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World - International
9/5/2022 11:33:42 AM
A blast went off outside the Russian Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing two members of the embassy staff and at least one civilian, a Russian state news agency and a local police official said.

World - International
9/5/2022 10:12:12 AM
At least six people were killed and nine others injured after an earthquake in eastern Afghanistan overnight.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/3/2022 9:02:00 PM
Egypt strongly condemned a blast outside a mosque in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan that left dozens of people dead and injured, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs read.

World - International
9/2/2022 1:39:47 PM
An explosion tore through a crowded mosque in western Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people, including a prominent cleric, Taliban officials and a local medic said. At least 21 people were hurt.

World - International
8/28/2022 3:14:58 PM
Afghan defence minister Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid accused Pakistan on Sunday of providing airspace for US drones to enter his country, characterising the incursions as a continuation of Washington's "invasion".

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/25/2022 10:26:21 PM
A battle for development to eliminate the sociocultural incubators of extremism is underway in Sinai along with a military battle to uproot the terrorist groups.

World - International
8/25/2022 2:49:25 PM
More than 180 people have been killed and 3,000 homes destroyed by floods in Afghanistan over the past month, a government spokesman said Thursday.

World - International
8/21/2022 8:59:37 PM
Heavy flooding from seasonal rains in eastern Afghanistan and neighboring parts of Pakistan left dozens of people dead overnight, according to local officials on Sunday.

World - International
8/20/2022 6:44:55 PM
The United Nations is set to end travel ban exemptions for 13 Taliban officials Friday, pending any deal by Security Council members on a possible extension, diplomats told AFP.

World - International
8/18/2022 11:57:48 AM
A blast which ripped through a mosque packed with worshippers in the Afghan capital killed at least 21 people and wounded more than two dozen others, police said Thursday.

World - International
8/15/2022 4:35:00 PM
The Taliban on Monday marked a year since they seized the Afghan capital of Kabul, a rapid takeover that triggered a hasty escape of the nation's Western-backed leaders, sent the economy into a tailspin and fundamentally transformed the country.

World - International
8/14/2022 1:33:06 PM
The EU on Sunday said it was "particularly concerned" about worsening conditions for women and girls in Afghanistan after the country's ruling Taliban violently broke up a women's rally.

World - International
8/13/2022 1:34:03 PM
A year since returning to power in Afghanistan, the Taliban are a stronger military force than ever, but threats to their rule do exist.

World - Region
8/13/2022 12:19:07 PM
Taliban fighters beat women protesters and fired into the air on Saturday as they violently dispersed a rare rally in the Afghan capital, days ahead of the first anniversary of the hardline Islamists' return to power.

World - International
8/12/2022 1:12:53 PM
The Taliban's capture of Kabul on Aug. 15, 2021 brought the hardline movement back into power in Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were toppled by the U.S. invasion following the 9/11 attacks. The year since has been disastrous for the country.

World - Region
8/8/2022 4:00:55 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims - from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan - were marking the festival of Ashoura on Monday, one of the most emotional occasions in their religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

World - International
8/8/2022 2:54:02 PM
A late night roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan struck a vehicle carrying members of the Pakistani Taliban group, killing a senior leader and three other militants, several Pakistani officials and militant figures said Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/4/2022 10:14:54 PM
The Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) denied in an official statement Thursday claims of a familial relationship between late Grand Imam Mohamed Al-Ahmadi Al-Zawahiri with Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri, who was killed in US drone attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on 31 July.

World - International
8/4/2022 3:02:35 PM
The Taliban said Thursday they are investigating what they described as ``claims'' that al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Afghan capital.

World - International
8/2/2022 2:50:17 PM
The U.S. drone strike that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri on the balcony of a Kabul safe house intensified global scrutiny Tuesday of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and further undermined their efforts to secure international recognition and desperately needed aid.

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