Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Paris / France — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that French military forces had killed Islamic Adnan Abu Walid al – Sahrawi, the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara. ‘It’s another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel’, Macron said in a tweet, without disclosing the location of … More Macron Says French French Forces Killed Islamic State Leader In Sahara

Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

WASHINGTON – – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday he would travel to Qatar on Sunday to meet with the country’s leaders and thank them for their help with evacuees from Afghanistan, and later go to Germany for a ministerial meeting. Blinken told a news conference at the State Department he would … More Blinken To Discuss Afghan Evacuees At Meetings In Qatar and Germany

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Pope Ask World’s Christians To Pray And Fast For Afghanistan

Vatican City – – Pope Francis on Sunday called on the world’s Christians to pray and carry out fasting to ask God to bring about peace and coexistence in Afghanistan. Speaking to pilgrims and tourists in St. Peter’s Square for his weekly blessing, Francis said he was following events in Afghanistan with ‘great worry’ and … More Pope Ask World’s Christians To Pray And Fast For Afghanistan

Biden Pays Respects To U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

Dover Air Force Base – – In hushed reverence, President Joe Biden stood witness with grieving families Sunday under a gray sky as, one by one, the remains of 13 U.S. troops killed in the Babul suicide bombing were removed with solemnity from a military aircraft that brought them home. The only sounds that could … More Biden Pays Respects To U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

U.S. Launches Drone Strike On Islamic State After Afghan Airport Blast

Paris / France – Western forces running the Afghan airlift braced on Saturday for more attacks after the United States launched a drone strike, apparently killing an Islamic State ‘planner’, two days after the group claimed  a deadly bombing outside Kabul airport. Among the 92 killed in Thursday’s suicide blast, claimed by Afghanistan’s Islamic State … More U.S. Launches Drone Strike On Islamic State After Afghan Airport Blast

Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

Bucharest / Romania – – According to a decision of the Supreme Council of National Defense (CSAT), Romania will participate with 200 troops in the military operations to evacuate and relocate Afghan citizens who worked for NATO missions in Afghanistan and their family members. The Romanian forces will participate in the operation starting with August … More Romanian Troops To Help Evacuate Afghan Citizens Who Worked For NATO Missions

Biden Warns Kabul Airport Attackers: ‘We Will Hunt You Down’

WASHINGTON/US – – President Joe Biden, his voice breaking with emotion, vowed on Thursday the United States would hunt down those responsible for twin explosions at the Kabul airport in Afganistan and said he had asked the Pentagon to develop plans to strike back at them. Biden spoke hours after the blasts killed at least … More Biden Warns Kabul Airport Attackers: ‘We Will Hunt You Down’

At least 13 U.S. Troops Believed Killed In Kabul Blasts – Officials

Washington /U.S. – The count of U.S. troops believed to have been killed in Thursday’s Kabul blasts has increased to 13, according to U.S. official citing initial information that can change. Earlier a U.S. official told Reuters that at least 10 American military members were believed killed in the explosions at a gate Kabul airport … More At least 13 U.S. Troops Believed Killed In Kabul Blasts – Officials

Security – Focused EU Ramps Up Humanitarian Aid For Afghans

Paris / France –  – The E.U. announced a ramped – up Afghan aid program that an official said it would seek safety guarantees on the ground and coordination with the United Nations to deliver, as the bloc’s executive  ang G7 leaders prepare to discuss the crisis in the country. European Commission head Ursula von … More Security – Focused EU Ramps Up Humanitarian Aid For Afghans