Gulf Times - Afghanistan
Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week: govt

Over 400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban in past week: govt

The Taliban have killed or wounded more than 400 Afghan security personnel over the past week, the interior ministry said Sunday, accusing the insurgents of increasing attacks ahead of expected peace talks.

Violence in Afghanistan leaves 17 dead, many of them civilians

Violence in Afghanistan leaves 17 dead, many of them civilians

At least 17 people were killed in a series of violent incidents across four Afghan provinces, officials said on Saturday.

Qatar slams bombing of mosque in Kabul

Qatar slams bombing of mosque in Kabul

Qatar strongly condemned the bombing of a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, which resulted in deaths and injuries

Afghan officials hail Qatar's peace efforts

Afghan officials hail Qatar's peace efforts

The Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation in Afghanistan, Dr Abdullah Abdullah; Second Vice President of Afghanistan Sarwar Danesh; Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Hanif Atmar

Blast at Kabul mosque kills four

Blast at Kabul mosque kills four

A blast in a mosque during Friday prayers in Kabul has killed at least four people and wounded 12 others.

Amir sends written message to president of Afghanistan

Amir sends written message to president of Afghanistan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday sent a written message to Afghan President Dr Mohamed Ashraf Ghani, pertaining to bilateral ties ...

QRCS provides healthcare for 45,000 beneficiaries in Afghanistan

QRCS provides healthcare for 45,000 beneficiaries in Afghanistan

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Afghanistan is working on a project to establish and operate a primary healthcare centre in District 3 of Kandahar Province.

Blast at Afghan coal mine kills 7

Blast at Afghan coal mine kills 7

Seven workers were killed and several more feared dead in northern Afghanistan after a gas explosion caused a coal mine to collapse, an official said on Wednesday.

Qatar condemns mosque bombing in Kabul

Qatar condemns mosque bombing in Kabul

The State of Qatar voiced its strong condemnation and denunciation of the bombing which targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul, leaving one dead and others injured.

Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills 7 civilians in Afghanistan

Seven civilians were killed by a roadside bomb linked to the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, even as authorities pressed for peace talks with the militants.

Afghan journalist and driver killed in blast

Afghan journalist and driver killed in blast

A journalist and a driver were killed and at least six people were wounded when a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in Kabul on Saturday, said the director of Khurshid TV.

Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners

Afghan authorities plan to release 900 more Taliban prisoners Tuesday, as a rare ceasefire by the insurgents entered its third and last day.