She had also previously tried to travel to Syria to join ISIL.
The 20-year-old plotted an attack on concert venues, subway stations and Times Square.
The Kabul building also houses the pro-Iranian Afghan Voice news agency, which may also have been a target in the attack.
A police officer was stabbed and several pedestrians struck with a van.
Canadian troops have left the city of Mosul.
"We see children who have lost their entire families under the rubble, they have no one now."
The attack came just days into the holy month of Ramadan.
In March 2014, Mustafa heard three bombs near his home in Sheran located in the province of Aleppo, Syria. At that precise moment, he knew his biggest fear was real: ISIS was at their door. This was his tipping point; his family packed a few belongings and tried fleeing to Turkey.
When soldiers and police officers on patrol told the man that he could not come in with his bags, he attacked.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.