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Damage to a house from a US drone strike on August 29th in Kabul, Afghanistan, that left 10 civilians dead. Photograph: Khwaja Tawfiq Sediqi/AP

The Pentagon acknowledged on Friday that a US drone strike in Afghanistan on August 29th that officials said was necessary to prevent an attack on US (...)

Katie Mascali is comforted by her fiancee as they stand near the name of her father Joseph Mascali during a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum commemorating the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Photograph: Craig Ruttle/Pool/Getty

President of the United States Joe Biden is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the US by visiting each of the si(...)

Dennis Keely of Dublin Fire Brigade and US chargé d’affaires Alexandra McKnight place a wreath at a 9/11 memorial at the US ambassador’s residence in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A senior American diplomat in Ireland has defended the Biden administration’s pullout from Afghanistan 20 years after the 9/11 attacks. US chargé d’a(...)

Taliban fighters at the airport in Kabul on Tuesday. Photograph:  Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times

The Taliban celebrated their victory over the United States on Tuesday, firing guns into the air, parading coffins draped in US and Nato flags and set(...)

Taliban fighters wave their flag outside the US embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: Victor J Blue/The New York Times

For the first time since 2001 there are no American troops in Afghanistan after the United States completed the evacuation of most of its citizens and(...)

Members of the Taliban patrol outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. Photograph:  EPA/Stringer

US president Joe Biden warned on Saturday that another militant attack was highly likely as US troops began their withdrawal from Kabul airport after (...)

Nine rangers were deployed along with two senior diplomats to the airport for a 40-hour mission which was brought to a close due to the worsening security situation in Kabul. Photograph: Defence Forces

The Army Ranger Wing (ARW) team which helped co-ordinate the evacuation of 26 Irish citizens from Kabul airport in Afghanistan has returned to Ireland(...)

The aftermath of an attack  by Isis-K on a girls’ school in Kabul in May of this year in which 68 people were killed and 165 injured. Photograph:  Haroon Sabawoon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The terror group suspected of carrying out Thursday’s bomb attack at Kabul airport took root in eastern Afghanistan in 2015. Prior to the attack fear(...)

French and Afghan citizens being evacuated to France in a French military plane, at Abu Dhabi airport. Photograph: Etat Major des Armees via AP

The Government has pledged to ensure the evacuation of 75 Irish citizens and residents who remain stranded in Afghanistan, following the conclusion (...)

People hoping to gain access to Kabul airport gather outside it, in Afghanistan. Photograph: Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times

US secretary of state Antony Blinken has said there was no deadline on the effort to help people who want to leave Afghanistan, both Americans and oth(...)

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