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#Afghanistan

# afghanistan - Friday 16 July, 2021

Pulitzer prize-winning Reuters photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Pulitzer prize-winning Reuters photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan

Jul 16th 2021, 2:02 PM 18,430 Views 21 Comments

Danish Siddiqui had been covering conflict in the country.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Afghan delegation and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan delegation and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar

Jul 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 6,958 Views 7 Comments

Two officials said the two side are due to meet in Doha, possibly on Friday.

# afghanistan - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August
# Military
# Military

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August

Jul 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,839 Views 22 Comments

The US is seeking to end a war that has lasted nearly 20 years.

# afghanistan - Friday 2 July, 2021

US troops to leave Afghanistan by end of August
# Exodus
# Exodus

US troops to leave Afghanistan by end of August

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:10 PM 9,727 Views 11 Comments

The Biden administration said it would continue to provide security systems and humanitarian assistance in the months ahead.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88
# Bush Era
# Bush Era

Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies aged 88

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 9:25 PM 23,594 Views 56 Comments

Rumsfeld led the US into war in Afghanistan and Iraq during the presidency of George W Bush.

# afghanistan - Friday 4 June, 2021

Afghanistan and Egypt among five countries to be added to hotel quarantine list
# Mhq
# Mhq

Afghanistan and Egypt among five countries to be added to hotel quarantine list

Jun 4th 2021, 11:01 PM 15,887 Views 24 Comments

The five countries will go on the list from Tuesday morning.

# afghanistan - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghans bury dead from bloody school blasts

May 9th 2021, 1:27 PM 11,086 Views 17 Comments

More than 50 people, mostly female students, were killed in yesterday’s attack.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Apr 13th 2021, 6:08 PM 13,126 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

# afghanistan - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Car bomb kills eight and wounds 47 people in western Afghanistan
# Herat
# Herat

Car bomb kills eight and wounds 47 people in western Afghanistan

Mar 13th 2021, 9:24 AM 5,941 Views 0 Comments

The UN Security Council has condemned attacks targeting civilians in the country.

# afghanistan - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border
# Fuel Tanker
# Fuel Tanker

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border

Feb 14th 2021, 12:55 PM 10,890 Views 13 Comments

More than 500 lorries lined up at the border carrying natural gas and fuel were ablaze.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland
# Clean Sweep
From The42
# Clean Sweep

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland

Jan 26th 2021, 3:25 PM 1,977 Views 3 Comments

Ireland suffered a 36-run loss in the third one-day international in Abu Dhabi today.

# afghanistan - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Biden administration to review US-Taliban withdrawal deal
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Biden administration to review US-Taliban withdrawal deal

Jan 23rd 2021, 1:14 PM 16,002 Views 42 Comments

The US struck a deal with the Taliban in Qatar last year.

# afghanistan - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush
# Taliban
# Taliban

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush

Jan 17th 2021, 7:06 PM 13,144 Views 3 Comments

Violence has risen in Afghanistan in recent months despite peace talks between the Taliban and government.

# afghanistan - Sunday 20 December, 2020

At least eight killed in car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

At least eight killed in car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s capital

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 10:12 AM 5,420 Views 2 Comments

Children, women and elders were among the dead and wounded, the interior ministry said.

# afghanistan - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Islamic State group claims Kabul rocket attacks that left eight dead and 31 wounded
# Kabul Attack
# Kabul Attack

Islamic State group claims Kabul rocket attacks that left eight dead and 31 wounded

Updated Nov 21st 2020, 1:57 PM 23,438 Views 14 Comments

The rockets hit various parts of central and north Kabul just before 9:00 am local time.

# afghanistan - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
# Military Inquiry
# Military Inquiry

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges

Nov 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 24,767 Views 37 Comments

The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.

# afghanistan - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government
# Doha
# Doha

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government

Updated Sep 12th 2020, 1:22 PM 20,182 Views 31 Comments

“We want a humanitarian ceasefire,” the former chief executive for Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?
# Bounties
# Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Jul 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 21,193 Views 61 Comments

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan

Mar 10th 2020, 1:46 PM 3,800 Views 2 Comments

Kevin O’Brien hit a last-ball six as his side clinched a consolation super-over victory.

