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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Kabul Airport

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# US Troops
Taliban celebrates 'victory' over US as Biden prepares to give address on Afghanistan departure
The US President will deliver an address later today on the decision to withdraw troops.
Taliban spokesman claims "victory" over US was given to the group after "20 years of sacrifice".
US President to deliver an address later today on the decision to withdraw troops.
EU states are trying to decide how to help Afghanistan's neighbouring countries take in refugees.
US completes withdrawal of military forces from Afghanistan after 20 years
Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency
# Air Strike
US warns terror threat to Kabul airport 'real' in evacuation's final hours
Biden has set a deadline of tomorrow to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan.
# kabul attack
Biden warns Kabul airport bombers 'we will hunt you down'
The US President reaffirmed the 31 August deadline for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.
# Afghanistan
Islamic State suicide bombers kill dozens at Kabul airport
12 US troops were among the fatalities.
Reports of suicide bomber striking in 'complex attack' on perimeter of airport this afternoon.
US government confirms a number of casualties following explosion.
Government confirms completion of Irish emergency mission to Afghanistan.
Irish evacuation mission from Kabul Airport ends with rescue of 36 people
Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions
# Kabul Airport
Irish evacuation mission from Kabul Airport ends with rescue of 36 people
At least 60 Irish citizens remain in Afghanistan.
# Afghanistan
US congressmen criticised for visiting Kabul airport for photo-op during evacuation
The goal of the operation was to push Biden to extend the 31 August evacuation cutoff date.
# Kabul Airport
US troops step up evacuations out of Kabul but Taliban warns over ‘red line’
Twenty-eight US military flights ferried about 10,400 people to safety out of Taliban-held Afghanistan over 24 hours.
The US military has overseen the evacuations of about 30,000 people.
A guard has been killed at Kabul airport in further exchange of gunfire.
Afghans continue to try and flee the country.
EU warns Taliban it has not recognised their regime
Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents
# Taliban
Media reports of people killed at Independence Day rally in Afghan city
The United States said the Taliban were reneging on pledges to allow safe passage to Afghans who worked with the US.
# Afghanistan
Afghan pilot kills NATO soldiers in gun attack
Afghan officer who had been a military pilot for 20 years turned on his coalition colleagues after an argument.