IS claims attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

Jul 31, 2017

IS claims attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

The Islamic State group claimed it had attacked the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul on Monday as a series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital in a continuing assault. A security source said a suicide bomber had blown himself up outside ...

Two killed, one kidnapped as gunmen storm Kabul guest house

May 22, 2017

Two killed, one kidnapped as gunmen storm Kabul guest house

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house in Kabul, officials said Sunday, underscoring rising insecurity in the war-torn country. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack late ...

Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

/ Nov 28, 2016

Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

Afghan police and health officials raided cafes and restaurants in Kabul on Sunday, confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt "debauchery and vulgarity. Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital's deteriorating security situation, while doing little ...