26 September 2021
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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 him1 month 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
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Turkish Defense: Our forces are leaving Afghanistan after completing the mission entrusted to them
1 month 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 end1 month 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
1 month ago
Two Turkish officials told Reuters: The Taliban insists on the withdrawal of Turkish forces from the country by the deadline
1 month ago
Taliban agree to let Afghans leave Afghanistan after US withdrawal deadline of August 31: German envoy — AFP
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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
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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 region1 month 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 minutes1 month ago
2x Russian Air force IL76 and 1x IL62 departed Kabul in the last minutes
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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 864961 month 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 airlift1 month 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 captured1 month ago
The Taliban has apparently started flying operations with one of the UH-60 Blackhawks they've captured
1 month 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
1 month 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
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Xi and Putin just talked on the phone
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"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 Talibans1 month 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
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[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 yesterday1 month 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.1 month 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.
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On the background of the situation in Afghanistan, the Russian military deployed T-72 tanks to exercises in the mountains of Tajikistan
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British Ministry of Defense: We have evacuated 1,112 Afghans during the past hours, and more military flights are scheduled today
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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
World Bank 'deeply concerned,' pauses aid to Afghanistan: official
"We have increasing concerns about the threats" against the Kabul airport, says @PressSec
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In touch with those eligible for evacuation from Afghanistan on "how and when to come to the airport," says @PressSec
The Defense Department's Automated Biometric Identification System has flagged up to 100 of the 7,000 Afghans evacuated as prospective recipients of Special Immigration Visas as potential matches to intelligence agency watch lists, @DefenseOne has learned
@DeptofDefense confirms it had evacuated "approximately 4,000 American passport holders plus their families" from #Afghanistan, per @PentagonPresSec "We expect that number to continue to grow in the coming days"
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US embassy issues last alert for US citizens to leave afghanistan or they're on their own, then recalls it 30 mins later
The U.S. military has started withdrawing from Afghanistan reducing troop presence: U.S. officials
During the G7 meeting, @POTUS "confirmed we are currently on pace to finish by August 31st" the Afghanistan evacuation mission, according to @PressSec
Biden will not extend Aug. 31st deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan: U.S. official
The Elysee: The decision to stay in Afghanistan after August 31 belongs to Washington and it decides
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Merkel: The G7 meeting keeps the deadline for the end of the evacuations from Kabul on August 31
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German Chancellor: We cannot continue the evacuations from Afghanistan without the United States
Resistance in Andarab1 month ago
Resistance in Andarab
Kirby refuses to say exactly how many Americans have been evacuated from Kabul. Will only estimate at "several thousand," including "several hundred" yesterday
Timeline for ppl who make it to #Kabul airport to evacuate "very short" per @DeptofDefense MajGen William "Hank" Taylor, noting 1 flight leaving every 45 minutes #Afghanistan
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Officials say pace of evacuation flights picking up. One aircraft left on or about every 45 mins yesterday, says @PentagonPresSec. Almost a thousand people per hour
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Banks will reopen tomorrow, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says in a press conference in Kabul
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Taliban forces at the Anjuman Pass Panjshir
Taliban forces at the Anjuman Pass Panjshir
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