Attacks intensify in Afghanistan after withdrawal of western forces

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Attacks intensify in Afghanistan after withdrawal of western forces” – below is their description.

Taliban rockets struck an airport in Afghanistan overnight as clashes continue to intensify in the region following the withdrawal of western forces.

President Joe Biden has announced the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan would conclude by September 2021.

Sky News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Sky News

Sky News is a British free-to-air television news channel and organisation. Sky News is distributed via a radio news service, and through online channels. It is owned by Sky Group, a division of Comcast. John Ryley is the head of Sky News, a role he has held since June 2006.

Recent from Sky News:

  • NHS Foundation Trust wins bid to overturn landmark ruling on puberty-blocking drugs
  • Google takes down anti-government app in Russia
  • BREAKING: US drone strike in Kabul ‘a mistake’
  • In This Story: Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

    Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

    3 Recent Items: Afghanistan

  • Milley Defends China Calls After Book Cites Alarm Over Trump
  • UN Secretary-General on Climate Change, Afghanistan, U.S.-China
  • Taliban Governor Says Afghan Girls Can Go to School Until 7th Grade
  • In This Story: Joe Biden

    Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.

    He is married to Dr Jill Biden.

    Books by Joe Biden #Ad

    6 Recent Items: Joe Biden

  • Milley Defends China Calls After Book Cites Alarm Over Trump
  • UN Secretary-General on Climate Change, Afghanistan, U.S.-China
  • COVID-19: FDA panel backs Pfizer booster only for 65+, high-risk Americans
  • What President Joe Biden’s economic plan could mean for markets
  • President Joe Biden on his economic plan: The wealthy play by a different set of rules
  • Climate Change, Sustainable Development Goals & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (17 Sep 2021)
  • In This Story: Taliban

    The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.

    3 Recent Items: Taliban

  • Taliban Governor Says Afghan Girls Can Go to School Until 7th Grade
  • Taliban deputy PM denies rumours of his own death | Newsfeed
  • ‘No work and no money’: Afghans settle into life under Taliban rule – BBC News
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.