fears for unborn baby

-
She didn't forget the prenatal vitamins - that was one of the few things this US-trained Afghan pilot could grab from her Kabul airport...

The Taliban vowed no revenge. One Afghan family tells a different...

-
When theĀ Taliban won back control of the eastern Afghan provinceĀ of Nangarhar last month, they set out to settle a score with an old foe. As...

Hundreds protest in Kabul to demand release of Afghan foreign reserves

-
Hundreds of people protested in Kabul on Friday, demanding that the United States release billions of dollars in central bank reserves blocked outside Afghanistan...

Taliban replaces women’s ministry with ministry of virtue and vice

-
Workers in the Afghan capital Kabul replaced signs for the country's women's ministry with those for the Taliban's moral police on Friday, as female...

One month after fall of Kabul, economic crisis stalks Taliban

-
A month after seizing Kabul, the Taliban face daunting problems as they seek to convert their lightning military victory into a durable peacetime government. After...

Guarded reception for Taliban’s new Afghan government in Asia, Europe

-
Germany, China and Japan offered a lukewarm reception on Wednesday to the Taliban's provisional government in Afghanistan, following the Islamist militants' lightning seizure of...

Taliban fire in air to scatter hundreds of protesters in Kabul

-
Taliban gunmen fired in the air on Tuesday to scatter protesters in the Afghan capital Kabul, witnesses said, as video showed scores scurrying to...

Taliban claim control of Panjshir, promise formation of government ‘soon’

-
The Taliban claimed victory on Monday over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley northeast of Kabul, declaring that it completed the Islamist group's takeover...

Rebels hold out in Afghan valley as Taliban set up government...

-
Taliban forces and fighters loyal to local leader Ahmad Massoud battled in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley on Thursday, more than two weeks after the Islamist...

With Kabul airport closed, fearful Afghans rush for the border

-
Thousands of people trying to flee Afghanistan rushed to its borders on Wednesday as an administrative vacuum after the Taliban's takeover left foreign donors...

Rockets target US troops as final Kabul withdrawal begins, core diplomats...

-
US anti-missile defences intercepted rockets fired at Kabul's airport early on Monday, as the United States flew its core diplomats out of Afghanistan in...

Analysis: Islamic State attack signals West’s least bad option for Afghanistan:...

-
The deadly attack on Kabul airport has underlined the realpolitik facing Western powers in Afghanistan: engaging with the Taliban may be their best chance...

Last UK military flight leaves Afghanistan after evacuating 15 000 people

-
Britain's last military flight left Kabul late on Saturday after evacuating more than 15 000 people in the two weeks since the Taliban took...

Pentagon bracing for more attacks after troops killed at Kabul airport

-
American forces in Kabul were bracing for more Islamic State attacks while winding up their evacuation mission, US officials said, as the number of...

Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State...

-
The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday, citing the threat of an attack by Islamic State...

Western nations race to complete Afghan evacuation as deadline looms

-
Western nations rushed to complete the evacuation of thousands of people from Afghanistan on Wednesday as the 31 August deadline for the withdrawal of...

Afghan evacuation on ‘war footing’ as G7 meets on pullout deadline

-
Western forces at Kabul airport worked frantically on Tuesday to get people out of Afghanistan before an 31 August deadline, as US President Joe...

As Kabul turmoil mounts, Taliban’s PR offensive falters

-
In the last few days, TV crews from Afghanistan's Al-Emarah Studio, which produces pro-Taliban multimedia content, have been out on the streets of Kabul...

Firefight involving Western forces erupts amid Kabul airport evacuation chaos

-
A firefight involving Western forces erupted at Kabul airport on Monday when Afghan guards exchanged fire with unidentified gunmen, Germany's military said, adding to...

US recruits commercial airlines to help move Afghanistan evacuees

-
The United States has enlisted the help of six commercial airlines to help transport people after their evacuation from Afghanistan as Washington seeks to...

NATO pledges to speed evacuations from Afghanistan as criticism mounts

-
More than 18 000 people have been flown out of Kabul since the Taliban took over Afghanistan's capital, a NATO official said on Friday,...

Taliban keep some evacuees from reaching Kabul airport, as US vows...

-
Armed members of the Taliban kept people desperate to flee Afghanistan from reaching Kabul's airport on Wednesday, witnesses said, while President Joe Biden vowed...

Human remains found in landing gear of military flight from Kabul,...

-
The US Air Force said on Tuesday that it was investigating the circumstances surrounding human remains that were found in the wheel well of...

Evacuation flights restart from Kabul after Afghans desperate to flee cleared...

-
US military flights evacuating diplomats and civilians from Afghanistan restarted on Tuesday after the runway at Kabul airport was cleared of thousands desperate to...

UN warns any fighting in Kabul would be ‘catastrophic’ for civilians

-
The United Nations said on Thursday it is particularly concerned about a shift in fighting in Afghanistan to urban areas, warning that if a...

Taliban take Ghazni city on road to Afghan capital

-
Taliban fighters captured the city of Ghazni on Thursday, the ninth provincial capital they have seized in a week, as US intelligence said Afghanistan's...

Turkey still keen to run Kabul airport despite Taliban advance –...

-
Turkey is for now still intent on running and guarding Kabul airport after other foreign troops withdraw from Afghanistan, but is monitoring the situation...

Afghan civilians take up arms as US-led forces leave

-
Gun in hand, 55-year-old Dost Mohammad Salangi recites poetry as he leads a small group of men to a look-out post high in the...

Car bombing at Afghan school in Kabul kills 55, injures over...

-
Explosions caused by a car bomb and mortarsoutside a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 55 people and wounded...

Kabul bomb kills 10, misses vice president

A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted first Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. The attack killed...

UN says nearly 3 500 Afghans killed or hurt in first...

-
More than 1 280 Afghan civilians have been killed in the first six months of the year as fighting rages in Afghanistan despite a...

Newborns among dead in Kabul hospital attack

Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in Kabul killing 16 including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by international humanitarian organisation...

IS gunmen kill 32 at Kabul ceremony

Islamic State gunmen opened fire on a ceremony in Kabul, killing 32 people in the first major attack in the city since the US...

Suicide bombing at Kabul mosque

-
Thirty-nine people were killed in a suicide bombing of a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Afghanistan, and the death toll may climb further,...

Islamic State claims attack that kills dozens at Shi’ite mosque in...

-
Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a crowded mosque in Kabul on Monday that killed more than 30 people...

Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

-
Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began the task of burying more than 80 people killed in Saturday's suicide attack in Kabul with...

Afghanistan’s allies pledge to stay for long haul

-
The West used an Afghanistan meeting to signal enduring support for Kabul as allied troops go home, but economic turbulence in Europe...

Afghans to debate future of U.S. presence, Taliban vow attacks

-
About 2,000 Afghan community and political leaders will gather in Kabul under tight security for four days of deliberations on the country's...

Afghanistan says will deal with IMF crisis after summer holiday

-
Afghanistan said it won't be able to address a key International Monetary Fund concern over a looming cash crisis, sparked by a...