Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Afghan actions terminate Kabul hotel siege that left at the least six dead

Taliban claim responsibility for assault on Intercontinental hotel which led to 12 -hour gun battle with Afghan forces Afghanistan Afghan forces-out discontinue Kabul hotel siege that left at least six dead Taliban claim responsibility for assault on Intercontinental hotel which led to 12 -hour gun battle with Afghan forces Emma Graham-Harrison, Haroon Janjua in Peshawar, … Read More

Isis activists disguised as physicians kill 38 in Kabul hospital attack

Gunmen garmented as medics fought security force for hours in assault on military hospital in Afghan capital Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Kabul armed infirmary by gunmen disguised as doctors who entered the facility and battled security force for hours. At least 38 people died and dozens more injured during, … Read More

General David Petraeus faints during grilling over US in Afghanistan

Hearing suspended for the day as Petraeus heals from dehydration, jetlag and need of food America’s top commander, General David Petraeus, fainted during a congressional hearing as he was being grilled by senators sceptical about US strategy in Afghanistan. His collapse came about an hour into the hearing as a Republican senator, John McCain, wondered … Read More

‘He was very scared’: the death of a teenage stowaway

Last month 14 -year-old Raheemullah Oryakhel died to reach the UK. As the Calais camp where he lived is dispersed, where will children like him lead? The death of Raheemullah Oryakhel, a 14 -year-boy from Afghanistan, was celebrated last-place month with just a couple of paragraphs in the French press, for the purposes of the … Read More