The US exits Afghanistan after 20 years of war, with little to no success to show for it. John Oliver took an excellent look at how things reached this point during Sunday’s show.
The scenes that played out earlier this week at Kabul’s airport will live in infamy.
21-year-old British student Miles Routledge says he enjoys holidaying in dangerous destinations, but he nearly bit off more than he could chew in Afghanistan.
A South African contractor staying in a camp at Kabul’s airport has described the “apocalyptic scenes” he witnessed.
A massive car bomb went off late Friday afternoon in Beirut – the first of its kind in four years. Rubble and the twisted, burning wreckage of several cars filled the central Beirut street where the bomb exploded. The blast literally ripped the facades and balconies off buildings. Eight people were killed, and a further 78 injured.
“Taliban: ‘On each floor of the hotel, our fighters have broken down the door to each room, taking out guests and killing them.'” This was one of the traumatic tweets circulating on Twitter last night, as Taliban militants stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing 21 people.