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Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 kicks off with allied forces

Enid News & Eagle 28 Jan 2022
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.Nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel are at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022 ... 11 ... Jared Hutchinson, 414th Combat Training Squadron commander ... Air Force, Navy, Marines, Space Force, Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force Reserves, Royal Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force ... Brig ... .
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Denying Boris Johnson's role in evacuation of animals from Kabul was 'inaccurate', says Foreign Office mandarin

Business Insider 28 Jan 2022
Pen Farthing, founder of British charity Nowzad, an animal shelter, stands in front of a cage on the outskirts of Kabul ... Chris Bryant said it is 'difficult to have confidence that we are getting full answers' ... "Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff and animals to be evacuated.".
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Foreign Office boss admits error over Afghan animal evacuation

BBC News 28 Jan 2022
The Foreign Office's top civil servant has apologised for giving inaccurate answers to MPs about evacuating animals during the fall of Kabul ... The prime minister denies any involvement in the decision to evacuate animals looked after by the charity Nowzad - run by ex-Royal Marine pen Farthing - from Kabul last August ... He replied ... questions.".
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Former Royal Marine who survived wars in Iraq and Afghanistan given terminal cancer diagnosis

ITV 27 Jan 2022
Play video. Report by ITV Meridian's Kerry Swain. A former Royal Marine who survived wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, is now fighting the biggest battle of his life after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer ... Rian said ... Credit. Rian Ilett ... Rian first joined the marines in 2006, he was then deployed to Afghanistan three times, and Iraq twice ... .
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HMS Montrose Intercepts Another $11M Worth of Drugs in Gulf of Oman

The Maritime Executive 27 Jan 2022
For the second time in less than two weeks, the Royal Navy has captured millions of dollars' worth of narcotics from a smuggling vessel in the Middle East ... In a nine-hour operation in the Gulf of Oman, the ship’s boarding team of sailors and Royal Marines intercepted the dhow using the frigate's small boats and conducted a search.
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Boris Johnson denies authorising animal evacuation from Kabul

BBC News 27 Jan 2022
Among these were Pen Farthing, an ex-Royal Marine who runs the Nowzad animal charity, and 150 animals, on a chartered plane paid for by donations ... "Equivalent charity Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff ...
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Evidence suggests UK premier authorised Afghan animal evacuation

The Wire 27 Jan 2022
LONDON. ... One of the emails, dated Aug ... “Equivalent charity Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff and animals to be evacuated, (animal charity – name redacted) are hoping to be treated in the same capacity,” it said ... Nowzad is run by ex-Royal Marine Paul “Pen” Farthing.
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Boris Johnson says it's 'total rhubarb' to suggest he was involved with the evacuation of ...

Business Insider 27 Jan 2022
... saw the UK government organize the evacuation of 170 cats and dogs housed in Nowzad, a rescue center run by the former Marine Pen Farthing ... "Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff and animals to be evacuated.".
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Prime Minister under pressure to explain role in Afghan animal airlift

AOL 27 Jan 2022
Ms Harrison previously wrote to former Royal Marine Paul “Pen” Farthing, who ran the Nowzad shelter, to inform him the evacuation would go ahead ... .
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Boris Johnson in Hot Water After Facing 4 Separate Accusations in a Month

Newsweek 27 Jan 2022
The British prime minster is now accused of lying about the evacuation of an Afghan animal shelter owned by a former Royal Marine ....
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Boris Johnson Says It's 'Total Rhubarb' He Authorised Afghan Pet Evacuation

Huffington Post 27 Jan 2022
Johnson has come under fresh pressure after the emergence of a leaked email suggesting that the PM had “authorised” the evacuation of animals from former Royal Marine Paul “Pen” Farthing’s Nowzad charity as the Taliban re-took control of the country ... Asked about his involvement during a visit to Wales, the PM said. “This whole thing is total rhubarb.
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Minister 'Absolutely Confident' Boris Johnson Had No Influence Over Afghan Dog Evacuation

Huffington Post 27 Jan 2022
A Cabinet minister has said she is “absolutely confident” that Boris Johnson did not personally authorise the evacuation of pets from Afghanistan ... She told Sky News ... Former Royal Marine Farthing, who ran the shelter, launched a high-profile campaign to get his staff and animals out, using a plane funded through donations ... “I really don’t know ... .
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Pressure on UK PM Boris Johnson mounts over Afghan pet evacuations

Dawn 27 Jan 2022
Read. UK abandoned supporters as Afghanistan fell because of dysfunctional evacuation effort, whistleblower claims ... “Equivalent charity Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff and animals to be evacuated,” one email said, referring to other charities wanting the same treatment ... .
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Pressure on UK PM Boris Johnson mounts over evacuation of dogs and cats from Afghanistan

Dawn 27 Jan 2022
Read. UK abandoned supporters as Afghanistan fell because of dysfunctional evacuation effort, whistleblower claims ... “Equivalent charity Nowzad, run by an ex-Royal Marine, has received a lot of publicity and the PM has just authorised their staff and animals to be evacuated,” one email said, referring to other charities wanting the same treatment ... .
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UK’s Johnson waits for report on lockdown parties

Gulf News 27 Jan 2022
London ... Senior civil servant Sue Gray had been expected to publish her findings about the “partygate” allegations, which have seen mounting calls for Johnson to quit ... ‘Total rhubarb’ ... Johnson in December denied insisting on preferential treatment for a British animal charity, Nowzad, run by a media-savvy former Royal Marine, Paul “Pen” Farthing ... .

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