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Karzai Orders Probe into Wedding Blast

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s president has condemned a suicide bombing at a wedding reception in a northern province that killed 17 people, revising earlier reports that the attack had killed at least 20 people. President Hamid Karzai said that among those killed in the attack Saturday in Samangan province were Ahmad Khan Samangani, who was a member of […]

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At Least 20 Dead in Suicide Attack at Afghan Wedding Party

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan authorities say an explosion has killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 40 others at a wedding reception in northern Afghanistan. Police say Mohammad Khan Samangani, a powerful former Uzbek commander and a member of the lower house of parliament was killed in the suicide attack early Saturday in Samangan Province. The […]

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Taliban Siege of Afghan Hotel Ends; 20 Killed

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the militant siege of a lakeside hotel outside the capital has ended, with at least 20 people killed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the nearly 12-hour attack on the Spozhmai Hotel outside Kabul that ended early Friday. Authorities say three hotel guards and one police officer were among the dead. Five militants […]

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Taliban Siege of Afghan Hotel Ends; 20 Killed

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the militant siege of a lakeside hotel outside the capital has ended, with at least 20 people killed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the nearly 12-hour attack on the Spozhmai Hotel outside Kabul that ended early Friday. Authorities say at least 16 civilians, three hotel guards and one police officer were killed. […]

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Taliban Siege of Afghan Hotel Ends; 18 Killed

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the militant siege of a lakeside hotel outside the capital has ended, with at least 18 people killed. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the nearly 12-hour attack on the Spozhmai Hotel outside Kabul that ended early Friday. Authorities say at least 14 civilians, three hotel guards and one police officer were killed. […]

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Afghan Hotel Attack Kills 16

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a Taliban attack on a hotel outside of Kabul has killed at least 16 people. Authorities say 12 civilians, three hotel guards and a police officer were killed in the 12-hour siege on the Spozhmai Hotel that began late Thursday and ended early Friday. Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen seized civilian hostages, […]

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Taliban Siege of Afghan Hotel is Over

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a 12-hour siege by Taliban insurgents on a hotel on the outskirts of Kabul ended early Friday and at least eight people have been killed. Earlier Friday, authorities said security forces had freed at least 35 hostages taken by the militants. Officials say four civilians, three hotel guards and one police officer […]

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35 Hostages Freed Following Afghan Hotel Attack

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say its security forces have freed at least 35 hostages taken by Taliban insurgents in an attack on a hotel on the outskirts of Kabul. Authorities Friday said three hotel guards and one police officer have been killed in the assault on the Spozhmai Hotel and that two of the attackers are dead. […]

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18 Hostages Freed Following Afghan Hotel Attack

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials said Friday its security forces have freed 18 civilians after a Taliban attack on a hotel on the outskirts of Kabul. Authorities said two of the attackers are dead. Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the hotel late Thursday, seizing civilian hostages, including women and children. The attack set off an hours-long gunbattle […]

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Taliban Insurgents Attack Popular Kabul Hotel, Sieze Hostages

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials said Friday a number of hostages taked by Taliban militants during at attack on a hotel on the outskirts of Kabul have been freed. Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the hotel late Thursday, seizing civilian hostages, including women and children. The attack set off an hours-long gunbattle with Afghan security forces. A […]

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