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Orooj Hakimi

Three female media workers killed on way home from work in eastern Afghanistan

Mar 02 2021

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centres.

Afghanistan sends investigators to sift through ashes after blaze near Iran border

Feb 15 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan The Afghan government on Monday sent officials to the western province of Herat to investigate a blaze that tore through a customs post close to the Iranian border over the weekend, officials said.

Afghanistan sends investigators to sift through ashes after blaze near Iran border

Feb 15 2021

HERAT, Afghanistan, Feb 15 The Afghan government on Monday sent officials to the western province of Herat to investigate a blaze that tore through a customs post close to the Iranian border over the weekend, officials said.

Killings of civilians rise as Afghan violence threatens peace moves

Jan 27 2021

KABUL Killings of civilians in Afghanistan's conflict rose to more than 2,900 last year, the country's human rights commission said on Wednesday, despite stepped up diplomacy to end the war including peace talks taking place in Qatar.

Afghan president expresses grief over civilian deaths in airstrike

Jan 11 2021

KABUL/HERAT Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday expressed grief over the deaths of civilians in an airstrike by the country's military, a move that came a day after government officials said only Taliban fighters had been killed.

Afghanistan investigating if civilians killed in strike against Taliban

Jan 10 2021

KABUL/HERAT The Afghan government is investigating an air strike by its military in the southern province of Nimroz that local officials say resulted in the deaths of 14 civilians, as local residents brought their bodies to the provincial capital in protest.

Young Afghan woman opens art gallery to create jobs, and hope, in pandemic

Nov 19 2020

KABUL In a small art gallery in the Afghan capital, Marzia Panahi watches as one of the young artists she has just employed applies paint to a framed felt canvas propped up against a easel.

'Death coming for me': Gunmen cut young lives short in Kabul campus slaughter

Nov 03 2020

KABUL As Mohammad clambered out of a second-floor window at Kabul University on Monday to escape gunmen rampaging across the campus, he was sure death was close.

Gunmen storm Kabul University, killing 22, in second deadly attack on students in just over a week

Nov 02 2020

KABUL Gunmen stormed Kabul University, killing at least 22 people including students in their classrooms, on Monday and Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for what President Ashraf Ghani called a "despicable act of terror". | Video

U.S. air strike kills five Taliban fighters: official

Oct 26 2020

KABUL A U.S. air strike launched to support Afghan security forces killed five Taliban fighters in central Afghanistan on Sunday evening, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan said.

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