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43 killed in Gaza as Israel carries out hundreds of airstrikes

43 killed in Gaza as Israel carries out hundreds of airstrikes

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israel carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian fighters fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and the southern city of Beersheba in the region’s most intense hostilities in years, Reuters news agency reported At least 43 people have been killed in Gaza since violence escalated on Monday, according to […]

13 Civilians Killed in Two Bomb Blasts in Afghanistan

13 Civilians Killed in Two Bomb Blasts in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 13 civilians were killed and 42 more were wounded in separate roadside bomb blasts in Zabul and Parwan provinces, Ministry of Interior and officials said, the Tolonews reported.  In Zabul, 11 civilians were killed and 28 more were wounded in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a passenger’s bus in Shahr-e-Safa district […]

Afghanistan blast near Girls’ School in Kabul kills 25 People

Afghanistan blast near Girls’ School in Kabul kills 25 People

Kabul: At least three blasts happened near Sayed-ul-Shuhada High School in west of Kabul on Saturday afternoon, the Ministry of Interior confirmed, Tolo news reported. Sources said 25 people were killed and 20 more were wounded in the blasts. There are also reports that the blasts occurred as a result of three rockets. No group […]

US Defense Secy says they are removing all contractors from Afghanistan

US Defense Secy says they are removing all contractors from Afghanistan

Washington: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said that the process of removing all contractors from Afghanistan working with the United States was underway as part of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal of forces from the country, the All India Radio (AIR) reported. The remarks are the clearest indication yet that US President’s April order to withdraw […]

22 People Killed in Flash Floods in Afghanistan: Official

22 People Killed in Flash Floods in Afghanistan: Official

Kabul: Local officials said that 22 people were killed in flash floods following heavy rainfalls in two districts of the western province of Herat on Monday, the Tolonews reported.  The incident happened in the Rokha village of Adraskan district and in Obe district in the province, Herat governor’s spokesman Jailani Farhad said, reports said. “He […]

Over 60 Taliban, 30 Soldiers Killed in Past Day’s Violent Surge

Over 60 Taliban, 30 Soldiers Killed in Past Day’s Violent Surge

Kabul: The country’s western area witnessed deadly attacks over the last 24 hours with over 20 army soldiers killed and many civilians wounded, according to local officials, the Tolonews reported.  According to officials and sources, 20 soldiers were killed in Farah, 4 in Baghlan, 8 in Badakhshan and 5 in Herat in the last 24 […]

Nine Killed, 14 Injured in Massive Fire in Kabul

Nine Killed, 14 Injured in Massive Fire in Kabul

Kabul: At least nine people were killed and 14 others were wounded after a major fire broke out on Saturday night in Kabul in which dozens of fuel tankers, trucks and other vehicles were burnt, a source from the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday, the Tolonews reported.  The fire broke out in Qala-e- Murad […]

30 people killed, 60 wounded as car bomb blast rock eastern Afghanistan

30 people killed, 60 wounded as car bomb blast rock eastern Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 30 people were killed and over 60 more were wounded after a car bomb attack happened near a guesthouse owned in the city of Pul-e-Alam east of Kabul on Friday evening, the provincial council chief Hasib Stanekzai said, the Tolonews reported.  “He said the explosion happened at around 7:06 pm.” Stanekzai said […]

“American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan”: US President

“American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan”: US President

Kabul: In discussing his order to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the withdrawal will not endanger national security but will demonstrate “American leadership” by halting the cycle of endless armed conflict, the All India Radio (AIR) reported.  “American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan,” Biden […]

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