19 September 2021
1 month ago
US Ambassador to Afghanistan is in a secure location at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul with other US Embassy personnel, confirms State Dept. spokesperson
@DeptofDefense says US military flights back in the air, headed to #Kabul #Afghanistan Another 1,000 US troops are expected to be there by the end of the day, bringing total to 3,500
1 month ago
Evacuation mission: After a long circling over Kabul, an A400M of the Bundeswehr landed in Kabul a few minutes ago. US soldiers have cleared the runway, apparently other rescue machines can now land
"This is not in our national security interest. This is not what the American people want," says @POTUS of continued US military involvement in Afghanistan
Biden says US will defends its people with devastating force if necessary
US response "will be swift and forceful" if Taliban interfere with the evacuation, vows @POTUS
Biden says US troops will secure the airfield and evacuate U.S. citizens and Afghan allies
Biden: The US military will provide support to move thousands of Afghan collaborators and their families out of Afghanistan
"Human rights must be the center of our foreign policy" but not through endless military deployments, according to @POTUS
Biden: Ashraf Ghani insisted that the Afghan forces would fight and it was clear that he was wrong
Biden: We will not continue to fight on behalf of Afghan forces
Biden says the US could not give Afghan troops the will to fight, the US should not be in a war that the Afghans aren't fighting
China and Russia would love nothing more than for the US to continue to funnel billions of dollars into Afghanistan indefinitely, according to @POTUS
"A force larger in size than many of our NATO allies" with every tool they needed is how @POTUS characterizes the now-vaporized Afghan military
It is wrong to order American troops to step up when Afghan forces did not, adds @POTUS
"This did unfold more quickly than we anticipated," the government leadership fled and the Afghan military collapsed, notes @POTUS
Biden: The US military cannot fight in a war with Afghan forces that are not ready to participate in it
"When I came into office I inherited a deal that President Trump negotiated with the Taliban," notes @POTUS
Only US goal in Afghanistan always was "preventing a terrorist attack on the homeland," says @POTUS
[email protected] addressing the United States about developments in Afghanistan
1 month ago
A transport plane has just landed at Kabul airport
Dutch military plans multiple evacuation flights for Afghanistan - minister
1 month ago
President Ghani's decision to flee the country killed a tentative deal between Afghan and Taliban negotiators in Doha for a 2-wk ceasefire and creation of a transitional government, sources say
Emmanuel Macron on the situation in Afghanistan: "We must anticipate and protect ourselves against significant irregular migratory flows"
Macron vows EU initiative to protect against migrant flows from Afghanistan
1 month ago
Afghanistan evacuation mission: German A400M of the Bundeswehr has to turn off after circling for hours over Kabul, because one did not get a landing permit. Now he's flying to Tashkent first
And now confirmation from @StateDeptSpox that @SecBlinken today also spoke to China Foreign Minister Wang "about developments in Afghanistan, including the security situation and our respective efforts to bring U.S. and PRC citizens to safety
Clarification on what Pentagon spokesman said about Austin not having offered his resignation: He was asked a question about whether Austin had offered his resignation or would, to which he replied "No"
1 month ago
German rescue plane can't land in Kabul airport due to situation - France and Spain were also sending planes
Taliban official Abdul Hamid Hamasi visited a hospital in Kabul and assured the female doctors to continue their work and said that they will not be harmed. This video from the meeting was circulated by TB accounts1 month ago
Taliban official Abdul Hamid Hamasi visited a hospital in Kabul and assured the female doctors to continue their work and said that they will not be harmed. This video from the meeting was circulated by TB accounts
Merkel: „misjudged situation in Afghanistan  - „help those who worked with German agencies, no mention of evacuation guarantee - vows to „support countries in region to shelter refugees „Will not repeat mistake of 2015 to underfund ⁦UN @refugees agency and Food Programmes1 month ago
Merkel: „misjudged" situation in Afghanistan - „help those who worked with German agencies", no mention of evacuation guarantee - vows to „support countries in region" to shelter refugees „Will not repeat mistake of 2015 to underfund ⁦UN @refugees agency and Food Programmes
White House: President Biden received a briefing from his national security team on the security situation at Kabul Airport and evacuation efforts
1 month ago
[email protected] reports the Taliban has "taken over the civilian side of the airport" while the U.S. military is evacuating from the military side
The UN Security Council calls for the formation of a new Afghan government through negotiations that is united, inclusive and includes women
1 month ago
Afghan Embraer and Uzbek MiG-29 collided on August 15 in the skies over Uzbekistan, the pilots are alive, they ejected, the Prosecutor General's Office of Uzbekistan reports.
