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Multiple explosions hit schools in Kabul - report

Multiple explosions hit schools in Kabul - report

Multiple explosions rocked schools in western Kabul on Tuesday, leaving an unknown number of casualties, according to police and witnesses. The blasts took place in the Dasht-i-Barchi area of Kabul. "Three different …

Explosion hits major Kabul mosque - report

Explosion hits major Kabul mosque - report

Kabul's largest mosque, Pul-e-Khishti, became the scene of the most recent violent attack in Afghanistan, Kabul news reported. At least six people were left injured after someone threw a hand grenade into the largest mosque in …

EU diplomatic mission resumes work in Kabul

EU diplomatic mission resumes work in Kabul

The European Union diplomatic mission had resumed work in Afghanistan, the Taliban claimed, noting an understanding has been reached between the two sides following consecutive meetings. Abdul Qahar Balkhi, the spokesperson …

Women protesters in Kabul call on to release Afghan assets

Women protesters in Kabul call on to release Afghan assets

Dozens of Afghan women took to the streets in Kabul on Wednesday morning to protest the continued hold on Afghan bank assets by the United States amid an economic crisis in Afghanistan. One banner carried by the women reads: “Our …

Defense Ministry: Russia airlifted a group of people from Kabul

Defense Ministry: Russia airlifted a group of people from Kabul

Three Russian Il-76 planes left Kabul carrying Russian and Kyrgyz nationals and Afghan students, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Wednesday. "Three military transport aircraft, which had delivered humanitarian aid to …

Three Russian aircraft with humanitarian aid arrive in Kabul

Three Russian aircraft with humanitarian aid arrive in Kabul

All three Russian Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft, involved in delivering humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and evacuating citizens of Russia and the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) member states, have arrived at the Kabul airport, the …

Kabul hospital attack: at least 15 killed

Kabul hospital attack: at least 15 killed

At least 15 people were killed and 34 wounded when two explosions followed by gunfire hit Afghanistan's biggest military hospital in Kabul, a Taliban security official said on Tuesday. The explosions took place at the entrance of …

Blast cuts power to Afghan capital Kabul

Blast cuts power to Afghan capital Kabul

An explosion cut off power to Kabul and plunged the Afghan capital into darkness on October 21, 2021. "Moments ago, an explosion blew up a power pylon in Qala Murad Beg area of Kabul province, cutting off a 220 kV imported power …

Taliban strike journalists at Kabul women's rights protest

Taliban strike journalists at Kabul women's rights protest

A group of about 20 women marched from near the ministry of education to the ministry of finance in the Afghan capital. Wearing colourful headscarves they chanted slogans including: "Don't politicise education", as traffic …

Powerful blast rocks Kabul, casualties reported

Powerful blast rocks Kabul, casualties reported

A powerful blast rocked Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, the 1TV channel reported citing the country’s Interior Ministry. According to the TV channel, the explosion occurred in the Deh Mazang downtown district across from …

U.S. evacuation flight from Afghanistan was nearly hijacked

U.S. evacuation flight from Afghanistan was nearly hijacked

Multiple individuals aboard one of the evacuation flights leaving Kabul, Afghanistan, “intended” on hijacking the plane, the Air Force revealed. Officials received an intelligence tip that five people on board …

Turkey delivers 33 tons of aid to Afghanistan

Turkey delivers 33 tons of aid to Afghanistan

Turkey provided 33 tons of food aid to conflict-ridden Afghanistan Monday. The Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay) delivered the aid to its Afghan counterpart at a ceremony in Kabul. The aid will cover the one-month need of 16,000 people in …

ISIS cell destroyed in Afghanistan hours after Kabul blast

ISIS cell destroyed in Afghanistan hours after Kabul blast

A special Taliban unit (outlawed in Russia) raided and eliminated a cell belonging to the Islamic State, (IS, terrorist organization, outlawed in Russia) in the Afghan capital, late on Sunday, Ariana News, a local TV channel, reported on …

First civilian flight from Kabul since U.S. exit lands in Qatar

First civilian flight from Kabul since U.S. exit lands in Qatar

More than 100 passengers have arrived in Doha, Qatar after flying from Kabul airport on the first flight ferrying out foreigners since a U.S.-led evacuation ended. Qatar, a major transit point for Afghan refugees, has said it worked …

Afghan women take to Kabul streets to demand their rights

Afghan women take to Kabul streets to demand their rights

A small group of Afghan women protested near the presidential palace in Kabul on Friday, demanding equal rights from the the Taliban movement (banned in Russia) as Afghanistan’s new rulers work on forming a government and seeking …

White House: U.S. working with Turkey, Qatar on Kabul airport

White House: U.S. working with Turkey, Qatar on Kabul airport

The United States is working together with Turkey and Qatar on Afghanistan’s Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Saying that opening the airport and regional airports is …