EU Foreign Policy Chief Says Discussed Nuclear Talks, Afghanistan In Saudi Visit

RIYADH / Saudi Arabia – European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said during a visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday that he had briefed his partners about the prospects  of restarting nuclear talks with Iran and hoped that would happen ‘soon’. Borrell, speaking at a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart, said he had … More EU Foreign Policy Chief Says Discussed Nuclear Talks, Afghanistan In Saudi Visit

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

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

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

Afghan Evacuees Start Arriving In Kuwait, U.S. Envoy Says

Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates – – The first flight carrying at – risk Afghan evacuees arrived in Kuwait, with has approved passage for 5,000 under an agreement with the United States following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the U.S. envoy said on Tuesday. Ambassador Alina Romanowski said in a Twitter post that the flight arrived … More Afghan Evacuees Start Arriving In Kuwait, U.S. Envoy Says

U.S., Germany Advise Against Travel To Kabul Airport Amid Evacuation Chaos

Washington/U.S. – The United States and Germany on Saturday told their citizens in Afghanistan to avoid travelling to Kabul airport, citing security risks as thousands of desperate people gathered trying to flee almost a week after Taliban Islamist took control. The Taliban’s co – founder, Mullah Baradar, arrived in the Afghan capital for talks with … More U.S., Germany Advise Against Travel To Kabul Airport Amid Evacuation Chaos

Ex – U.S. President Bush Says U.S. Must Quickly Aid Afghan Refugees

Washington / U.S.  – Former U.S. President George W. Bush, who launched a ‘war on terror’ in Afghanistan and elsewhere following the Sept.11, 2001 attacks, urged the U.S. government to expedite help for Afghan refugees following the Taliban’s swift takeover in recent days. ‘The United States government has the legal authority to cut the red … More Ex – U.S. President Bush Says U.S. Must Quickly Aid Afghan Refugees

U.N. Chief Urges Taliban Restraint, Is Concerned About Women, Girls

New York /U.S. – United Nations Secretary – General Antonio Guterres On Sunday urged the Taliban and all other Parties to exercise the utmost restraint in order to protect lives and expressed particular concern about the future of women and girls in Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents entered Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani left Afghanistan on Sunday, … More U.N. Chief Urges Taliban Restraint, Is Concerned About Women, Girls