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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan: February 8, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following information concerning an imminent threat to U.S. citizens living in Afghanistan: As of early February 2015, militants planned to use two vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) – a blue car and a tuktuk – against an unspecified American target in Jalalabad ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Afghanistan’s First National Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition (February 8, 2015)

February 8, 2015 Kabul, Afghanistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Department of Commerce hosted Afghanistan’s first national moot court competition for international commercial arbitration from January 31 to February 2, 2015. Six teams from three universities – American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), Kabul University, and Kardan University – ...
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Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travel to Afghanistan (February 6, 2015)

February 6, 2015 Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom traveled to Afghanistan February 4-5. While in Afghanistan, the Deputy Secretary met with President Ghani and reviewed U.S. government operations and assistance programs. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom also met with justice, infrastructure, democracy, health, counternarcotics, and education implementing partners to discuss their challenges, achievements, and innovations. Additionally, Deputy Secretary ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

February 2, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants planning unspecified attacks in Kabul City, Afghanistan against locations and individuals with potential American connections, including Afghan and U.S. government facilities, foreign embassies, foreign guest houses, airports, civilian institutes, and educational centers such as the American University. With the increased number ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Women’s Dormitory of Herat University (February 2, 2015)

February 2, 2015 On Monday, February 2, the Embassy of the United States of America in Kabul, the Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan and Herat University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the new women’s dormitory at Herat University. Financed by the United States Forces Afghanistan and built by the U.S. Army Corps ...
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