1 month ago
UK is sending an extra 200 troops to Kabul to help with evacuation effort. Numbers of UK armed forces personnel on the ground set to be around 900. This comprises around 100 already out there before the past week and 800 (up from 600) who've been urgently deployed in
1 month ago
Lavrov discussed Afghanistan with Blinken by phone. The minister and the secretary of state agreed to consult with the PRC and Pakistan to help create the prerequisites for an inter-Afghan dialogue.
1 month ago
Uzbekistan says it 'forced landing' of 46 Afghan aircraft crossing border
[email protected] John Kirby says the last US airstrike conducted in Afghanistan "was several days ago." Airstrikes in support of Afghan forces were ongoing as of last week
@PentagonPresSec says @SecDef Lloyd Austin has no plans to offer his resignation to @POTUS over the developments in #Afghanistan
[email protected] says the total number of US troops in Kabul will be closer to 6,000 despite additional troops being sent in
Pentagon confirms reviewing two U.S. locations inside U.S. to house up to 22,000 Afghan interpreters and families/SIV's
[email protected] says SecDef authorized today the immediate deployment to Kabul of a third battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division-their brigade Brigade Combat Team-that was headed to Kuwait
[email protected] confirms: 2 separate "security incidents" at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, U.S. forces did respond, resulting in the death of 2 armed individuals
Pakistan: The solution to the conflict in Afghanistan is not military
Pentagon announces that another 1,000 soldiers from 82ndAirborne will head to Kabul. Now 7,000 U.S. troops will soon be in Kabul, 2,500 right now
1 month ago
Pentagon on record says no flights are coming or going from Kabul. Unclear when airfields will be clear
1 month ago
German Foreign Minister: NATO allies underestimated the Taliban and failed to assess the Afghan forces
German Foreign Minister: We, the intelligence and the international community miscalculated the situation in Afghanistan
[email protected] to return to the @WhiteHouse today from Camp David and will deliver remarks on Afghanistan at 15:45 EDT (19:45 UTC).
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: The Taliban has begun restoring public order in Kabul
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Russia has established working contacts with representatives of the new authorities in Afghanistan
Guterres at UNSC: UN personnel in Afghanistan have not been threatened
The demise of KPF  Troops from the Khost Protection  Force (KPF) have reportedly mass surrendered to the Taliban in Dwa Manda distric of  Khost. It is said that they were around 6000 in numbers, with 1200 vehicles.The Taliban have accepted their surrender1 month ago
The demise of KPF Troops from the Khost Protection Force (KPF) have reportedly mass surrendered to the Taliban in Dwa Manda distric of Khost. It is said that they were around 6000 in numbers, with 1200 vehicles.The Taliban have accepted their surrender
1 month ago
US officials: The Taliban will not be allowed to access Afghan cash reserves in the United States
Network data show interruptions to internet connectivity in Afghanistan amid power outages and a partial collapse of infrastructure as Taliban take control of major cities including Kabul1 month ago
Network data show interruptions to internet connectivity in Afghanistan amid power outages and a partial collapse of infrastructure as Taliban take control of major cities including Kabul
PM Citu told reporters "no decision yet" on receiving fleeing Afghans beyond the current refugee "quota". According to him, Romania will soon "send a plane or work with NATO to bring home 35 Romanian nationals from Afghanistan who work for the UN and private contractors"
Hairatan port on the border with Uzbekistan. Hundreds of vehicles left on the bridge1 month ago
Hairatan port on the border with Uzbekistan. Hundreds of vehicles left on the bridge
This is a photo obtained by Fox News of the US Embassy flag being flown out of Kabul on an evacuation flight1 month ago
This is a photo obtained by Fox News of the US Embassy flag being flown out of Kabul on an evacuation flight
Afghan Air Force plane was shot down by Uzbekistan's air defense system while attempting to enter air space - Uzbekistan's Ministry of Defense1 month ago
Afghan Air Force plane was shot down by Uzbekistan's air defense system while attempting to enter air space - Uzbekistan's Ministry of Defense
1 month ago
Afghan Defense Minister: I did not leave Kabul and we will continue the fight against "militants"
US National Security Adviser: We have contingency plans, including sending forces to secure Kabul Airport to facilitate the evacuation process
1 month ago
The US military has suspended air operations at the Kabul airport while troops try to clear the airfield of Afghans who flooded the tarmac, per @barbarastarrcnn. Biden's national security advisers have made clear this a.m. they don't consider the airport secure right now
1 month ago
One of the planes departed from Germany this morning is now on ground in Baku. The other plane is also on route to Baku
US National Security Adviser: Biden discusses the situation in Afghanistan with his national security team
First picture of Amrullah Saleh since the fall of Kabul. He's in Panjshir with Ahmad Massoud and some commanders and planning to start a resistance from there1 month ago
First picture of Amrullah Saleh since the fall of Kabul. He's in Panjshir with Ahmad Massoud and some commanders and planning to start a resistance from there
1 month ago
US Deputy National Security Adviser: Talks with the Taliban in Qatar continue
US Deputy National Security Adviser: The situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated faster than expected
US Deputy National Security Adviser: We warn the Taliban against taking any hostile steps towards the United States
1 month ago
Moscow doesn't see a single fact that would suggest a Taliban threat to Russia's allies in Central Asia
The scene outside the Kabul airport gate this morning, where people were arriving by the thousands and things were rapidly spiraling out of control, as false rumors spread of flights out for anybody without visas. Several killed inside and outside already1 month ago
The scene outside the Kabul airport gate this morning, where people were arriving by the thousands and things were rapidly spiraling out of control, as false rumors spread of flights out for anybody without visas. Several killed inside and outside already
Josep Borrell Fontelles: Following latest developments in Afghanistan, and after intense contacts with partners in the past days and hours, I decided to convene an extraordinary VTC of EU Foreign Ministers FAC tomorrow afternoon for a first assessment
1 month ago
Preparation for the exercises of the Collective Forces of the CSTO, which will be held near the Tajik-Afghan border in the coming months, has begun - Secretary General of the organization
1 month ago
Merkel: US domestic political reasons contributed to the decision to withdraw Western forces from Afghanistan
1 month ago
„We have lost contact with one of former CzechRepublic Army Afghan Translator. He was kidnapped by „militants". No information about him now. His wife and 3 children condition unknown as well" - Veteran Army „Vlčí Máky" association announced.
