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Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi

Attackers hit Afghan capital Kabul with bombs, bullets

May 09 2018

KABUL Gunmen mounted coordinated attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, battling security forces for hours in the city's main commercial area after three large explosions sent plumes of smoke and dust into the sky.

Hours after Afghan blast, confused families searched desperately for news

Dec 29 2017

KABUL Hours after the explosion that tore through a Shi'ite cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, desperate families were still searching for news, as burned bodies were brought in and wards at the nearby Istiqlal hospital filled up.

Suicide bombers kill dozens at Shi'ite center in Afghan capital

Dec 28 2017

KABUL Suicide bombers stormed a Shi'ite cultural center and news agency in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores, many of them students attending a conference. | Video

Afghan women lose political power as fears grow for the future

Jun 17 2013

KABUL A legal requirement that women make up at least a quarter of all provincial elected officials was quietly removed by conservative male parliamentarians, officials said, the latest in a series of decisions undermining advances in women's rights in Afghanistan.

Afghan women lose political power as fears grow for the future

Jun 17 2013

KABUL A legal requirement that women make up at least a quarter of all provincial elected officials was quietly removed by conservative male parliamentarians, officials said, the latest in a series of decisions undermining advances in women's rights in Afghanistan.

Afghan women lose political power as fears grow for the future

Jun 17 2013

KABUL A legal requirement that women make up at least a quarter of all provincial elected officials was quietly removed by conservative male parliamentarians, officials said, the latest in a series of decisions undermining advances in women's rights in Afghanistan.

Afghan defense minister quits, hands Karzai a security headache

Aug 07 2012

KABUL Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak resigned on Tuesday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament, leaving President Hamid Karzai scrambling to find a replacement for one of his top security tsars as insurgent attacks mount. | Video

Afghan defence minister quits, hands Karzai a security headache

Aug 07 2012

KABUL Afghan Defence Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak resigned on Tuesday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament, leaving President Hamid Karzai scrambling to find a replacement for one of his top security tsars as insurgent attacks mount.

Afghan defence minister quits, hands Karzai a security headache

Aug 07 2012

KABUL Afghan Defence Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak resigned on Tuesday after losing a no-confidence vote in parliament, leaving President Hamid Karzai scrambling to find a replacement for one of his top security tsars as insurgent attacks mount.

Afghan finance minister faces corruption investigation

Aug 02 2012

KABUL Afghanistan's top anti-corruption chief said on Thursday the finance minister's business affairs will be investigated after accusations aired on Afghan television that he stashed away more than $1 million (643,900 pounds) in overseas banks.

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