Measles cases, deaths surging in Afghanistan: WHO

Measles cases, deaths surging in Afghanistan: WHO

A raging measles outbreak in Afghanistan infected tens of thousands and killed more than 150 people last month alone, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning of more deaths.

QRCS, IOM join hands to support displaced Afghans in Qatar

QRCS, IOM join hands to support displaced Afghans in Qatar

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) signed Wednesday a co-operation agreement to implement a project aimed at providing community services, mental health, and psychosocial support for the Afghan citizens hosted by Qatar following the recent events

'God will take revenge' says Afghan father of US drone strike victim

'God will take revenge' says Afghan father of US drone strike victim

An Afghan whose daughter was among 10 relatives killed by a wrongly directed US drone strike expressed anger Tuesday at Washington's announcement that nobody would be punished for the deadly mishit.

Qatari aid plane arrives in Kabul

Qatari aid plane arrives in Kabul

A Qatari plane carrying a shipment of humanitarian aid provided by Qatar Charity, in co-operation with the Qatar Fund for Development, arrived at Kabul International Airport as part of Qatar's support to the Afghan people

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

19 killed in attack on Kabul military hospital

At least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in an attack on a military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday, the latest assault to rock Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power. Two blasts struck close to the entrance of the sprawling site followed by reports of shooting inside the hospital, the

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.