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
Press TV July 24, 2017 At least 35 people have been killed when heavily-armed Taliban militants launched a deadly attack on a hospital in Afghanistan’s central Ghor province. “When the Taliban entered the hospital they killed 35, all civilians,” Shah Hussain Murtazawi a presidential spokesman confirmed on Monday, without specifying if they were patients or
KABUL, June 9 (Xinhua) — Businesses have suffered as a demonstration-turned sit-in entered its eighth day on Friday in Afghan capital Kabul as many shops have remained closed over the past few days. “I am in lose over the past few days as few people dare to come to the market and go shopping,” a
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 11, 2017 ISLAMABAD — The United Arab Emirates has confirmed the killing of five of its diplomats in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar. The blast killed a total of at least 11 people and wounded 16 others, mostly top Afghan government officials. Provincial governor Homayun Azizi and
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) on Sunday warned that the current level of environmental pollution in the capital Kabul is a concern and that this would have serious repercussions on people’s health. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghan Civil Aviation Authority says, the government will take full control of Kabul International Airport (Hamid Karzai Airport) after getting the responsibility of meteorology dept. from NATO-Resolute Support. According to officials, currently, five Afghans are serving 24 hours in the dept., however, 10 people are required to work in the section, including two women and
Tolo News: Parliament Members (MPs) on Saturday demonstrated outside parliament over government’s inaction to control the sharp rise in pollution over Kabul city. “Government has an obligation to stop importing poor quality fuel. Government also has an obligation to develop Kabul city’s canalization system,” said Mohammad Abda, an MP. Click here to read more (external link).
KABUL, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — A 4.6-magnitude earthquake rattled Afghanistan on Thursday afternoon and was felt in capital Kabul, causing panic among residents. The tremor struck northeastern parts of Pul-e-Alam, capital of eastern Logar province, 60 km south of Kabul, according to local officials. “The initial information by our disaster officials found no casualties have
Reuters: Afghan police and health officials raided cafes and restaurants in Kabul on Sunday, confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt “debauchery and vulgarity.” Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital’s deteriorating security situation, while doing little to change the pervasive smoking culture in the long-term. Click
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Saturday that according to forecasts, Kabul will get less snow this winter but will see higher levels of pollution. The EPA warned that if Kabul residents do not pay special attention to what they use as fuel, the pollution levels will increase and more people will