19 September 2021
3 week ago
An additional US service member has died as a result of the KabulAirportBlast, bringing the total to 13, reports @Reuters
3 week ago
Discussions with Taliban ongoing about how to coordinate on getting Americans and allies out of Afghanistan after Aug. 31, says @PressSec
"We will continue the evacuation" while making plans to strike ISIS-K, announces @POTUS. "America will not be intimidated
ISIS-K, enemy of the Taliban, was planning a complex set of attacks and that's why he was so determined to limit the scope of this operation, says @POTUS
3 week ago
"We have an enormous amount of leverage over time" with the Taliban to continue to get US citizens and partners out of Afghanistan, says @PressSec
Biden says if more U.S. forces are needed in Afghanistan, "I will grant it”
"We have some reason to believe we know who they are, not certain" and will find ways of our choosing to get them, @POTUS says of ISIS-K
3 week ago
Death toll from Kabul airport attack jumped to 90 that includes children, women and men. 150 more wounded
3 week ago
On the fighting in Darulaman - I hear from sources that the firefight is between the militants of Taliban and Islamic State
3 week ago
Richard Moore, Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, UK called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), The Pakistan military said in a statement "intelligence/ defence collaboration" & "the situation in Afghanistan was discussed"
Taliban spokesman says explosion in recent minutes in Kabul was US forces destroying equipment - presumably to put it out of use as they leave
3 week ago
Last blast was a controlled detonation by the US military
3 week ago
There has been another explosion outside hkia. Multiple sources tell @CBSNews
3 week ago
Two major blasts heard in Shahrenaw locality, 10th PD of Kabul city
3 week ago
Unknown location
Another big blast reported in Kabul
Diplomats: Secretary-General calls for a meeting of the Security Council on Afghanistan
"We think one suicide bomb at Abbey Gate - don't know if male or female" and a second explosion at the Baron Hotel, according to Gen. McKenzie
Gen. McKenzie: 'No reason' to think Taliban let this attack happen today, which he blamed on ISIS
3 week ago
Islamic State claims responsibility for the Kabul airport attack, identifies the suicide attacker as Abdul Rehman Al-Wagri
Gen. McKenzie says the U.S. assesses the potential for an ISIS vehicle attack is "very high," working aggressively with the Taliban to close roads and extend the security perimeter
Centcom head McKenzie says he believes the Taliban has prevented suicide attacks on Kabul airport "We use the Taliban as a tool to protect us as much as possible"
There are "other extremely active threat streams" against the airfield, according to Gen. McKenzie
More, Gen McKenzie: ISIS will continue these attacks; US will continue with evacuation plan; "We will go after ISIS"; "24/7 we are looking for them [ISIS]"
"We know that 12 U.S. service were members killed in the attack" and 15 more wounded, according to @CENTCOM Commander, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie
Probably little more than 1,000 US citizens left in Afghanistan, according to Gen. McKenzie
Gen. Mackenzie says 2 suicide bombers assessed to have been ISIS fighters detonated in vicinity of Baron hotel and Abbey Gate near Kabul airport. 12 US service members have been killed, at least 15 more injured, he says
Secretary of Defense: On behalf of the men and women of the @deptofdefense, I express my deepest condolences to the loved ones and teammates of all those killed and wounded in Kabul today. Full statement below:
3 week ago
Heavy gunfires can be hear in Karte 3 and Darluman area of Kabul right now
Post explosions airlift now in/out Kabul:  10 USAF + RAF c17s/c130s3 week ago
Post explosions airlift now in/out Kabul: 10 USAF + RAF c17s/c130s
3 week ago
At least 12 U.S. service members killed in suicide attack outside Kabul airport; 11 Marines, Navy medic, dozens wounded: U.S. officials
3 week ago
Gunfire heard in western parts of Kabul
3 week ago
The BBC has spoken to a senior health official in Kabul, who has told that at least 60 people were killed and 140 others wounded in Kabul Airport explosions
Car allegedly belonging to Taliban was blown up in Kabul3 week ago
It's old information
Car allegedly belonging to Taliban was blown up in Kabul
3 week ago
A third explosion has been heard in the city of Kabul just a short while back
3 week ago
At least 10 U.S. Marines and soldiers killed in suicide bombing outside Kabul airport
3 week ago
4 U.S. Marines killed, 3 wounded in suicide bombing outside Kabul airport: U.S. officials
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Johnson: We expect the Taliban to allow those who want to leave Afghanistan to leave after August 31
3 week ago
At least 32 injured in military warehouse explosion near Taraz, South Kazakhstan
3 week ago
At least 40 dead bodies and 120 wounded transferred to Kabul hospitals, with 60% of wounded in the critical condition. All those killed and wounded are in critical condition
3 week ago
Kazakhstan authorities started evacuation of population from villages near burning military warehouses. Taraz-Almaty road is closed
