Kabul

Preserving the hidden world of Afghan Jews

A Jewish Afghan American and an anonymous partner from Afghanistan team up to preserve the Jewish community’s heritage.

By BARBARA ANGELAKIS
04/12/2022

Russia says suicide blast kills in Afghan capital two embassy staff

The attacker was shot dead by armed guards as he approached the gate • Number of casualties unclear

By REUTERS
05/09/2022

21 killed, 33 wounded in mosque explosion in Kabul

A huge explosion struck a mosque in Kabul during evening prayers. Many people are feared to be dead or injured.

By REUTERS
17/08/2022

How a New York Jew wound up trying to help an Afghan man he met on Clubhouse

When their money ran out in November, they apologetically asked if Rosenzweig could help with basic living expenses. Rosenzweig raised around $5,000 on GoFundMe and sent the money to Afghanistan.

By SARAH ROSEN/JTA
09/08/2022

Blast in Kabul, Afghanistan kills 8; Islamic State claims responsibility

The militant group said in a statement that 20 people were killed and injured in an attack launched in western Kabul.

By REUTERS
05/08/2022

Al-Qaeda's Zawahiri likely killed by special Hellfire missiles with swords

A senior administration official told reporters two Hellfire missiles were fired from an unmanned aerial vehicle at Zawahiri.

By REUTERS
02/08/2022

Jenin, Pelosi, sanctions and al-Qaeda: Four stories, one denominator - analysis

The denominator in each of these cases is that decisions to act were made even though non-action would have preserved the quiet.

02/08/2022

United Arab Emirates set to run Kabul airport in deal with Taliban

In the months leading up to the ground services being awarded to the UAE, Taliban reportedly made unexplained changes to its team negotiating with Qatar and Turkey.

By REUTERS
08/07/2022

Attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital Kabul kills two

A Sikh worshipper and a Taliban fighter were killed following a blast in a car loaded with explosives.

By REUTERS
18/06/2022

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif

The explosions killed at least nine and injured 15 members of the local Shi'a community, who are a religious minority in Afghanistan. A bomb also went off in a mosque in Kabul.

By REUTERS
25/05/2022
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