The Netherlands begins sending planes to Afghanistan to evacuate foreign nationals
1 month ago
To evacuate the stranded Australian staff and allies from Kabul Australia is sending 250 soldier to Afghanistan
1 month ago
In Bokhtar airport, south Tajikistan, three aircraft and two military helicopters of Afghan armed forces landed last night, with some 140 people on board, while fleeing from Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul
Picture is of the surrender of government soldiers in Shorabak base Helmand province1 month ago
Picture is of the surrender of government soldiers in Shorabak base Helmand province
1 month ago
Reuters, on the authority of a Taliban official: The movement's fighters began collecting weapons from civilians in the capital, Kabul
Taliban entered the TOLOnews compound in Kabul, checked the weapons of the security staff, collected govt-issued weapons, agreed to keep the compound safe1 month ago
Taliban entered the TOLOnews compound in Kabul, checked the weapons of the security staff, collected govt-issued weapons, agreed to keep the compound safe
1 month ago
Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia have expressed readiness to temporarily host an undefined number of Afghans fleeing their country after Taliban forces seized control over the weekend as the US pulled out
1 month ago
The Russian President's Special Envoy to Afghanistan: Exclusion of the Taliban from the list of organizations begins in the UN Security Council
1 month ago
British Ministry of Defense: British Armed Forces continue to evacuate British citizens and collaborators from Kabul
China says willing to develop 'friendly relations' with Afghanistan's Taliban
2x SOCOM HC-130J Combat King II FEVER11/12 departed Kabul Afghanistan1 month ago
2x SOCOM HC-130J Combat King II FEVER11/12 departed Kabul Afghanistan
The TTP members and Mamund tribes people spread across Kunar and Bajaur warmly welcomes the TTP founding deputy chief Mulawi Faqir Muhammad after he reaches Kunar released from Kabul by the Afghan Taliban. He's also an influential tribal elder other than a TTP senior leader
It seems that the airspace of Afghanistan has been restricted1 month ago
It seems that the airspace of Afghanistan has been restricted
Apache doing crowd control at Kabul Airport1 month ago
Apache doing crowd control at Kabul Airport
Crowds preventing a plane from taking off Kabul international airport1 month ago
Crowds preventing a plane from taking off Kabul international airport
The plane with the insignia of the Afghan Air Force crashed in the Sherabad district of the Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan, two people were injured1 month ago
The plane with the insignia of the Afghan Air Force crashed in the Sherabad district of the Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan, two people were injured
Australia announces that the Taliban will be held fully responsible for any killing or violation of the Afghan army
A British military plane carrying the first batch of returnees from Afghanistan arrives in London
1 month ago
German military plane on its way to Kabul to complete evacuations
Armed Taliban attacked Hizb-e-Islami office in Jalalabad, disrespected Hekmatyar's posters and took arms form the office guards, according to a Hiz leader
The Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan is studying reports of the crash of an Afghan Air Force plane in the Surkhandarya region, Gazeta.uz reports
1 month ago
DefSec @BWallaceMP says UK could put in more troops to facilitate evacuation from Kabul. Says will try to continue flights out till end of month
1 month ago
Reuters, according to eyewitnesses: At least 5 people were killed during the chaos that took place at Kabul airport
1 month ago
As planes try to take off there is intense gunfire to be heard coming from the airport as security forces try to keep desperate crowds back. Reports emerging of people killed in the chaos and crowd storming airport
Airport in Kabul. Shots audible1 month ago
Airport in Kabul. Shots audible
1 month ago
Civil Aviation Authority: Handing over Afghan airspace to a military administration
1 month ago
The Civil Aviation Authority advises incoming flights to Afghanistan to change its route
US Forces taking their positions at the Kabul airport to secure the airport. Some gunfire was reported this morning to control the chaos and crowd1 month ago
US Forces taking their positions at the Kabul airport to secure the airport. Some gunfire was reported this morning to control the chaos and crowd
1 month ago
Taliban: The situation is calm and the movement does not clash with the departing government forces or civilians in any area