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British Defense Minister: No injuries were recorded among soldiers or officials in the vicinity of Kabul Airport
3 week ago
Emergency Hospital says more than 30 people were injured in blasts near Kabul airport, six died upon arrival
3 week ago
Taliban says Kabul Aiport blast was a terror attack. Blames Islamic State
3 week ago
Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan: A fire broke out near one of the warehouses in a military unit stationed in the Bayzak district of the Zhambyl region at about 19:00. The fire brigades of the unit involved in extinguishing the fire
Fire and explosion at military unit in Zhambyl region of Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense confirms
3 week ago
UK govt to hold crisis meeting after Kabul airport explosion: Downing Street
3 week ago
Those inside Kabul airport was warned of a possible rocket attack Soldiers ask people to take cover, a source inside the airport tells
3 week ago
All US diplomatic personnel in Kabul have been safely accounted for, according to internal ops report obtained by ABC: "Post reports 100% accountability of COM personnel"—or chief of mission, all US officials under Amb. Wilson's responsibility. That does not include US troops
3 week ago
The State Department Ops Center issued an alert to staff stating: "Initial reports suggest four or more U.S. service personnel may have been injured or killed in the explosion at HKIA." Attack occurred at 17:11 local time and is "believed to have been a suicide vest attack"
A Chinook has taken off from Kabul Right now3 week ago
A Chinook has taken off from Kabul Right now
UK government statement on Kabul incident:3 week ago
UK government statement on Kabul incident:
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At least 3 U.S. troops wounded in suicide bombing outside Abbey Gate at Kabul airport: U.S. officials
A White House official tells President Biden has been briefed on the explosion outside Kabul airport
3 week ago
Explosion appears to have happened near Baron Hotel across from Kabul airport. Baron was used largely by Brits. Many injured
3 week ago
Suicide bomber "complex SBIED attack" with firefight at Abbey Gate outside Kabul airport; Afghan casualties: US official
Pentagon: We can confirm an explosion outside Kabul airport. Casualties are unclear at this time. We will provide additional details when we can
3 week ago
An explosion has just been heard around Kabul airport
3 week ago
Explosion took place outside of the eastern gate of airport and gunfire is underway. There are casualties and fatalities, multiple eye witnesses tells
3 week ago
There has been a large explosion at Abbey gate at the Kabul airport
3 week ago
German Chancellor Merkel spoke to Israeli Prime Minister @naftalibennett and told him she has to cancel her visit to Israel planned for next week due to the ongoing evacuation of German forces from Afghanistan
3 week ago
Over 600 U.S. troops have departed Afghanistan: U.S. officials
3 week ago
Military cargo planes of the NATO Military Transportation Organisation are currently stationed at Tbilisi airport and they run daily flights to Kabul and back. According to Georgian officials up to 2,000 individuals have been evacuated so far via Georgian territory
Pentagon: Evacuation operations in Kabul will not be wrapping up in 36 hours. We will continue to evacuate as many people as we can until the end of the mission
Rutte: terrible news for people on their way to the airport. The gates of the airport are closed3 week ago
Rutte: terrible news for people on their way to the airport. The gates of the airport are closed
Italian Ministry of Defense: The plane that was targeted by shooting at Kabul airport was not damaged
3 week ago
Getting word the gates at Kabul airport are closed and that the last of the evacuation flights should be complete within a few hours. Following that, military personnel and equipment will begin to depart
Taliban has arrested five armed men accused of the murder of a tribal elder in Helmand province: officials Source: @1TVNewsAF
3 week ago
German Defense Minister: We are in the most dangerous stage of evacuations from Afghanistan
3 week ago
Canada has ended military evacuation of citizens and Afghans from Kabul over the last day: senior defence ministry official
3 week ago
Afghanistan: shooting with small arms reported at Italian C-130 taking off from Kabul airport
Latest data via @WhiteHouse on Afghanistan evacuations
Evacuation flights out of Kabul beginning to slow down. 13,400 people yesterday, 6,000 fewer than day before. Over 95,000 people evacuated since Aug. 14: Pentagon
3 week ago
Ahmad Massoud, a key Afghanistan resistance figure, asks Russia to mediate talks with the Taliban
3 week ago
CNN sources: US evacuations from Afghanistan will end in the next 36 hours
China wants to "support peaceful reconstruction" of Afghanistan
Pro-TB sources say TB's fire fighters managed to control a fire that broke out today in Herat's carpet market3 week ago
Pro-TB sources say TB's "fire fighters" managed to control a fire that broke out today in Herat's carpet market
Taliban commando Mawlawi Shafiullah Turabi has been assassinated by unknown gunmen in Khost3 week ago
