(LONDON) -- A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Afghanistan early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake, which was centered about 30 kilometers (18 miles) north-northwest of Herāt, followed a series of powerful tremors that killed more than a thousand."This earthquake was preceded by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken Western Afghanistan, just days after two quakes of the same magnitude left more than 1,200 dead.The quake struck 28 kilometers (17.39 miles) Northwest of Herāt, Afghanistan, according to the United States Geological Survey, which monitors worldwide... Read More.
The death toll from strong earthquakes that shook western Afghanistan has risen to over 1,023, with more than 1,600 injured, the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the World Health Organization said Sunday.A powerful magnitude-6.3 earthquake followed by strong aftershocks killed... Read More.
(AFGHANISTAN) -- At least 100 people are dead and at least 500 injured after powerful earthquakes struck western Afghanistan on Saturday, the United Nations said.The United States Geological Survey reported two 6.3 magnitude earthquakes, as well as several strong aftershocks, near the city of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a new interview that he has "lots of regrets" about how the United States' 20-year conflict in Afghanistan ended, telling ABC News' Martha Raddatz that "in the broader sense, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The State Department released a declassified version of its long-anticipated report Friday examining the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, unveiling the harshest critique of any of the administration's efforts to examine its own handling of the crisis to date."The decisions of both... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Mike McCaul, R-Texas, accepted the State Department's latest offer to review a classified communication sent by American diplomats during the final days of the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan, at least temporarily ending a standoff where he threatened... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid intensifying pressure from House Republicans, the State Department said Wednesday it will allow select members of Congress to review a classified communication sent by American diplomats during the final days of the U.S. occupation of Afghanistan, marking a significant reversal in the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to hold Secretary of State Antony Blinken in contempt if he doesn't turn over subpoenaed documents tied to the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, marking a significant escalation in the months-long standoff... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Taliban banned Afghan women from working at the United Nations in Afghanistan this week, adding another restriction to the long list the Taliban has imposed on Afghan women since retaking power in August 2021.United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said any... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon and State Department are set to share with Congress their after-action reports on the 2021 military withdrawal from Afghanistan, the White House will soon announce, according to a U.S. official.The reports will be provided to lawmakers via a secure portal... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Foreign Affairs Committee has served Secretary of State Antony Blinken with a subpoena for a classified document from diplomats in Kabul warning the Afghan government was at risk of collapse as the last American troops prepared to exit.It marks a... Read More.