Evacuation of Americans from Afghanistan ‘highest priority’, says Harris – live | US news

[ad_1] 3.59pm BST 15:59 Israeli officials told Walla News that the schedule of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s meetings with Joe Biden today currently remain unchanged, even after the explosion at Kabul airport. However, that could change as the president receives more updates on the explosion and the number of casualties at the airport. Stay tuned. … Read more

‘Progress is on the line’: former Afghan ambassador warns of women’s fate under Taliban rule | Afghanistan

[ad_1] The embassy of Afghanistan occupies a handsome redbrick mansion in a serene and tree-lined Washington neighbourhood, set back from dog-walkers and joggers, as distant from the gunfire and panic of Kabul as could be imagined. It has entered a diplomatic twilight zone, flying the flag of a government that no longer exists. Roughly 30 … Read more