Gulf Times - Kabul
Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers

Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers

The march was triggered by a car bomb in Helmand on March 23 that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens.

IS says behind Afghanistan car bombing which kills 26 during Eid

IS says behind Afghanistan car bombing which kills 26 during Eid

A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

A motorcycle suicide bomber killed at least eight people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital after they had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks to hit Kabul.

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Militants kill one, wound five in Kabul attack on ministry

Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks on Kabul, making the capital the deadliest place in the country for civilians in recent months.

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find books in Kabul's first mobile library.

Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces in western city

Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces in western city

Taliban fighters battled police and troops in the western city of Farah overnight, officials said, as security forces struggled to regain control of a city that has been under growing pressure from the militants for months.

Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations

Suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations Wednesday, killing at least five people, with security forces still searching for several assailants as the city braces for more violence.

Attackers launch strikes in Kabul with bombs, bullets

Attackers launch strikes in Kabul with bombs, bullets

Gunmen set off at least three explosions in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday and then battled the security forces from buildings they occupied in the latest in a spate of violence to rock the city.

Afghan forces foil attacks on government building, hospital

Afghan forces foil attacks on government building, hospital

Afghan security forces arrested seven suspected militants who were planning to attack a government-run hospital and an interior ministry office in the capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said.

Kabul suicide attack deadliest day for Afghan journalists

Kabul suicide attack deadliest day for Afghan journalists

The bomber appeared to have deliberately targeted journalists, presenting a press card to police before joining the group standing near the first blast site.

BBC reporter killed in eastern Afghanistan

BBC reporter killed in eastern Afghanistan

A BBC reporter was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, the broadcaster said, hours after twin blasts in Kabul marked the deadliest day for journalists in the war-torn country since the Taliban's fall in 2001.

Twin Kabul suicide blasts kill at least 21, including journalists

Twin Kabul suicide blasts kill at least 21, including journalists

At least 21 people were killed, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai and three other journalists, when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul on Monday ...