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Washington [US] November 10 (ANI): A group of nearly 200 stranded Afghan refugees, including military pilots, will soon be evacuated from Tajikistan after they fled Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover, US Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said.
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Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): The Pentagon on Saturday said that the US does not need to coordinate counterterrorism airstrikes with the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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Washington [US], September 1 (ANI): The Pentagon will continue to conduct drone strikes against the Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISIS-K) and others within Afghanistan when necessary even after the permanent withdrawal of the US military presence from the country, said the Pentagon Press
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Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): The US military has "begun retrograding" from the Kabul airport and it's "still in charge of the airport" and the security, Pentagon said on Saturday.
Washington [US], August 28 (ANI): Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby on Saturday said that the threats to the airport in Kabul are "still very real" and "very dynamic."
Washington [US], August 26 (ANI/Sputnik): US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met and discussed Iran's nuclear program, its support backing of militia groups in the Middle East, and its maritime activity, Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby sai
Washington [US], August 24 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) said that it is aiming to evacuate all Americans from Afghanistan by August 31.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], August 21 (ANI): The United States on Friday acknowledged the presence of al Qaeda in Afghanistan amid its large-scale evacuation from the war-torn country.
Washington DC [US], August 21 (ANI/Sputnik): A viral video of an Afghan baby being handed over the walled perimeter of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul showed US Marines taking the baby to be treated at a hospital at the facility, Defense Department Spokesperson John Kirby said on
Washington [US], August 19 (ANI): The Pentagon on Thursday (local time) informed that armed F-18s flew over Kabul to "ensure enhanced security".
Washington [US], August 19 (ANI): Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that there has been "no decision to change" the August 31 deadline to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan at this point.
Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): An Afghan journalist broke down during a press briefing of the Pentagon when she asked whereabouts of President Ashraf Ghani who fled as Taliban closed in on Kabul, saying 'where is my president, he has to answer people.'