KABUL city news.

Senate rebukes Trumps plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, Afghanistan

Senate rebukes Trumps plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, Afghanistan

 

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - SEPTEMBER 7: Members of Afghanistan's Crisis Response Unit 222, an Afghan Special Police Unit, participate in a training slowed down for the media on September 7, 2017 at Camp Lion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Currently the United States has about 11,000 troops in the deployed in Afghanistan, with a reported 4,000 more expected to arrive in the coming weeks. With the arrival of more troops, Resolute Support, the coalition train, advise, and assist mission, hopes to train almost double the amount of Afghan Special Forces and Special Police Units. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)


January 31, 2019 - 23:39 GMT
Taliban bring top leader into talks with US

Taliban bring top leader into talks with US

 

FILE - In this March 13, 2009, file photo, Zalmay Khalilzad, special adviser on reconciliation, speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. Abdul Ghani Baradar, a co-founder of the Taliban has been appointed head of the groups political office in Qatar as it holds negotiations with the United States over ending the 17-year-old Afghan war, a Taliban spokesman said Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. He remained in the custody of Pakistan for eight years and was freed in October 2018 on request from the U.S. envoy Khalilzad, who has been tasked by the administration of President Donald Trump since September to find a negotiated conclusion to conflict, which would end the U.S.'s longest military engagement in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)


January 25, 2019 - 11:50 GMT
U.S. to Withdraw About 7,000 Troops From Afghanistan, Officials Say

U.S. to Withdraw About 7,000 Troops From Afghanistan, Officials Say

 

American service members deployed for Mission Resolute Support rode in a helicopter over Kabul on the way to Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan last year.


December 21, 2018 - 01:28 GMT
U.S. service member killed in apparent 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

U.S. service member killed in apparent 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

 

Image: An U.S. military personnel stands during a change of command ceremony at Resolute Support in Kabul


September 03, 2018 - 17:49 GMT
Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

 

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city's Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left over 30 dead. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)


August 17, 2018 - 14:18 GMT
'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes': Dozens killed in Kabul school attack

'She went to school to learn but left in blood-soaked clothes': Dozens killed in Kabul school attack

 

Hundreds of people gathered at cemeteries in Kabul to bury the victims of the attack [Omar Sobhani/Reuters]


August 16, 2018 - 13:37 GMT
Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul kills 14, returning VP unharmed

Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul kills 14, returning VP unharmed

 

Afghan security personnel stand guard next to wounded comrades at the site of an attack near the Kabul International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 22, 2018. An Afghan spokesman said there has been a large explosion near the Kabul airport shortly after the country's controversial first vice president landed on his return from abroad. Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum and members of his entourage were unharmed in the explosion on Sunday, which took place as his convoy had already left the airport (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)


July 22, 2018 - 18:06 GMT
Pompeo makes surprise visit to Kabul: Afghan official

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Kabul: Afghan official

 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is currently on an Asian tour


July 09, 2018 - 14:53 GMT
U.S. service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan 'insider' attack

U.S. service member killed, two others wounded in Afghanistan 'insider' attack

 

A foreign soldier takes position during an attack and gun fire in Kabul, Afghanistan May 9, 2018.


July 07, 2018 - 19:01 GMT
Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 14

Suicide bomber targets Afghans celebrating truce, killing 14

 

A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr according to Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)


June 17, 2018 - 13:47 GMT
  CITIES NEWS
LONDON
DUBAI
BEDMINSTER, New Jersey
SEOUL
TAIPEI
MOSCOW
BERLIN
STOCKHOLM
WASHINGTON
LOS ANGELES
BRASILIA
SILVERSTONE, England
SAYLORSBURG, Pa
AMSTERDAM
BERGERAC, France
KABUL
BARCELONA
PARIS
MOSUL, Iraq
BRUSSELS
DOHA
CAIRO
FRANKFURT
LAUSANNE
  DATE NEWS
2019/02/18
California AG: At least 13 states suing over Trump's national emergency


2019/02/17
Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Trump from using disaster funds to build wall


2019/02/16
'I didnt need to do this': Dems pounce on Trump's national emergency admission


2019/02/15
U.S. to slash payouts from 9/11 victims fund


2019/02/14
'Dangerous.' 'Abuse.' 'Lawless': Bipartisan attack on Trump national emergency declaration


2019/02/13
Trump says you'd have to be able to 'climb Mt. Everest' to scale his wall