Like a movie scene: there was rubbish blowing across the single Kabul airstrip, Afghans lingering outside the gates, the Taliban firing victoriously into the night sky.
Their latest attack, following Thursday’s fatal suicide bombing outside the airport, was launched on the eve of the United States’ exit from the country.
After working for the Australian embassy in Kabul for five years, an interpreter and his family have been left stranded in the city.
Sydney races to stop the expansion of COVID hotspots, Victoria considers easing some restrictions amid its prolonged lockdown and the situation around Afghanistan’s Kabul airport remains extremely dangerous.
American forces launched a drone strike in Kabul on Sunday targeting a suicide bomber in a vehicle who was aiming to attack the airport, US officials said.
A week ago, Nicole Gee, 23, posted a photo on Instagram that showed her holding a baby at that airport. She added a simple, profound comment: “I love my job.”
American officials have warned of a high risk of further attacks by Taliban forces who sealed off Kabul’s airport on Saturday to most Afghans hoping for evacuation.
A week ago, Afghan-Australian Neamat Rahimi was avoiding gunfire outside Kabul airport. Today, he and his family are safe in hotel quarantine.
As troops searched Afghans, a bomber in the crowd moved in.
The US said it made an unmanned counter-terrorism air strike against an Islamic State-K operative – its first military move since the Kabul airport attack.
Victoria is in talks with the federal government to boost its vaccine supply, while Afghans with Australian visas are being told to stay away from Kabul airport over feats of […]
The US President’s top national security advisers told him to expect more bloodshed as the US withdrawal effort enters its “most dangerous” period.
Terror attack at Kabul airport ends chaotic rescue mission for Afghans who helped Australia.
Security forces in Indonesia, where terrorists had planned to carry out an attack last week, are intensifying efforts to stop violent extremism after the Kabul bombings.
The bombing at Kabul airport raises the risk that the US defeat will encourage terrorism worldwide.
Afghans with Australian visas are being told to stay away from Kabul airport after Australian soldiers were just hours from being caught up in a terror attack.
The attack has sparked global outrage and a promise of retribution from the US
Registered with Australian authorities, Ali’s family had made the dangerous road journey from Iran to Kabul in the hope they could get help. Since the airport attack, his texts have […]
Even before the Kabul airport attack, senior officials in the Australian government were looking at the wider terrorism threat posed by the Taliban’s takeover.
Two bomb blasts have rocked Afghanistan’s Kabul airport, fully vaccinated people in NSW will soon be able to go on outdoor picnics and Victoria’s daily coronavirus numbers are at an […]
ISIS-K considers the Taliban, noted for its brutality, to be insufficiently devout in its adherence to Islam. The two militant groups have engaged in attacks on each other.
Stocks moved lower following fatal explosions at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan, setting up the ASX to open lower.
Two deadly suicide bombings came just days before the scheduled withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan, plunging the departure effort into chaos.
The congressmen now face criticism for showboating as politicians — which they vehemently deny — while adding needless confusion to a dire situation.
A Sydney woman’s husband is one of 200 people in Kabul that a migration lawyer is desperately trying to unite with their families in Australia.
Britain wants to stay longer but its defence minister Ben Wallace says: “The two people with the biggest vote in the room are the US and the Taliban.”
The US President was supposed to restore the world’s faith in America’s reliability after the Trump years, but the chaos in Kabul has diminished his reputation.
At least 20 people have been killed in shootings and stampedes at the international airport during chaotic scenes in recent days.
The US ordered six commercial airlines to help transport people out of Afghanistan as dozens have died in the past seven days in and around the airport.
A western Sydney-based lawyer with 200 clients trying to leave Afghanistan for Australia to join their relatives is warning many are being turned away at the airport in Kabul or […]