Category: Afghanistan


A blast at a hotel in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad has killed at least three tribal elders and injured two others, although the exact cause of the explosion remains unclear. The blast occurred Tuesday on the second floor of […]


The death of Pakistani Taliban deputy leader Khalid Mehsud in a U.S. drone strike last week was confirmed Monday by a Taliban spokesman. Pakistani security officials announced the death of Mehsud, also known as Sajna, soon after the Feb. 8 […]


At least four attackers armed with heavy arms attacked the Marshal Fahem Military Academy in the Afghan capital Kabul before dawn on Monday, an official confirmed. Located in the southern outskirts of the city, the MFMA was attacked last year […]


An ambulance laden with explosives blew up near a security checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, killing at least 95 and injuring at least 150 more, officials said. The explosion came around lunchtime, a particularly busy time for a street […]


China’s Defense Ministry has rejected as “groundless” reports circulating in the media that it is planning to build a military base in Afghanistan. Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian said Thursday that security cooperation between China and Afghanistan was continuing on […]


  A report says State and Defense departments skirted U.S. human rights laws in Afghanistan They financially supported Afghan security forces accused of abuses The abuses include child rape Until November 2011, military personnel weren’t required to report child sexual abuse […]


Deployed by Iran to support the government of President Bashar al-Assad, over 2,000 Afghans have been killed fighting in Syria, a media report said on Sunday. Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official of the Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan recruits, told an […]


Dec. 28 (UPI) — Blasts targeting a Shiite cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed over 40 people Thursday and injured more than 20. Two bombs exploded in the Tebyan center, with a suicide bomber detonating a vest in the cultural […]