South Central Asia > Afghanistan

Kandahar Airport Attack & the Taliban
On December 8, Taliban insurgents, dressed in military uniforms with light and heavy weaponry, launched a 26-hour assault near the Kandahar…

Afghan Security After Mullah Omar
On July 30, after years of speculation and rumors about Afghan Taliban emir Mullah Omar’s death, the Afghan National Directorate of Security…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Ongoing Threats
The Kabul City Police District 10 Chief of Police has issued a warning to Kabul City residents, especially in Police District 10, advising of ongoing…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Possible Attacks at Start of…
Following the Taliban announcement of the formal start of the Spring offensive, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Attack in Kabul
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received reports that an attack has taken place across from the Ministry of Defense in District 10, Kabul,…