News and updates about Kabul

Taliban kills ISIS leader behind 2021 attack in Kabul

US officials confirm that Taliban eliminated ISIS-K leader behind August 2021 suicide bombing during US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Taliban kills ISIS leader behind 2021 attack in Kabul

Taliban kills two ISIS terrorists, detains a third

The regional affiliate of the Islamic State group -- known as ISIS-K -- is responsible for deadly attacks in the region.

Taliban kills two ISIS terrorists, detains a third

Watch: Women protesting university ban report Taliban beatings

Women marching outside Kabul University in panic as Taliban soldiers, female supporters descend on the protest.

Watch: Women protesting university ban report Taliban beatings

Kabul bombing leaves at least 6 dead

A series of blasts near a high school in the Afghan capital may have targeted a minority community of the Taliban-ruled country.

Kabul bombing leaves at least 6 dead

Report: Kabul roadside blast injures five

Roadside bomb in Kabul injures at least five people, local TV and witnesses say.

Report: Kabul roadside blast injures five

ISIS claims gun and bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital

Attack in the center of Kabul killed at least 19 people and wounded 50 more.

ISIS claims gun and bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital

Watch: Taliban 'foot soldiers' running amok in Kabul

WARNING: Graphic violence

Watch: Taliban 'foot soldiers' running amok in Kabul

Watch: Trump invites 'hero' marine from Kabul standoff onstage

The Marine said it was 'the best moment of his life' as supporters chanted 'USA, USA!'

Watch: Trump invites 'hero' marine from Kabul standoff onstage

Watch: Afghan's homeless descend on Kabul as crisis worsens

Millions of displaced Afghans are left begging for food and water with no help in sight.

Watch: Afghan's homeless descend on Kabul as crisis worsens

Watch: US apologizes for botched strike that killed 10 civilians

Top US general admits that a drone strike targeting suspected suicide bomber in Kabul ended up killing 10 civilians - 7 of them kids.

Watch: US apologizes for botched strike that killed 10 civilians

Watch: Dogs left behind by US in Afghanistan get new handlers

While the Pentagon has denied abandoning the dogs during the chaotic withdrawal, they will reportedly be put back to work by the Taliban.

Watch: Dogs left behind by US in Afghanistan get new handlers

Watch: Russian TV inspects Kabul Airport

A correspondent for RT takes a tour of the airport left behind by American troops, claims US army dogs are in the service of the Taliban.

Watch: Russian TV inspects Kabul Airport

The outrages keep coming.

We’re supposed to believe abandoned Americans chose to stay. Who would want to trade downtown Kabul for New York anyway? Op-ed.

The outrages keep coming.

Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother

Instagram account of mother of US soldier killed in Kabul bombing deleted after she pens post criticizing Biden's conduct and blaming him.

Facebook deletes account of Kabul victim's mother

Who is ISIS-K - the group behind the Kabul Airport attack?

ISIS-K took responsibility for the suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport that claimed the lives of 13 U.S. servicemen.

Who is ISIS-K - the group behind the Kabul Airport attack?

Taliban storm Kabul TV station, terrorize news anchor

A Kabul-based TV program became home to a Taliban propaganda hit when militants stormed the station.

Taliban storm Kabul TV station, terrorize news anchor

Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

Taliban head Anas Haqqani blames Americans for destroying Kabul airport, claims Taliban 'didn't destroy anything.'

Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

U.S. disables planes, missile systems before leaving Kabul

The US army left as little as possible in the hands of the Taliban before leaving the country.

U.S. disables planes, missile systems before leaving Kabul

US strike thwarts Afghan-ISIS attack in Kabul

US drone took out "multiple suicide bombers" heading for Kabul airport. Forces remain on high alert.

US strike thwarts Afghan-ISIS attack in Kabul

Eyewitness to bombing: 'There were bodies everywhere'

An eyewitness to the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at Kabul airport says he had blood all over his clothes helping evacuate the wounded.

