US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Qatar to discuss Afghanistan crisis

DOHA: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived on Monday in Qatar where he will seek support to evacuate Americans and at-risk Afghans left behind in Afghanistan. A senior State Department official told reporters on Blinken`s flight that Washington has facilitated the safe departure of four more Americans overland from Afghanistan. “This is the first […]

बगराम वायुसेना अड्डा हथियाना और पाकिस्तान को भारत के खिलाफ करना चाहता है चीन: निक्की हेली

Image Source : AP FILE PHOTO अमेरिका की पूर्व दूत निक्की हेली ने कहा कि अमेरिका को चीन पर करीबी नजर रखने की आवश्यकता है। वाशिंगटन: अमेरिका की एक वरिष्ठ राजनयिक ने आगाह किया कि तालिबान के अफगानिस्तान पर कब्जा जमाने के बाद अमेरिका को चीन पर करीबी नजर रखने की आवश्यकता है क्योंकि वह […]

Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Joe Biden in 2008 appeals to be evacuated: Report

New Delhi: After the US troops withdrew from Afghanistan ending a war that lasted nearly 20 years, a local interpreter who had helped rescue Joe Biden in 2008 implored the US commander in chief to evacuate and his family, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Mohammed, who chose not to use his […]

US will continue to conduct drone strikes in Afghanistan if and when needed

The American government has made it clear that it will continue to conduct drone strikes against the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) and others within Afghanistan whenever it is necessary even after the permanent withdrawal of the US military presence from the country, said the Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby. The US launched many drone strikes […]

Withdrawal from Afghanistan best decision for America: Joe Biden

Washington: United States President Joe Biden said withdrawing the troops from Afghanistan to end the 20-year war was the ‘best’ and the ‘right’ decision for America. Biden said there was no reason to continue in a war that was no longer in the service of the ‘vital national interest’ of the American people. “I give […]

Taliban celebrate as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years

Kabul: It was definitely the end of an era with the last of US troops withdrawing from Afghanistan on Tuesday (August 31) after 20 long years. This was America’s longest war, which took the lives of nearly 2,500 US troops and an estimated 240,000 Afghans, and it cost some $2 trillion. And as the US soldiers […]

What happens now when the US troops have left Afghanistan?

For the first time since 2001 there are no American troops in Afghanistan after the United States completed the evacuation of most of its citizens and thousands of at-risk Afghans. More than 114,000 people have been airlifted from Kabul airport in the past two weeks as part of the U.S. effort. But the end of […]

अफगानिस्तान में आत्मघाती हमले में मारे गए अमेरिकी सैनिकों को बाइडन ने दी श्रद्धांजलि

Image Source : AP FILE PHOTO अफगानिस्तान में आत्मघाती हमले में मारे गए अमेरिकी सैनिकों को बाइडन ने दी श्रद्धांजलि डोवर एयरफोर्स बेस (अमेरिका): अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति जो बाइडन ने काबुल हवाई अड्डे के पास हुए आत्मघाती हमले में मारे गए 13 अमेरिकी सैनिकों के परिजनों से रविवार को अकेले में मुलाकात की। हमले में मारे […]

Afghanistan crisis: Preparing new cabinet as US evacuation nears end, says Taliban

New Delhi: The Taliban said on Saturday (August 28, 2021) they were preparing a new cabinet as the U.S. evacuation nears its end and they expected that sharp currency falls and economic turmoil following their takeover of Kabul two weeks ago would subside. Zabihullah Mujahid, the movement`s main spokesman, made the comments to Reuters as […]

Another attack at Kabul airport ‘highly’ likely in 24-36 hours: US President Joe Biden

Washington: President Joe Biden vowed to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic extremist group whose suicide bombing at the Kabul airport killed scores of Afghans and 13 American service members. Another terror attack, he said, is “highly likely” this weekend as the US winds down its evacuation. The Pentagon said the remaining contingent of US […]

US President Joe Biden attacks China on origins of COVID-19, says ‘world deserves answers’

New Delhi: US President Joe Biden on Friday (August 27, 2021) launched a scathing attack on China on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and said that the world deserves answers. Biden was speaking after he received the report from his intelligence community into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.  “I am grateful for the […]