19 September 2021
U.S. officials told Reuters that because it would take several days to remove the nearly 6,000 troops at the airport, Biden would have to make a decision soon on the Aug. 31 deadline, potentially in the next 24 hours
"It happens several times a day" per @PentagonPresSec on communication with Taliban on Kabul airport / security
3 week ago
Mig-29 caught fire and was destroyed on the ground in Astrakhan region
New Afghanistan evacuation numbers for this Monday morning, via a WH official: appx. 10,400 people evacuated from Kabul in the last day and 37,000 people since Aug3 week ago
New Afghanistan evacuation numbers for this Monday morning, via a WH official: appx. 10,400 people evacuated from Kabul in the last day and 37,000 people since Aug
Amphibious aircraft crashed into the Moskva River near Kolomna near Moscow
Crowd now at Kabul international airport3 week ago
Crowd now at Kabul international airport
3 week ago
Firefight early this AM at Kabul's airport between Afghan guards and unknown attackers, German military says. An Afghan guard was killed, three others injured. US and German forces also involved, but no Germans hurt, another tweet says
3 week ago
A firefight broke out between Afghan security forces and unknown assailants at the North Gate of Kabul airport. One Afghan security force member was killed and three others were injured in the battle, which also involved U.S. and German forces. German military confirmed
3 week ago
All gates to HKIA currently closed, sources familiar tell and @AlexThomp. Many American citizens stuck outside and can't get in, even those with US passports being turned away by guards
4 week ago
British Ministry of Defense: 7 Afghan civilians were killed in a stampede during the chaos around Kabul Airport
Pentagon: 3 flights of Afghan refugees have recently landed at Dulles Airport
Aircraft Down (Parker County) Battalion 101, PCESD1 Engine 48, Lake Worth FD, and other agencies are on scene of an aircraft down at Flying Oaks Airport, 5920 Silver Creek Azle Road. CareFlite helicopter has been launched to the scene. Two people injured
4 week ago
U.S. embassy Kabul warns of "potential security threats" outside Kabul airport. "We are advising U.S. citizens to avoid traveling to the airport and to avoid airport gates at this time
4 week ago
Biden yesterday: "We have no indication" Americans blocked from entering Kabul airport U.S. Embassy Kabul today: Americans should "avoid traveling to the airport" due to security threats
China's PLA Rocket Force successfully tested two new types of precise-strike conventional missile warheads in Northwest China desert region. The missiles penetrated multi-layer enemy defenses  hundreds of kilometers away and destroyed enemy target4 week ago
China's PLA Rocket Force successfully tested two new types of precise-strike conventional missile warheads in Northwest China desert region. The missiles penetrated multi-layer "enemy defenses" hundreds of kilometers away and destroyed "enemy target"
4 week ago
Pentagon spokesman says three chinooks were used to pick up 169 Americans on Thursday from a hotel nearby Kabul airport. The plan had been for them to walk through the gates but were unable. These are the 169 Americans Biden was referring to in his speech earlier
4 week ago
Officials: US helicopters ferried 96 Afghans for evacuation, signaling military flights occurring outside Kabul airport. CIA/DIA/SOF collecting up U.S. and Afghans from outside Kabul Airport for sortie rescue
4 week ago
The US Military exited Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul to rescue 169 Americans outside the perimeter of airport
Air Mobility Command: CORRECTION A @usairforce C-17 Globemaster III safely transported 823 Afghan citizens from Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 15, 2021. This is a record for this aircraft.  The initial count of 640 inadvertently included only adults. 183 children were also aboard1 month ago
Air Mobility Command: CORRECTION A @usairforce C-17 Globemaster III safely transported 823 Afghan citizens from Hamid Karzai International Airport Aug. 15, 2021. This is a record for this aircraft. The initial count of 640 inadvertently included only adults. 183 children were also aboard
Bundeswehr deploying a pair of H-145M helos to Kabul to help extract civilians sheltering in place1 month ago
Bundeswehr deploying a pair of H-145M helos to Kabul to help extract civilians sheltering in place
1 month ago
Nearly 6,000 U.S. troops now on the ground in Kabul, military buildup at airport nearly complete: Pentagon
[email protected] has learned the government of Bahrain has given permission for evacuation flights to start landing at Isa Air Base. The first flights are expected to arrive there this afternoon.
1 month ago
Firing in the vicinity of Kabul airport to disperse hundreds of Afghans trying to enter the airport in an attempt to leave the country
1 month ago
Chaos "at all gates" in Kabul right now. Taliban gunfire, beating people. All gates are closed because the airfield is currently at max capacity
LAUNCH of suborbital flight NASA 46.030UO, a Terrier Improved Malemute scarrying the Rocksat-X student experiments package, from Wallops Island at 2100 UTC Aug 19
1 month ago
Lebanese news source says air traffic halted in Beirut's Rafik Hariri international airport as result of presence of Israeli jets in Lebanese airspace
Smoke visible from the balcony, possible Damascus international airport was targeted
U.S. Air Force C-17 evacuation flights leaving Kabul airport nearly half empty: Pentagon
@StateDept has issued a new alert in kabul: "U.S. citizens, U.S. LPRs, and their spouses and children (under age 21) should proceed to Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) as soon as possible The United States Government cannot ensure safe passage to the airport
During phone call with Chief of @icao Council Sciacchitano, Lithuania's Minister of Transport & Communications @Skuodis stressed the need to take all measures to stop the use of civil aviation in illegal migration schemes coordinated by the Minsk government
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