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Afghanistan: Wave of Attacks Represent a Successful Urban Terrorism Campaign
The Taliban and ISIS-Khorasan Province have claimed responsibility for a series of well-planned, methodical, and sophisticated attacks in Kabul and…

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel Attack
On January 20, possibly six terrorists launched a complex attack against Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel using suicide tactics and automatic weapons.…

Suicide Bombing in Kabul International Zone
On October 31, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham’s Khorasan affiliate (ISIS-K) claimed credit for an explosion in Kabul’s unofficial…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Kabul (Afghanistan), Insurgent groups and criminal organizations
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul advises U.S. citizens that insurgent groups and criminal organizations continue to target U.S. citizens and foreigners for…

Security Alert: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threats against Foreigners
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: In light of the upcoming Eid holiday, U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution in places where people are…

Security Alert: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threats against hotels such as the Kabul Serena Hotel
Event: Extremist groups continue to consider attacks against hotels in Kabul, particularly locations where foreigners are known to reside such as…