Kabul

Ghulam Faizi

I fought with Canada. Now the government is leaving my family to be killed by the Taliban.

In their words, interpreters Hameed Khan and Ghulam Faizi discuss the harrowing battle to bring their families to safety following the fall of Kabul
In this picture taken in the late hours on August 22, 2021 British and Canadian soldiers stand guard near a canal as Afghans wait outside the foreign military-controlled part of the airport in Kabul, hoping to flee the country following the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan. (Wakil Koshar/AFP/Getty Images)

The last trip out of Afghanistan: ‘There is no way back. Taliban are outside.’

They had close ties to Canada and were being hunted by the Taliban. Trapped in a dangerous, desperate crowd, the odds were against them.
U.S soldiers stand guard along a perimeter at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 16, 2021 (AP Photo/Shekib Rahmani)

A Canadian bottleneck in Kabul is endangering innocent lives

Paul Wells: People struggling to escape and those helping them are running up against procedural confusion layered on top of constant mortal danger
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A suicide bombing hit Kabul. And then a phone rang in Ottawa.

Canadian Mohammad Yasir Mehrzad’s father and two uncles were killed, leaving his mother and sisters with no one but him. ’The enemies of humanity did this.’
Damaged cars are seen after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan

How badly has Canada failed Afghanistan?

The massive bombing in Kabul underscores how far the country has fallen as security has collapsed and foreign aid evaporated
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Q&A: On ’selfless’ Gurkha guards, after 14 were killed in Kabul

Former ambassador Chris Alexander on the devotion of Nepali Gurkha guards, after 14 are killed in Afghanistan
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Why Hamid Karzai can’t be beaten

The staying power of Afghanistan’s unlikely leader
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Afghanistan’s short road to chaos

Kabul’s intelligence war with Islamabad may result in absolute calamity
John Lowe

Final Canadian troops depart for Kabul

Tease the day: Soldiers bouyed by idealism as they train Afghan troops
Pakistan announced re-opening of Toorkham border

From Peshawar to Kabul

The Afghan part of the journey used to be dangerous. Now that side is thriving—while Pakistan is not.