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Kabul Attack

Gunmen Attack Guesthouse In Afghan Capital

Reuters | LYNNE O'DONNELL and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.14.2015 | World

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, May 13 (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a guest house popular with foreigners ahead of a music concert in the Afghan capital Ka...

Car Bomb Blast Rocks Kabul's Diplomatic Quarter

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a Turkish embassy car in the Afghan capital on Thursday, kill...

Taliban Raid Foreign Aid Workers' Compound In Kabul, 2 Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.29.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attackers armed with suicide bomb vests and assault rifles killed two people, one a foreigner, during a raid on a ...

5 Killed In Suicide Attack On British Embassy Vehicle

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described...

Blast In Afghan Capital Ahead Of President's Swearing In

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

KABUL, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint near the airport in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, minutes before new P...

Deadly Attack Near U.S. Embassy In Kabul

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 11.15.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of th...

Gunmen Attack Major Kabul Hotel

Reuters | Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, March 21 (Reuters) - A Taliban assault on the restaurant of a luxury hotel, considered one...

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Kathy Kelly | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Kathy Kelly

We must never forget the full range of Dr. King's vision, nor the full tragedy of the world he sought to heal, nor the revolutionary spirit which he saw as our only hope of achieving his vision -- making do with everything we have to try to keep freedom ringing.

Several UN Personnel Killed In Attack On Popular Restaurant in Afghan Capital

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says three United Nations personnel have been killed in the "horrific attack" on a Kabul restaur...

Attack Turns Deadly In Afghan Capital

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide truck bomber followed by heavily armed men stormed a NATO supplier's compound Tuesday in Kabul, prompting a gunba...

Taliban Launch Brazen Midday Attack In Kabul

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban suicide bombers attacked the gates of the Afghan intelligence agency Wednesday, killing one person and wounding doz...

Teenage Suicide Bomber Kills 6 In Kabul

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck at the heart of NATO's operation in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least six Afghan civilians in an ...

Suicide Bombers Attack Kabul Police Station

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2012 | World

(Releads with incident over, police deny suicide attack) KABUL, Dec 16 (Reuters) - An attack on a police station in the west of Kabul ...

Afghan U.S. Government Employee Kills American In Kabul Office Attack

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan working for the U.S. government killed a CIA contractor and wounded another American in an attack on the intellig...

U.S. Ambassador Blames Haqqani Network For Kabul Attack

Posted 11.14.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan on Wednesday blamed the Pakistani-based Haqqani network for the coordinated attack again...

Brutal Attack On Kabul Finally Ends, Says Spokesman

AP | HEIDI VOGT and AMIR SHAH | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The 20-hour insurgent assault on the heavily guarded Afghan capital left 27 dead - including police, civilians and attackers - w...

Religious Reasons For The Taliban Attack On The Intercontinental Hotel

James Fergusson | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
James Fergusson

What is it about the Taliban and their convictions that make killing foreign hotel guests worth dying for? Part of the answer lies in Islamic eschatology.

Bomb Attack Against NATO Troops Kills 8

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Insurgents struck the Afghan capital two days before national elections, firing rockets or mortars at the presidential palace and unleas...

Kabul Bomb Attack Kills 7 Including UN Staff

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan killed a U.S. service member, while an American civilian working for the military died after ins...

Kabul Hit Ahead Of Afghan Poll

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least seven people, including two UN workers, have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a Western military convoy east of the Afghan capital...

Afghan Police: Blast Near US Embassy Kills 4

AP | AMIR SHAH and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide car bomber targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded about 200 yards (meters) outside the U.S. Embassy in Kab...

Pakistan Aided Militants In Planning Kabul Attack, US Officials Say: Pakistan Denies Involvement

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The New York Times this morning reported that U.S. intelligence agencies have discovered, through intercepted communications, that Pakistan's spy serv...

Suicide Bomber Kills One, Wounds Four In Kabul

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan army bus in the centre of Kabul on Thursday, causing numerous casualties, officials said. One civilian was killed...

Militants Kill 6 In Attack On Kabul Luxury Hotel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Militants with suicide vests, grenades and AK-47 rifles attacked Kabul's most popular luxury hotel Monday evening, killing at least two people in a co...