Gunmen Storm Kabul University; 20 Killed

A group of gunmen–reportedly three in total–entered the Kabul University on Monday morning, sources said. Sources said the gunfight near the Kabul University happened when Afghan and Iranian officials were inaugurating a book exhibition at the university. According to sources, Read More …

Afghanistan: VP Saleh Survives Kabul Blast, At Least 10 Killed

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh’s convoy was targeted early Wednesday morning in the Taimani area of PD 4 in Kabul city, Saleh’s office confirmed. Tariq Arian, Interior Ministry spokesman, confirmed 10 were killed and 16 were wounded in the Kabul Read More …

Afghan Special Forces bust major network led by ISIS, Haqqani Network in Kabul

The Afghan Special Forces busted a major network of terrorists led by ISIS and Haqqani Network in Kabul, killing at least 5 terrorists during the raid. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the Special Read More …

Gunmen storm memorial ceremony in Kabul city on Friday

Gunshots disrupted the memorial ceremony of Abdul Ali Mazari, a renowned Hazara leader on Friday morning while Mohammad Karim Khalili was delivering a speech. Key politicians including Abdullah Abdullah, Haji Mohammad Mohaqeq and Mohammad Karimi Khalili managed to escape the Read More …

Militants cut electricity supply to Kabul, several other provinces by destroying power pylons

The Taliban militants destroyed three power pylons in Baghlan province, cutting electricity supply to several provinces including Kabul. Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat, the State-run power company said in a statement that the militants destroyed the power pylons in in Balak Read More …

Suicide attack close to Special Forces compound in Kabul city

An explosion went off close to a compound of the Afghan Special Forces in Kabul, the security officials confirmed. Nusrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior confirmed that the explosion took place in Reshkhor area of Kabul. Rahimi Read More …

‘Explosion caused by a rocket’ near US embassy in Kabul

A large explosion has been heard near the United States embassy in Kabul shortly after midnight  Wednesday. The Associated Press reported that a US embassy employee reached by phone confirmed the blast but had no details. A plume of smoke was seen Read More …

Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base

Dozens of Afghan security personnel were killed by Taliban militants who overran a military intelligence base near Kabul, officials have confirmed. At least 43 people were killed and 54 injured in the attack, the NDS intelligence service told the BBC. Read More …