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Shia mosque bombing in Afghanistan that killed at least 47 claimed by ISKP

Suicide attack by Isis affiliate also injured more than 80 in southern city of Kandahar after Friday prayersA suicide bombing at a mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar has killed at least 47 people and injured more than 80, in the second major attack on Shia worshippers in Afghanistan in a week.The Imam Bargah mosque was particularly crowded when the attackers struck, because the community had been holding memorial prayers for the victims of the previous bombing, in northern Kunduz pr...
Tags: Isis, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kunduz, Kandahar


Shia mosque suicide bombing kills at least 47 in Afghanistan

More than 80 injured in explosions at building in southern city of Kandahar after Friday prayersA suicide bombing at a mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar has killed at least 47 people and injured more than 80, in the second major attack on Shia worshippers in Afghanistan in a week.The Imam Bargah mosque was particularly crowded when the attackers struck, because the community had been holding memorial prayers for the victims of the previous bombing, in northern Kunduz province. Conti...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kunduz, Kandahar


Pakistani airline says it will stop flying to Kabul due to Taliban interference just a few weeks after restarting flights

Passengers board a Pakistan International Airlines flight in Kabul AAMIR QURESHI/Getty Images Pakistan International Airlines has halted operations in Kabul due to Taliban "heavy-handed" interference. The carrier accused the Taliban of intimidating staff and making last-minute arbitrary rule changes. PIA spokesperson Abdullah Khan said operating in Afghanistan was "impossible" due to high insurance premiums. Pakistan International Airlines suspended operations into Kabul Airport on Thursda...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Kabul, Khan, Islamabad, Reuters, PIA, Pakistan International Airlines, Kabul Airport, Abdullah Khan


Shia mosque suicide bombing kills at least 32 in Afghanistan

More than 80 injured in explosions at building in southern city of Kandahar after Friday prayersA suicide bombing at a mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar has killed at least 32 people and injured more than 80, in the second major attack on Shia worshippers in Afghanistan in a week.The attackers arrived at Imam Bara mosque at about 1.30pm local time (1000 BST), just as Friday prayersended, detonating one bomb at the gate and two more among worshippers inside, witnesses said. Continue ...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kandahar, Imam Bara


More than 30 killed as suicide attack rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar

A suicide attack at the largest Shia mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar killed 32 people and injured at least 68 more, the government-owned Bakhtar News Agency said Friday.
Tags: Cnn, Afghanistan, Kandahar, Bakhtar News Agency


Marine forced to forfeit $5,000 in pay following conviction related to his videos criticizing US withdrawal from Afghanistan

A Marine who was found guilty after posting a series of videos on social media criticizing top military leaders' handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan received a sentence of one month forfeiture of $5,000 in pay and a direction to receive a letter of reprimand from a military judge on Friday.
Tags: News, US, Afghanistan, Stories


Marine forced to forfeit $5,000 in pay following conviction related to his videos criticizing the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

A Marine who was found guilty after posting a series of videos on social media criticizing top military leaders' handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan received a sentence of one month forfeiture of $5,000 in pay and a direction to receive a letter of reprimand from a military judge on Friday.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan


At least 30 killed as explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar

At least 30 people have died after an explosion hit a mosque in Kandahar during Friday prayers, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
Tags: Cnn, Afghanistan, Kandahar, United Nations Assistance Mission


Afghanistan: Suicide attack hits Kandahar mosque during prayers

Three blasts at a Shia mosque in Kandahar kill at least 37 people during Friday worship.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Kandahar


At least 16 killed as explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar

At least 16 people were killed and 32 injured after an explosion hit a Shia mosque in Kandahar during Friday prayers, a doctor at a hospital in the Afghan city told CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Afghanistan, Kandahar


Afghanistan: Explosion strikes Afghan mosque during prayers

At least 16 people are killed after a blast at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in Kandahar.
Tags: News, Afghanistan


‘Heavy casualties’ as explosion hits Shia mosque in Afghanistan

Large blast rips through building in southern city of Kandahar during Friday prayersA large explosion tore through a Shia mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, causing heavy casualties, a spokesperson for the Taliban government’s interior ministry said.Qari Saeed Khosti said authorities were collecting details of the explosion, which took place days after Islamic State claimed a bombing at a Shia mosque in the northern city of Kunduz that killed scores of people. ...
Tags: Islamic State, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Kunduz, Interior Ministry, Kandahar, Qari Saeed Khosti


Pakistani airline suspends Afghanistan flights due to Taliban 'heavy-handedness'

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced Thursday that it was suspending flights to Afghanistan due to what it described as unworkable conditions imposed by the Taliban.
Tags: Asia, News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan International Airlines PIA


