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Afghan Lawmakers Voice Alarm On Air Force As US Withdrawal Nears
Afghan Lawmakers Voice Alarm On Air Force As US Withdrawal Nears

Kabul: Afghan lawmakers on Friday voiced alarm that their air force was depleted in the face of a Taliban offensive

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US Administration Working To Offer More Visas To Afghan Nationals
US Administration Working To Offer More Visas To Afghan Nationals

Kabul: The Biden administration is working with the Congress to offer more visas to Afghan nationals who risk being targeted

19 Jul 2021
US To Begin Operation Allies Refuge By Month-End
US To Begin Operation Allies Refuge By Month-End

Kabul: For 20 years in Afghanistan, Afghan nationals lent assistance to the military operations led by American service personnel. With

15 Jul 2021
US Retrograde Mission 95% Complete: Centcom
US Retrograde Mission 95% Complete: Centcom

Kabul: US Central Command announced that it has completed more than 95 percent of the entire withdrawal process...

14 Jul 2021
McKenzie Lists Out Top Priorities For US, Including Airstrike Authorization
McKenzie Lists Out Top Priorities For US, Including Airstrike Authorization

Kabul: General Scott Miller, who has commanded US and NATO troops in Afghanistan since 2018, earlier Monday handed over command

13 Jul 2021
Watching Taliban Advances With Concern: Kirby
Watching Taliban Advances With Concern: Kirby

Kabul: Pentagon officials are watching the Taliban's sweeping advances in Afghanistan "with deep concern" and are encouraging its Afghan partners

12 Jul 2021
Pentagon Says Taliban’s Advancement In Afghanistan ‘Concerning’
Pentagon Says Taliban’s Advancement In Afghanistan ‘Concerning’

Kabul: Pentagon press secretary John Kirby on Friday described the Taliban's "concerning" advancement in Afghanistan as the US military pulls

10 Jul 2021
Through Withdrawal, US Admits Its Mistake: Lavrov
Through Withdrawal, US Admits Its Mistake: Lavrov

Kabul: The withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan actually means that the United States has recognized the failure of

8 Jul 2021
Retrograde Mission Is Officially 90% Complete
Retrograde Mission Is Officially 90% Complete

Kabul: Following the safe and orderly drawdown of forces and equipment from Afghanistan by the end of August, the US

7 Jul 2021
Taliban Likely To Present Written Peace Plan Soon
Taliban Likely To Present Written Peace Plan Soon

Kabul: The Taliban has plans to present a written peace proposal to the Afghan government side as soon as next

6 Jul 2021
Taliban Warns That All Foreign Troops Must Leave By Deadline
Taliban Warns That All Foreign Troops Must Leave By Deadline

Kabul: Any foreign troops left in Afghanistan after NATO's September withdrawal deadline will be at risk as occupiers, the Taliban

5 Jul 2021
It’s A Hasty, Quiet Withdrawal For Most Foreign Troops From Afghanistan
It’s A Hasty, Quiet Withdrawal For Most Foreign Troops From Afghanistan

Kabul: The majority of British troops have quietly withdrawn from Afghanistan, with flag-lowering ceremonies marking the final stages of a

1 Jul 2021
People’s Mobilization Forces Will Be Recruited In The Form Of Local Armies
People’s Mobilization Forces Will Be Recruited In The Form Of Local Armies

Kabul: The joint spokesperson for the security forces announced on Tuesday that the people's mobilization forces would soon become part

29 Jun 2021
Biden, Ghani Meet: Troop Withdrawal, Peace Process Discussed
Biden, Ghani Meet: Troop Withdrawal, Peace Process Discussed

Kabul: US President Joe Biden and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani met on Friday and discussed the winding down of the

26 Jun 2021
Top US General Downplays Taliban’s Recent Territorial Gains
Top US General Downplays Taliban’s Recent Territorial Gains

Kabul: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley downplayed the recent battlefield successes by Taliban in Afghanistan,

24 Jun 2021
50 Of Afghanistan’s 370 Districts Have Fallen To Taliban Since May: UN Envoy
50 Of Afghanistan’s 370 Districts Have Fallen To Taliban Since May: UN Envoy

