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9/11 inspired attack? Taliban breaches US Consulate walls

Consulate in Herat. At least six, including some Afghan police, have been killed in an early morning attack on the US consulate in Afghanistan.  Taliban has claimed credit for the assault ... Consulate's outer wall allowing the Taliban driven attackers to penetrate the perimeter and begin shooting ...

13/09/2013 - 05:54 - comment 0

Iran Closes down Consulate in Afghanistan Following Bomb Blast

Iran closed down on Saturday its consulate the Afghan ... on Saturday its consulate the Afghan city of Herat and its diplomats left the war-torn country, reported ... led to anti-Iranian protests, an Afghan news service reported, cited by Reuters.  "Eight ...

18/05/2010 - 19:33 - comment 0

Iran Reopens Consulate in Herat

Iran reopened its consulate in the western Afghan city ... Iran reopened its consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat on Monday, following last week's ouster of the hard-line Taliban militia from the city, state radio reported.  "The consulate ...

18/05/2010 - 17:30 - comment 0

Bomb Blast Shakes Pakistani Consulate in Iranian city

A bomb placed near the Pakistani consulate ... A bomb placed near the Pakistani consulate in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan wounded one person ... the consulate building had not been damaged.  "The explosion was quite powerful because the windows ...

18/05/2010 - 17:27 - comment 0

Turkey to Re-Open Kabul Embassy after Afghan Opposition Victory

two diplomatic missions in Afghanistan after the Afghan opposition captured the country's capital ... the Afghan opposition captured the country's capital, Kabul, from the hardline Taliban militia.  ... for our embassy in Kabul and general consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif to be re-opened," the foreign ...

18/05/2010 - 17:30 - comment 0

AIP: Bomb Blast Kills Eight in Afghan Town

A bomb went off outside a mosque in the western Afghan ... A bomb went off outside a mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat on Friday, killing at least eight people, including an exiled Iranian Islamic scholar, a Pakistan-based Afghan news service reported.  ...

18/05/2010 - 19:33 - comment 0

Afghan Taliban Burn Heroin Labs in Bid to Stifle Drug Industry

Afghan's ruling Taliban militia burnt 25 heroin ... pub Afghan's ruling Taliban militia burnt 25 heroin labs and a large ... The Iranian consul in Herat and the Pakistani consul in Kandahar as well as United Nations personnel witnessed ...

19/05/2010 - 10:23 - comment 0

Afghan Official: Bombing a Terrorist Act, ‘Justice Will Always Beat Injustice’

, including men, women and children,” according to the Afghan consul in Islamabad, who granted an exclusive ... The consul reiterated that Americans should not forget that Afghans were a people “who love independence ... deaths of thousands of ordinary Afghans, including men, women and children,” according to the Afgh ...

18/05/2010 - 17:34 - comment 0

Afghan embassy in Saudi Arabia reopens

that the Afghan consulate general in Jeddah had resumed normal duty.  (Albawaba.com) ... The Afghan embassy in the Saudi Kingdom, which closed ... The Afghan embassy in the Saudi Kingdom, which closed in September last year after Riyadh severed relations ...

18/05/2010 - 16:38 - comment 0

Musharraf: Karachi Taliban Mission to Close, Others to Remain Open

on Thursday that his government was closing the consulate of Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime in Pak Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf confirmed on Thursday that his government was closing the consulate ... remain open.  Musharraf said the consulate in the port city was "not serving any purpose" ...

18/05/2010 - 17:31 - comment 0