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So far, one result of the embargo, which has squeezed the Qatari economy and put at risk a host of American priorities in the region, has been to push Qatar closer to Iran, which has stepped in with planeloads of fresh vegetables and other support.
One planeload of dogs was destined for shelters around the state.
The U.S. began using its military base on southeast Cuba’s isolated, rocky coast to hold prisoners captured during the Afghanistan invasion, bringing the first planeload on Jan. 11, 2002.
Idaho has been a destination for refugee resettlement since 1975, when California governor Jerry Brown refused a planeload of Vietnamese refugees after the fall of Saigon.
And in July, 2016 Virgin America live-streamed a performance by the band Local Natives for a planeload of passengers headed to Lollapalooza in Chicago.
Volunteers readied makeshift shelters — every school, gym, community center, church and camp, any place that could fit a planeload of people.
Busloads and planeloads of evacuees began arriving this week at Dallas-area shelters, as well as shelters set up in Austin, San Marcos, Bastrop, Smithville and Marble Falls.
Turkey and Iran have sided with Qatar, with Turkey dispatching military personnel to Doha and Iran sending planeloads of aid and food to help Qatar circumvent a trade blockade.
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