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Afghanistan’s fall was inevitable once U.S. left, watchdog finds

Roll Call 18 May 2022
The collapse of the U.S.-backed government was assured once the United States telegraphed its plan to withdraw from Afghanistan, according to a scathing new report from the watchdog that Congress created to oversee the U.S ... In the weeks before the deadline, Taliban forces seized most of Afghanistan ... Afghanistan aftermath.
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Watchdog report says Trump and Biden administration decisions drove collapse of Afghan security forces

News-Press Now 18 May 2022
The US decision to leave Afghanistan under both the ... At that point, the Taliban controlled five of Afghanistan's 34 provinces ... Aircraft that remained in Afghanistan at Hamid Karzai International Airport were "demilitarized and rendered inoperable," according to the Pentagon report.
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US Afghanistan

The Pantagraph 18 May 2022
FILE - This image from a video released by the Department of Defense shows U.S. Marines at Abbey Gate before a suicide bomber struck outside Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 26, 2021, in Kabul Afghanistan. A new report says ... .
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US Takes Control of Afghan Embassy, Consular Posts in New York and California - Filing

Urdu Point 17 May 2022
Entry to Afghanistan's diplomatic facilities is strictly prohibited unless authorized by the State Department, the notice said ... On the night of August 31, the US armed forces left the Kabul airport, putting an end to almost 20 years of US military occupation of Afghanistan.
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US hopes arms deal with Turkey will deter Russia, analysts say

The Jerusalem Post 16 May 2022
The Biden administration is working on an arms deal to strengthen Turkey’s air force which would deter a conflict with Russia, analysts tell The Media Line ... (credit. REUTERS/LEAH MILLIS) ... Ünlühisarcıkli said relations improved between the two NATO allies after Ankara offered to provide security at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan ... .
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SH company begins fifth expansion project

The Herald Palladium 15 May 2022
Riveer Corp ... The addition will mark the fifth time the company has expanded since its move to South Haven in 2000 ... Their locally produced systems can be found at businesses throughout the United States, as well as at military bases and commercial airports in Korea, Guam, England, Afghanistan, Canada, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates ... .
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Afghan Evacuees Cutting A Rough Time In US: Report

MENA FN 12 May 2022
(MENAFN - Khaama Press) FILE. People who have been evacuated from Afghanistan arrive at Pristina International Airport in Pristina, Kosovo August 29, 2021, after Taliban insurgents entered ... .
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Pakistan-Taliban go from old friends to new foes

Asiatimes 11 May 2022
At the same time, international news agency reports have suggested that anti-Pakistan insurgents including the TTP are living and operating freely in Afghanistan, much to Islamabad’s chagrin ... Taliban militants take control of Hamid Karzai International Airport after the completion of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Kabul, August 31, 2021.
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Marcus Yam, Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent and photojournalist, wins Pulitzer

The Los Angeles Times 09 May 2022
Marcus Yam flying on an Afghan Air Force UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter on a resupply mission in Gardez, Afghanistan, on May 9, 2021 ... For two weeks, Kabul’s airport was the last tether to America’s control in Afghanistan, its runways the site of a frantic airlift that spirited more than 120,000 people out of the country.
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Taliban orders all women to cover up

Taipei Times 08 May 2022
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday ordered all Afghan women to wear head-to-toe clothing in public — a sharp pivot that confirmed the worst fears of rights advocates and was bound to further complicate Taliban dealings with an already distrustful international community.
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Afghanistan’s Taliban order women to cover up head to toe

Indian Express 08 May 2022
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said it was deeply concerned with what appeared to be a formal directive that would be implemented and enforced, adding that it would seek clarifications from the Taliban about the decision ... afghanistan taliban Kabul Airport United Nations.
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Turkish Red Crescent distributes thousands of food aid packages to Kabul Airport employees

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2022
The Turkish Red Crescent on Saturday delivered nearly 2,000 packages of food aid to employees of Kabul airport in the Afghan capital ... "It is also important that this aid is delivered here, because Kabul International Airport is a center that connects Afghanistan with the world.".
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World-Herald wins top newspaper award for eight-state region

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2022
Daegan Page, a 23-year-old Millard South High School graduate who was killed in a terrorist bombing at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan ... Military personnel clean the cockpit window of a E-4B Nightwatch aircraft before it takes off at the Lincoln Airport on Thursday ... Airport.
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Wyoming judge dismisses suit against Alec Baldwin, plaintiffs plan to refile elsewhere

Scottsbluff StarHerald 06 May 2022
A lawsuit brought against actor Alec Baldwin by the family of a Wyoming Marine killed in Afghanistan was dismissed Wednesday, court filings show, after a judge found it had no standing in the state ... 26 in a suicide bombing attack at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan ... Wyoming Marine among those killed in Afghanistan airport bombing.
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Trump supporter's $25m defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin is thrown out after she accused him ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2022
Baldwin had previously donated $5,000 to her family after learning of the death of Roice's brother Rylee during a bombing in Kabul during the Afghanistan airlift ... Baldwin's interactions with Roice started after her brother Rylee was killed by a suicide bomber at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, on August 26, 2021.

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FILE - Afghan girls participate a lesson inside a classroom at Tajrobawai Girls High School, in Herat, Afghanistan, Nov. 25, 2021.
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