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Taliban to sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

Summary by Ground News
Taliban government signs deal to run ground-handling operations at three airports in Afghanistan. Under 18-month contract, control and management of airports in Kandahar and Herat will also be handed over to the UAE company. GAAC was handling ground operations in Kabul until August 15, 2021, when the Taliban insurgency seized power.
1 month ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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Times of India

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

However, the deal left more questions than answers, particularly as Qatar had been in line to run the airports, though the deal apparently broke down over Doha's requirement to have their own security personnel on hand at the airports.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Taliban to sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

The Taliban will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group's acting deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Taliban announced a deal Tuesday allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the country’s U.S.-backed government. However, the United Arab Emirates did not immediately acknowledge the deal.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Taliban say they've signed a deal allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the country's U.S.-backed government

1 month ago·United States
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Associated Press News

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban announced a deal Tuesday allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the country's U.S.-backed government. However, the United

1 month ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Taliban say they’ve signed a deal allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the country’s U.S.-backed government

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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