Gulf Times - Kabul
Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday.

95 Wounded in Kabul Car Bomb Explosion

95 Wounded in Kabul Car Bomb Explosion

At least 95 injured in a car bomb blast west of Kabul, Afghan authorities announced Wednesday.

Afghan VP candidate injured as Kabul blast kills two, wounds another 25

Afghan VP candidate injured as Kabul blast kills two, wounds another 25

A powerful explosion hit central Kabul on Sunday, wounding Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's running mate in the upcoming election and killing at least two others, officials said.

Loud explosion rattles Kabul, casualties feared

Loud explosion rattles Kabul, casualties feared

A large blast rocked central Kabul Wednesday, officials confirmed, sending a plume of black smoke over the city in the latest explosion to hit the war-torn city and as Afghanistan observes the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday

Acting Pentagon chief makes visit to Kabul, denies US troop cuts

Acting Pentagon chief makes visit to Kabul, denies US troop cuts

The acting US Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan arrived in the Afghan capital for an unannounced visit on Monday, meeting with top officials from NATO and the government.

Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

The Taliban on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a powerful truck bomb attack in Kabul that ripped through surrounding neighbourhoods, killing at least four people and wounding more than 100, in the latest assault on the Afghan capital.

At least 43 killed in Kabul government compound attack

At least 43 killed in Kabul government compound attack

An hours-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said Tuesday, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghan capital this year.

Afghan forces free hundreds held hostage by militants in Kabul

Afghan forces free hundreds held hostage by militants in Kabul

Afghan security forces have freed 200 hostages and killed two assailants who launched a car bomb attack in Kabul near several government buildings on Monday, an official said.

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.