Taliban Hails Victory as US Forces Leave Afghanistan

Taliban Hails Victory as US Forces Leave Afghanistan

Taliban fighters fired their guns into the air in celebration in the Afghan capital. The United States completed the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan nearly twenty years after it invaded the country following the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.

Biden says "US Withdrawal From Afghanistan is the Right Decision"

Biden says "US Withdrawal From Afghanistan is the Right Decision"

Followed by the rapid collapse of the Afghan government into the hands of the Taliban, the US has intensified its efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies from Afghanistan. The government's collapse came two decades after the US invaded the country to fight the "war on terror" followed by the 9/11 attack, which triggered the invasion.

President Joe Biden Sticks to Withdrawal of US Troops

President Joe Biden Sticks to Withdrawal of US Troops

Joe Biden, the president of the United States, has said Washington is on pace to finish evacuations from Afghanistan by August 31 but left open the chance of extending the deadline, saying reaching that goal depends on cooperation from the country’s new Taliban rulers.