Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack on Kabul University that killed at least 22 people and injured a dozen more. Afghan security forces said the attack ended after an hourslong gunfight. VOA’s Hikmat Sorosh reports from Kabul.
The US has rejected the Taliban claim that Washington violated their peace agreement this month through airstrikes in Helmand province, saying the strikes were in support of Afghan forces defending against the Taliban's offensives
The Afghan government and the Taliban started intra-Afghan talks Saturday in Doha, Qatar. Afghan civilians say that both sides should agree to an immediate cease-fire. VOA’s Hikmat Sorosh reports from Kabul.
The Afghan government has announced Sunday that it will speed up the release of the Taliban prisoners. The announcement came a day after the Taliban declared a 3-day cease-fire during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr. VOA’s Hikmat Sorosh reports from Kabul.
At least 38 people were killed, and scores wounded Tuesday in two separate attacks in Afghanistan. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack on a funeral in eastern Nangarhar province. No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack on a hospital in west Kabul. VOA’s Hikmat?Sorosh?reports from Kabul.??