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Report: U.S. Marines Returned Fire After Suicide Bombing, but No Enemies Were Shooting at Them

ProPublica 22 Jan 2022
Alizada, Alive in Afghanistan, and Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica ] ... evacuation of Afghanistan in August, a suicide bomber killed 13 American service members guarding an entrance to Kabul’s airport and scores of Afghan civilians huddled outside its walls ... The Kabul airport’s Abbey Gate, seen from a watchtower above the entrance.
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U.S. hypocrisy could lead to dire humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan: Russian media

China.dot.org 22 Jan 2022
"Since the farcical withdrawal, and the awful scenes of desperate people falling from aeroplanes at Kabul airport, Afghanistan has had its $9 billion cash reserves frozen by the World Bank," Nuttall wrote, adding that the United States considers that if ...
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Turkey, Qatar Reach Preliminary Agreement on Kabul Airport

Tolo News 21 Jan 2022
This comes as earlier the UAE had reportedly held talks with the Islamic Emirate’s officials over the running of airports in Afghanistan ... over the fate of five major airports in Afghanistan ... “The management of the airport will be run by the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority.
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Norco memorial garden salutes 13 killed in Afghanistan bombing

Redlands Daily Facts 21 Jan 2022
service members killed in the bombing at an Afghanistan airport in August ... 26, 2021, bombing at the Kabul Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan ... 26, 2021, bombing at the Kabul Airport in Afghanistan ... Kareem Nikoui was among the 13 service members killed in an airport bombing in Afghanistan in August.
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Remembering 3 soldiers killed in helicopter crash near Rochester one year ago

The Post - Monroe 21 Jan 2022
The helicopter was based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport ... Skoda was also a veteran of the war in Afghanistan and was deployed there in 2013 and 2019 ... He became a helicopter pilot in 2006, flying from the Army Aviation Support Facility at Rochester airport.
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Alec Baldwin sued by family of US Marine killed in Afghanistan

The Hill 21 Jan 2022
Marine killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan last summer has filed a defamation lawsuit against actor Alec Baldwin, accusing Baldwin of calling them insurrectionists on Instagram after the Marine’s sister allegedly participated in the Jan.6 attack on the Capitol, Insider.com reported.
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Biden's first year, in photos

Columbia Missourian 21 Jan 2022
Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during the Afghanistan evacuation Aug. 22, 2021, at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan ... military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are screened, amid questions about how the government is caring for the refugees and vetting them.
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Alec Baldwin sued for defamation by sister of slain Marine; more: Buzz

The Post-Standard 21 Jan 2022
Updated. Jan. 20, 2022, 4.07 p.m. Published. Jan. 20, 2022, 4.07 p.m ... By Geoff Herbert ... Rylee McCollum was one of 13 marines killed outside of Afghanistan’s airport during a bombing on Aug ... 6, 2021. “Are you the same woman I sent the $ for your sister’s husband who was killed during the Afghanistan exit?” Baldwin allegedly commented under Roice’s photo.
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Turkey, Qatar reached preliminary deal on Kabul airport security -Turkish sources

Arab News 20 Jan 2022
Kabul’s international airport is landlocked Afghanistan’s main air link to the world ... Qatar’s role at the Kabul airport has ensured that flights have operated between Doha and Kabul since September, allowing Qatar to become a hub for countries to maintain links to Afghanistan and to meet the Taliban government.
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Turkey, Qatar reached pending deal on Kabul airport security -Turkish sources

Metro USA 20 Jan 2022
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey and Qatar have reached an agreement on ensuring security at Kabul’s main airport should they be awarded the mission amid ongoing talks with the Taliban government, Turkish diplomatic sources said on Thursday. Kabul’s international airport is landlocked Afghanistan’s main air link to the world.
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Watch: Pentagon releases footage of botched Afghanistan airstrike

The Daily Telegraph 20 Jan 2022
The military has said it struck what it thought was an extremist with the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate who might imminently detonate a bomb near the Kabul airport, where a hurried evacuation was still under way.�.
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Labour: Government has ‘badly let down’ British Council workers in Afghanistan

Belfast Telegraph 20 Jan 2022
A full flight of 265 people supported by members of the UK Armed Forces on board an evacuation flight out of Kabul airport, Afghanistan (LPhot Ben Shread/MoD/PA) ... A full flight of 265 people supported by members of the UK Armed Forces on board an evacuation flight out of Kabul airport, Afghanistan (LPhot Ben Shread/MoD/PA).
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Pentagon releases first video of botched Kabul airstrike

Democratic Underground 20 Jan 2022
... withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan ... The military has said it struck what it thought was an extremist with the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan affiliate who might imminently detonate a bomb near the Kabul airport, where a hurried evacuation was still under way.
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'No apologies for what I did': Biden defends Afghanistan withdrawal

India TV 20 Jan 2022
Defending his decision to pull out from Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) said "I make no apologies for what I did" ... However, Biden expressed his sympathy for the crisis in Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the nation in mid-August.
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Turkiye may host next trilateral meeting of Russia, Ukraine, OSCE: Sources

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2022
Flights were suspended at Afghanistan's main international airport in Kabul after the Taliban took over power in August and the US troops destroyed equipment and a radar system at the facility before leaving the country ... operate the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan.

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