Kabul: Fifty of Afghanistan's 370 districts have fallen to the Taliban since May, according to the UN's special envoy on

23 Jun 2021
Focus On Making Sure Afghanistan Never Becomes Safe Haven For Terrorists: White House
Focus On Making Sure Afghanistan Never Becomes Safe Haven For Terrorists: White House

Kabul: US President Joe Biden is looking forward to a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani during which the

22 Jun 2021
Abdullah Urges Taliban To Engage In Peace Talks
Abdullah Urges Taliban To Engage In Peace Talks

Kabul: Abdullah Abdullah, head of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), in an address to Antalya Diplomacy Forum in

19 Jun 2021
Despite Progress In Peace Talks Surging Violence In Afghanistan Raises Concerns
Despite Progress In Peace Talks Surging Violence In Afghanistan Raises Concerns

Kabul: European Union’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Tomas Niklasson on Wednesday warned of surge of violence in Afghanistan and emphasised

17 Jun 2021
Poland May Consider Reopening Embassy In Kabul: Nab
Poland May Consider Reopening Embassy In Kabul: Nab

Kabul: The Afghan Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Mirwais Nab, who is visiting Poland, was asked about relations between Poland and

16 Jun 2021
CENTCOM Head Says US Focused Only On Strikes In Afghanistan That Prevent Attacks On US, Allies
CENTCOM Head Says US Focused Only On Strikes In Afghanistan That Prevent Attacks On US, Allies

Kabul: In a big development, General Frank McKenzie, the commander of US Central Command, told VOA that the United States

14 Jun 2021
NATO Leaders To Bid Symbolic Farewell To Afghanistan At Brussels
NATO Leaders To Bid Symbolic Farewell To Afghanistan At Brussels

Kabul: US President Joe Biden and his NATO counterparts will bid a symbolic farewell to Afghanistan on Monday in their

14 Jun 2021
Mistrust Between Negotiating Parties Slowing Down Peace Talks: Zalmay Khalilzad
Mistrust Between Negotiating Parties Slowing Down Peace Talks: Zalmay Khalilzad

Kabul: Mistrust between the Afghan government and the Taliban, as they both have two different alternative visions for Afghanistan's future,

12 Jun 2021
US Has Already Started Over-the-Horizon Operations: Austin
US Has Already Started Over-the-Horizon Operations: Austin

Kabul: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Friday that the US military is already performing so-called over-the-horizon operations, undertaken

12 Jun 2021
If Afghanistan Falls into Crisis, Pentagon May Look At Airstrikes As An Option: Report
If Afghanistan Falls into Crisis, Pentagon May Look At Airstrikes As An Option: Report

Kabul: The Pentagon is weighing whether to authorize airstrikes in Afghanistan if its capital, Kabul, or other parts of the

10 Jun 2021
DoD Readies Counterterror Plan For Post-Afghanistan Withdrawal
DoD Readies Counterterror Plan For Post-Afghanistan Withdrawal

Kabul: The Pentagon will provide US President Joe Biden with options for “over the horizon” capabilities to protect the US

9 Jun 2021
Afghanistan Withdrawal 50% Complete: US
Afghanistan Withdrawal 50% Complete: US

Kabul: The US has completed about half of its withdrawal from Afghanistan, US Central Command (CENTCOM) head General Kenneth McKenzie

8 Jun 2021
Australia Urged To Evacuate Afghan Allies At Risk Of Being Killed By Taliban
Australia Urged To Evacuate Afghan Allies At Risk Of Being Killed By Taliban

Kabul: There are been increasing pressure on the Australian government from various quarters to evacuate Afghan staff who have supported

7 Jun 2021
US Special Envoy Khalilzad Travels To Afghanistan, Qatar
US Special Envoy Khalilzad Travels To Afghanistan, Qatar

Kabul: A US delegation led by Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday departed for Kabul, Doha

6 Jun 2021
Intense Clashes Witnessed In Zabul, Helmand, Herat, Baghlan
Intense Clashes Witnessed In Zabul, Helmand, Herat, Baghlan

Kabul: Several provinces in Afghanistan are witnessing intense clashes between government forces and the Taliban, including Zabul, Helmand, Herat and

5 Jun 2021
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