Kabul, day one post Taliban takeover - Men from the Taliban are now driving Tanks, HumVees, Military vehicles with their own men on them on the streets of Kabul - Markets are barely open but the Talibs want them to function at the earliest1 month ago
Kabul, day one post Taliban takeover - Men from the Taliban are now driving Tanks, HumVees, Military vehicles with their own men on them on the streets of Kabul - Markets are barely open but the Talibs want them to function at the earliest
Crowd at Kabul airport1 month ago
Crowd at Kabul airport
1 month ago
Agence France-Presse: US forces fire in the air at Kabul airport as a crowd of people stormed the runway
1 month ago
Pentagon confirms the Department of Defense is preparing to house thousands of Afghan refugees on American military installations, immediately including Fort McCoy in Wisconsin and Fort Bliss in Texas
Taliban new forces arrived Kabul1 month ago
Taliban new forces arrived Kabul
Right now at Kabul airport - people are fleeing for their lives, gunfire in the background, military nearby1 month ago
Right now at Kabul airport - people are fleeing for their lives, gunfire in the background, military nearby
France is relocating its embassy to Kabul airport in light of the "extremely rapid deterioration in the security situation in Afghanistan." Macron has ordered the armed forces to deploy military reinforcements and aircraft to the UAE to begin evacuations to Abu Dhabi
US, @DeptofDefense "continue to monitor the deteriorating security situation in #Afghanistan" per @PentagonPresSec Focus is on "the safe drawdown of civilian personnel from the US Embassy.and to protect operations at the airport" he adds
#Afghanistan-#SIVs - "For all categories, Afghans who have cleared security screening will continue to be transferred directly to the United States. And we will find additional locations for those yet to be screened" per @DeptofDefense @StateDept
US evacuation efforts focused on "thousands of American citizens who have been resident in #Afghanistan, as well as locally employed staff of the US mission in #Kabul & their families and other particularly vulnerable Afghan nationals" per @DeptofDefense @StateDept
@DeptofDefense @StateDept "completing a series of steps to secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport to enable the safe departure of U.S. and allied personnel from #Afghanistan via civilian and military flights" per joint statement #Kabul
The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan are patrolling inside the city at 2:00 AM. Situation is under control. Some thieves and looters are arrested1 month ago
The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan are patrolling inside the city at 2:00 AM. Situation is under control. Some thieves and looters are arrested
1 month ago
Taliban invaded the homes of at least two female journalists in Kabul today. One managed to escape, one is unreachable
United States Air Force C-17A Globemaster III reg. flag-usflag-us01-0186/RCH871 has now departed Kabul, Afghanistan. It therefore looks like the situation on ground at the airport is controllable enough to allow some aircraft to depart or arrive1 month ago
United States Air Force C-17A Globemaster III reg. flag-usflag-us01-0186/RCH871 has now departed Kabul, Afghanistan. It therefore looks like the situation on ground at the airport is controllable enough to allow some aircraft to depart or arrive
The UN Security Council will hold a session tomorrow, Monday, on the developments in Afghanistan
1 month ago
Afghan media: Taliban controls all areas of Kabul, except for the airport
Pakistan's National Security Committee will hold a meeting tomorrow to discuss the situation in Afghanistan
Greece, joined by Italy, Spain, Malta, and Cyprus, seek talks at EU level to discuss Afghanistan crisis and impact on migration
President Biden orders 1,000 more paratroopers from 82nd Airborne to Kabul to evacuate Americans. 6,000 U.S. troops will now be on the ground in Afghanistan
1 month ago
US official tells @VOANews Hamid Karzai Int'l Airport in Kabul still taking fire, under threat US troops "trying to take care of it" Afghanistan
1 month ago
US official also confirms Taliban did seize Parwan prison near Bagram air base, freeing thousands of Taliban, ISIS prisoners
1 month ago
Taliban roaming in Kabul airport road driving Humvees, and motorbikes as sporadic fire can be heard from different locations. Helicopters flying overhead
US Representatives are concerned about the Taliban obtaining modern American equipment and weapons provided by Washington to the Afghan forces
Taliban have taken charge of national television and already started their transmission. In a segment TB anchor is reassuring Kabul residents about their security1 month ago
Taliban have taken charge of national television and already started their transmission. In a segment TB anchor is reassuring Kabul residents about their security
