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Afghan interpreter who helped extract Biden, other senators in 2008 asks president to save him

5 months ago·Washington, United States
General Summary
Afghan refugees eligible for the Arap scheme will be given immediate indefinite leave to remain. More than 8,000 of the 15,000 people evacuated from Afghanistan by the UK are Arap claimants. The UK Government has also pledged liaison officers to help families access the services they need.
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Yahoo News

'Don't forget me': Former Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Biden pleads for help

An interpreter who previously saved then-Sen. Joe Biden pleaded with the president to rescue him and his family, who were left behind after the United States finished its withdrawal.

5 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
Ownership:Verizon Communications
BBC News

Afghan refugees: Those who worked for UK can stay permanently

Afghans who worked for the British military and UK government will be able to move to the UK permanently. Those eligible will be given indefinite leave to remain, rather than the five years' residency previously offered. The UK evacuated more than 8,000 people eligible for the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy from 13 August.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:Public Broadcasting
News18 India

13 Yrs Ago, He Stood in Freezing Cold for 30 Hours to Save Biden. Today, He Begs US Prez to Rescue Him

Mohammed, in hiding with his wife and four children, was part of a team that helped rescue then-Senator Biden and former Sens. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and John Kerry in 2008. He was an interpreter for the US Army, according to Army veterans who worked with him at the time.

5 months ago·India
Ownership:Dhirubhai Ambani

Former Joe Biden Interpreter, Left Behind In Afghanistan, Pleads For Rescue: Report

interpreter who helped rescue US President Joe Biden in a 2008 Afghan snowstorm is in hiding. The interpreter, only named in the newspaper as "Mohammed" to protect his identity, was working regularly for the US Army at the time. Mohammed joined a small military Quick Reaction Force which drove from Bagram airbase into the mountains to rescue them.

5 months ago·New Delhi, India
Ownership:Independent Media
USA Today

White House responds to plea of interpreter who helped rescue Biden but is still stuck in Afghanistan

The White House responded to the plea of an Afghan interpreter. The interpreter helped rescue then-Sen. Joe Biden and two other senators in a 2008 snowstorm. As the final troops left Afghanistan on Monday, Mohammed asked Biden to save his family.“We will get you out, we will honor your service, and we're committed to doing exactly that,” the White House said.

5 months ago·United States
The Independent

Afghanistan news – live: Afghan interpreter who rescued Joe Biden in 2008 left behind

Taliban were “instrumental” in trying to save Americans from a possible terrorist attack at the airport. Hossain Rasouli, one of the two Afghan athletes who were evacuated last week, got his chance to participate in the Tokyo Paralympics. Pakistan’s permanent mission to the United Nations on Tuesday called for “continued constructive engagement” of the international community in Afghanistan.

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Alexander Lebedev

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