21 September 2021
Air Mobility Command: CORRECTION A @usairforce C-17 Globemaster III safely transported 823 Afghan citizens from Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 15, 2021. This is a record for this aircraft.  The initial count of 640 inadvertently included only adults. 183 children were also aboard1 month ago
Air Mobility Command: CORRECTION A @usairforce C-17 Globemaster III safely transported 823 Afghan citizens from Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 15, 2021. This is a record for this aircraft. The initial count of 640 inadvertently included only adults. 183 children were also aboard
White House Communications Director: We are working to evacuate Americans and Afghans who helped American forces at a rapid pace
US Navy F-18 spotted over Kabul1 month ago
US Navy F-18 spotted over Kabul
Bundeswehr deploying a pair of H-145M helos to Kabul to help extract civilians sheltering in place1 month ago
Bundeswehr deploying a pair of H-145M helos to Kabul to help extract civilians sheltering in place
1 month ago
Nearly 6,000 U.S. troops now on the ground in Kabul, military buildup at airport nearly complete: Pentagon
[email protected] has learned the government of Bahrain has given permission for evacuation flights to start landing at Isa Air Base. The first flights are expected to arrive there this afternoon.
1 month ago
Firing in the vicinity of Kabul airport to disperse hundreds of Afghans trying to enter the airport in an attempt to leave the country
1 month ago
Chaos "at all gates" in Kabul right now. Taliban gunfire, beating people. All gates are closed because the airfield is currently at max capacity
Death of five-year-old Afghan refugee who fell from Sheffield hotel window an 'absolute tragedy', MPs say
Pentagon: In last 24 hours, 5,700 people evacuated from Kabul aboard 16 Air Force c-17s. That's 356 per flight, just over max capacity and significant increase over day before. 12,700 people have now been evacuated since Aug. 14th
1 month ago
A source tells, "Situation [in Afghanistan] is rapidly deteriorating. We've had Americans get beaten throughout the night." One of them, an American woman, was beaten "twice" even though she was carrying a U.S. passport
1 month ago
Berlin: A German civilian was shot dead on his way to Kabul
Latest Amnesty International report says that Taliban killed several Hazara men in Ghazni1 month ago
Latest Amnesty International report says that Taliban killed several Hazara men in Ghazni
U.S. President Joe Biden said the Taliban are in the midst of an "existential crisis" about their role on the international stage but that he didn't believe the group had fundamentally changed its course
1 month ago
17-year-old Zaki Anwari, a member of Afghanistan's youth soccer team, was among the people who died desperately trying to cling to a U.S. military plane leaving Kabul. "He had no hope and wanted a better life," a sports official said, confirming his death
State Dept's Overseas Security Advisory Council said Aug. 14: Repatriation flights are not free, & passengers will be required to sign a promissory loan agreement & may not be eligible to renew their U.S. passports til the loan is repaid. Cost may be $2,000 or more per person1 month ago
State Dept's Overseas Security Advisory Council said Aug. 14: "Repatriation flights are not free, & passengers will be required to sign a promissory loan agreement & may not be eligible to renew their U.S. passports til the loan is repaid. Cost may be $2,000 or more per person
U.S. Air Force C-17 evacuation flights leaving Kabul airport nearly half empty: Pentagon
1 month ago
Mr Tahir says senior Taliban leadership in talks with Panjshiri religious and military leaders for peaceful handover of Panjshir to the Taliban
1 month ago
Putin had a phone call with Macron, discussed Iranian nuclear program, Afghanistan, Karabakh and Ukraine
1 month ago
Erdogan: We will communicate with the government that the Taliban will form if necessary
1 month ago
We (Taliban) cannot be blamed for the chaos, deaths caused at the Kabul airport - Taliban official
@StateDept has issued a new alert in kabul: "U.S. citizens, U.S. LPRs, and their spouses and children (under age 21) should proceed to Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) as soon as possible The United States Government cannot ensure safe passage to the airport
Pentagon: 'No plans to expand' U.S. military presence in Kabul beyond the airport
Today, @POTUS will meet with his national security team to manage efforts in Afghanistan, receive an update on the COVID19 response and engage with members of Congress regarding his #BuildBackBetter agenda ahead of the House returning, according to a @WhiteHouse official
The Taliban has stopped all imports and exports between India and Afghanistan. The Taliban has closed the transit route in Pakistan that facilitates trade with India
1 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry: The Taliban gave guarantees to Russia that it will not obstruct the process of Russian citizens leaving Afghanistan
To all those helping evacuees seeking access to Kabul airport in Afghanistan, here is a map of the gates to the airport's grounds, verified by a Times reporter who is inside the airport1 month ago
To all those helping evacuees seeking access to Kabul airport in Afghanistan, here is a map of the gates to the airport's grounds, verified by a Times reporter who is inside the airport
1 month ago
Tajikistan and China conduct exercises using tanks, artillery and aviation against the background of the situation in Afghanistan
Another large Shi'ite Ashura gathering was held in Kabul city. Shi'ite sources and local media confirmed that Taliban provided security for the gathering1 month ago
Another large Shi'ite Ashura gathering was held in Kabul city. Shi'ite sources and local media confirmed that Taliban provided security for the gathering
"The U.S. military never understood sunk costs," former Army civil affairs officer and Afghan war vet tells
1 month ago
Taliban fighters manned checkpoints around Kabul's airport on Thursday as concerns built they were blocking Afghans from reaching evacuation flights, with the United States demanding safe passage
Here's a clearer version of this map provided by @NYTimesAtWar for people trying to access HKIA gates in Kabul1 month ago
Here's a clearer version of this map provided by @NYTimesAtWar for people trying to access HKIA gates in Kabul
President Biden says he's committed to keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan until every American is evacuated, even if that means maintaining a military presence there beyond his Aug. 31 deadline for withdrawal
1 month ago
At least two people have been killed after Taliban fighters opened fire at a crowd celebrating independence day in the Afghan city of Asadabad, witnesses have told @AJEnglish
It seems that the Il76 that can be seen in Kabul airport is Ukrainian1 month ago
It seems that the Il76 that can be seen in Kabul airport is Ukrainian
1 month ago
Lavrov: The Taliban does not control all Afghan cities
1 month ago
Several people were killed in Asadabad when Taliban fighters fired on people waving the national flag at an Independence Day rally: Reuters
Iran's Tasnim News Agency reports that Taliban provided security to Shi'ite Ashura events in Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh
1 month ago
British Defense Minister: The Taliban are cooperating in the transit of British citizens and Afghan collaborators towards evacuation points
Some people from former governments will be offered positions in new Afghan government - Taliban official
1 month ago
A total of 12 people have been killed in and around Kabul airport since Sunday when Taliban entered Afghan capital - NATO, Taliban officials say
1 month ago
Consultative meetings between Taliban leaders, former Afghan government leaders are going on - Taliban official
1 month ago
Heavy burst of gunfire in Kabul just now. details unclear
IMF suspends Afghanistan's access to funds
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