The Duke of Sussex has been accused of making the Invictus Games a target for extremists by revealing he killed 25 people in Afghanistan. Falkland Islands Veteran Admiral Lord West, former head of the Royal Navy, called Prince Harry very stupid for giving details of his Taliban kills.
The Italian government announced on Thursday that Sharbat Gula, who in 1985 gained worldwide fame as the green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' image by photojournalist Steve McCurry, is in Rome being evacuated from Afghanistan.
ISIS could launch an attack on US territory any time, according to statements from Undersecretary of Defense Colin Kahl Thursday.
By Ali A. Olomi (*) – The Taliban announced on Sept. 7, 2021, that Mullah Hasan Akhund has been appointed interim prime minister of Afghanistan. The decision comes more than two weeks after the militant Islamist group seized control of much of the country, including the capital, Kabul.
The United States has ended its military presence in Afghanistan after 20 years, General Frank McKenzie of the Central Command (CENTCOM), announced Monday at a press conference from the Pentagon.
At least 85 to 90 people died Thursday after an ISIS detachment attack on Kabul International Airport. US President Joseph Biden promised to avenge the deaths of 13 soldiers from his country. The flag over the White House flies at half-mast.
The European Union (EU) was joined by several countries Wednesday in a declaration whereby the international community vows to closely monitor the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan after the Taliban seizure of power last Sunday.
Taliban militias have seized Afghanistan's capital Kabul, while President Ashraf Ghani fled the country after swift military actions over the past week. The war in Afghanistan is over, a spokesman for the Taliban's political office announced, adding that soon it will be clear what kind of government there will be under the Taliban 20 years after a US-led military invasion had ousted them.
By Gwynne Dyer - “I will never kneel before such a destructive force (as the Taliban),” declared Ashraf Ghani, the ex-president of Afghanistan before fleeing. “We will either sit knee-to-knee for real negotiations at the table or break their knees on the battlefield.” Good luck with that, Ashraf.
President Donald Trump pledged to hit the Taliban “harder” than ever as America on Wednesday marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the country into war in Afghanistan.