U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States announced Tuesday that it was giving more than $308 million in humanitarian aid to the Afghan people,.

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Last Afghan refugees leave temporary housing at Marine Corps Base Quantico

Last Afghan refugees leave temporary housing at Marine Corps Base Quantico

This post was originally published on this siteThe last Afghan refugees who were temporarily housed at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia have left, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Thursday. The base is the second of eight installations that were established to…

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The Taliban have halted all evacuee flights out of Afghanistan for the past two weeks

The Taliban have halted all evacuee flights out of Afghanistan for the past two weeks

This post was originally published on this siteThe Taliban have halted all flights of Afghan evacuees for the past two weeks amid a dispute over whether the Taliban can put its own people on the flights.

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Taliban appeal to US Congress to release Afghan assets

Taliban appeal to US Congress to release Afghan assets

This post was originally published on this site The Taliban called Wednesday on US Congress members to release Afghan assets frozen after their takeover of the country, warning economic turmoil at home could lead to trouble abroad. In an open letter, Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi said the biggest...

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Zalmay Khalilzad explains what went wrong with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Zalmay Khalilzad explains what went wrong with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Zalmay Khalilzad, who stepped down last week as the U.S. envoy to Afghanistan. He played the lead role in negotiating a deal with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops.

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U.S. and Taliban hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. and Taliban hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

This post was originally published on this siteThe two parties will be discussing containment of extremist groups in Afghanistan and easing evacuation of foreign citizens and Afghans from the country, officials from both sides said.

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