During the Soviet war in Afghanistan the city continued to be an economic center and was relatively safe. Between 1992 and 1996, a civil war between militant groups devastated Kabul and caused the deaths of thousands of civilians, serious damage to infrastructure, and an exodus of refugees. Since the Taliban's fall from power in November 2001, the Afghan government and other countries have attempted to rebuild the city, although the Taliban insurgents have slowed the re-construction efforts and staged major attacks against the government, the NATO-led forces, foreign diplomats and Afghan civilians.
The Kabul River is little more than a trickle for most of the year, but swells in summer due to melting snows in the Hindu Kush Range. Its largest tributary is the Kunar River, which starts out as the Mastuj River, flowing from the Chiantar glacier in Chitral, Pakistan and after flowing south into Afghanistan it is met by the Bashgal river flowing from Nurestan. The Kunar meets the Kabul near Jalalabad. In spite of the Kunar carrying more water than the Kabul, the river continues as the Kabul River after this confluence, mainly for the political and historical significance of the name.
Mursal’s name has been changed for this story, to protect her identity and family members who remain in danger in Kabul, where Mursal’s journey to freedom began. THE FALL OF KABUL ... But they convinced her it was OK to leave and she took off, alone, for the Kabul airport ... Everything is finished for women since Kabul fell,” Mursal said.
Mursal’s name has been changed for this story, to protect her identity and family members who remain in danger in Kabul, where Mursal’s journey to freedom began ... The fall of Kabul ... But they convinced her it was OK to leave and she took off, alone, for the Kabul airport ... Everything is finished for women since Kabul fell,” Mursal said.
AnkaraSeptember 25 (ANI). In order to restrain the potential influx of Afghan refugees, Turkey has decided to build a 10 feet high concrete slab ... Earlier on August 15, when the Taliban gained control over the capital city of Kabul, anti-Pakistan protests across the globe were organised against Islamabad's role in helping the Taliban ... (ANI) ....
A three-year-old Afghan boy has made it to Toronto, where his father lives, after leaving Kabul alone more than two weeks ago, Canadian news outlet The Globe and Mail reported. The boy, whom The Globe identified with the pseudonym Ali for safety concerns for his family in Afghanistan, arrived in Canada on Monday after a 14-hour flight from Qatar.
During the last 10 days of August, our military evacuated 122,000Americans and Afghanis from the Kabul airport to safe zones across the globe. The evacuation proceeded in an environment fraught with danger from a bloodthirsty enemy that flipped control of the entire country in less than two weeks ... Gov ... Imagine if Gov ... .
“The cries that blame contend with a wailing that cannot be comforted.” ... While there, the refugees will wait for more permanent placements with the aid of resettlement agencies ... A now-iconic scene seen across the globe was that of an infant being lifted from the mass of Afghan people desperate to get across the barrier into the airport in Kabul ... .
Christina Animashaun/Vox ...US forces remain engaged in counterterrorism operations across the globe . After an ISIS suicide bombing at Kabul airport during the withdrawal killed an estimated 170 people, including 13 American service members, the US launched drone strikes against ISIS targets in Afghanistan — killing at least 10 Afghan civilians ... ...
“In the public world there always seems to be alarms at this time of year, August 1914, August 1939, now Kabul and its ... The hope is that it will keep our governments thinking about strategic assistance and openness to parts of the globe that are threatened, as Kabul is right now.
Islamabad August 29 (ANI) ... Earlier on August 15, the day when the Taliban gained control over the capital city of Kabul, anti-Pakistan protests across the globe were organised and the demonstrators raised their voices against Islamabad's role in the Afghanistan debacle and blamed the country for helping the Taliban ... (ANI) ....
Islamabad... Earlier on August 15, the day when the Taliban gained control over the capital city of Kabul, anti-Pakistan protests across the globe were organised and the demonstrators raised their voices against Islamabad’s role in the Afghanistan debacle and blamed the country for helping the Taliban ... .
"From August 28 at 3.00 AM EDT to August 28 at 3.00 PM EDT, a total of approximately 2,000 people were evacuated from Kabul... "As the military mission begins to end in Kabul, thousands of service members are working across the globe and within the United States to complete this incredibly important mission," Taylor said.