CENTCOM disputes Air Force account of attempted hijacking at Kabul airport during Afghanistan evacuation

US Central Command, which oversaw the US evacuation from Afghanistan, disputed an Air Force account of an attempted hijacking of a commercial flight from Kabul international airport during the final weeks of the evacuation from the country.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan, Kabul, Air Force, CENTCOM, US Central Command


Around 100 female Afghan players evacuated to Qatar

Around 100 female footballers are evacuated from Afghanistan to Doha.
Tags: News, Qatar, Afghanistan


Judge finds marine guilty after he posted videos criticizing the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

A US military judge found a Marine who had posted videos on social media criticizing top military leaders' handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan guilty on five charges Thursday in a military court at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan, Camp Lejeune


Afghanistan women's junior football team granted UK visas

Afghanistan's women's junior football team and their immediate families will be relocated to Britain from Pakistan "shortly" after being granted visas by the UK government.
Tags: UK, Cnn, Afghanistan, Britain, Pakistan


Marine pleads guilty to charges after posting videos critical of US withdrawal from Afghanistan

A Marine who posted videos on social media criticizing top military leaders' handling of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan pleaded guilty to six charges in a military court at Camp Lejeune, in North Carolina, on Thursday.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan, North Carolina, Camp Lejeune


Marine officer who criticized US Afghanistan withdrawal pleads guilty

Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller pleaded guilty in a court martial Thursday after criticizing the withdrawal from Afghanistan in a Facebook video.       [Author: The Daily News]
Tags: Facebook, News, Afghanistan, THE Daily News, US Afghanistan, Marine Lt Col Stuart Scheller


Afghanistan: Pakistan airline stops flights citing Taliban intimidation

Pakistan International Airlines complains of "heavy-handedness" by the Taliban authorities.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines


Air Force account of US withdrawal from Afghanistan details chaos at Kabul's airport

A recently published US Air Force account of the final days of America's evacuation from Afghanistan reveals more details about the chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport, including an attempted hijacking of a commercial airliner.
Tags: News, US, America, Afghanistan, Stories, Kabul, Air Force, US Air Force


Air Force account of US withdrawal from Afghanistan details chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport

A recently published US Air Force account of the final days of America's evacuation from Afghanistan reveals more details about the chaotic scenes at Kabul's airport, including an attempted hijacking of a commercial airliner.
Tags: US, America, Cnn, Afghanistan, Kabul, Air Force, US Air Force


Afghanistan: Pakistan airline stops flights over Taliban 'intimidation'

Pakistan International Airlines complains of "heavy-handedness" by the Taliban authorities.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines


Pakistani airline suspends Afghanistan flights due to Taliban 'heavy-handedness'

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced Thursday that it was suspending flights to Afghanistan due to what it described as unworkable conditions imposed by the Taliban.
Tags: Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan International Airlines PIA


Afghan refugees accuse Turkey of violent illegal pushbacks

Migrants, many fleeing the Taliban regime, claim they are being beaten, harassed and turned back by Turkish border forcesAs the sun sets over a dusty ravine on the outskirts of Van city in eastern Turkey, Muhammdullah Sangeen and dozens of other Afghans are preparing for another night sleeping rough.The 22-year-old, who has a bruised left eye and fresh cuts all over his arms, arrived from Iran a few days earlier with the help of smugglers. “I am not OK,” said Sangeen, his legs trembling. “I’m no...
Tags: World news, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Migration, United Nations, Refugees, Global development, Sangeen, Van City, Turkey Muhammdullah Sangeen


‘I Will Never Forget This’: Modesto Neighbors Help Family Of 9 Escape Afghanistan

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Uzbekistan, Modesto, Dow, Diane, U S Embassy, DeHart, Jamal, NEDA, Modesto News


G20 pledges help for Afghan humanitarian crisis at special summit

The Group of 20 major economies is determined to tackle the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, even if it means having to coordinate efforts with the Taliban, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Tuesday after hosting an emergency summit.
Tags: Asia, News, Mario Draghi, Afghanistan, Taliban


Afghanistan: The New York Rabbi evacuating desperate Afghans

Rabbi Moshe Margaretten says he gets calls in the middle of the night from people in Afghanistan asking for help.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, New York Rabbi, Moshe Margaretten


The New York rabbi evacuating desperate Afghans

Rabbi Moshe Margaretten says he gets calls in the middle of the night from people in Afghanistan asking for help.
Tags: New York, News, Afghanistan, Moshe Margaretten


Most evacuation flights from Afghanistan this week have been canceled

Most evacuation flights scheduled to depart Afghanistan this week have been canceled, according to a State Department email sent to US citizens in the country on Monday that was reviewed by CNN.
Tags: US, Cnn, Afghanistan, State Department



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