"Fights between insurgents and security forces are still on".
The news agency also quoted an unidentified guest reportedly hiding in his room at the hotel as saying that he could hear gunfire in the building.
At least 10 people had been reported dead at after up to four gunmen and four suicide bombers had forced their way into the hotel.
No reports of casualties have come so far.
Security forces had cleared the first floor of the hotel but the attackers were still on the floors above, spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told the BBC.
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The attack began at about 21:00 local time (16:30 GMT), with some reports of the gunmen shooting security guards as they made their way into the five-storey building.
The last major attack on a high-end hotel in Kabul was in March 2014 when four teenage gunmen raided the Serena, killing nine people including an AFP journalist.
Abdullah Sabet, an official at the communications and information technology ministry, said IT officials from around the country were staying at the hotel ahead of a conference on Sunday. "We don't know if any of them have been killed or wounded", Sabet said.
The hotel serves as a meeting point for the Afghan capital's elite and caters to many global guests.
Bannon apologized a few days later, but was stripped of his job leading the pro-Trump news site Breitbart News. Bannon was one of President Donald Trump's top advisers during the transition period and in the White House .
Fatimah Baeshen, the first spokeswomen to work for the Saudi embassy in Washington, also commented on the historic move. Saudi women were allowed to attend a soccer game between two local teams in Jeddah on Friday.
Historically, gas prices rise 30-75 cents during spring maintenance season, due to the supply reduction and summer-blend switch. That price is three cents more than last week and is eight cents more per gallon compared to this day a year ago .
If the government were to shut down, the military is considered essential and would still report for duty. If there was a prolonged lapse in funding a "limited number" of workers may be placed on furlough .
According to the political observer, "only Syria, Russia and Iran can choke the Turkish-US-SDF forces in the north and the east". The Defense Department's language is nearly word for word what the USA policy toward Iraq was during former President George W.
Then along comes the Huawei Mate 10 , a smartphone that's very almost as much of a flagship as any of those phones. Actually helping Huawei become a major player here in the States, however, may take more than a Lasso of Truth.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will have a packed schedule during the Mumbai leg of his visit to India on Thursday. Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka - were killed during the siege at the Nariman House by 10 Pakistani terrorists in November 2008.
Derrick Rose could be back as early as Thursday against Orlando after being sidelined since November 7 with a severe ankle injury. When the Celtics went on their 16 game winning streak, they went on a stretch where they lost six out of eight game.
The CEO maintains, however, that Apple "don't recommend" users take advantage of the ability to disable the slowdown. Some tech analysts and users alleged Apple was slowing down phones as a way to encourage people to buy new phones.
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In Tallahassee , Interstate 10 was temporarily closed as fear swelled around how much snow would be expected. Accumulations of 3 to 5 inches (8 to 13 centimeters) were possible in eastern North Carolina.
The NRPC said they've received three calls from people in their service area after someone ingested a Tide Pod. "DOING LAUNDRY. So far in 2018, there have been 37 reported cases among teenagers - half of them intentional, according to the data.
He also offered to give the pens he used to sign the legislation to members of the media assembled in the Oval Office. Trump said he signed the bill now to keep a promise that he would cut taxes in time for Christmas.
Because air and ground temperatures are both well below freezing, snow will stick to all untreated surfaces, causing slipperiness. More than three-fourths of all flights in or out of New York City are either canceled or delayed, the flight-tracking site says .
The new feature allows users to link Alexa to their Dimmi account, enabling voice reservations at more than 4000 restaurants. The local version of Echo will come with a "localised experience" specifically designed for Australian customers.
Daley and Goldstein already have experience in the comic book genre after writing the script for Marvel's Spider-Man: Homecoming . Rick Famuyiwa had been set as director of the Flash stand-alone before exiting in October 2016 due to creative differences .
It turns out, pigment isn't necessary to determine color if you are still able to see melanosomes, the cells that contain pigment. Although the scientists discovered that Caihong had colored feathers, but they could exactly specify the colors of the feather.
The YPG have occasionally skirmished with the Turkish military and Turkish-backed rebels throughout the Syrian civil war. Moscow is a main backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad, while Turkey supports the Syrian opposition.
If the administration had done its job well, an incident like this would have never happened", he cried and broken down. May 2017: A 24-year-old factory worker is found dead with injuries at her genitals inflicted with a sharp-edged weapon.
Cole will join former Cy Young Award winners Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander on a team that just won its first championship. Cole is coming off a career-worst ERA at 4.26 in 203 innings pitched, but he remains one of the hardest throwers in the game.
Kenya Airways chief executive Sebastian Mikosz (centre) speaks during the launch of non-stop flight between Nairobi and NY . Mikosz revealed the carrier will continue to modernise its fleet though its 32 aircraft are some of the youngest in Africa.