Press Releases

  • 31 Jul 2017 - KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns today’s suicide attack against the embassy of Iraq in Kabul. The attack, which occurred in a residential area of central Kabul, lasted around five hours and involved several armed men who killed two Afghan...
  • 24 Jul 2017 - NEW YORK - The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Kabul on 24 July 2017, which resulted in more than 70 people killed or injured, for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility. They...
  • 24 Jul 2017 - NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns the horrifying bomb attack in Kabul today, responsibility for which was claimed by the Taliban. The deliberate targeting of civilians constitutes a grave violation of human rights and international humanitarian law and may...
  • 24 Jul 2017 - KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns today’s deadly Kabul suicide attack, which has occurred in the context of a countrywide intensification of violence impacting civilians. This morning’s attack comes amid commemorations of the 23 July 2016...
  • 17 Jul 2017 - KABUL - The number of civilians killed and injured in the Afghanistan conflict during the first six months of 2017 persisted at the same record high levels as last year, according to a mid-year report from the United Nations. Extreme harm to civilians continued amid a worsening...

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