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US kept Britain in dark over deal that led Taliban back to power

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Aug 2022
At the airport visitors are greeted by a placard proclaiming. “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seeks peaceful and positive relations with the world.” But ...
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Afghan father whose teen fell from US cargo plane: ‘I blame the Americans’

New York Post 13 Aug 2022
afghanistan ... “I don’t think those clinging on really believed the plane would leave.” A US Marine grabs an infant over a barbed wire fence during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 19, 2021.Courtesy of Omar Haidiri/AFP via Getty Images ... He ran the four miles to the airport.
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Timeline of events in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover

Federal News Radio 13 Aug 2022
15, 2021 brought the hardline movement back into power in Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were toppled by the U.S ... After the world cut off funding, Afghanistan’s already ramshackle economy collapsed almost overnight, sending nearly the entire population into poverty and leaving millions unable to feed themselves.
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A year after fall of Afghanistan, refugees adjust to new life in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 13 Aug 2022
She had no choice, she said, but to leave her native Afghanistan behind. “I was not able to stay in my home (in Afghanistan) and I had to leave everything,” she said via an interpreter as she looked down at her infant son ...Outside the airport, people from all walks of life were attempting to enter the airport and leave Afghanistan.
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US reflects on Afghan war a year after withdrawal

RTE 13 Aug 2022
What did the US accomplish from its two-decades-long occupation of Afghanistan? ... The freshest memories of Afghanistan are of the dreadful scenes at Kabul airport this time last year ... In 2001, the US Senate voted in favour of invading Afghanistan in pursuit of Al-Qaeda and its leader Osama Bin Laden.
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Taliban opens fire on women protesting for freedom, work and education; stalks a few, arrests others

International Business Times 13 Aug 2022
One of the definite red flags of an autocratic regime or a bad government is how it treats its peacefully protesting citizens ... The incident is not the first or probably the worst of Taliban's atrocities in Afghanistan ... Also Read ... Afghanistan. Trending now. Passenger from Bangkok lands at Chennai airport with live snakes, pythons, tortoises, monkey ... .
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Turkey's Engagement With Afghanistan Has Grown Since Taliban Takeover

Voa News 12 Aug 2022
Kabul airport. According to Turkey's Defense Ministry, one of the Turkish soldiers' final assignments in Afghanistan was to provide “operational and force protection services" in Kabul at what was then known as the Hamid Karzai International Airport, since renamed the Kabul Airport.
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Turkey’s Engagement With Afghanistan Has Grown Since Taliban Takeover

The Wire Network 12 Aug 2022
Kabul airport According to Turkey’s Defense Ministry, one of the Turkish soldiers’ final assignments in Afghanistan was to provide “operational and force protection services” in Kabul at what was then known as the Hamid Karzai International Airport, since renamed the Kabul Airport.
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Afghan girls face uncertain future after 1 year of no school

The Associated Press 12 Aug 2022
15, 2021 brought the hardline movement back into power in Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were toppled by the U.S ... After the world cut off funding, Afghanistan’s already ramshackle economy collapsed almost overnight, sending nearly the entire population into poverty and leaving millions unable to feed themselves.
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Afghan families start U.S. resettlement process at repurposed conference center

Sandhills Express 12 Aug 2022
“I was thinking, ‘this might be my last moment.'” Afghans crowd at the tarmac of the Kabul airport on August 16, 2021, to flee the country as the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country and conceded the insurgents had won the 20-year war.
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Australian Timothy Weeks, Former Hostage, Returns to Afghanistan

Tolo News 12 Aug 2022
Timothy Weeks, an Australian citizen who was taken hostage in Kabul and later released as part of an exchange, returned to Afghanistan on Friday ... He said at Kabul airport. “I first came to Afghanistan six years ago ...
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Diagnoses of moral injury are a growing part of Afghanistan legacy for US personnel

Stars and Stripes 12 Aug 2022
military withdrawal from Afghanistan could serve as a trigger for troops and veterans suffering from what is known as moral injury, researchers and mental health advocates say ... Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug.
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Then and now: what Kabul Airport looks like one year after Taliban's Afghan takeover

The National 11 Aug 2022
A year after the Taliban swept across Afghanistan, Kabul Airport remains a symbol of the struggle to escape the extremist group ... Today, the airport looks different, but a trickle of people still leave, hoping one day to return to a more free Afghanistan. These photographs, taken almost a year apart, show how Kabul Airport has changed.
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Afghan Refugee Flight Lands in Madrid from Pakistan

Khaama Press 11 Aug 2022
According to Jose Manuel Albares, the foreign minister of Spain, Afghan nationals, who had worked with the Spanish government during the NATO mission in Afghanistan, were evacuated to Spain with their families. As soon as the plane from Islamabad landed at the airport in ...
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Former Afghan President Ghani Says He Was the Last Person Fleeing the Country

Khaama Press 11 Aug 2022
Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the former president of Afghanistan, claimed that he was the last person to leave the country in his first in-person interview a year after fleeing Kabul ... On the morning of the collapse, the US embassy in Afghanistan burned its documents before leaving for the airport for evacuation, he further stated.

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