# afghanistan - Saturday 29 February, 2020

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 6:13 PM 23,833 Views 53 Comments

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

# afghanistan - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan
# Heavy Snow
# Heavy Snow

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Jan 13th 2020, 8:25 AM 10,800 Views 1 Comment

At least 43 people are dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

# afghanistan - Friday 29 November, 2019

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan
# Taking A Trip
# Taking A Trip

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan

Nov 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 11,260 Views 17 Comments

The US President also announced that the US and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Two professors released by Taliban three years after kidnapping
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two professors released by Taliban three years after kidnapping

Nov 19th 2019, 10:53 AM 21,494 Views 6 Comments

Timothy Weeks and Kevin King were abducted by gunmen in 2016.

# afghanistan - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Taliban say US 'will be harmed more than anyone' after Trump halts talks
# Disturbing The Peace Talks
# Disturbing The Peace Talks

Taliban say US 'will be harmed more than anyone' after Trump halts talks

Updated Sep 8th 2019, 4:57 PM 33,312 Views 49 Comments

Trump’s announcement draws a fresh question mark on whether the United States will leave Afghanistan anytime soon.

# afghanistan - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
# Kabul
# Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,363 Views 32 Comments

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:03 PM 8,163 Views 5 Comments

The match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds was marred by crowd trouble.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast
# Odi Series
From The42
# Odi Series

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast

May 21st 2019, 7:12 PM 2,947 Views 1 Comment

Graham Ford’s side were brought crashing back down to earth after Saturday’s win.

# afghanistan - Monday 18 March, 2019

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory
# Testing Times
From The42
# Testing Times

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory

Mar 18th 2019, 9:53 AM 4,227 Views 3 Comments

Graham Ford’s side battled valiantly in Dehradun but had left themselves with too much damage to repair.

# afghanistan - Friday 8 March, 2019

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead
# Well Beaten
From The42
# Well Beaten

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead

Mar 8th 2019, 4:04 PM 3,091 Views 0 Comments

Rashid Khan helped his side recover from 131-7 to make 223 all out before they skittled the Irish for 114 in Dehradun.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland
# Battling Performance
From The42
# Battling Performance

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland

Mar 5th 2019, 8:15 PM 4,457 Views 2 Comments

Andy Balbirnie took advantage of being dropped on 51 to steer Ireland home, making 145 not out from just 136 balls.

# afghanistan - Sunday 6 January, 2019

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses

Jan 6th 2019, 3:14 PM 10,601 Views 3 Comments

Illegal mining is common in Afghanistan, with the Taliban relying on the sector for much of its revenue.

# afghanistan - Friday 28 December, 2018

Afghanistan slaps travel ban on football chiefs as graphic details of alleged sexual abuse emerge
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Afghanistan slaps travel ban on football chiefs as graphic details of alleged sexual abuse emerge

Dec 28th 2018, 4:44 PM 7,053 Views 5 Comments

Afghanistan women’s footballers have spoken out against their FA president.

# afghanistan - Friday 21 December, 2018

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan
# Surprise Move
# Surprise Move

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan

Dec 21st 2018, 6:59 AM 14,398 Views 65 Comments

The move stunned officials in Kabul who are involved in an intensifying push to end the 17-year conflict.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing
# Religious Leaders
# Religious Leaders

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Nov 20th 2018, 9:59 PM 8,025 Views 10 Comments

The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.

# afghanistan - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
# US Marine
# US Marine

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,420 Views 75 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes

Sep 11th 2018, 7:05 AM 25,131 Views 42 Comments

The court is considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse.

# afghanistan - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
# Deadly Insurgency
# Deadly Insurgency

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers

Aug 26th 2018, 10:44 AM 7,740 Views 2 Comments

Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.

# afghanistan - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 1:36 PM 9,598 Views 17 Comments

Today’s announcement coincides with the Afghan government announcing a ceasefire earlier this month.

# afghanistan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son
# Bacha Poshi
# Bacha Poshi

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son

Apr 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,993 Views 24 Comments

The 18-year-old has pretended to be a boy for most of her life.

# afghanistan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

Apr 22nd 2018, 12:52 PM 7,768 Views 10 Comments

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

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