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Jill Biden to visit Kabul airlift troops at Charleston military base

Yahoo Daily News 25 Oct 2021
First lady Jill Biden on Monday will visit the military base that's home to pilots and aircrews who helped conduct the airlift out of Kabul to thank the service members and their families for their support in ending the 20-year war in Afghanistan ... Some were among the last people to evacuate from Kabul.
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British Military Brings Over 100 People Who Had Left Afghanistan to UK - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 24 Oct 2021
The transported individuals include British nationals and Afghans who are eligible for relocation to the UK, the defense ministry specified ... In early August, the Taliban stepped up their offensive against the Afghan government forces and entered the capital city of Kabul on August 15.
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Thousands of Afghans receive assistance within week: UN agency

China.dot.org 22 Oct 2021
KABUL, Oct ... In central region, 3,108 people who were displaced by conflict in August received humanitarian assistance in Kabul, Khost, and Parwan provinces when 11,935 internally displaced people present in Kabul received cash and transportation support to return to their places of origin, according to the release ... Enditem .
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Pakistan foreign minister makes first trip to Kabul since Taliban takeover

Gulf Daily News 21 Oct 2021
KABUL. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi visited the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday for the first time since the Taliban victory in August, following weeks of tension over transport links between the neighbouring countries.
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Pakistani foreign minister meets Taliban in Afghanistan

Al Jazeera 21 Oct 2021
Pakistan’s foreign minister has visited Afghanistan for the first time since the Taliban takeover in August, amid continuing tensions about transport links between the neighbouring countries. Shah Mahmood Qureshi travelled to Kabul on Thursday to discuss the situation at the ...
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The US Air Force's biggest planes are getting a rest after scrambling to get 124,000 ...

Business Insider 20 Oct 2021
In addition to aircrews and maintainers and other supporting airmen, Contingency Response Force airmen were some of the first sent to the Kabul airport to establish and expand aircraft operations there, and Transportation Command's Global Operations Center grew from a few 24/7 workers to "dozens if not a hundred," Martin said.
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Afghans demand resumption of Pakistan flights at pre-Taliban fare

Arab News 17 Oct 2021
KABUL ... Earlier this week, the Taliban Transportation Ministry issued a statement ordering the airline to “adjust the price of tickets for Kabul-Islamabad flights to the ticket standard set before the victory of the Islamic Emirate.” Otherwise, the ministry said, “they will not be permitted to run their operations from Kabul airport.”.
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Pakistan Opens Air Route to Facilitate Afghan Transit Trade

Voa News 17 Oct 2021
Sadiq said a chartered aircraft brought “various industrial inputs” to Islamabad on Friday and the Afghan transit cargo was then loaded into containers before being transported by road to Kabul through the northwestern Torkham crossing on the Afghan border ... Kabul’s close security ...
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Pakistan opens air route to facilitate Afghanistan transit trade

The Wire 17 Oct 2021
... to Kabul via Torkham ... Sadiq said a chartered aircraft brought “various industrial inputs” to Islamabad on Friday and the Afghan transit cargo was then loaded into containers before being transported by road to Kabul through the northwestern Torkham crossing on the Afghan border.
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Pakistan opens air route to Afghanistan for commercial cargo

Deccan Chronicle 17 Oct 2021
Further, Sadiq said that a chartered aircraft brought "various industrial inputs" to Islamabad on Friday and the Afghan transit cargo was then loaded into containers before being transported by road to Kabul through the northwestern Torkham crossing on the Afghan border, according to VOA.
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Pakistan opens air trade route to Afghanistan

Live Mint 17 Oct 2021
Sadiq said a chartered aircraft brought "various industrial inputs" to Islamabad on Friday and the Afghan transit cargo was then loaded into containers before being transported by road to Kabul ... The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had on suspended flights to Kabul, citing “heavy-handed" interference by the Taliban and arbitrary rule changes.
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Minnesota National Guard commander details mission to evacuate Afghan refugees

Stars and Stripes 17 Oct 2021
For weeks, his soldiers had been monitoring the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan as Taliban fighters closed in on Kabul with the pending American evacuation ... The next 12 days at the Kabul airport were, for Helgestad and his soldiers, a sleepless time of never knowing if, or when, their security mission could turn deadly.
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Kam Air, Ariana, PIA to resume flights from Kabul to Pakistan

Khaama Press 16 Oct 2021
Afghanistan’s ministry of transport and civil aviation said that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Afghanistan’s Kam Air and Ariana Airlines to resume their normal fights from Kabul to Islamabad.
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PIA suspends Kabul flights operation

Dawn 15 Oct 2021
The Pak­istan International Airlines (PIA) has suspended its Kabul flights operations till further notice. A PIA spokesman said the decision was taken in view of changed dynamics and non-conducive conditions (at Kabul airport) for international flight operations ... flights to Kabul.

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