26 September 2021
Afghan Air force planes, including A29 Super Tucanos and MD 530s helicopters. Some of the Taliban's haul after US withdrawal. Many seem to have been disabled3 week ago
Afghan Air force planes, including A29 Super Tucanos and MD 530s helicopters. Some of the Taliban's haul after US withdrawal. Many seem to have been disabled
A US drone flies over the airport in Kabul on August 31 - AFTER the last US military plane left Afghanistan and as the Taliban were celebrating defeating the United States - ending two decades of war3 week ago
A US drone flies over the airport in Kabul on August 31 - AFTER the last US military plane left Afghanistan and as the Taliban were celebrating defeating the United States - ending two decades of war
VIDEO: The Taliban's top spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid arrives at Kabul airport, just hours after the last US troops left Afghanistan following 20 years of military intervention.   The Taliban's 'special forces' also known as the 'Badri 313' unit, stand guard3 week ago
VIDEO: The Taliban's top spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid arrives at Kabul airport, just hours after the last US troops left Afghanistan following 20 years of military intervention. The Taliban's 'special forces' also known as the 'Badri 313' unit, stand guard
3 week ago
Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban spokesman for Al-Jazeera: The Taliban are in talks with Qatar and Turkey regarding the operation of Kabul Airport
3 week ago
The Taliban say they want good diplomatic relations with the United States
Taliban fighters enter a hangar in Kabul Airport and examine chinook helicopters after US leaves Afghanistan3 week ago
Taliban fighters enter a hangar in Kabul Airport and examine chinook helicopters after US leaves Afghanistan
"We did not get everybody out that we wanted to get out" and that likely would also have been the case even if US military stayed for another 10 days, says Gen. McKenzie. "There were no evacuees left at the airport" when the last US flight left
There are probably "2,000 hardcore ISIS fighters" on the ground now in Afghanistan and that'll likely be a challenge for the Taliban, says Gen. McKenzie
Before the final American troops left Kabul Airport, the US military destroyed and then left behind the wreckage of: - its C-RAM missile defence system - 70 MRAP mine-resistant armoured vehicles - 27 Humvee armoured vehicles - 73 aircraft
[email protected] commander confirms end of US military presence in Afghanistan as well as end of military evacuation effort of American citizens, green card holders and Afghan allies
Gen. McKenzie: "no American citizens came out onthe last five jets to leave." Confirms that American citizens that had sought to be evacuated were not able to get out on the last military flights
"They were actually very helpful and useful to us as we closed down operations," McKenzie says of the Taliban commanders his staff worked with in the final days of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan
This was the largest non-combatant evacuation in the history of the US military, says Gen. McKenzie
Gen. McKenzie: "I'm here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan." Says the last C-17 left HKIA at 3:29pm DC time
3 week ago
Taliban source tells CNN they're concerned ISIS K fighters have "been melted" with the Taliban in Kabul and it's very challenging to distinguish them from legitimate Taliban fighters. This makes securing the capital a challenge
3 week ago
Senior Taliban official tells @VOANews's @AyazGul64 US has left Afghanistan "All foreign occupation forces withdrew from the country moments ago" per the official
NOTAM issued declaring Kabul's Hamid Karzai Airport as uncontrolled effective immediately3 week ago
NOTAM issued declaring Kabul's Hamid Karzai Airport as uncontrolled effective immediately
3 week ago
Taliban commander: last US military planes - four in all - have departed from Kabul airport - airport is now under Taliban control
3 week ago
The Afghanistan refugee wave has already reached the Bulgarian (EU)-Turkish border. This also activated the smuggling nets. Several hundred people a day try to enter; smugglers want €200-300 (likely will increase) per person while the local police close their eyes
[email protected] on reports that 10 people, including seven children, were killed by a U.S. drone strike Sunday: Loss of life is horrible no matter where it happens. We take efforts to void civilian casualties. I can't speak to the number of causalities but there is an investigation
Three C-17s have just left Hamid Karzai International Airport in a row. The time now is midnight in Kabul. This could be the end of the US presence in Afghanistan3 week ago
Three C-17s have just left Hamid Karzai International Airport in a row. The time now is midnight in Kabul. This could be the end of the US presence in Afghanistan
3 week ago
US official to @NaveedAJamali: "final plane is wheels up. War is over"
UN Security Council passes Resolution on Afghanistan 13- 2 (Russia, China) Abstained Calls for humanitarian assistance, access. Respect for human rights, women's rights Combating terrorism. Free travel and safe departure for Afghans & int'l staff
[email protected]: The president stands by his decision to bring our men and women home from Afghanistan. We would have sent thousands of troops in harm's way to fight a war that Afghans weren't willing to fight in to preserve their government
3 week ago
Taliban fighters have launched attacks on Popular Resistance Forces in PanjshirValley following failure of talks.