More Taliban reinforcements rolling into Kabul city1 month ago
More Taliban reinforcements rolling into Kabul city
8 KC-10,s from Travis AFB are being sent to Afghanistan along with one from McGuire AFB
1 month ago
Head of U.S. forces in Middle East and Afghanistan met Taliban leaders in Doha, Qatar today warning them not to attack Americans evacuating Kabul: U.S. officials
Albania and Kosovo have accepted a US request to temporarily take in Afghan refugees seeking visas to enter the United States
.@AirMobilityCmd Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker 62-3554 is operating SW of Kabul. The KC-135R Stratotanker's primary mission is to refuel @usairforce long-range bombers1 month ago
[email protected] Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker 62-3554 is operating SW of Kabul. The KC-135R Stratotanker's primary mission is to refuel @usairforce long-range bombers
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby Friday: "Kabul is not, right now, in an imminent-threat environment
Ashraf Ghani: I left the country to avoid a bloodbath
1 month ago
Taliban remove the Afghan flag from inside the presidential palace in Kabul
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani: The Taliban imposed their authority by force of arms
Kabul: Taliban fighters inside the presidential palace1 month ago
Kabul: Taliban fighters inside the presidential palace
Presidential Palace in Kabul right now, Al Jazeera has an exclusive live video of the Taliban inside the Palace1 month ago
Presidential Palace in Kabul right now, Al Jazeera has an exclusive live video of the Taliban inside the Palace
Previously unidentified Lockheed 382G-44K-30 that was tracked departing Kabul, Afghanistan is N3796B, likely operated by CIA-linked Tepper Aviation1 month ago
Previously unidentified Lockheed 382G-44K-30 that was tracked departing Kabul, Afghanistan is N3796B, likely operated by CIA-linked Tepper Aviation
Former President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani says: "Today I am faced with a difficult choice." Stand up to the armed Taliban who want to enter the palace, or leave the Gran Watan, where I have dedicated my life to protecting and caring for the last 20 years.
1 month ago
The Taliban's 1,000-strong Logar contingent has now arrived in Kabul's Bani Hesar to secure Kabul, and a nine-member contingent from Ghazni province is on its way to Kabul.
1 month ago
City of Kabul rocked by two explosions moments back, Nature is unclear
1 month ago
Turkish Embassy continues to operate in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, says Foreign Minister Cavusoglu
1 month ago
Taliban spokesman: There is no danger to foreign embassies and diplomatic missions in Kabul
Kabul Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban control the centers of 11 districts Astalaf - Saroobi - De Sabz - Qara Bagh - Khak Jabbar - Baghman - Bajari - Mushi - Chahar Asyab - Jal Dura - Shukr Dura and the headquarters of Kabul was also seized. Military Division (111) in the Bull-Charkhi area1 month ago
Kabul Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan "Taliban" control the centers of 11 districts Astalaf - Saroobi - De Sabz - Qara Bagh - Khak Jabbar - Baghman - Bajari - Mushi - Chahar Asyab - Jal Dura - Shukr Dura and the headquarters of Kabul was also seized. Military Division (111) in the Bull-Charkhi area
1 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry: We are planning to make contacts with the head of the Taliban political office, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar
1 month ago
World Food Program: We are communicating with all parties to allow humanitarian aid to continue
A video showing the state of confusion at Kabul airport as Afghan collaborators with the US Embassy and other European embassies are transported with their families to Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE1 month ago
A video showing the state of confusion at Kabul airport as Afghan collaborators with the US Embassy and other European embassies are transported with their families to Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE
This morning, @POTUS & @VP "met by secure videoconference with their national security team to hear updates on the drawdown of our civilian personnel in Afghanistan, evacuations of SIV applicants and other Afghan allies, and the ongoing security situation in Kabul." [email protected]
1 month ago
The Taliban announces its control of 11 districts in the Afghan capital and the formation of a military unit to secure the presidential palace
1 month ago
British Prime Minister discusses the current situation in Afghanistan with the Secretary-General of the United Nations
Absolute chaos at Kabul airport. US embassy in Kabul warns of worsening security at the airport as the use of firearms continues1 month ago
