Today's Headlines:Another Indefinite Strike Begins, US Assistance To Afghans At Risk Has No Deadline
Another Indefinite Strike Begins Members of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital chapter of the Joint Health Sector Union went on strike on Wednesday over non-payment of promotion and allowances. Photo credit: Punch Newspapers According to the News Agency of Nigeria, this is the second time in less than two months that JOHESU members of the UITH chapter will go on strike to press the same demands.
There were heavy celebrations by Afghans today in Kandahar as the Taliban completely takes over hardware inheritance at the Kabul Airport. There was also leadership talks in Afghanistan, where peoples were seen riding there bicycles in happiness. The US completely left the country yesterday after 20 years of American presence in the country.
It is no longer a news that the Taliban have taken over the city of Afghanistan. Recently, it was reported that the Taliban Leaders are seeking assistance of other Countries to help displaced Afghans. The Taliban's refugee minister Haqqani, revealed this to the Al Jazeera news broadcast.
According to a report from Sahara Reporters, Taliban special forces dressed in camouflage fired their weapons into the air on Saturday, bringing an abrupt and terrifying end to the latest protest march in the capital by Afghan women demanding equal rights from the new rulers. The second women's march in Kabul in as many days began peacefully.
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@Sean Hannity and Donald Trump (Photo Credit: Getty Images) The suicide bomb attack in Abbey Gate at the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan marks the first American military combat fatalities since February 2020, according to the Wall Street Journal. About 13 US military personnel has been confirmed dead, 60 Afghans also died from the attack while a score of people sustained injury.
According to a report, the United Kingdom has shut the gates to their evacuation point in the Kabul airport. This is coming few hours to the deadline issued by the Taliban terrorist group. As reported by Ben Wallace, about 1,000 Brits and Afghans are already inside the Kabul airport and will be the last set to be evacuated today.
The world runs the risk of massive influx of extremists or terrorists from Afghanistan, with the thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of Afghans seizing the opportunity of the ongoing evacuation of American citizens and 'helpful' Afghans, to flee the Taliban controlled nation. The US might be confident of the screening they might have subjected the 'refugees' to, but as it's made obvious with the swift takeover of that country even before the US and her allies could successfully pull its personnel and allies from that country, this could be another horrible misjudgment.
It was a gory sight to behold as two bombs went off at the KabuI International Airport in Afghanistan hours ago. And without much ado, the ISIS terrorists who have already boasted of masterminding the dastardly act should be brought to justice by the United Nations (UN) Military might for killing innocent souls.
Afghanistan is currently in turmoil as Taliban fighters have taken control of the major strategic cities in the country twenty years after the United States led coalition ousted it from power. Thousands of residents have been fleeing since the forceful transition of power, despite promises by Taliban that human rights will be respected under its regime.
Pictures going viral online show a horrific scene where Taliban fighters aimed assault rifles at protesters after rounding them up in a car park. In a report, Taliban fighters have continued to crack down on Afghans since they took over power in the country. The terrorists have opened fire on protesters after gathering them in a car park.
Former US President, Barack Obama has condemned the explosion outside Kabul airport on Thursday that led to the death of over one hundred persons, comprising of 13 US troops and 100 Afghans. Photo credit: Reacting to the ugly incident on Friday, Barack Obama condoled with the family of the those who lost their lives at the course of the incident.
Following the departure of the US troops from war-torn Afghanistan, thousands of Afghans have fled the country through the borders for fear of the Taliban government. The border of Pakistan and Iran have been flooded by hundreds of Afghans in an attempt to escape Afghanistan after the final flight of the US troop took off from the Kabul International Airport.
The evacuation of fleeing Afghan refugees has successfully kicked off in different countries. A flight carrying about 51 of the fleeing refugees have received a warm welcome after they landed this morning Wednesday, August 25 in Uganda. According to the foreign ministry, the 51 fleeing Afghans from the Taliban arrived on a privately chartered flight at the Entebbe International Airport.
During the interview of the Taliban spokesman in person of Zabihullah Mujahid, he said in his words that "there will be no flights from Afghanistan after the 31st of August, 2021 and any further evacuation process might result into a war. After the take over of Afghans many countries have intervene to evacuate their citizens out including the Afghans residents.
Joseph Robinette Biden, who is currently the 46th President of the United States, has taken to his official Twitter handle to speak after more than 100 people were killed, including 13 U.S. service members, and 90 Afghans, at the Kanu airport on Thursday. According to Information gathered from a reliable source, more than 100, including 13 U.S. service members, and 90 Afghans were killed at the Kabul airport on Thursday after a suicide bomber gained access into the American-controlled facility during an evacuation.
According to Aamaj News, another explosion shook Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Sunday. It occurred on the same day that the US and its allies were wrapping up the evacuation of Americans and Afghans from Kabul Airport. On Thursday, 13 American soldiers and 97 Afghans were killed in twin bombings.
The Taliban has announced the ban on music in Afghanistan describing the action as a major to curb distractions. According to the spokesman of the group, Zabiullah Mujahid, the group has frowned at music in public places in the country. This is part of the rules to govern Afghans as stipulated by the new Taliban Government in the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced the company's decision to provide temporary accommodation for Afghan refugees. The company plans to provide free temporary accommodation to 20,000 Afghan refugees and provide them with accommodation. The CEO of Airbnb did not specify the exact number that the company has set for the temporary accommodation of Afghan refugees, nor did it specify how long Afghans can use the temporary accommodation facility.
The Taliban has warned the United States to stick to next week's deadline to evacuate Afghans. On Tuesday, they said they won't be allowing the evacuation of Afghans anymore. The United State President, Joe Biden aims to stick with August 31 deadline to withdraw troops from the warring country as long as the evacuation isn't interrupted by the Talibans.
The United States announced that it was finished with the evacuation of Afghans and Americans after taking over 123000 people by air out of Afghanistan, the last of their soldiers leaving shortly after. It was a joyful day for Taliban members as they patrolled the airport and even fired bullets into the air to celebrate.