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In firsthand accounts, Afghan civilians and U.S. Marines describe the chaos and desperation outside Kabul's airport. The evacuation was marred by missteps, violence, and tragedy. Then a suicide bombing ripped through the crowd, killing and injuring hundreds. A bombing U.S. officials knew was coming. By: Brian J. Conley,
Reporting by Abdul Ahad Poya, Nazar Mohammad Razmal Zaman, Abdul Karim Azim, and Mirzahussain Sadid, Written by Mohammad Jawad Alizada, and edited by Brian J. Conley KABUL – Cases of violence against journalists in Afghanistan have more than doubled since the Taliban victory last August, an annual report by Afghan media
By: Brian J. Conley, Mohammad J. Alizada, Samira Nuhzat, Abdul Ahad Poya and Mirzahussain Sadid, Alive in Afghanistan, Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica, and Lynzy Billing, for ProPublica Paths left unsecured by U.S. military sped the evacuation of American citizens and Afghan allies. The attack killed 13 U.
by Brian J. Conley and Mohammad J. Alizada, Alive in Afghanistan, and Joshua Kaplan [https://www.propublica.org/people/joshua-kaplan] and Joaquin Sapien [https://www.propublica.org/people/joaquin-sapien], ProPublica [https://www.propublica.org/] This article was co-published with ProPublica [https://www.propublica.org/article/report-u-s-marines-returned-fire-after-suicide-bombing-but-no-enemies-were-shooting-at-them] , a nonprofit newsroom that
Reporting by Abdul Karim Azim, Nazar Mohammad Razmal Zaman, written by Abdul Ahad Poya, edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley AFGHANISTAN — Afghanistan is traditionally a religiously conservative country that fell to the Taliban, a militant group fighting the previous Afghan government and its allies since the American
Written by Nazar Mohammad “Razmal Zaman,” edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley KANDAHAR — Health workers in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province are combating increasing malnutrition among children while millions of Afghans lack the ability to feed their families on a daily basis. The beds at Kandahar city’
Editorial by Abdul Ahad Poya, Edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley The atmosphere of Afghanistan; especially Kabul, the capital city with a population of six million, resembles its smoky weather: poisonous and tormenting. These days Kabul has once again become one of the most polluted capitals in