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Secrecy shrouds Afghanistan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

The lack of public information has made it a challenge for those who closely track the fate of refugees.

published on : 23rd October 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

Longest Afghanistan war's cost: Thousands of lives, trillions of dollars

Ordinary Americans closely watched the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, as they did the start of the war nearly 20 years ago, in the weeks after the 9/11 attacks.

published on : 1st September 2021

US ends its 20-year-old war in Afghanistan as last military contingent leaves Kabul; Trump attacks Biden

The 9/11 terrorist strike forced the US to enter Afghanistan and overthrow the Taliban rule who then had provided safe havens to the Al Qaeda leadership.

published on : 31st August 2021

'Focussed on completing evacuation by August 31': US responds to Taliban warning amid gunfights at Kabul Airport

The US currently has 5,800 troops at the Kabul airport, who are mainly engaged in evacuating its citizens and all those Afghans who helped the United States during its stay in the country.

published on : 24th August 2021

'Shocking': With grief and dismay, US war veterans watch Afghanistan fall

For US veterans of the 20-year war, the lightning Taliban takeover has variously brought shock, anger, resignation and worry.

published on : 17th August 2021

President Biden deploys additional 1,000 US troops to aid Afghanistan departures

US troops will also help in the evacuation of Afghans who worked with the military during the nearly two-decade war.

published on : 15th August 2021

Once supplied to see off Taliban, abandoned US weaponry now fuelling militant push against Afghan forces

The Taliban's social media is awash with videos of Taliban fighters seizing weapons caches -- the majority supplied by Western powers.

published on : 14th August 2021

COVID vaccines to be required for US military under new Pentagon plan

In memos distributed to all troops, top Pentagon leaders said the vaccine is a necessary step to maintain military readiness.

published on : 10th August 2021

No talk by the US for military base in Pakistan, says NSA Moeed Yusuf

Prime Minister Imran Khan in June ruled out hosting American bases in Pakistan for military action inside war-torn Afghanistan.

published on : 7th August 2021

US downsizing military assets will have no effect: Saudi Arabia

US is cutting the number of troops and air defence units deployed to the Middle East, including Patriot batteries and an anti-missile system, called THAAD, from Saudi Arabia.

published on : 21st June 2021

Return of Iraqis seen as easing threat from Syria camp

On an unannounced visit to Syria on Friday, the top US general for the Middle East, Marine Gen.Frank McKenzie, expressed optimism that the transfer from the al-Hol camp will happen.

published on : 22nd May 2021

Won't allow any foreign military bases on our soil: Pakistan Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

The Pakistan foreign minister said that Islamabad firmly stood with Afghanistan in its efforts for peace, prosperity, and national reconciliation.

published on : 13th May 2021

Indian Army Chief Gen Naravane speaks to US counterpart McConville

In October last year, India and the US sealed the BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement) agreement to further boost bilateral defence ties.

published on : 12th May 2021

Optimism, fear rides in former Taliban bastion as US begins Afghanistan pullout

US President Joe Biden had announced in April that the remaining 2,500 American troops will formally begin leaving Afghanistan from May.

published on : 2nd May 2021
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