Kabul airport evacuations resume, Afghans return despite fears of more ISIS attacks

Kabul airport evacuations resume, Afghans return despite fears of more ISIS attacks

[ad_1] Crowds of Afghans returned to Kabul’s airport Friday in an increasingly desperate attempt to escape the country after deadly suicide bombings killed 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans. Evacuation flights resumed with fresh urgency as U.S. forces braced for further attacks ahead of President Joe Biden’s deadline to withdraw from the country. … Read more

Afghans who risked their lives for Britain are being abandoned to a terrible fate | Mary Fitzgerald

[ad_1] As the Taliban started searching their neighbourhood, Abdul and his wife began to hide with different relatives across Kabul. One night they narrowly escaped, fleeing through a back door. Abdul is still carrying the job records and ID documents that could be their only ticket out. But if the Taliban find them first, those … Read more

Germany’s Ramstein base housing thousands of Afghans who left everything behind

Germany's Ramstein base housing thousands of Afghans who left everything behind

[ad_1] RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — These are the lucky ones. The ones who got out. The ones who survived. Thousands of Afghans — some too young to walk, others too old — deemed vulnerable and evacuated by the United States are now corralled together behind wire-mesh fences in this colossal American air base in … Read more

Fury and disgust at CIA, Pentagon, in Congress that thousands of Afghans will be left behind

Fury and disgust at CIA, Pentagon, in Congress that thousands of Afghans will be left behind

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — With President Joe Biden intending to stick to the Aug. 31 deadline for U.S. troops to leave Afghanistan, it’s becoming clear that thousands of the Afghans who helped the U.S. won’t be evacuated, a scenario that has engendered deep frustration inside U.S. national security agencies. “People are furious and disgusted,” said a … Read more