Kandahar: At least 9 killed in blast during UAE envoy’s visit, says report

Kandahar: At least 9 killed in blast during UAE envoy's visit, says report KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the young nation’s diplomatic corps, though it’s too soon to tell who was behind it or if the

New York Times

Afghanistan: Deadly bomb blast in Kandahar kills 5 UAE diplomats

A bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Kandahar region killed five Emirati diplomats and wounded more than a dozen others, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Wednesday (11 January). The UAE ambassador to the war-torn country was also wounded in …

International Business Times UK

Taliban denies role in killing of UAE diplomats

Five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates were among 11 people killed in a bombing at a guest house in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, yesterday. The UAE’s ambassador to Afghanistan, as well as the governor of Kandahar, were also wounded in the attack …

Long War Journal

Five UAE officials among 57 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Kandahar (Afghanistan) (AFP) – Five UAE officials were among 57 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday, as Taliban militants step up a deadly winter campaign of violence. The Emiratis were among 12 people …

Yahoo News


KANDAHAR(AFGHANISTAN), Jan. 11, 2017 (Xinhua) — Photo taken on Jan. 11, 2017 shows the site of a blast in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Afghanistan was among several injured after two blasts rocked …


Afghan bomb killed five Emirates humanitarian workers: UAE

DUBAI (Reuters) – Five Emirati humanitarian workers were killed in a bomb attack in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) official news agency reported on Wednesday. The five were killed on Tuesday while engaged in …

Business Insider

UAE’s charitable causes in Afghanistan will not stop

ABU DHABI // From building hospitals, schools, mosques and roads to providing education, health care and aid relief to earthquake survivors, the UAE has invested billions of dirhams to assist Afghanistan in its development. Most charity organisations

The National

Five United Arab Emirates diplomats killed in Afghan bombing

United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum said there was “no human, moral or religious justification for the bombing and killing of people” in reference to a bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan, that killed five UAE


Who attacked UAE diplomats in Kandahar?

An Afghan official has accused Pakistan of aiding an attack in Kandahar, which was the first in the Afghan war targeting representatives from the Gulf region. Is this the beginning of a new dimension to the conflict?

Deutsche Welle

Leaders mourn Emiratis who lost lives in Afghanistan

Kandahar guesthouse is seen after a bomb blast hit it on Tuesday. The United Arab Emirates says five of its diImage Credit: AP. ‹› Published: 16:08 January 11, 2017 Gulf News. WAM. SMALL; MEDIUM; LARGE. Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh …


Afghan Authorities Investigate Deadly Kandahar Bombing

Afghan authorities investigated the attack on a heavily fortified government compound in the city of Kandahar that killed five envoys of the United Arab Emirates, the deadliest attack ever on the country’s diplomatic corps. The five diplomats were

Wall Street Journal

United Arab Emirates says five of its diplomats were killed in Tuesday’s bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates says five of its diplomats were killed in Tuesday’s bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Tags. General News · War And Unrest · Bombings · Diplomacy · International Relations · Government And …

Watertown Public Opinion

UAE Confirms Killing of 5 Diplomats in Afghan Attack

The United Arab Emirates has confirmed the killing of five of its diplomats in Tuesday’s bomb attack in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar. The blast killed a total of at least 11 people and wounded 16 others, mostly top Afghan government officials.

Voice of America

United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Afghanistan, other diplomats wounded in Kandahar attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Afghanistan, other diplomats wounded in Kandahar attack. Comments. News-Sentinel.com reserves the right to remove any content appearing on its website. Our policy will be …

News Sentinel

5 UAE staff among 11 killed in Afghanistan bombing

Eleven people, including five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been killed in a double bomb attack in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. The attack late Tuesday targeted the governor’s compound during a visit by …

Anadolu Agency

The UAE will never be intimidated

Over these past 45 years, the UAE has never shunned its responsibilities towards the international community, to helping those in need, to being a source of humanitarian compassion at the most difficult of times and the most trying of circumstances