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Watch now: Local first responders honor fallen soldier

Johnson City Press 17 Sep 2021
Army Staff Sgt ... service members killed in action during a suicide bombing attack at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan on Aug. 26. His body was being transported from Knoxville to Arlington National Cemetery Thursday morning, escorted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol ... ....
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Afghan refugees on US military bases wait to begin their new lives in America

Live Mint 17 Sep 2021
Since Kabul fell to the Taliban on Aug ... The Biden administration wasn’t prepared for the scale of the evacuation, either at the airport in Kabul or at more than a dozen bases across the U.S ... He was working as an interpreter for the Americans in Kabul when a bus transported him to the airport, he said.
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350 Afghan Families Evacuated, Provided Aid

The Philadelphia Tribune 16 Sep 2021
KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Baitulmaal, a Dallas-based international humanitarian relief agency, recently evacuated and aided 350 displaced families in Kabul who fled the recent civil unrest in Afghanistan ... Thanks to our donors, we were able to provide them with transportation, food and cash to help them rebuild their lives.".
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Watch: Local first responders honor fallen soldier

Johnson City Press 16 Sep 2021
service members killed in action during a suicide bombing attack at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan on Aug. 26. His body was being transported from Knoxville to Arlington National Cemetery Thursday morning, escorted by the Tennessee Highway Patrol ... ....
photo: US DoS / Freddie Everett
Secretary of State Antony Blinken names Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley as Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2021.
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What's Next for the US in Afghanistan?

Voa News 16 Sep 2021
A VOA source with knowledge of the evacuation process says that as of Sunday, at least 1,300 at-risk Afghans and U.S.-affiliated individuals are seeking to leave through the Kabul airport or overland transport ... and other Western nations have moved diplomatic operations from Kabul to Doha, Qatar ... drone strike in Kabul, Aug.
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What’s Next for the US in Afghanistan?

The Wire Network 16 Sep 2021
A VOA source with knowledge of the evacuation process says that as of Sunday, at least 1,300 at-risk Afghans and U.S.-affiliated individuals are seeking to leave through the Kabul airport or overland transport ... and other Western nations have moved diplomatic operations from Kabul to Doha, Qatar ... drone strike in Kabul, Aug.
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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Sept 16

Irna 16 Sep 2021
*** IRAN DAILY. -- Iran urges US to stop breach of JCPOA immediately, unconditionally ... -- AEOI chief ... *** KAYHAN INTERNATIONAL ... The Fars news agency reported that a charter return flight transported passengers and humanitarian aid from Tehran to Kabul. It said a second flight from northeastern city of Mashhad left for Kabul, too ... *** TEHRAN TIMES ... ....
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Iran resumes commercial flights to Afghanistan

Seattle PI 15 Sep 2021
The semiofficial Fars news agency reported that a charter return flight transported passengers from Tehran to Kabul ... city of Mashhad left for Kabul, too.
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Kate Middleton visits RAF base to thank troops for help evacuating Afghans

Metro UK 15 Sep 2021
Kate visited RAF Brize Norton and met those who took part in Operation Pitting, which saw more than 15,000 people airlifted out of Kabul during August. The entirety of the base was involved in the rescue, with a full fleet of RAF transport aircraft flying around the clock throughout the mission.
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Iran Resumes Afghan Flights With Humanitarian Aid

Kayhan 15 Sep 2021
The Fars news agency reported that a charter return flight transported passengers and humanitarian aid from Tehran to Kabul. It said a second flight from northeastern city of Mashhad left for Kabul, too ... The Iranian civil aviation agency had announced the interruption of flights to Kabul on August 16 for security reasons.
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Why US exit from Afghanistan is a wake-up call for Europe

Gulf News 15 Sep 2021
If the images of desperate Afghans flocking to Kabul airport were not harrowing enough, the deadly attack on the gathered crowds certainly should have been ... FILE — A C-17 military transport plane landing at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug ... European forces could not even keep Kabul’s airport open without US support.
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Blinken Faces Further Scrutiny Over US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Beijing News 15 Sep 2021
The United States evacuated 124,000 people, most of them Afghans, along with about 5,500 Americans, from the Kabul airport in the last days of August, leaving behind about 100 Americans ... Air Force C-17 transport plane at the perimeter of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug.
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Army officer resigns over Biden’s ‘immoral, tyrannical’ vaccine mandate

New York Post 15 Sep 2021
The officer expressed concerns that adequate screenings had not been conducted during the “chaos and haste” of the evacuation in Kabul – “potentially leading to transporting threatening terrorists to friendly nations, including the United States.” ... bombing at Kabul airport.
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736 Afghans recorded for new registration in India from August 1 to September 11, says UN refugee agency

The Telegraph India 15 Sep 2021
Advertisement ... The Taliban swept across Afghanistan this month, seizing control of almost all key towns and cities, including Kabul, against the backdrop of the withdrawal of US forces. India also evacuated people on military transport aircraft of the IAF under the government's 'Operation Devi Shakti'. .
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736 Afghans recorded for new registration in India from August 1 to September 11: UNHCR

The Times of India 15 Sep 2021
NEW DELHI ... The Taliban swept across Afghanistan this month, seizing control of almost all key towns and cities, including Kabul, against the backdrop of the withdrawal of US forces. India also evacuated people on military transport aircraft of the IAF under the government's 'Operation Devi Shakti'. Start a Conversation. .
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