Kabul airport

Watchdog finds no misconduct in mistaken Afghan airstrike that killed civilians

The review, done by Air Force Lt.Gen. Sami Said, found there were some breakdowns in communications and in the process of identifying and confirming the target of the bombing.

published on : 4th November 2021

'Now God has taken him back': After Afghans fell from US aircraft, families live with horror

As the C-17 transporter gains altitude, shaky mobile phone video captures two tiny dots dropping from the plane.

published on : 21st September 2021

Kabul airport attacker was in India, claims ISIS

He is suspected to be an Afghan national.

published on : 19th September 2021

More Americans leave Kabul; UN says political stability needed in Afghanistan

The country's new Islamic rulers on Friday ordered that boys but not girls from grades six to 12, and male teachers but no women teachers return to school and resume classes, starting Saturday.

published on : 18th September 2021

Qatar won't take 'responsibility' for Kabul airport without Taliban agreement

The two-decade US intervention in Afghanistan ended with the hurried airlift of more than 120,000 people from Kabul as the Taliban returned to power.

published on : 14th September 2021

Dogs of war: Afghan mutts find new home after missing US evacuation

While it is unclear who the dogs belonged to, many were found in the section of the airport that was used by American forces, and some were trained to sniff out explosives.

published on : 14th September 2021

Pakistan's national flag-carrier runs its first commercial flight to Kabul since Taliban takeover

The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) flight - PK 6429 - took foreign journalists to Kabul and returned with a team of World Bank and international media organisations, according to media reports.

published on : 13th September 2021

First foreign commercial flight since Taliban takeover lands in Kabul

Kabul airport was left trashed after foreign forces completed their chaotic withdrawal on August 30, evacuating more than 120,000 people from the country.

published on : 13th September 2021

Kabul Airport women staffers brave fears to return to work after Taliban take over

Of the more than 80 women working at the airport before Kabul fell to the Taliban on August 15, just 12 have returned to their jobs. 

published on : 12th September 2021

Pakistan International Airlines to restart commercial flights to Kabul from Monday

Kabul airport was severely damaged during a chaotic evacuation of over 120,000 people that ended with the withdrawal of US forces on August 30.

published on : 11th September 2021

Another Qatar Airways charter flight departs Kabul with 19 US citizens

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken commended the Government of Qatar for its work to safely evacuate people from Afghanistan and thanked the Foreign Minister for hosting his visit earlier this week.

published on : 11th September 2021

Scores of Westerners, including Americans, fly out of Kabul

The Qatar Airways flight to Doha marked a significant breakthrough in the bumpy coordination between the U.S. and Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers.

published on : 9th September 2021

'We are in some kind of jail': Taliban block hundreds from leaving Afghanistan

Taliban officials say they will let people who have the proper passports and other documentation leave.

published on : 8th September 2021

Some domestic flights resume at Afghanistan's international airport in Kabul

A team of Qatari and Turkish technicians arrived in Kabul last week to help restart operations at the airport, which the U.N. says is crucial to providing the country with humanitarian assistance

published on : 5th September 2021

'They lied to us': Those left in Afghanistan complain of broken US promises

Secretary of State Antony Blinken praised the evacuation effort despite the scenes of thousands of people jammed outside the gates at Kabul's airport.

published on : 3rd September 2021
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