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United States orders non-essential staff in Kabul embassy to leave

The United States ordered non-essential staff in its Kabul embassy to leave, citing increased threats as Washington prepares to end its 20-year war in Afghanistan. The order came two weeks after President Joe Biden announced that US troops, currently about 2,500, would leave the country by September. Meanwhile, Zalmay Khalilzad, Washington’s special envoy to Afghanistan, […]