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The Attack Outside Kabul Airport Pushes The U.S. Exit Into Deeper Disarray

If the intention of the attack at the Kabul airport was to throw into disarray an already chaotic U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan, the effects of Thursday's violence are only beginning to take shape. Flights have been taking off from the airport since the explosions occurred, and President Biden said the American withdrawal will continue.
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Live Updates: ISIS-K Behind Kabul Attack That Killed Dozens. Biden Vows Revenge

Two explosions, one just outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul and another at the nearby Baron Hotel, killed dozens of people Thursday. Among them were 13 U.S. service members, including 11 U.S. Marines and one Navy corpsman. An Islamic State affiliate says it was behind the attacks, which came less than a day after the U.S. Embassy warned U.S. citizens to get out of the area.
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Dozens Dead After Kabul Airport Explosion

We are continuing to follow the aftermath of two deadly suicide bombings in Kabul today - one at Afghanistan's international airport, the other at a nearby hotel. Gunmen also opened fire near the airport. Both locations were filled with people desperately trying to get out in the final hours of the ongoing evacuation efforts led by the U.S.
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Deadly firefight erupts at Kabul airport as evacuation chaos continues into second week

The U.S. military said Monday that no U.S. or NATO coalition forces were injured after a brief firefight broke out at one gate into Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport. The last week at Kabul's airport saw images of panic and desperation as mothers handed their babies to foreign soldiers over barbed-wire walls and Afghan civilians clung to airplanes as they took off in desperate attempts to flee their country.
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First images emerge from scene of explosion near Kabul airport

Images show the aftermath of an explosion outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, as the US evacuate citizens and Afghans following the Taliban takeover. The Pentagon said Friday that, despite initial reports of two suicide bombers in Kabul on Thursday, there was only one
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Explosions At The Kabul Airport Have Killed And Injured U.S. Troops, Afghans

Pentagon officials have been briefing reporters on Thursday's deadly attacks in Afghanistan. U.S. Marines were among those killed in two explosions outside the Kabul airport. After a horrific attack that's left 13 American service members and more than 60 Afghans dead, President Biden and the U.S. military are working to find their footing; this as the massive evacuation effort in Kabul enters its final days. NPR's Quil Lawrence has been following developments all day. He joins us now.
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US to prioritize evacuations from Kabul until final hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military airlift of Americans and others from Kabul will continue until the final hours of President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline for ending the frantic evacuation from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, Pentagon officials said Wednesday. John Kirby, the chief Pentagon spokesman, said more than 4,400 American citizens...
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