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Pentagon holds first meeting about compensation payment with employer of Afghan civilian killed in US drone strike

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A senior Pentagon official held a virtual meeting about a potential compensation payment for the family of Zamarai Ahmadi, an Afghan civilian who was one of 10 people killed in a US drone strike in late August, Pent...

Biden planning to allow some Afghan civil servants employed by Taliban exemption from terror bans

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The draft U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) planning document, reviewed by Fox News, outlines how the Department of Homeland Security is planning on issuing a memorandum to allow Afghan civil servants...

Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Biden in 2008 gets out of Afghanistan

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An Afghan interpreter who helped rescue then-Sen. Joe Biden after his helicopter was forced to land in a snowstorm 13 years ago has left Afghanistan, sources familiar tell CNN. Early Monday morning, the sources tol...

Afghan evacuee flights to the US from Ramstein Air Base in Germany resume

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Flights of Afghan evacuees from Ramstein Air Base in Germany to the US resumed Saturday after pausing for weeks due to confirmed cases of measles amongst evacuees. One flight left the base Saturday with a few hund...

Uptick in Afghan targeted killings of US allies has veterans groups concerned

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"Once everybody left on Aug 31st, we’ve been just trying to keep them alive," Coburn said, referring to Afghan elite commandos who could not get through the Kabul airport gates. "The huge barrier we faced is because ...

Rep. Herrell warns of ‘flawed’ Afghan refugee vetting process after alleged attacks

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"We already know there's weakness in the vetting process and the screenings, and we want to make sure as this continues, we can make sure the American people can feel safe and secure about the entire process," Herrel...

Oversight Republicans urge DHS OIG to investigate Afghan refugee vetting, resettlement

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In a letter to Inspector General Joseph Cuffari, Reps. Yvette Herrell, R-N.M., and James Comer, R-Ky., express concern about the processes surrounding the evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghans into the U.S. in t...

Taliban to resume issuing passports to Afghan citizens

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Afghanistan will resume issuing passports to its citizens, its interior ministry announced Tuesday, in a first under the country's new Taliban government. Ministry spokesman Qari Saeed Khosti said it will provide ap...

Majority of Americans support accepting Afghan refugees who worked with US, new poll shows

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The survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 72% of Americans say they favor the U.S. granting refugee status to people who worked with the U.S. or Afghan governments during...

US-bound flights of Afghan evacuees to resume after measles pause

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Flights of Afghan evacuees from staging areas abroad will resume this week as part of Operation Allies Welcome, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The announcement comes after flights had been put on...

Tom Cotton blasts White House on lack of Afghan refugee vetting: ‘Joe Biden screwed it up’

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KABUL FACES BLACKOUT AS TALIBAN FAILS TO PAY THE BILLS TOM COTTON: Joe Biden screwed it up coming and going. First, we left a lot of people in Afghanistan who should have gotten out. Second, we brought a lot of peopl...

Biden’s Afghanistan decisions caused aircraft to depart with empty seats while abandoning over 100,000 Afghan

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Meanwhile, American officials stopped many prescreened Afghans with credible documents, including some U.S. residents, from boarding aircraft, while others that hadn’t been vetted were allowed through, international ...

DHS: Hundreds of Afghan evacuees are leaving military bases in the US without completing resettlement

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Reuters reported that more than 700 "independent departures" of Afghan evacuees have occurred since they arrived in the United States, further complicating the resettlement and transition process. Afghans leaving the...

Refugee groups race to find housing for 53,000 Afghan evacuees

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Refugee resettlement agencies are racing to find housing for the approximately 53,000 Afghans on military bases in the United States who will eventually be resettled in the country, but the groups are facing a strai...

Tajikistan beefs up military presence on Afghan border as tensions rise, Russia urges calm

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The Russian foreign ministry said Thursday it has been made aware of reports that Tajik military troops have been stationed along the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan and urged a calm resolution.  "We observ...

Milley advised Biden against Afghan pullout, denies usurping Trump’s authority

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At a time when the media have largely moved on from the war--while the Taliban just barred female students from Kabul University--the Senate hearing cast a much-needed spotlight on the calamitous end to our 20-year w...

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