Afghans told to avoid Kabul airport over IS threat

Afghans told to avoid Kabul airport over IS threat The United States and Britain warned citizens not to go to Kabul airport, citing a terrorist threat to the sprawling facility outside which thousands of desperate people gathered after the Taliban’s reconquest of Afghanistan. The US embassy in Kabul on Wednesday evening sent out a warning advising US citizens in Afghanistan to avoid traveling to the airport, citing an unspecified security threat as part of frantic efforts to evacuate vulnerable Americans and Afghans. “Due to security threats outside the gates of…

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How news outlets got Afghan colleagues out of Kabul

How news outlets got Afghan colleagues out of Kabul British troops are removing British citizens and eligible Afghans after armed groups seized control of the capital, Kabul. So far 10 people have said that 606 British nationals and 2,052 Afghans have been evacuated. One British aid worker thought he was “lucky” to escape, but we said “don’t forget Afghanistan.” How news outlets got Afghan colleagues out of Kabul Kitty Chevalier, a 24-year-old charity worker from Basingstoke, Hampshire, left Kabul on Monday morning on a British eviction flight. He said he…

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Taliban could take kabul in 90 days us intelligence

Taliban could take kabul in 90 days us intelligence According to new US intelligence, the Afghan capital could settle within zero days after the Taliban occupied more than a quarter of the country’s capital within a week. Since Friday, the group has occupied nine capital cities in Afghanistan, including Fayzabad, Farah, Pool Ikmuri, Saaripur, Sheberghan, Aibak, Kunduz, Tarkan and Zaranj. Continue reading Afghanistan’s IDP increases significantly as thousands of Taliban move forward Residents of Kunduz, Afghanistan, talk about the occupation of the Taliban Official Afghanistan Q & A: What will…

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