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Taliban overruns Kayan Valley in Afghanistan

Locals have said that the Taliban fighters captured the area on the night of July 1 after fierce fighting that left a dozen dead.

published on : 2nd July 2019

One killed, 10 injured in serial bomb blasts in Kabul

The second and third blasts came after police, rescue team, people and reporters arrived at the site of the first explosion.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Taliban agrees to unprecedented ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid

The unexpected move came two days after the Afghan government's own surprise announcement of a week-long halt to operations against the Taliban. 

published on : 9th June 2018

School destroyed in airstrike in Afghanistan

Three children were injured in the attack.

published on : 15th July 2017

Afghan girls will be allowed into US for robotics contest 

The six girls will now be able to participate next week against entrants from 157 countries.

published on : 13th July 2017

Afghan team gets US visa for global robotics competition

A six-member team of Afghan schoolgirls has been finally granted US visas to participate in a global robotics competition.

published on : 13th July 2017

Nine IS fighters killed in Afghan airstrike

Nine Islamic State militants were killed when the Afghan air force struck their hideout in Kunar province.

published on : 12th July 2017

Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Mullah Bashir, the key Taliban commander in Wardak and who was also served as shadow district governor for Nurkh district was killed during the operation. 

published on : 1st July 2017

Suicide car bomb outside Afghan bank kills at least 29 

Most of the casualties in the explosion near the bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah were civilians.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Suicide attack at New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan’s Helmand

No group has claimed responsibility yet for the attack. 

published on : 22nd June 2017

Afghan president inaugurates first air corridor with India

Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the air corridor during a ceremony at the Kabul International Airport — a direct route that bypasses Pakistan and is meant to improve commerce.

published on : 19th June 2017

About 4,000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump's young presidency.

published on : 16th June 2017

Taliban arrests five IS fighters in Afghanistan

The Taliban and the Islamic State fighters have been trying to expand their influence in Darzab district and nearby areas.

published on : 15th June 2017

IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora

The Tora Bora mountains hide a warren of caves in which al-Qaeda militants led by bin Laden hid from U.S. coalition forces in 2001, after the Taliban fled Kabul.

published on : 15th June 2017

US not winning in Afghanistan: Defense Secretary

The warnings came as Trump was reportedly considering whether or not to send additional hundreds of US troops to Afghanistan.

published on : 14th June 2017
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