Eyewitness to bombing: 'There were bodies everywhere'

Watch: Erdogan says Taliban offered him control of Kabul Airport

Turkey alleges its considering Taliban request to help operate Kabul airport after Western forces withdraw.

Watch: Erdogan says Taliban offered him control of Kabul Airport

Taliban: 'Very sorry about Kabul bombing'

Taliban spokesman expresses his apology for the bombing while laying the blame with the U.S., repeats warning to leave country by the 31st.

Taliban: 'Very sorry about Kabul bombing'

Netanyahu: US soldiers died to secure our common civilization

Opposition Leader and former Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu sends condolences to families of 13 US soldiers killed in Kabul bombing.

Netanyahu: US soldiers died to secure our common civilization

Biden: America will not be intimidated

President Biden following terror attack on Hamid Karzai International Airport: The victims were heroes, we will hunt down the perpetrators.

Biden: America will not be intimidated

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul bombings

Islamic State posts picture of one of the suicide bombers who killed at least 70 people at the Kabul airport.

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul bombings

Kabul bombing will not change US withdrawal timetable

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says deadly bombings will not "dissuade" US from withdrawing. 'To do less would dishonor their sacrifice.'

Kabul bombing will not change US withdrawal timetable

NATO Secretary General condemns Kabul airport suicide bombing

Suicide blast killed over 60 Afghans and at least 12 US troops.

NATO Secretary General condemns Kabul airport suicide bombing

12 US troops among those killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Officials confirm US servicemen among those who lost their lives in bombings at Kabul airport.

12 US troops among those killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Afghan translator: Baby died in my arms after Kabul explosion

Translator watched girl die in his arms in aftermath of bombing, began transporting other injured victims to hospital.

Afghan translator: Baby died in my arms after Kabul explosion

Biden-Bennett meeting pushed off following Kabul blast

US pushes off first meeting between new PM and President in light of deadly bombing at Kabul airport.

Biden-Bennett meeting pushed off following Kabul blast

70 killed in Kabul airport suicide bombing

10 US soldiers among the dead as explosion rocks only airport evacuating people out of Afghanistan.

70 killed in Kabul airport suicide bombing

Evacuation chaos: No way of knowing if all Americans will leave

With thousands massed at Kabul airport in the hope of fleeing the Taliban, Biden promised to evacuate all US citizens.

Evacuation chaos: No way of knowing if all Americans will leave

Report: 'Friendly fire' incident at Kabul airport

An unknown sniper fired at former Afghan soldiers at Kabul airport, resulting in friendly fire between coalition soldiers.

Report: 'Friendly fire' incident at Kabul airport

Mayor of Kabul: Taliban want me to stay on the job

Kabul’s Mayor appears to be keeping his post, says that things there are 'returning to normal' in wake of the Taliban takeover.

Mayor of Kabul: Taliban want me to stay on the job

Watch: Afghans make desperate dash for freedom

Chaotic scenes at the evacuation center outside Kabul airport - (Sky News via AP) Warning: Graphic violence

Watch: Afghans make desperate dash for freedom

Report: Blinken was warned last month about collapse of Kabul

State Department cable last month warned top officials of the potential collapse of Kabul after US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Report: Blinken was warned last month about collapse of Kabul

Human remains found in wheel well of US plane that left Kabul

Human remains were found in the wheel well of a C17 Globemaster that took off from Kabul.

Human remains found in wheel well of US plane that left Kabul

Report: US has no plan to evacuate Americans outside of Kabul

Questions are being raised about the safety of Americans unable to travel through Taliban checkpoints to reach the Kabul airport.

Report: US has no plan to evacuate Americans outside of Kabul

Afghanistan: Taliban ride through Kabul flaunting weapons

Taliban members ride through city of Kabul after Taliban again takes control of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Taliban ride through Kabul flaunting weapons

Watch: Taliban 'takes over' the amusement park

In a video from Kabul Taliban members are seen riding bumper cars.