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Reports of fighting between Taliban soldiers and fighters loyal to Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah Saleh in Jabul Siraj in Parwan province. Reports of casualties and fatalities. Phone and Internet services intermittent
UN Security Council adopts British-French draft resolution on Afghanistan
3 week ago
News out of Uzbekistan this morning: The country is both ready to serve as a transit for Afghan evacuees and urging the U.S. gov to take Afghan pilots who fled two weeks ago
For the second time since a U.S. Reaper drone killed two ISIS "planners" in eastern Afghanistan, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby refuses to identify who was killed
Pentagon: 122,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul, including over 5,400 Americans
3 week ago
The International Coalition: We are working closely to put pressure on ISIS and its branch in Afghanistan
Four US Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircrafts departed Kabul in last two hours with Afghan refugees and equipment. In little more than 24hrs the military evacuation will end and US troops will be withdrawing from Afghanistan after 20 years, leaving Afghans at the mercy of Taliban3 week ago
Four US Air Force C-17 Globemaster aircrafts departed Kabul in last two hours with Afghan refugees and equipment. In little more than 24hrs the military evacuation will end and US troops will be withdrawing from Afghanistan after 20 years, leaving Afghans at the mercy of Taliban
VIDEO:  New footage circulating on pro-TB accounts shows TB convoy at the gates of Panjshir3 week ago
VIDEO: New footage circulating on pro-TB accounts shows TB convoy at the gates of Panjshir
A helicopter has been spotted at the Kandahar governor's office, with one person hanging, officials have not yet commented.
3 week ago
ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on Kabul airport using 6 rockets
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Final U.S. departure from Kabul airport under way; 'core diplomatic staff' have departed, U.S. official says Reuters
U.S. officials say the one ISIS-K threat they are most comfortable defending against is rockets fired at the airport (they would prefer none obviously). They've had plenty of practice in Iraq and the airport is covered by the CRAM system
3 week ago
Final evacuation flights out of Kabul carry 1,200 people out of Afghanistan: Pentagon
3 week ago
Refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan were flown into Pristina airport last night, where they received medical check-ups before being sent onwards to the Kosovo town of Ferizaj/ Urosevac
C17's continue to land at Kabul Hamid Karzai3 week ago
C17's continue to land at Kabul Hamid Karzai
3 week ago
"Through Badakhshan, Takhar, Laghman, Baghlan, Panjshir and Kapisa, Panjshir is under siege by the Islamic Emirate. Officials of the Islamic Emirate say that their forces have reached Khawak Kotal in Panjshir through Pul-e-Hissar in Baghlan
TOLO News updated the death toll from yesterday's US drone strike in Kabul to 103 week ago
TOLO News updated the death toll from yesterday's US drone strike in Kabul to 10
Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard Dr. Amin al-Haq is back in Nangarhar in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. This speaks about close links of Al-Qaeda with the Taliban. He was arrested in Pakistan in 2008 but released in 2011 with a red carpet. He works in Taliban Prisoner Commission3 week ago
Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard Dr. Amin al-Haq is back in Nangarhar in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. This speaks about close links of Al-Qaeda with the Taliban. He was arrested in Pakistan in 2008 but released in 2011 with a red carpet. He works in Taliban Prisoner Commission
3 week ago
First PIA Cargo flight with WHO medical supplies from Islamabad to Mazar Sharif today. A humanitarian air bridge for essential supplies to Afghanistan in coordination with international agencies.
IEA forces in Dih Salah yesterday. Now they are reinforcing positions  in SE Baghlan with additional troops. Probably waits for August 31 and Americans to leave for final onslaught on last Jamiat positions in Afghanistan3 week ago
IEA forces in Dih Salah yesterday. Now they are reinforcing positions in SE Baghlan with additional troops. Probably waits for August 31 and Americans to leave for final onslaught on last Jamiat positions in Afghanistan
3 week ago
Confirmed that Andarab town was also captured by IEA and whole section towards Khenjan. Pro Taliban sources claimed that 5 days ago. Displaced people and militia remnants crossed into Panjhshir
Some houses were damaged as more then 5 projectiles were launched. Unclear from how many cars they were launched3 week ago
Some houses were damaged as more then 5 projectiles were launched. Unclear from how many cars they were launched
Today missiles were fired from improvised launcher in car towards Kabul airport Afghanistan Car burned due to fire from missiles3 week ago
Today missiles were fired from improvised launcher in car towards Kabul airport Afghanistan Car burned due to fire from missiles
3 week ago
"Nine members of one family - including six children (youngest of them 2-years old) - were killed in a US drone strike targeting a vehicle in a residential neighborhood of Kabul, a relative of the dead told a local journalist working with CNN
3 week ago
A U.S. official tells Reuters that as many as 5 rockets were fired at Kabul's airport. They were intercepted by a U.S. anti-missile system. No initial reports of U.S. casualties, the official adds
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