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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Kabul Attack

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Islamic State said Monday its Afghanistan-based affiliate was behind Sunday’s suicide bomb attack outside the military airport in the country’s capital, Kabul. The bombing was the third high-profile attack in the city in the last month claimed by the terror group’s regional branch, IS-Khorasan. The morning blast at the airport’s entrance left several people dead Read More

UN Warns Taliban Ban on Women Aid Workers to Further Isolate Afghanistan

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The United Nations said its envoy to Afghanistan had pressed the Taliban rulers Monday to reverse bans on work and education for women and girls to prevent further isolation of the crisis-ridden country. Markus Potzel, the acting head of the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), conveyed the international community’s call in a meeting in Read More