Utah mayor killed in Kabul the latest victim of perpetual US presence in Afghanistan

The US serviceman killed in an insider attack in Kabul is identified as Brent Taylor, a mayor from Utah. While shocking to some back at home, this is only the latest such incident in a war that even top brass now call unwinnable. North Ogden city mayor Major Brent Taylor was deployed to Afghanistan with […]

Afghanistan suicide blast in Kabul kills 25, injures 35 – Health Ministry

Published time: 15 Aug, 2018 13:11 A suicide blast in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul has killed 25 people, the Health Ministry has said. A further 35 were wounded in the explosion that occurred on Wednesday in a mainly Shi’ite area of the city. A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up outside an educational center […]

Military university in Kabul rocked by explosions & gunfire – reports

The Marshal Fahim Military Academy in the Afghan capital of Kabul has come under attack with a series of explosions and heavy gunfire heard at the compound, according to local media. Armed militants launched the assault on the entrance to the academy around 5am local time, TOLO News reports citing eyewitnesses and a source inside […]

Death toll in Kabul suicide blast reaches 103, another 235 injured

Afghan officials have revised a number of casualties in Saturday’s suicide explosion to 103, while 235 others were injured. The assailant drove an explosive-laden ambulance into Kabul’s central district and blew up the vehicle. The incident occurred a week after the attack on Kabul Intercontinental Hotel. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the explosion. Let’s […]

Afghanistan declares day of national mourning for victims of Kabul suicide blast

Following a deadly explosion that rocked the diplomatic district in the Afghan capital on Saturday, the Afghan government declared Sunday a day of national mourning, local media reported. Additionally, it was announced that people will not work on Monday. The suicide blast, claimed by the Taliban, killed 95 people and injured more than 150. Let’s […]

Blast reported in Afghan capital Kabul near many foreign embassies & govt buildings

Published time: 27 Jan, 2018 08:36 Edited time: 27 Jan, 2018 08:50 An explosion has hit a central district of Kabul, close to where several embassies and government buildings are located, Reuters reports. Preliminary reports say the explosion occurred close to the building which formerly housed Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry. Local media indicate that there may […]

Hostages use bed sheets to flee besieged & burning Kabul Intercontinental Hotel (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:15 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:31 The dramatic moment when people tried to escape the siege of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been captured on camera. The hostages can be seen fleeing to safety as the hotel building burns. People are seen trying to climb down from […]

Gunmen Attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

Published time: 20 Jan, 2018 17:21 Edited time: 20 Jan, 2018 17:39 The Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul is under attack according Reuters, citing an interior ministry spokesman. Attackers have taken several hostages in the hotel, according to local news agency Tolo News who cited Kabul police. The gunmen entered through the hotel kitchen, […]