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Taliban resurgence threatens Afghan government, foreign actors alike

While the US-led attacks have failed to curb the activities of terrorist groups in Afghanistan, new reports suggest that the Taliban have increased their presence in rural areas near capital Kabul, to the extent that even the security forces do not dare to patrol those areas.

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Islamic state claims responsibility for attack in Kabul- Amaq

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack near one of Afghanistan’s main military academies in the capital, Kabul, on Monday, according to the militant group’s Amaq news agency.

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Afghanistan’s bloody week shows how U.S. policy there is failing

On Saturday, a suicide bomber packed a fake ambulance with explosives, drove to a hospital in central Kabul and set off an explosion that rocked the Afghan capital. At least 103 people were killed and 235 wounded. The attack, claimed by the Taliban, was one of the deadliest in the country’s history.

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Afghan officials: 5 people killed in suicide attack in Kabul

Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed five people in an attack on the capital Kabul.

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Replace Kalashnikovs with US arms, Kabul asked

Russia has queried Washington’s call for Kabul to purchase US-manufactured weapons and replace 50,000 Kalashnikov rifles being used by Afghan security forces.

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Rockets strike downtown Kabul, no casualties reported

As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said.

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۲۰ killed in ISIS attack on Shia mosque in Afghanistan

ISIS attacked a Shia mosque in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. 20 people, 10 of whom are civilians, have been killed in the attack. Afghan Ministry of Health reported that more than 50 persons have been injured as well.

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Explosions and gunfire in central Kabul attack near Iraqi embassy

Afghan police say a car bombing has targeted the Iraqi Embassy in central Kabul, followed by gunfire, and that the attack is still underway. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

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Suicide bomber attacks near Iraqi embassy in Afghan capital Kabul – officials

A suicide bomber attacked a police compound and the nearby Iraqi embassy in Kabul on Monday, security officials in the Afghan capital said.

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Rocket hits Indian diplomatic compound in Afghan capital: police

A rocket struck an Indian diplomatic compound in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday, police said, as representatives of about two dozen international delegations met a kilometer or so away to discuss efforts to end violence.

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Foreign delegations meet in Afghan capital after bloody week

Afghan leaders met officials of two dozen foreign governments and institutions on Tuesday, launching a so-called Kabul Process aiming to set the stage for peace talks and clinch an international pact to end “cross-border terrorism”.

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Kabul truck-bomb death toll rises to over 150

The death toll from a devastating truck bomb in Kabul’s diplomatic quarter last week has jumped to more than 150, President Ashraf Ghani told an international peace conference in the capital on Tuesday.

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Pakistan decides to attend Kabul conference on June 6

Pakistan is due to attend the international conference on peace that will be held in Kabul on June 6. 25 countries are expected to participate in the conference including America, China, Russia, India, Iran and Pakistan.

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Kabul Explosion Kills or Wounds Dozens, Afghan Officials Say

Afghan officials say a heavy explosion has caused casualties and damage in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul.

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Two killed, one foreigner kidnapped in Afghan capital Kabul

Two people, a foreigner and an Afghan, were killed and another foreigner was abducted from a house in Kabul late on Saturday, a spokesman for the interior ministry said.

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Afghanistan holds 24 amid questions over possible hospital insider attack

Reuters – Afghan authorities have detained 24 people in connection with what appears to have been an insider attack on a military hospital in Kabul last week, including some of the staff, officials said on Wednesday.

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