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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

KABUL Afghanistan - Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide...

Clash erupts on Pakistan-Afghan frontier, one dead – Pakistan military

Clashes erupted between Pakistani and Afghan troops on Friday along their disputed border and at least one person was killed, Pakistan's military said, in...

Gunman kills 14 at shrine in Afghan capital, police say

At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a gunman in a police uniform opened fire on worshippers gathered at a shrine in...

US forces mounted unsuccessful mission to rescue kidnapped American University profs...

U.S. special operations forces mounted an unsuccessful mission to rescue two American University of Afghanistan professors kidnapped in Kabul last month -- after an...

Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24 People

A Taliban suicide attack near the defence ministry in Kabul killed at least 24 people on Monday, including a number of senior security officials,...

Four Haqqani commanders killed in east Afghanistan

U.S. air strikes in Afghanistan have killed four commanders of the Haqqani network, a militant group affiliated with the Taliban, as government forces try...

Afghan Taliban free six crew of Pakistani helicopter captured after crash

Five Pakistanis and a Russian who were captured by the Afghan Taliban after their government helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan have been released and...

Islamic State militants claim capture of U.S. weapons in Afghanistan

Militants linked to Islamic State have released photos that purport to show weapons and equipment that belonged to American soldiers and were captured by...

Afghan troops press offensive against Islamic State

When Afghan troops pushed into Kot, a district close to the border with Pakistan, this week, they found many of the houses empty, with...

Breaking: ISIS Bomb the protest rally in kabul, afghanistan killed at...

ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday. "I saw tens of...

Obama, in shift, to keep 8,400 US troops in Afghanistan until...

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Wednesday shelved plans to cut the U.S. force in Afghanistan nearly in half by year's end, opting to keep...

Taliban bombings in Afghanistan kill 30 officers, 4 civilians

Kabul, Afghanistan - At least 34 people were killed Thursday when two suicide bombers attacked a convoy of buses carrying newly graduated police officers in...