Taliban "commando" Mawlawi Shafiullah Turabi has been assassinated by unknown gunmen in Khost
3 week ago
Zabiullah Mujahid: We have given general amnesty to Ashraf Ghani and to everyone who fought us previously. However, if anyone fights against us now, our approach will be different. Panjshir is not a big issue. We expect it to be resolved peacefully. (ARY)
3 week ago
Azerbaijani peacekeepers have been withdrawn from Afghanistan - Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense
This video shows the  Taliban Commander Peer Agha in Panjshir (around the outskirts). He's a top TB commander who played a crucial role in defeating ISKP in Nangarhar and Kunar. He's also been TB's shadow governor for Nangarhar. He's widely respected in TB circles3 week ago
This video shows the Taliban Commander Peer Agha in Panjshir (around the outskirts). He's a top TB commander who played a crucial role in defeating ISKP in Nangarhar and Kunar. He's also been TB's shadow governor for Nangarhar. He's widely respected in TB circles
Netherlands announces suspension of evacuations from Afghanistan
3 week ago
The British Intelligence tip off suggest a large scale suicide bombing outside Kabul airport reports AP, promoting further action to limit passengers seeking to board flights in a desperate attempt to leave the country
3 week ago
Turkey: The Minister of Defense says that the armed forces are making every effort to implement the evacuation plan without hindrances, despite the unusual density at Kabul Airport
Australians remaining in Afghanistan have been warned to avoid Kabul airport, with the risk of a terrorist attack high3 week ago
Australians remaining in Afghanistan have been warned to avoid Kabul airport, with the risk of a terrorist attack high
3 week ago
Grim words from British Armed Forces Minister @JSHeappey who tells the BBC the terrorist threat at Kabul airport is "very serious" and "imminent"
TOLO News reporter got beaten up allegedly by TB militants in Kabul. TB says they're investigating the incident.3 week ago
TOLO News reporter got beaten up allegedly by TB militants in Kabul. TB says they're investigating the incident.
Taliban using water to scatter people from Kabul airport entrance gate3 week ago
Taliban using water to scatter people from Kabul airport entrance gate
The Department of Defense has authorized the use of Marine Corps Base Quantico to house Afghan refugees, as well as a national guard installation in central Virginia
3 week ago
The US policy remains not to negotiate with militants but reality on the ground in Afghanistan is there's a need to communicate with the Taliban to help get evacuees out of the country, says @PressSec
3 week ago
"We have hundreds of employees of our intelligence community working 24 hours a day" on the vetting of those departing Afghanistan before they enter the US, says @PressSec
3 week ago
Looking at a range of options on how US can provide "consular support" for those who want to leave Afghanistan after Aug. 31, says @PressSec
"It's hard to over-estimate the complexity and danger of this endeavor" with the very real possibility of an ISIS-K attack, says @SecBlinken
Blinken: We are conducting a security check on the names of the evacuees from Afghanistan
Blinken: 19,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan in the past 24 hours
Numbers of Americans remaining in Afghanistan difficult to pin down as US government doesn't track movements of its citizens around the world, according to @SecBlinken
Over past 24 hours been in contact with 500+ Americans in Afghanistan on how to get safely to the Kabul airport, says @SecBlinken
Afghanistan: The Taliban arrested an Afghan member of United Nations personnel as he attempted to reach Kabul airport on Sunday. They searched his vehicle and found his United Nations identification. Then they beat him3 week ago
Afghanistan: The Taliban arrested an Afghan member of United Nations personnel as he attempted to reach Kabul airport on Sunday. They searched his vehicle and found his United Nations identification. Then they beat him
3 week ago
Turkish Defense: Our forces are leaving Afghanistan after completing the mission entrusted to them
3 week ago
Anadolu Agency: Turkish forces leave Afghanistan
„We are entering the most sensitive and most dangerous phase of this military evacuation mission in Afghanistan says German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer @akk  Reconfirmed 31. August withdrawal deadline. Won't confirm when German rescue flights will end3 week ago
„We are entering the most sensitive and most dangerous phase of this military evacuation mission" in Afghanistan says German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer @akk Reconfirmed 31. August withdrawal deadline. Won't confirm when German rescue flights will end
3 week ago
Two Turkish officials told Reuters: The Taliban insists on the withdrawal of Turkish forces from the country by the deadline
3 week ago
Taliban agree to let Afghans leave Afghanistan after US withdrawal deadline of August 31: German envoy — AFP
3 week ago
U.S. military launched another helicopter rescue mission outside the Kabul airport last night to rescue 'less than' 20 Americans
