I served with the Nato mission in Afghanistan – it was a bloated mess | Anonymous

[ad_1] The images plastered across our screens in recent days of Afghan civilians at Hamid Karzai airport desperately trying to flee the country, as well as the bombing on Thursday, have been heartbreaking. And, for me, slightly surreal. I lived in that airport while serving as a soldier in the British army. Watching the scenes … Read more

Afghan Chevening scholar relieved after evacuation to UK | Afghanistan

[ad_1] A Chevening scholar who has arrived in the UK after being airlifted out of Afghanistan has said she is relieved to escape the “hell” of Taliban rule but is worried about how the trauma of her ordeal will affect her studies. Afsana Hamidy, 26, arrived at Birmingham airport on Wednesday, and will be studying … Read more

Boris Johnson: UK will continue with final stages of Kabul airlift | Afghanistan

[ad_1] UK forces will continue with the final stages of an evacuation programme from Kabul despite a deadly suicide bombing and gun attack outside the city’s airport, Boris Johnson has said. But while the prime minister said the UK had extracted the “overwhelming majority” of UK nationals or Afghans eligible to be removed, a series … Read more