Absolute chaos at Kabul airport. US embassy in Kabul warns of worsening security at the airport as the use of firearms continues
1 month ago
Taliban official says they will soon declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan from the presidential palace in Kabul
1 month ago
Gunfire was heard around Kabul airport, but from whom its not certain
Taliban Humvees now patroling the Kabul city1 month ago
Taliban Humvees now patroling the Kabul city
1 month ago
Johnson: We ask countries not to recognize the Taliban unilaterally
@NATO "helping keep Kabul airport open to facilitate and coordinate evacuations" per SecGen @jensstoltenberg
1 month ago
Justin Trudeau says Canada will commit to resettling 20,000 Afghans in the country in light of the latest Taliban takeover
1 month ago
Members of the Taliban movement in Kabul call on citizens to stay in their homes
1 month ago
Taliban have entered the Presidential Palace ARG in Kabul
1 month ago
There will be no transitional government in Afghanistan and we expect a full handover of power, reports Reuters citing two Taliban sources
1 month ago
The US Embassy in Kabul calls on its citizens in Afghanistan to stay in their places
Latest security alert from US Embassy in Kabul: We are instructing U.S. citizens to shelter in place.  The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan has suspended consular operations effective immediately.  Do not come to the Embassy or airport at this time1 month ago
Latest security alert from US Embassy in Kabul: "We are instructing U.S. citizens to shelter in place. The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan has suspended consular operations effective immediately. Do not come to the Embassy or airport at this time
1 month ago
Afghan President Ghani has fled the country. "That's it. It's over," U.S. official says
1 month ago
Taliban: Militants control the center of Parwan province, north of the capital, Kabul
1 month ago
Downing Street says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has convened an emergency COBRA meeting for later this afternoon to discuss the situation in Afghanistan
1 month ago
Parwan province was completely captured by Taliban
1 month ago
Former President Hamid Karzai calls on the army to preserve the lives of Afghan citizens
TB at base in Khogyani, Nangarhar that was captured earlier. Several vehicles fell to TB at this base1 month ago
TB at base in Khogyani, Nangarhar that was captured earlier. Several vehicles fell to TB at this base
Taliban are in parts of Kabul allegedly slowly moving deeper into city to prevent lawlessness1 month ago
Taliban are in parts of Kabul allegedly slowly moving deeper into city to prevent lawlessness
1 month ago
U.S. Charge 'd'affaires Ross Wilson now stationed at Kabul airport - U.S. official
1 month ago
An Afghanistan government delegation, including senior official Abdullah Abdullah, will travel to Qatar on Sunday to meet with representatives of the Taliban, an Afghanistan negotiator said
Video showing the Taliban making a courteous visit to the Iranian Consulate General in Mazar-i-Sharif, chatting with Iranian diplomats and asking them if they needed anything
Pro Taliban sources reported drone strike in Kotal area between Jalrez and Maidan Shar with casualties among civilians and Taliban1 month ago
Pro Taliban sources reported drone strike in Kotal area between Jalrez and Maidan Shar with casualties among civilians and Taliban
1 month ago
Afghan Interior: Deploying special security forces in Kabul to secure it
Pro-TB sources claim the surrender of pro-govt forces in Kabul has started. They claim the Kabul police chief surrendered and policemen from PD-4 are surrendering. Afghanistan.   Video circulated by pro-TB accounts1 month ago
Pro-TB sources claim the surrender of pro-govt forces in Kabul has started. They claim the Kabul police chief surrendered and policemen from PD-4 are surrendering. Afghanistan. Video circulated by pro-TB accounts
1 month ago
Afghan Defense Minister: Our security forces are committed to defending the capital, Kabul
TB spox claimed fall of Sayed Khel district of Parwan1 month ago
TB spox claimed fall of Sayed Khel district of Parwan
Photos from Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak Province, which was handed over to the Taliban by the Afghan army and police. They can be seen fleeing to Kabul minutes before, while a large number of weapons and equipment have fallen into the hands of the movement.1 month ago
Photos from Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak Province, which was handed over to the Taliban by the Afghan army and police. "They can be seen fleeing to Kabul minutes before, while a large number of weapons and equipment have fallen into the hands of the movement."
