‘High threat’ of terror attack disrupts Kabul airport evacuations as Biden deadline looms

'High threat' of terror attack disrupts Kabul airport evacuations as Biden deadline looms

[ad_1] The United States and its allies warned people to avoid travelling to Kabul airport on Thursday as fears of a potential terror attack threatened evacuation efforts. The threat of an “imminent, lethal attack” was the latest setback for the massive airlift ahead of President Joe Biden’s fast-approaching deadline for all U.S. forces to withdraw … Read more

Afghanistan: US and allies warn of ‘high’ terror threat at Kabul airport | Afghanistan

[ad_1] The United States has warned crowds trying to access Kabul airport to leave the area, as Britain and Australia cited the “high threat” of a terrorist attack. All three countries asked that people no longer attempt to travel to the airport, a distressing call as people with practically no other means of escape from … Read more

Afghanistan live news: UK warns of Kabul airport terror threat as evacuations enter desperate final phase | World news

[ad_1] 12.42am BST 00:42 US joins Australia and UK in advising against travel to airport The US Embassy in Afghanistan has warned people against travelling to the airport, citing “security threats outside the gates”. The warning adds that US citizens who are currently at the Abbey, East or North gates “should leave immediately”. Travis Akers … Read more

The Afghanistan withdrawal and Taliban takeover mean the terror threat is back

The Afghanistan withdrawal and Taliban takeover mean the terror threat is back

[ad_1] On the eve of the 2004 presidential election, Osama bin Laden issued a landmark videotaped statement. In it, bin Laden explained how he and his followers were engaged in a “war of attrition to fight tyrannical superpowers.” He bragged that, just as Al Qaeda and the Taliban’s predecessors had “bled Russia for 10 years, … Read more

Capitol bomb threat suspect charged with threatening to use weapon of mass destruction

Capitol bomb threat suspect charged with threatening to use weapon of mass destruction

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—The man suspected of carrying out a bomb threat outside the Library of Congress was charged Friday with one count of threatening to use of a weapon of mass destruction and one count of threatening to use an explosive device. Floyd Ray Roseberry, 49, of North Carolina said during a hearing Friday that he … Read more