Tolo News: Jalalabad city in the eastern province of Nangarhar witnessed five security incidents on Wednesday morning. Four explosions in different parts of the city took the lives of two people and injured three others, eyewitnesses told TOLO news. Click here to read more (external link).
Jeff Seldin VOA News September 22, 2021 WASHINGTON — Those watching the Taliban establish a government and assert control over Afghanistan are growing ever more wary of pledges by the group’s leaders to make sure no terrorist organization can ever again use the country as a base for attacks against the United States. The Taliban’s counterterrorism
Ariana: Taliban’s head of intelligence directorate in Nangarhar said on Monday that 40 people have been arrested in connection with explosions that rocked Jalalabad city on Saturday and Sunday. The intelligence chief, Dr Bashir, also confirmed that four people had died and six others were wounded in the explosions – three on Saturday and one
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 19, 2021 A blast targeted a Taliban vehicle in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on September 19, local media reported, a day after at least three people were killed in a series of explosions in the area. Initial reports says at least five people, including a child, were killed
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 18, 2021 Reports from Afghanistan say three explosions have killed at least three people and wounded 19 others in the capital of the eastern province of Nangarhar, in what was described as the country’s first deadly attack since the Taliban gained control of most of the war-torn country more than a month ago.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 17, 2021 U.S. General Kenneth McKenzie says a deadly drone attack by U.S. military outside Kabul airport in the last days of the U.S. evacuation “was a mistake” and apologized for the loss of innocent lives. McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said the attack killed as many as 10
Jeff Seldin VOA News September 14, 2021 WASHINGTON – There are growing indications that supporters of both the al-Qaida and Islamic State terror groups have their sights set on Afghanistan, emboldened by the Taliban takeover of the country late last month. Initial reports over the past week or so have highlighted an uptick in chatter
Jeff Seldin VOA News September 11, 2021 WASHINGTON – Twenty years after the al-Qaida terror group based in Afghanistan launched the Sept. 11 terror attacks against the United States, there are indications a new generation of terrorists is looking to call the country home. Seemingly encouraged by the Taliban takeover following the departure of U.S.
Evan Hill: The final act of the U.S. war in Afghanistan was a drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 people. Our latest investigation shows how a man the military saw as an “imminent threat” and “ISIS facilitator” was actually an aid worker returning to his family. The final act of the U.S. war in
Jamie Dettmer VOA News September 1, 2021 Buoyed by the West’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, Taliban commanders say they are confident they can defeat the Islamic State terror affiliate, which claimed responsibility for last month’s suicide bombing at Kabul airport, killing more than a dozen U.S. military personnel and at least 170 Afghans. Pausing between a