Pro-TB sources claiming Taliban fighters have started moving from Kapisa to Panjshir1 month ago
Pro-TB sources claiming Taliban fighters have started moving from Kapisa to Panjshir
1 month ago
Border guards in Tajikistan: the situation is calm and there are no attempts to cross
1 month ago
Germany will send paratroopers from the Bundeswehr to Kabul today to evacuate German citizens and local helpers. It was previously planned to evacuate tomorrow
Reports that 02 remnants are on Jalalabad airport surrounded by Taliban Sporadic clashes with them. All Nangarhar districts along Pakistan border fell Afghanistan
1 month ago
The Emirates "flydubai" will suspend flights to the Afghan capital, Kabul, from Monday
1 month ago
Taliban spokesman @Zabehulah_M33 says they seized control of Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, and freed inmates from the prison there. Reportedly high profile Taliban prisoners were kept there. Bagram served as the epicentre for US-led military mission in Afghanistan
1 month ago
The full evacuation and closure of the U.S. embassy in Kabul expected 'any day now,' U.S. official says Pentagon weighing sending additional forces to Kabul on top of 5,000 announced by President Biden Saturday
1 month ago
Taliban: Punishments related to death and stoning will be in the hands of the courts
Alipour's RF took over western Wardak and parts of Bamyan Reportedly someone from above guaranteed for Commander Sword and that RF won't act against Taliban Afghanistan1 month ago
Alipour's RF took over western Wardak and parts of Bamyan Reportedly someone from above guaranteed for Commander Sword and that RF won't act against Taliban Afghanistan
Some new footage from Kandahar Airport where TB seized some aircraft1 month ago
Some new footage from Kandahar Airport where TB seized some aircraft
Taliban forces in Pul e Charki area. That means they are in Bagrami east of Kabul also1 month ago
Taliban forces in Pul e Charki area. That means they are in Bagrami east of Kabul also
US State Department: Blinken is in contact with the Afghan President to discuss the current security situation in Afghanistan
Taliban in Sarai North of Kabul1 month ago
Taliban in Sarai North of Kabul
Taliban in Pul-e-Charkhi1 month ago
Taliban in Pul-e-Charkhi
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 40 km ESE of Chubek, Tajikistan
Paghman district of Kabul captured by Taliban1 month ago
Paghman district of Kabul captured by Taliban
Entire vehicle park including several Humvees captured by Taliban from security HQ in Wardak1 month ago
Entire vehicle park including several Humvees captured by Taliban from security HQ in Wardak
1 month ago
Boris Johnson is recalling parliament next week to discuss Afghanistan crisis
Taliban along the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak earlier today1 month ago
Taliban along the outskirts of Maidan Shahr, Wardak earlier today
1 month ago
Downing Street sources tell Sky News that Parliament will be recalled next week to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan
A320 from Dehli put into a holding pattern in the sky before landing to Kabul1 month ago
A320 from Dehli put into a holding pattern in the sky before landing to Kabul
1 month ago
Per reports, President Ashraf Ghani is in a meeting with Zalmay Khalilzad and NATO Reps
1 month ago
Taliban statement: Talks continue to enter the capital peacefully so that the process of transferring power will be completed safely
Acting Interior Minister Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal said Kabul will not be attacked and that the transition will happen peacefully.  He assures Kabul residents that security forces will ensure the security of the city1 month ago
Acting Interior Minister Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal said Kabul will not be attacked and that the transition will happen peacefully. He assures Kabul residents that security forces will ensure the security of the city
1 month ago
Ismail Khel district of Khost province was also captured. This morning, the center of the district was captured with all its annexes. All the tools, equipment in the district fell into the hands of the Taliban
1 month ago
Russia does not plan to evacuate its Kabul embassy: official to agencies
1 month ago
Interior Minister Gen. Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal says there will be no fighting in Kabul and power will be transferred peacefully.
1 month ago
Prison at Bagram Airfield, housing thousands of prisoners, has been captured by Taliban. All the prisoners were released from the prison and taken to a safe place
Taliban spox officially claimed capturing Khost city1 month ago
Taliban spox officially claimed capturing Khost city
Nizamuddin Qaisar was arrested1 month ago
Nizamuddin Qaisar was arrested
1 month ago
There's smoke coming out of the US Embassy compound in Kabul, believed to be from the burning documents
1 month ago
Taliban movement: Militants control the city of Mahmoud Raqi, the center of Kapisa province, north of the capital, Kabul
Taliban in Jalalabad(earlier information that  Downtown Kabul PD7)1 month ago
Taliban in Jalalabad(earlier information that Downtown Kabul PD7)
1 month ago
Reports of prison break at Pol-e Charkhi prison in Kabul
Omni Air Boeing 767-36N(ER) N441AX en route to Kabul Afghanistan to evacuate Embassy staff1 month ago
Omni Air Boeing 767-36N(ER) N441AX en route to Kabul Afghanistan to evacuate Embassy staff
1 month ago
Presidential Palace: Shooting in areas of Kabul and Afghan forces defending the capital in coordination with their international partners
1 month ago
Taliban: We want to avoid civilian casualties, but we have not announced a ceasefire
TB spox also claimed fall of Nurgam district of Nuristan1 month ago
TB spox also claimed fall of Nurgam district of Nuristan
VIDEO showing ANA soldiers who surrendered in Nangarhar
1 month ago
Helicopters land at the US embassy in Kabul after the Taliban entered the city
A spokesman for the Taliban says: Taliban fighters instructed to stay at the gates of Kabul and not enter the city. Until the transition takes place , the Afghan government is responsible for the security of Kabul1 month ago
A spokesman for the Taliban says: Taliban fighters instructed to stay at the gates of Kabul and not enter the city. Until the transition takes place , the Afghan government is responsible for the security of Kabul
1 month ago
Kabul not yet attacked, situation is under control. Defense and security forces working together with international partners to ensure security of city: Office of President of Afghanistan
1 month ago
Taliban is in full control of Kapisa province
1 month ago
A statement by the Taliban movement: We do not want to enter the capital, Kabul, by force or war, and we prefer to enter peacefully
ANA base in Jalalabad, Nangarhar now under TB control
Taliban in Jalalabad(not in Bagh-e-Babar, Kabul)1 month ago
Taliban in Jalalabad(not in Bagh-e-Babar, Kabul)
1 month ago
Pakistan closes border points with Afghanistan after Taliban control
Kabul residents move away from scenes of apparent fighting in central Kabul1 month ago
Kabul residents move away from scenes of apparent fighting in central Kabul
1 month ago
Afghanistan army left Deh Sabz district of Kabul province
1 month ago
Video of prisoners leaving Khost prison.
