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Dozens killed, many wounded as blast hits Afghan Shia mosque

An explosion has rocked a Shia mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers. At least 32 people were killed and dozens more injured. The death toll is expected to rise. The incident comes a week after a Daesh-claimed bombing at another Shia mosque in Kunduz took lives of dozens.

US planning to resume Afghanistan flights

The US State Department plans to resume evacuation flights from Afghanistan by the end of this year. The move would help American citizens, residents and some visa applicants leave the country.

Taliban delegation in Turkey for talks

A Taliban delegation arrived in Ankara on Thursday for talks with Turkish officials. The new rulers of Afghanistan continue a diplomatic push for international support and recognition.

Taliban blasts west for keeping mum on Afghanistan dire situation

The Taliban warns Afghanistan is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe. Meanwhile, representatives of the new rulers of Afghanistan, attending talks with the EU and US officials in Doha, say the west is keeping silent over the Taliban request to unfreeze Afghan assets.

Worshippers Critically Wounded in Afghan Terror Attack to Be Treated in...

A number of those critically wounded in a recent explosion at a mosque in Afghanistan’s northern city of Kunduz are being transferred to Iran for treatment.

Hezbollah chief: Daesh aims to ignite civil war in Afghanistan

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah says the Daesh terror outfit aims to stoke tensions and plunge Afghanistan into a civil war. The comment comes days after dozens were killed and wounded in a Daesh-claimed attack on a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz.

Larijani: Iran Should Be Vigilant About Taliban, Afghanistan

Former Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has called for “deeper vigilance” in the country’s diplomacy toward Afghanistan and the Taliban.

Taliban rules out cooperation with U.S. against Daesh

The Taliban has announced they will not work with the Unites States to fight against Daesh in Afghanistan. This as the terror group claimed responsibility for the Friday's deadly attack on a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz which killed and wounded dozens of worshippers.

Iran Leader: Blast in Afghan mosque, heinous crime

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has described the recent deadly blast in a mosque in northern Afghanistan, as a heinous crime, calling for the punishment of the perpetrators of the explosion.

Daesh claims responsibility for fatal blast at Afghan Mosque

Daesh terror group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a mosque in Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province on Friday. The explosion has killed and wounded tens of civilians.