World Aug 18Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63
The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for a suicide blast on Saturday at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. It was the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded.
World Jul 29Death toll from attack on Afghanistan political office rises to at least 20
The attack began with a suicide car bombing after which other attackers entered the building and started shooting at security forces.
World Jul 28Blast, gunbattle at Afghan VP candidate’s office, 2 dead
The first day of the Afghan presidential campaign began with a large bomb and gun attack in the capital, Kabul, targeting the office of the president’s running mate, officials said, leaving at least two people dead and 25 wounded.
World May 08Taliban attack aid group office in Afghan capital, kills 5
The Taliban said they would continue their attacks during Ramadan, but would be "very careful of civilians during any operation."…
Nation Apr 093 American soldiers, 1 contractor killed in Afghanistan
The service members and U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday.
World Mar 06Suicide blast in eastern Afghanistan kills at least 17
Militants in Afghanistan set off a suicide blast and stormed a construction company near the airport in Jalalabad.
World Feb 05Taliban attack kills 26 members of Afghan security forces
The raid on the base in northern Kunduz province came as representatives of the Taliban were to hold meetings in Moscow with prominent Afghan figures.
World Jan 28‘Significant progress’ made toward Afghanistan peace deal, U.S. envoy says
American and Taliban officials have reportedly agreed to the framework of a peace deal with the insurgents.
World Jan 22Taliban attack kills dozens at Afghan military base
A suicide bomber drove an armored Humvee packed with explosives at the base in eastern Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a severe blow to the government that already has lost control of nearly half of the country to the insurgents.
World Nov 20Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital
A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Islamic scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.