Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul kills several civilians, says Taliban

The blast was near the entrance of the Eidgah mosque in Kabul, a Taliban spokesman said. The details behind the explosion were not immediately clear and the spokesman did not say exactly how many had died or were injured. Several civilians were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Sunday, Taliban spokesperson […]

Taliban stop planes with hundreds of evacuees from leaving but it's unclear why

At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to leave the country for days, officials said Sunday. There wasconflicting accounts about why the flights weren't able to take off as pressure ramps up on the U.S. to help those left behind. At […]

James Carafano: Afghanistan withdrawal – 5 ways Biden's leadership went bad

Ari Fleischer: Biden ‘utterly failed’ to prepare Americans for Afghanistan crisis Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer criticized the president for refusing to answer press questions about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. President Biden must have ignored sound military advice in abandoning Afghanistan. No person who graduated boot camp would have planned a military operation like […]

U.S. Drone Strike in Afghanistan Kills 'Multiple Suicide Bombers' Targeting Kabul Airport

The American military carried out a second drone strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, this time targeting a car carrying “multiple suicide bombers” intending to attack the Kabul airport, U.S. officials said, according to the AP. An earlier drone strike this weekend in Nangarhar Province killed two ISIS-K targets. Both are retaliation for a suicide […]

Afghans turn to crypto market for stability during Taliban takeover: CNBC After Hours

CNBC.com's Pippa Stevens brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos explains how some Afghan citizens are turning to crypto to protect their money amid the country's political turmoil. Plus, Apple's stock soars during Tim Cook's decade as CEO. Inside Afghanistan’s cryptocurrency underground as the country plunges into turmoil […]