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Kabul attack


A journey through Kabul on the day of the fall

August 31, 2021 9:03 am

The older man said the Taliban could at least end the kleptocracy and what he called the “vulgarity” of society and bring order. The young lawyer lost it.

Evacuee: World has 'abandoned' Afghanistan's new generation

August 28, 2021 5:22 pm

Earlier this month, as the Taliban's siege closed on Kabul, the family started applying for emergency visas to several countries. Spain was the first to react, thanks to the mediation of a Spanish journalist whom Ahmadi had befriended in Kabul.

As US troops searched Afghans, a bomber in the crowd moved in

August 28, 2021 7:47 am

Pentagon officials said they were still piecing together the chain of events that took place at Abbey Gate on Thursday. There will be after-action reviews and storyboards with detailed lists of what led up to that moment.

A year after Kabul attack, Afghan Sikhs long for a settled life 

March 25, 2021 10:13 am

The attack had taken place inside the Guru Har Rai Sahib Gurudwara.

Afghanistan terror attack: 'Let the world know that he died protecting the gurdwara, and his Sikh brothers'

April 01, 2020 7:21 am

Says the family of Mahram Ali Shagasi, the lone Muslim killed in the Afghanistan terror attack, who was shot in the head when he tried to stop the gunman from entering the gurdwara

Trump backs out of peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack

September 08, 2019 11:22 am

"If they cannot agree to a ceasefire during these very important peace talks, and would even kill 12 innocent people, then they probably don't have the power to negotiate a meaningful agreement anyway," Trump said on Twitter

One minute it was an Afghan wedding. The next, a funeral for 63.

August 19, 2019 10:02 am

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings were one place of celebration without guilt. On Saturday, a bomber destroyed that exception.

After Kabul attacks, Ashraf Ghani & PM Modi discuss terror sanctuaries

February 01, 2018 5:22 am

Kabul has been hit by a series of terror attacks over the last 10 days, which has claimed around 150 lives and injured hundreds more.

Nearly 100 killed in ambulance blast in Afghan capital Kabul

January 28, 2018 6:04 am

An interior ministry spokesman blamed the Haqqani network, a militant group affiliated with the Taliban which Afghan and Western officials consider to be behind many of the biggest attacks on urban targets in Afghanistan.

India condemns 'barbaric and dastardly' terrorist attack in Kabul, offers all possible assistance

January 27, 2018 9:15 pm

In a statement, the ministry of external affairs said, "India strongly condemns the barbaric and dastardly terrorist attacks in Kabul today that targeted innocent civilians and the wounded under treatment."


Afghan Parliament Attack: 7 gunmen dead, multiple civilians injured

June 22, 2015 7:18 pm

A Taliban suicide bomber struck the entrance to the Afghan Parliament on Monday, setting off a gunbattle with the police.