Kabul hotel attack: 18 dead, including 14 foreigners, in overnight Taliban siege

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday. A spokesman for the Read More …

Kabul airport target of Taliban rocket attack during visit by Mattis

Apparent Taliban rockets targeted Kabul’s international airport on Wednesday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the NATO chief held talks with Afghan officials in the capital, authorities said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks, carried out while Mattis held Read More …