KABUL, March 3 (Xinhua) — More than 300 armed insurgents have been killed elsewhere in the conflict-strife Afghanistan over the past week as government forces have increased military pressure against militants, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. “A total of 302 insurgents have been killed, 187 others injured and 28 more militants have been captured
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan February 24, 2018 Afghan officials said a suicide bomber has killed two security personnel and wounded seven in an attack in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attack occurred around 8:15 a.m.
Ayaz Gul VOA News February 14, 2018 ISLAMABAD — The Taliban, in an “open letter” to the American people has called for dialogue to end the prolonged Afghan war, claiming increased U.S. military airstrikes have not “retaken even a single inch of land” from the insurgency. Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, released copies of the 10-page document
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 27, 2018 ISLAMABAD — A suicide car bomb Saturday ripped through a crowded area outside a government building in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 95 people and wounding more than 163 others. The Health Ministry confirmed the casualty toll. Thick, dark smoke could be seen rising into the sky from the
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 26, 2018 ISLAMABAD — A rocket attack Friday killed at least seven civilians, mostly children, and injured three more in central-eastern Afghanistan. There were conflicting reports about who was responsible for the deadly incident in the Ghazni province. A provincial government spokesman, while speaking to VOA, accused Taliban insurgents of firing
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 20, 2018 Afghan security officials said that gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on January 20 and that security forces battling the assailants had killed one “terrorist.” Officials said that at least three attackers entered the hotel and had exchanged gunfire with security forces who arrived at the scene. Afghan Interior
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 17, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he believes an anti-terrorism Islamic edict, or fatwa, issued by Pakistan, should have covered the entire Muslim world, including Ghani’s war-torn nation. Ghani spoke Wednesday, a day after more than 1,800 Pakistani clerics unveiled the edict at a government-sponsored event in Islamabad.
Ayaz Gul VOA News / December 28, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Afghan officials say more than 40 people have been killed and 84 others wounded in a suicide attack on a building in Kabul that houses a Shi’ite Muslim cultural center with ties to Iran. A spokesman for Afghan Ministry of Public Health told reporters four women
Ayaz Gul VOA News December 18, 2017 Heavily armed militants attacked an Afghan intelligence agency facility in Kabul Monday, sparking fierce clashes with security forces. Afghan officials said several assailants wearing police uniforms and led by a car bomber stormed and occupied a partially constructed building before firing rockets at the nearby training center of
Press TV August 25, 2017 A bomber has set off his explosives at a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and other assailants have stormed the building, killing at least 20 people. The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack that took place when many Muslim worshipers had gathered at the mosque for Friday