Posts Tagged ‘evacuating’

Palestinian Mother Fears For Her Children’s Futures After Evacuating Gaza City

Najla Shawa and her family are safe for now after fleeing their home in Gaza City. Source

IDF: ‘Active Effort’ by Hamas to Block Gazans from Evacuating South

A spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) claims the Palestinian terror group Hamas is engaged in an “active effort” to prevent Gaza’s population from evacuating to the southern area of the strip. Source

Americans Evacuating Afghanistan Stranded in Abu Dhabi After DHS Denies Entry to Charter Flight

Evacuees that fled Afghanistan on September 28, are now stranded at an airport hangar in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with poor conditions after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) denied landing rights to a charter flight carrying more than 100 U.S citizens and lawful permanent residents. The original plan, organized by Project Dynamo, the […]

Helicopters evacuating staff from U.S. embassy as Taliban enter Kabul 

The U.S. has begun evacuating diplomats and staff from its embassy in Kabul as Taliban stormed the Afghan capital early Sunday, according to Business Insider.  “We have a small batch of people leaving now as we speak. A majority of the staff are ready to leave,” a U.S. official told Reuters. “The embassy continues to function.” […]

U.S. Still Evacuating ISIS Leaders In Syria

According to Syrian state media three US helicopters evacuated ISIS commanders from eastern Syria on Monday. Civilian sources told SANA that the military helicopters landed in an area between the villages of al-Jissi and Kalu around 2 km south of the Tal Hamis township in the Qamishli countryside. Sputnik news reports: From there, servicemen accompanied four persons from […]

"The Whole Town Is Evacuating" – Tsunami Headed For Alaska After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake

A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake detected in the Gulf of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings in Alaska and tsunami watches across several Western states through British Columbia all the way down to San Diego… Earthquake watches are also in effect for Hawaii “Based on all available data a tsunami may have been […]

US orders families of U.S. troops and diplomats to leave Turkey

     The United States will withdraw virtually all family members of U.S. troops and diplomats from its installations in Turkey, U.S. officials said Tuesday, citing security concerns as the campaign against the Islamic State continues. The military decision was announced on the blog for U.S. European Command, which also instituted travel restrictions in Brussels last […]

Hostage Situation At Central London Restaurant

Police are dealing with a hostage situation at an Italian restaurant near Leicester Square in central London. Officers were called to a branch of the Bella Italia restaurant chain at 8.50pm, where a man was reportedly holding a woman hostage with a knife. Met police has confirmed the incident at the Bella Italia, Leicester Square […]

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