Ayatollah Qassim Condemns "Horrific Massacre" in Afghanistan
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim condemned "the horrific massacre that took place last Friday (October 8, 2021) targeting the faithful worshippers at a mosque in Kunduz, Afghanistan, during Friday prayers."
Pakistani Intelligence Used Bahrain to Hold Meetings that Accelerated Afghan Gov't Collapse against Taliban
Rahmatullah Nabil, former head of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, said that relations between former President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani intelligence were the direct cause of his government's collapse in Afghanistan.
US to Evacuate Afghan Interpreters before Military Withdrawal Complete
The United States is set to evacuate thousands of vulnerable Afghan interpreters before the U.S. military completes its withdrawal from Afghanistan so they can wrap up their visa applications from safety, U.S. officials said on Thursday.
Taliban Says Near Agreement on U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan
The Taliban said on Wednesday it was close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise that the country would not become a haven for international militants.
Reuters: Shared Afghanistan Interests Create Opening for U.S.-Iran Back Channel
Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its longest war, according to three source familiar with the efforts.
U.S. Believes Osama bin Laden's Son Hamza is Dead: Official
The United States believes that Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, is dead, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
UAE to Boost Troop Presence in Afghanistan for Training: Officials
Afghanistan has accepted an offer from the United Arab Emirates to boost its presence in training Afghan forces fighting Islamist insurgents, senior government officials said, as Kabul seeks to improve ties with majority-Muslim nations.
Bahrain Condemns Terrorist Bombing that Targeted Clerics in Kabul
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted a gathering of clerics in Kabul that resulted death and injury of a number of people.
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Attack on Shiite Mosque in Afghanistan
Two suicide attackers struck a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding eight others, officials said, in the latest assault against the Muslim minority claimed by the Islamic State group.
Al-Wefaq Condemns Terrorist Attacks in France, Afghanistan
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the terrorist acts in France and Afghanistan and confirmed that these acts are denounced and are contrary to the values and do not belong to a religion.
ISIS Calls on Muslims to Join them in Afghanistan if they can't Make it to Iraq or Syria
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Afghanistan is inviting Muslims worldwide to come to the war-torn country if they cannot reach Syria or Iraq, as it seeks to expand its foothold.
US to Decide Soon on Future of Taliban Office in Qatar
The United States will soon decide whether to keep open a Taliban office in Qatar as America steps up its Afghan war effort, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, adding he was looking at who represents the increasingly fractious insurgency.
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Kabul Shi'ite Mosque Attack
Islamic State claimed responsibility for Friday’s attack on a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 14 people, the Sunni militant group’s Amaq news agency said.
Reuters: Embassy, Mosque Attacks Fuel Fears ISIS Bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan
Attacks on the Iraqi embassy and a Shi'ite mosque in Afghanistan have reinforced fears that Islamic State militants are seeking to bring the group's Middle East conflict to Central Asia, though evidence of fighters relocating from Iraq and Syria remains elusive.
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul
Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on Monday that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.
Bahrain Condemns Terrorist Attack that Targeted Iraqi Embassy in Afghanistan
Bahrain strongly condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted the Iraqi embassy in Afghanistan. Bahrain condemned this sinful act and affirmed the support of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of Iraq and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in their fight against terrorism and their efforts to confront various terrorist organizations that threaten peace and security.
Emirati Ambassador and Diplomats Injured in Kandahar Attack
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that the UAE Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al-Kaabi, and a number of Emirati diplomats who were accompanying him were injured in a brutal terrorist attack that occurred yesterday in the city of Kandahar.
Afghan Bomb Killed Five Emirates Humanitarian Workers
Five Emirati humanitarian workers were killed in a bomb attack in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) official news agency reported on Wednesday.
27 Killed in Attack Targeting Shiite Mosque in Kabul
A massive suicide blast at a Shiite mosque in Kabul killed at least 27 people Monday and wounded 64 as worshippers gathered for the religious ceremony of Arbaeen Imam Hussein (PBUH), officials said.