Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out deadly Kabul airport attack had been released from prison days earlier

The ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out a terrorist attack at Kabul international airport in late August, killing 13 US service members and dozens of Afghans, had been released from a prison near Kabul just days earlier when the Taliban Read More …

Afghanistan: Taliban eliminates ISIS-K hideout in north of Kabul

The Taliban fighters reportedly conducted operations in Kabul’s northern suburb-Police District 17, Khair Khana- eliminating a safe haven of the ISIS Khorasan branch. Local residents have confirmed the shooting of light and heavy weapons in the area and have also Read More …

Afghanistan: Analysis suggests no evidence of explosives in target of U.S. drone strike in Kabul

When a Hellfire missile was launched on Aug. 29 at a target in a Kabul neighborhood — a parked car suspected of containing explosives for use in a suicide attack — U.S. military officials said they were confident the driver Read More …

Afghanistan: Rockets fired towards Afghanistan’s Kabul airport

Several rockets have been fired at Kabul’s international airport, a day before the deadline for the US troops to pull out of Afghanistan ends. The White House, which confirmed the attack, said that evacuation operations at the airport were not Read More …

US Airstrike Hits Suicide Bombers Targeting Kabul Airport

A U.S. airstrike Sunday targeted a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing American military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport, officials said. There were few initial details about the incident, as Read More …