Pentagon: In the past 24 hours, five evacuation flights have landed at Dulles airport outside the nation's capital with 1,200 Afghan refugees
Pentagon: 10,000 people now inside Kabul airport waiting to be evacuated
Pentagon: 10,000 people now inside Kabul airport waiting to be evacuated
3 week ago
US soldiers at Kabul airport now forcing German and international journalists onto a flight to Doha
VIDEO circulated by pro-TB channels show TB militants at a compound which appears to be a property of Massoud clan. Looks like they also destroyed a statue. VIDEO claimed to be from Panjshir region3 week ago
VIDEO circulated by pro-TB channels show TB militants at a compound which appears to be a property of Massoud clan. Looks like they also destroyed a statue. VIDEO claimed to be from Panjshir region
2x Russian Air force IL76 and 1x  IL62 departed Kabul in the last minutes3 week ago
2x Russian Air force IL76 and 1x IL62 departed Kabul in the last minutes
3 week ago
Brigadier Dan Blanchford, commander in charge of UK evacuation mission from Kabul says the operation is now airlifting around 2,000 people in 24 hours to safety, with more than 10,000 Afghans and UK nationals rescued from the country since it started
Russian evacuation flights aircraft arrived in Kabul, among them Il-76 78811, 78757, 76725 and Il-62 864963 week ago
Russian evacuation flights aircraft arrived in Kabul, among them Il-76 78811, 78757, 76725 and Il-62 86496
Taliban Red Unit is securing one of the gates of Kabul airport, meters (& a barrier) away from US UK Belgium Germany troops involved in Afghanistan airlift3 week ago
Taliban Red Unit is securing one of the gates of Kabul airport, meters (& a barrier) away from US UK Belgium Germany troops involved in Afghanistan airlift
19,000 people evacuated from Kabul in last 24 hours. Over 80,000 since Aug. 14, including 4,000 Americans: Pentagon
The Taliban has apparently started flying operations with one of the UH-60 Blackhawks they've captured3 week ago
The Taliban has apparently started flying operations with one of the UH-60 Blackhawks they've captured
3 week ago
Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov stated that Russia, as a member-state of the CSTO alliance would not support the deployment of US troops on the territory of Central Asian states, even to mitigate security threats posed by Afghanistan to the region
China implicitly demands the Taliban to adopt a "moderate" policy and sever its ties with the terrorist organizations
President of Tajikistan talked to the Foreign minister of Pakistan. Official position of Tajikistan: No recognition of the Taliban who came to power violently
3 week ago
All the routes to the main gates at the airport is taken by the Taliban. Taliban are not allowing people to get close to HKIA. All the routes are now under their control
3 week ago
Xi and Putin just talked on the phone
3 week ago
"This will not happen during my term of office" - emphasizes the Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, firmly opposing the accepting contingents of Afghan refugees
Kabul Airport: A video clip shows the deteriorating conditions of Afghan families who sleep outdoors in the vicinity of the airport to escape from the Talibans3 week ago
Kabul Airport: A video clip shows the deteriorating conditions of Afghan families who sleep outdoors in the vicinity of the airport to escape from the Talibans
3 week ago
[email protected] reveals he's asked Russia's foreign minister for a phone call to talk about issues like Afghanistan & expulsion of a BBC journalist from Russia. But he doesn't seem to have had a reply: "I am scheduled to speak to him. or we've asked to speak to him"
French European Affairs Minister: French evacuations from Afghanistan are likely to end next Thursday
Kabul evacuation flights have dropped significantly compared to yesterday3 week ago
Kabul evacuation flights have dropped significantly compared to yesterday
Captain Muraal of the Afghan National Army had to cross a number of Taliban checkpoints with her family to make her way safely to Kabul Airport.3 week ago
Captain Muraal of the Afghan National Army had to cross a number of Taliban checkpoints with her family to make her way safely to Kabul Airport.
3 week ago
On the background of the situation in Afghanistan, the Russian military deployed T-72 tanks to exercises in the mountains of Tajikistan
Special Forces of Pakistan and Kazakhstan are taking part in Joint Military Exercise DostarymIII that kicked off at National Counter Terrorism Center, Pabbi today
3 week ago
British Ministry of Defense: We have evacuated 1,112 Afghans during the past hours, and more military flights are scheduled today
3 week ago
380 Afghans who worked for the Korean government in Afghanistan will arrive in South Korea tomorrow according to MOFA. They will not be entering as refugees, but as people of merit to the country says the Foreign Ministry
Pentagon spokesman: The retrograde of our non-combatant operation in Afghanistan has not been orderedwe can confirm reports of the departure of several hundred US troopsa mix of headquarters staff, maintenancescheduled to leave, whose mission at the airport was complete
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