Watch: Taliban 'takes over' the amusement park

'When allowed by politicians - you killed the enemy'

"The disaster in Kabul", says Congressman Chip Roy, "is the direct consequence of the failed leadership of American politicians".

'When allowed by politicians - you killed the enemy'

2 killed falling from US plane fleeing Afghanistan

Desperate Afghanis chase, cling to US military aircraft as it takes off from Kabul airport amid Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

2 killed falling from US plane fleeing Afghanistan

Kabul Mayor: US withdrawal from Afghanistan 'not brave'

Mayor of Afghanistan capital says history will judge American pullout cruelly after city seized by the Taliban.

Kabul Mayor: US withdrawal from Afghanistan 'not brave'

Chaos at Kabul airport as Taliban seize control

Crowds packed the tarmac at Kabul airport to flee the Afghan capital as Taliban began taking over the city.

Chaos at Kabul airport as Taliban seize control

US lowers flag on its embassy in Kabul

Embassy staff relocated staff to airport, where US forces are taking over air traffic control.

US lowers flag on its embassy in Kabul

Watch: Explosions above Kabul as US evacuates remaining staff

Plumes of smoke rose above the US embassy in Kabul and gunfire was heard around the city, as Taliban militants entered the capital.

Watch: Explosions above Kabul as US evacuates remaining staff

Watch: Explosions hit fortified neighborhood of Kabul

Footage shows explosions rocking Kabul's fortified 'green zone' during Taliban advance on capital city.

Watch: Explosions hit fortified neighborhood of Kabul

Officer ducks Taliban bullets after vowing 'fight to the end'

Taliban insurgents seizing more territory in a dash for Kabul following international troops pullout from Afghanistan.

Officer ducks Taliban bullets after vowing 'fight to the end'

Biden to provide Taliban power-sharing after US pullout?

US troops have been stationed in Afghanistan for nearly 20 years but the second they return home, the Taliban is likely to overrun Kabul.

Biden to provide Taliban power-sharing after US pullout?

ISIS claims attack at wedding reception in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills 63, wounds 182 at wedding party in Kabul.

ISIS claims attack at wedding reception in Afghanistan

21 killed in twin bombing attacks in Afghanistan

Journalists hit as twin bombings kill 21 in Kabul.

21 killed in twin bombing attacks in Afghanistan

ISIS suicide bombing kills 31 in Kabul

Islamic State terror groups strikes Afghanistan with suicide bombing, killing dozens.

ISIS suicide bombing kills 31 in Kabul

Florida synagogue officer killed in Kabul hotel attack

Spokesman for ex-Trump adviser who was active in his local Jewish community one of four Americans killed in Taliban terror attack.

Florida synagogue officer killed in Kabul hotel attack

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

American Jew reported missing after Taliban terrorists attack Kabul hotel.

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

41 dead in ISIS attack in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite cultural center in Kabul, killing at least 41 and wounding more than 80.

41 dead in ISIS attack in Afghanistan

Terrorists attack Afghan hospital - while dressed as doctors

Three are dead and 54 wounded after terrorists entered a hospital in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility.

Terrorists attack Afghan hospital - while dressed as doctors

Terrorists strike American University of Afghanistan

Gunfire and explosions leave at least 1 dead, 14 wounded in university opened following defeat of Taliban after 2001.

Terrorists strike American University of Afghanistan

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

In what appears to be a damaging snafu, US strike hits army checkpoint in Taliban stronghold region of Kabul, killing 14 soldiers.

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

First Female Police Chief in Afghanistan

A landmark move for women: Afghanistan appoints its first-ever female police chief.

First Female Police Chief in Afghanistan

Suicide Bomber Strikes Near US Embassy in Afghanistan

A suicide car bomber struck near US embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 20.

Suicide Bomber Strikes Near US Embassy in Afghanistan