25 September 2021
4 week ago
US airstrike kills ISIS-K planner in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, US Central Command says
4 week ago
U.S. intelligence believes ISIS-K wants to carry out additional suicide attacks against U.S. forces ahead of their departure in the coming days. 5,000 American troops remain at the Kabul airport
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@CENTCOM launches 'over-the-horizon' drone strike vs a ISIS-Khorasan planner in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province "Initial indications are that we killed the target" per Capt Bill Urban "We know of no civilian casualties"
4 week ago
The US Embassy in Kabul is again telling those at several airport gates to "leave immediately" citing security threats. This warning comes a day after the deadly terrorist attack outside of HKIA & as the President was advised that "another terror attack in Kabul is likely"
No decision yet on maintaining a diplomatic presence in Afghanistan past August 31, State department spox says, but it is under active discussion including with international partners
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Taliban: We are ready to take full control of Kabul airport as soon as the Americans leave
White House confirms that another terrorist attack in Kabul is likely. National Security team met President Biden and advised that another terrorist attack in Kabul is likely. Maximum force protection measures being taken at the Kabul airport
4 week ago
"There are consequences to every option" regarding Afghanistan, says @PressSec
"I think he made clear yesterday that he does not want them to live on the earth anymore," @PressSec says when asked what POTUS meant when he said he will hunt down and make those responsible for the suicide bomb pay
4 week ago
In @WhiteHouse crisis meetings on Afghanistan "there's not a lot of time for self-reflection right now," says @PressSec
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"We're not predicting a (US) diplomatic presence on the ground in Afghanistan" after Aug. 31, says @PressSec
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Looking at way "to continue to engage" with Taliban regarding Afghanistan evacuations after end of the US military presence there, says @PressSec
Two British nationals and the child of a British national were among the 85 people so-far confirmed killed in the Kabul airport attack, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Friday4 week ago
Two British nationals and the child of a British national were among the 85 people so-far confirmed killed in the Kabul airport attack, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Friday
Only 7% of those evacuated from Kabul are Afghan special immigrant visa (SIV) holders. About 5% are American citizens: Pentagon
Pentagon: Of the more than 100,000 evacuated from Kabul, only 7,000 are Afghan special immigrant visa (SIV) holders. Roughly 5,000 of those evacuated are Americans
Pentagon "expects" future attacks on U.S. forces at Kabul airport: Kirby
The Pentagon: 35 US military planes yesterday transported 12,500 people
Still about 5,400 people at HKIA awaiting flights out of Afghanistan, adds Maj. Gen. Taylor
Approximately 111,000 evacuees have departed Afghanistan safely, says Maj. Gen. Taylor
Wounded US military personnel from KabulAirportBlast now hospitalized in Germany, according to @USArmy Maj. Gen. Hank Taylor
Kirby confirms Quantico, Fort Pickett, and Holloman AFB will temporarily house Afghan refugees
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Maj. Gen. Taylor corrects the record, says there was not two explosions near the Baron hotel yesterday but only one. Lots of confusion and chaos yesterday, he's not sure how that information was provided incorrectly
Update from the @WhiteHouse on Afghanistan evacuations
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One hospital in Kabul, the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital, said it alone had received 145 dead bodies. The official death toll still stands at 90
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IEA denied that it had casualties in its ranks after Kabul airport bombing. Mr. Zabihullah told that to Radio Langley service in Pashto
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UN warns up to half a million more Afghans could flee as refugees by year end
Taliban arrest three ISIS members suspected of involvement in suicide attack at Kabul airport4 week ago
Taliban arrest three ISIS members suspected of involvement in suicide attack at Kabul airport
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The Taliban "reiterated that every Afghan with legal documents can travel abroad and proper facilities will be provided to all Afghans for their travel after the opening of the civilian part of the airport," spokesperson Suhail Shaheen tweeted
TB spox Suhail Shaheen officially declares that the three alleged robbers detained by TB earlier in Kabul are former NDS employees who were posing as Taliban while allegedly carrying out criminal activities4 week ago
TB spox Suhail Shaheen officially declares that the three alleged robbers detained by TB earlier in Kabul are former NDS employees who were posing as Taliban while allegedly carrying out criminal activities
4 week ago
Gunfire reported near the eastern gate of Kabul Airport, local sources confirm
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Putin discussed with permanent members of the Security Council of the Russian Federation the situation in Afghanistan
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In Torkham, Pakistani forces opened fire on Afghan civilians. At around 10 a.m. this morning, Pakistani soldiers opened fire on a group of Afghan civilians as they tried to cross into Pakistan. Some sources confirmed to Pajhwok that six people were killed and two others injured in the incident
On same day 13 U.S. service members were killed in a suicide attack at the Kabul airport, 12,500 people were evacuated. Over 100,000 since Aug. 14: Pentagon
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Taliban offered Turkey to run Afghanistan's Kabul airport while they provide security but Ankara has not decided yet, Turkey's President Erdogan says
Video : Right now the situation at the KabulAiport. After deadly explosion yesterday [video likely from yesterday, the day of the blast]4 week ago
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Video : Right now the situation at the KabulAiport. After deadly explosion yesterday [video likely from yesterday, the day of the blast]
Two flights from UAE + Amman to just north of Afghan border (Kolub) 2X ZetAvia il76
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British Defense Minister: The threat in Kabul increases as we get closer to leaving the country
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British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace: The evacuation process will be over within hours
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British Ministry of Defense: We have entered the final stage of the evacuation from Kabul Airport
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Death toll of Kabul blast rises to more than 100 people, including 90 Afghans and 13 U.S. forces,while over 150 others were wounded, according to reports
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An additional US service member has died as a result of the KabulAirportBlast, bringing the total to 13, reports @Reuters
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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
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"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
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Death toll from Kabul airport attack jumped to 90 that includes children, women and men. 150 more wounded
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On the fighting in Darulaman - I hear from sources that the firefight is between the militants of Taliban and Islamic State
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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
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Last blast was a controlled detonation by the US military
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There has been another explosion outside hkia. Multiple sources tell @CBSNews
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Two major blasts heard in Shahrenaw locality, 10th PD of Kabul city
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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
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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:
4 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/c130s4 week ago
Post explosions airlift now in/out Kabul: 10 USAF + RAF c17s/c130s
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At least 12 U.S. service members killed in suicide attack outside Kabul airport; 11 Marines, Navy medic, dozens wounded: U.S. officials
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Gunfire heard in western parts of Kabul
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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 Kabul4 week ago
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Car allegedly belonging to Taliban was blown up in Kabul
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A third explosion has been heard in the city of Kabul just a short while back
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At least 10 U.S. Marines and soldiers killed in suicide bombing outside Kabul airport
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