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It was Tom Brady's name that got his family out of Afghanistan -- and it was a Buccaneers game that helped this former Afghan interpreter turned US Army soldier reunite with a veteran friend he hadn't seen for a decade.

A Taliban delegation has begun three days of talks in Oslo with Western government officials and Afghan civil society representatives amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.

On Sunday, Taliban representatives were meeting with women's rights activists and human rights defenders from Afghanistan and from the Afghan diaspora.

Talks in Oslo Sunday between the Taliban and Afghan civil society members served as an "icebreaker", on the eve of their meeting with Western diplomats to discuss human rights and the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, an Afghan participant said

World Bank under pressure to release Afghan funds

When Fariba Mohebi, an 11th grader, learned in September that most Afghan girls would not join boys returning to school under Taliban rule, she broke down and sobbed. From her despair, a poem emerged: “Why Was I Born a Girl?”

TAKE ACTION: By passing the Afghan Adjustment Act, Congress can ensure that Afghans can have a roadmap to citizenship so they can stay in the US long-term. Send a message to your member of Congress right now!

LIVE NOW: Senator Amy Klobuchar and former Governor Mark Dayton ask Minnesotans to help fundraise and bring in donations for Afghan families resettling in Minnesota.

The United Nations has allowed the new administration to pay for imports, including electricity, but warned that as many as 1 million Afghan children are in danger of starving.

A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks in Oslo with Western government officials and Afghan civil society representatives amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.


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Spare me the make believe indignation from Republicans about the Afghanistan evacuation. 1/ Here's the story of the relentless Republican effort (led by President Trump) to undermine and destroy the programs that help bring Afghan refugees to the U.S.

afghan'>Brave Afghan women protesting for their rights in Kabul. “Work, education and political participation is every woman’s right”

By the standards set by the democrats themselves how is this not impeachable? Biden told Ghani to say that the fight against the Taliban was going well "whether it is true or not." The Afghan President responded, "Mr. President, we are facing a full-scale invasion..."

I want to know where the outrage was when, year after year, I and others in the Senate tried to get more SIVs to protect our Afghan allies, or when the Trump administration was giving away the rights of Afghan women and girls during peace talks with the Taliban.

Little noticed yesterday. The Rs tried to block funding for the very same Afghan refugees they have been yelling about getting out of Afghanistan. It was a party line vote with the Ds stopping their effort. Smh. 🙄

I find it implausible that 300,000 Afghan soldiers spontaneously and individually quit. I find it more plausible that they received such orders from their leaders who cut a deal with the Taliban. I look forward to reading more reporting to confirm/refute this hypothesis.

Latest pictures from Kabul Airport. People are on their own now while the world watches in silence. Only sane advise to Afghan people…RUN

congress briefed - gates closed at Kabul airport. 300 plus Americans and 1000s of our afghan allies left behind. STRANDED how can anyone in Biden admin keep their jobs?

So the US Government knew so little about what was happening in Afghanistan that they had no idea the Afghan Security Forces would evaporate and the Taliban immediately take over, but they were able to find within 24 hours the precise ISIS-K "planner" to kill? OK.

At kabul airport, military side, more order than before. Evacuations picking up. Seeing more Afghan families being taken through. Planes taking off. Base well guarded.