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12-Hour Siege of Kabul Hotel Ends, All Attackers Dead (+Video)

An overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel was ended by Afghan Special Forces who killed the last gunman from a group of four attackers.

ISIS after Establishment of Caliphate in Pakistan, Afghanistan: Iran

Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi says the ISIS terrorist group is seeking to dominate new regions like Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia with the aim of restoring its caliphate which was uprooted in the Middle East.  

Kabul Official Asks Iran to Train Afghan Military Forces

An Afghan official has called on Iran to train his country’s military forces and boost military cooperation with Kabul.

Iran Praises Kabul’s Efforts to Create Unity in Afghanistan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised efforts made by Afghanistan’s government to boost unity among its people and said the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to see sustainable peace and security in the neighboring country.

Afghan Politician Accuses Kabul of Provoking Sectarian Rifts

An Afghan politician says the Kabul government is trying to instigate ethnic and sectarian divisions in the country.
India's First Wheat Cargo Arrives in Afghanistan via Iran

India’s First Wheat Cargo Arrives in Afghanistan via Iran

Afghanistan says it has received an inaugural consignment of wheat from India through a project which has opened a new trade and transit route in the region.

Iran Condemns Deadly Terror Attacks in Afghanistan

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly censured the unprecedented suicide attacks in Afghanistan’s Kabul and Ghor, which claimed the lives of dozens of worshipers at mosques.
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Afghanistan Welcomes Iran’s Help in Fight against Terror: Defence Ministry

The spokesman for Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry said the Kabul government will accept the military assistance of any country, including Iran, that intends to help in the fight against terrorism.

Taliban Calls ISIS “Crusader”, Affiliate of United States

The Taliban leadership in western Afghanistan has warned in a statement that ISIS is a US-backed group and denied any reconciliation and interaction with this terrorist group.
Plane Carrying American Troopers Shot Down in Afghanistan: Taliban

Plane Carrying American Troopers Shot Down in Afghanistan: Taliban

The Afghan insurgent group Taliban claims it has targeted and shot down a military transport airplane carrying tens of American troopers north of Kabul.

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