Gulf Times - Herat
Taliban attack on Afghan police station kills five

Taliban attack on Afghan police station kills five

An attack on a police station in Afghanistan's western Herat province has left five dead, including three policemen and a child, an official said on Sunday.

Qatar condemns attack on Afghan city

Qatar condemns attack on Afghan city

Qatar has strongly condemned the attack that took place in the western Afghan city of Herat, killing two children and wounding 10 civilians.

At least 10 police dead in attacks focused on Afghan checkpoint

At least 10 police dead in attacks focused on Afghan checkpoint

At least 10 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in violence centred on a security checkpoint in Herat province, officials confirmed on Friday.

At least one dead in blast near mosque in Afghan city

At least one dead in blast near mosque in Afghan city

A suicide attack near a Shia mosque in the Western Afghan city of Herat killed at least one person and wounded eight others, police and health officials said on Sunday.

Suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan kills one, wounds seven

Suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan kills one, wounds seven

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a Shia mosque in the Western Afghan city of Herat, killing at least one person and wounding seven others, police said on Sunday.

US soldier killed in Afghan operation against IS

US soldier killed in Afghan operation against IS

A US soldier has been killed in Afghanistan in an operation targeting Islamic State group insurgents, commanders said on Thursday, in the latest blow to American forces in the war-torn nation.

At least 29 killed in Afghan mosque attack

At least 29 killed in Afghan mosque attack

A suicide bomber and a gunman killed at least 29 people and wounded 63 at a packed Shia mosque in Afghanistan's main western city of Herat Tuesday, the latest attack to highlight the country's deteriorating security situation.

Ghani arrives in Herat

Ghani arrives in Herat

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, centre, left, arrived in Herat yesterday a day before the inauguration of the Salma Hydroelectric Dam.