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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul - Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on Monday that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security ...and more »

Series of Explosions, Gunfire Rock Afghan Capital - Outlook India

A series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital today, with a security source saying that a suicide bomber had blown himself up in front of the Iraqi embassy. "Civilians are being evacuated" from the area as the attack is ...and more »

IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul - The Hindu

Security forces respond at the site of a suicide attack followed by a clash between Afghanistan's forces and IS fighters during an attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 31, 2017. A media outlet linked to the Islamic State group ...and more »

Islamic State's Khorasan 'province' assaults Iraqi embassy in Kabul - Long War Journal

Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Affairs released this photo of the Iraqi embassy in Kabul after it was attacked this morning. The Islamic State's Wilayah Khorasan (or Khorasan province) attacked the Iraqi embassy in Kabul earlier today. The self ...and more »

Afghanistan: UN Mission condemns suicide attack against Iraqi embassy in Kabul - UN News Centre

31 July 2017 – The United Nations political mission in Afghanistan today denounced an attack on the embassy of Iraq saying it is another attack aimed at the international community but where Afghan civilians bear the brunt of the violence. “This attack ...and more »

Afghan police: Car bombing targets Iraq Embassy in Kabul - The Hindu

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of complex attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Afghan police say a car bombing has targeted the Iraqi Embassy in central Kabul, followed by gunfire, and that the attack is still underway. | Photo Credit ...and more »

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack On Iraqi Embassy In Afghanistan - NPR

Security forces respond at the site of an attack on the Iraqi Embassy in Kabul. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption. toggle caption. Massoud Hossaini/AP. Security forces respond at the site of an attack on the ...and more »

Islamic State Claims Attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul - The Wire

Afghan security forces arrive during gun fire at the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 31, 2017. Credit: Reuters/Mohammad Ismail. Kabul: Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on ...and more »

Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital - BBC News

Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul. A bomber blew himself up at the embassy's gate, then three other attackers entered the compound, the Afghan interior ministry said. Two ...and more »

Armed men in Kabul launch commando-style attack near Iraqi embassy and police base - National Post

Armed men launched a commando-style attack Monday in a major area of the capital where a key police base as well as the Iraqi Embassy are located, in the latest spell of rising violence in Afghanistan. International security sources reported an ...and more »