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Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan: February 28, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided the following guidance for U.S. citizens abroad preparing for the 2015 tax filing season.  This IRS guidance is also posted under Federal Benefits and Obligations on  travel.state.gov . Who Must File? All U.S. citizens and resident aliens must file a U.S. individual income tax return, even ...
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U.S. Embassy Offers Condolences to the Victims of the Avalanches in Afghanistan (February 28, 2015)

February 28, 2015 The United States Embassy is deeply saddened by the loss of life in Afghanistan as a result of the recent avalanches. We extend our sincere condolences to the people of Afghanistan, especially those who have lost family members, friends, homes and livelihoods in this disaster. The United States continues to work with ...
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Rewards for Justice – Reward Offers for Information on Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin (HIG) Terrorists (February 26, 2015)

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards for information on two associates of the extremist group Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin (HIG). The Secretary of State has authorized rewards of up to $3 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Abdul Saboor and up to $2 million for information ...
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U.S. Embassy Blood Drive Supports the Afghan National Blood Safety and Transfusion Service (February 25, 2015)

February 25, 2015 On February 24, U.S. Embassy Kabul hosted a blood drive in support of the Afghan National Blood Safety and Transfusion Service (ANBSTS). The blood will be distributed to hospitals in Kabul and to provincial medical treatment facilities. Afghan hospitals rely on blood donations for trauma victims and for patients undergoing other life-saving ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan: February 24, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following information concerning threats to U.S. citizens living in Afghanistan: As of late February 2015, militants planned to conduct multiple imminent attacks against an unspecified target or targets in Kabul City, Afghanistan. There was no further information regarding the timing, target, ...
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