1 month ago
Taliban say they are in Kabul City - police district 5. Hotels are on lockdown
Taliban entered the Mandozai battalion in Khost1 month ago
Taliban entered the Mandozai battalion in Khost
Taliban entered Bamian province1 month ago
Taliban entered Bamian province
Surkh Rod, Ghani Khel also seized. There are reports about Shinwari in SE but nothing confirmed yet Nangarhar1 month ago
Surkh Rod, Ghani Khel also seized. There are reports about Shinwari in SE but nothing confirmed yet Nangarhar
Bamyan center of Hazarajat fell without fight1 month ago
Bamyan center of Hazarajat fell without fight
The Thunder Corps is under the control of Taliban in Paktia.1 month ago
The Thunder Corps is under the control of Taliban in Paktia.
Images showing TB militants inside Nangarhar governor's HQ in Jalalabad:
VIDEO showing Taliban inside Laghman governor's office in Mihtarlam city1 month ago
VIDEO showing Taliban inside Laghman governor's office in Mihtarlam city
Taliban captured Bamyan province1 month ago
Taliban captured Bamyan province
Taliban of Bamyan province have entered Bamyan city and the city is being cleared.1 month ago
Taliban of Bamyan province have entered Bamyan city and the city is being cleared.
Teachers and staff at Shaikh Zayed University in Khost city protecting their university from looters1 month ago
Teachers and staff at Shaikh Zayed University in Khost city protecting their university from looters
1 month ago
Taliban has captured Koh-i-Safi and Bagram districts of Parwan province.
1 month ago
Associated Press: Taliban controls all border crossings in Afghanistan
1 month ago
Parwan Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan "Taliban" control the Bagram district
Taliban entered Khost province  capital city1 month ago
Taliban entered Khost province capital city
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke with President Ashraf Ghani "to discuss the current security situation as well as our urgent diplomatic and political efforts to reduce violence
Taliban captured Maida_Wardak province. In west of Kabul city1 month ago
Taliban captured Maida_Wardak province. In west of Kabul city
Taliban entered Jalalabad and seized Admin. building. Only few shots being fired
Khost Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban control the city Khost, the capital1 month ago
Khost Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan "Taliban" control the city Khost, the capital
1 month ago
Paghman district of Kabul province was also captured
Kabul Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Taliban are getting closer to the city Kabul after taking control of 4 districts, which are: 1- Surubi 2- Qara Bagh 3- Bajarami 4- Baghman1 month ago
Kabul Province: The forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan "Taliban" are getting closer to the city Kabul after taking control of 4 districts, which are: 1- Surubi 2- Qara Bagh 3- Bajarami 4- Baghman
Earlier today TB spox officially claimed fall of Maidan Shahr, capital of Wardak1 month ago
Earlier today TB spox officially claimed fall of Maidan Shahr, capital of Wardak
1 month ago
Uzbekistan has detained 84 Afghan soldiers who crossed the border on Saturday, Uzbekistan's foreign ministry said, adding that another group of soldiers had amassed near a border checkpoint on the Afghan side
Two Chinooks over Kabul, one of them fires its flares just a while back - Unclear why though1 month ago
Two Chinooks over Kabul, one of them fires its flares just a while back - Unclear why though
Taliban have entered Maidan Shar, the provincial capital of Wardak province; next to Kabul1 month ago
Taliban have entered Maidan Shar, the provincial capital of Wardak province; next to Kabul
1 month ago
The Kabul-Jalalabad highway, which was closed by the Taliban at two points last night, was reopened this morning after the surrender of Nangarhar province
Daikundi province has fallen to Taliban without a fight1 month ago
Daikundi province has fallen to Taliban without a fight
Torkham crossing point with Pakistan has been captured by Taliban1 month ago
Torkham crossing point with Pakistan has been captured by Taliban
The moment when Khogyani district base surrendered in Nangarhar province1 month ago
The moment when Khogyani district base surrendered in Nangarhar province
Taliban at NDS local headquarters in Jalalabad
The governor's compound in Jalalabad under Taliban control1 month ago
The governor's compound in Jalalabad under Taliban control
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