Gulf Times - Kabul
Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

Afghan election commission rejects Kabul vote invalidation

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday announced that it rejects the earlier declaration by the country's electoral complaints commission invalidating all votes cast in Kabul ...

Afghans try to identify group behind attack on clerics, toll climbs to 55

Afghans try to identify group behind attack on clerics, toll climbs to 55

Afghan authorities were struggling on Wednesday to identify the group behind a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 55 people at a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul after the Taliban denied any responsibility.

Seven killed in suicide attack near Kabul prison

Seven killed in suicide attack near Kabul prison

A suicide bomber targeting a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan's biggest prison killed at least seven people on Wednesday, officials said, in the latest militant attack in the war-torn country.

Suicide attack on Kabul election workers kills one, wounds six

Suicide attack on Kabul election workers kills one, wounds six

A suicide bomber targeting the headquarters of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday killed at least one person and wounded six, officials said ...

15 killed in suicide bombing in Kabul near polling station

15 killed in suicide bombing in Kabul near polling station

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least 15 people as voting concluded in parliamentary elections that were overshadowed by the threat of attacks ...

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations

Multiple blasts rock Kabul polling stations

Multiple explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, as voters cast their ballots in long-delayed legislative elections.

US peace envoy arrives in Kabul as Taliban ramp up attacks

US peace envoy arrives in Kabul as Taliban ramp up attacks

Senior US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Kabul for talks with Afghan leaders, an official said Sunday, in his first trip to the Afghan capital since being appointed to lead peace efforts with the Taliban.

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Mattis makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis landed in Kabul on Friday for an unannounced visit to war-torn Afghanistan, adding his weight to a flurry of diplomatic efforts to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table.

Islamic State claims twin Kabul bomb attack that killed at least 26

Islamic State claims twin Kabul bomb attack that killed at least 26

Islamic State on Thursday claimed responsibility for a twin bomb attack at a wrestling club in the Afghan capital Kabul the previous day that killed at least 26 people.

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

Twin blasts rock Kabul, at least 14 people killed

The second bomb detonated an hour after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside the sports hall in a heavily Shia neighbourhood, as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene.

Intense fighting erupts in Kabul after rockets fired

Intense fighting erupts in Kabul after rockets fired

Afghan security forces battled militants in Kabul's old quarter Tuesday, with military helicopters firing above a mosque to quell an assault that was launched with a rocket barrage against the capital.

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Several gunmen were firing on a training facility overseen by the National Security Directorate -- Afghanistan's intelligence agency -- from a nearby construction site.