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Senate sends bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to US service members killed in Kabul airport bombing to Biden’s desk

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The bill was unanimously passed by the House in late October, two months after the service members were killed as they assisted with the US’ military evacuation from Afghanistan. “The American servicemembers went above and beyond the call of......

Blast hits Shi’ite area of Afghan capital Kabul

Reuters
Magnetic bomb targets passenger minibus in Kabul Six dead, seven wounded, says one Taliban official Latest attack on Shi’ite target, no claim of responsibility KABUL, Nov 13 (Reuters) – A magnetic bomb attached to a passenger minivan exploded in a heavily Shi’ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday,......

Military Can’t Find ISIS Safe House That Prompted Kabul Drone Strike

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has approved General Said’s findings and recommendations, the chief Pentagon spokesman, John F. Kirby, said last week, and has left it up to the four-star generals leading the military’s Central and Special......

Video Showed at Least 1 Child Near Site Minutes Before Drone Strike in Kabul

New York Times
[explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the courtyard of a home, and the explosion killed 10 people, including 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi and seven children, according......

At least 15 killed as blasts, gunfire hit Kabul hospital, official says

Reuters
KABUL, Nov 2 (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed and 34 wounded when two explosions followed by gunfire hit Afghanistan’s biggest military hospital in Kabul, a Taliban security official said on Tuesday. The explosions took place at the entrance of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital in......

House votes to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to 13 US service members killed in Kabul airport bombing

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The bill now heads to the US Senate for approval before it can reach the President’s desk. “The American servicemembers went above and beyond the call of duty to protect citizens of the United States and our allies to......

An Afghan baby was lifted to safety by a U.S. Marine in Kabul. Here’s what happened to her

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Phoenix, Arizona — The 9-second video became a symbol of the desperation engulfing the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. A 16-day-old girl was grabbed by an arm and passed over razor wire to a U.S. Marine at the airport in......

CBS Evening News, September 30, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, September 30, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Congress averts shutdown by passing funding bill; An Afghan baby’s harrowing escape to the U.S. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Mayor of Kabul warns, ‘We have millions of people who are at the verge of famine and hunger’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mayor of Kabul Mohammad Daoud Sultanzoy revealed a grim state of affairs in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan during an interview with CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.”.  “We have millions of people who are at the......

U.S. bars flight from landing with Americans from Kabul – activists

Reuters
U.S. Department of Homeland Security emblem is pictured at the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) located just outside Washington in Arlington, Virginia September 24, 2010. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/ WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday denied U.S. landing rights for a charter plane carrying......

Tragic cost of Biden’s Afghanistan lies: Goodwin

NYPost
Michael Goodwin Tuesday’s Senate testimony tearing into President Joe Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal shows how easily the commander-in-chief could have prevented senseless deaths, Michael Goodwin writes. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free Stock......

Video: The U.S. Military Said It Was an ISIS Safe House. We Found an Afghan Family Home.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here On Aug. 29, a U.S. drone strike killed Afghan aid worker Zemari Ahmadi and nine other civilians. The military admitted it was a tragic mistake, but doubled down on one claim: that Ahmadi stopped at an alleged Islamic......

Biden White House’s lies a matter of life and death: Devine

NYPost
Miranda Devine President Biden has gotten away his entire career with bending the truth and taking people for fools. Now the habit has infected his entire administration. So many lies are pumped out these days that it is impossible to keep up. They aren’t just the silly, self-aggrandizing exaggerations that......

A Nervy Trip to Kabul: How Ukraine Negotiated With the Taliban and Rescued 96 Afghans

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here KYIV, Ukraine — Before departing for Afghanistan, an elite team of Ukrainian troops gathered in a circle outside the airport and passed around a bottle of whiskey, a ritual meant to calm the nerves. It was early in......

A Botched Drone Strike in Kabul Started With the Wrong Car

New York Times
[explosion] In one of the final acts of its 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States fired a missile from a drone at a car in Kabul. It was parked in the courtyard of a home, and the explosion killed 10 people, including 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi and seven children, according......

Another evacuation flight leaves Afghanistan with 28 U.S. citizens onboard

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Twenty-eight U.S. citizens and seven lawful permanent residents were evacuated from Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. State Department said Saturday afternoon. “We can confirm that a Qatar Airways charter flight departed from Kabul yesterday with 28 U.S. citizens and......

Pentagon admits killing 10 civilians, including up to 7 children, in Kabul drone strike last month

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., commander of the U.S. Central Command testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during its hearing on the “U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2022......

Pentagon says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians in ‘tragic mistake’

Reuters
WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Friday that a drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many 10 civilians, including seven children, and it apologized for what the Pentagon said was a tragic mistake. Senior U.S. officers had said the Aug. 29 strike that took......

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