Gulf Times - Afghanistan
Sportswomen flown out of Afghanistan

Sportswomen flown out of Afghanistan

A number of Afghan women athletes, including footballers, basketball players and others, were among the 369 passengers on a plane to Qatar from Kabul Wednesday, including more than 55 who were evacuated in co-ordination with global football body FIFA

US-Afghan meeting in Doha discusses political, security and humanitarian Issues

US-Afghan meeting in Doha discusses political, security and humanitarian Issues

High-level officials from the United States met with a delegation from the caretaker government of Afghanistan for two days in Doha, QNA reported.

Mosque blast kills 50, injuries 140 in Afghanistan

Mosque blast kills 50, injuries 140 in Afghanistan

An explosion targeting a mosque in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz killed 50 people and injured 140 others.

Taliban hold victory rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

Taliban hold victory rally outside Kabul as they consolidate rule

More than 1,500 Taliban supporters attended a rally on Sunday in a vast field to the north of Kabul, in a show of strength as they consolidate their rule of Afghanistan.

Taliban asks airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan

Taliban asks airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan

The Taliban government in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for international flights to be resumed, promising full cooperation with airlines and saying that problems at Kabul airport had been resolved.

Qatar flight with Afghans, Americans, Europeans leaves Kabul

Qatar flight with Afghans, Americans, Europeans leaves Kabul

A fourth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since US forces withdrew last month left Kabul on Sunday with more than 230 passengers, including Afghans, Americans and Europeans

UK thanks Qatar for facilitating evacuation from Kabul

UK thanks Qatar for facilitating evacuation from Kabul

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss expressed thanks to the State of Qatar for its efforts in facilitating the evacuation of British nationals from Kabul, Afghanistan.

Sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid arrives in Kabul

Sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid arrives in Kabul

The sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid provided by Qatar Charity, in coordination with the Qatar Fund for Development, arrived Friday at Kabul International Airport in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

8 killed, 20 wounded in attack on acting Afghan defense minister's house

8 killed, 20 wounded in attack on acting Afghan defense minister's house

At least eight people, including a woman, were killed and more than 20 others were wounded in a car bomb blast near the residence of Acting Defense Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Tuesday night, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

UN Security Council calls for immediate cessation of violence in Afghanistan

UN Security Council calls for immediate cessation of violence in Afghanistan

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas in Afghanistan, as the Taliban continues a ground assault in the south of the country.

QRCS delivers educational aid to schools in Afghanistan

QRCS delivers educational aid to schools in Afghanistan

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has inaugurated the delivery of educational aid to schools in Ghor Province, Afghanistan, as part of Phase 3 of the project to support education in remote areas of Afghanistan, at a total cost of $343,521.

Russian, Uzbek militaries begin joint Afghan border drills

Russian, Uzbek militaries begin joint Afghan border drills

The Russian army announced that the troops from Russia and Uzbekistan began joint military drills on Monday near the Afghan border.