Ground assault by Taliban kills Daesh terrorist who spearheaded August 2021 bombing at Kabul airport that left about 170 Afghans and 13 US troops dead, US officials confirm.
Feridun Sinirlioglu previously served as Türkiye's foreign minister in the interim government of 2015 and as Ankara's UN envoy from 2016 to 2023.
A total of 20 trucks were buried in the accident in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Afghanistan's neighbouring countries - Russia, China, Iran, and Pakistan - discuss strengthening coordination on Afghanistan to neutralise security threats emanating from the territory after hasty US withdrawal.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, though it is suspected that the Pakistani Taliban might be involved.
Daesh has escalated its assaults in Afghanistan, claiming responsibility for a number of high-profile attacks in the South Asian country.
The Taliban overran Afghanistan in August 2021 as the former Western-backed government in Kabul collapsed with surprising speed and the last US troops withdrew.
UN expresses “serious concern” after its female staffers were prevented from reporting to work in eastern Nangarhar province despite an earlier exemption from a ban issued in December.
The regional affiliate of the Daesh group has been the key rival of the Taliban since their takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021 which has increased its attacks, targeting both Taliban patrols and members of Afghanistan's Shia minority.
“I reject Harry’s comments about killing people as though they are pieces on a chessboard,” Russian artist Andrei Molodkin said in reference to the British royal’s claim that he killed 25 people during his second tour in Afghanistan.
Pakistan-based terrorist group claim attack on a police vehicle that killed four officers, who were responding to an earlier attack on a police station in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan.
Maryam was only weeks old when her parents were killed in a bomb blast at the Kabul airport that killed 183 people. She was subsequently evacuated by a US military plane in August 2021.
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