The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they targeted three vehicles of "foreigners" as they tried to enter the heavily guarded Shashdarak area where the Afghan national security authorities have offices.
President Donald Trump has never held back when slamming Barack Obama on mistakes made in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet, as the White House prepares to announce a US deal with the Taliban, Trump seems poised to mimic his predecessor. He is eager to pull the remaining 14,000 US troops out of Afghanistan by November 2020 to please his base before US elections.
When the names of nearly 3,000 Sept. 11 victims are read aloud on Wednesday at the World Trade Centre, a half-dozen stacks of stone will quietly salute an untold number
Rain delayed the start of the fifth day’s play in the one-off Test between Bangladesh and Afghanistan on Monday, with the visitors on the cusp of victory.
The United Nations mission in Afghanistan reported recently that US airstrikes and Afghan security forces killed more civilians in the first half of 2019 than the Taliban did.
Deadly violence has been taking a heavy toll on civilians in Afghanistan despite the ongoing peace negotiations and that’s not acceptable. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has in its latest report stated that more civilians were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces in the first half of this
Afghanistan has been bleeding for years and the situation has to change. An entire generation of children has witnessed nothing but bloody violence. At a time when they should be studying in schools and playing in the gardens,
It was a heartless and condemnable act of terrorism in Kabul in which several people died and many were injured (“Bomb targets Kabul University, several die,” July 20, Gulf Today). There should be an end to war and terrorism in Afghanistan. For many decades the innocent Afghan people are being victimised
Daesh said one of its fighters blew himself up at a "large gathering" in Kabul while others "detonated a parked explosives-laden vehicle" when security forces arrived, in a statement posted on the Telegram messaging app.
I first stepped foot on Afghan soil in 1988, and in the months that followed, I worked from a Mujahideen camp on the border with Pakistan running clinics for refugee women fleeing the Afghan-Soviet war.