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In geography, Yitzchak Herzog plays to lose

The internet exploded after Opposition Leader Yitzchak Herzog couldn't get his countries right when congratulating Portugal's Euro 2016 win.Rachel Kaplan, 7/11/2016, 7:03 PM

Father of Florida terrorist supports Taliban

Seddique Mateen moved to US from Afghanistan, yet calls to imprison current Afghan leaders and praises US's enemies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 7:57 AM

US journalist killed in Afghanistan Taliban ambush

David Gilkey becomes first US journalist outside the military killed in Afghan conflict, along with Afghan translator and driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 10:13 AM

ISIS radio station in Afghanistan destroyed

"Voice of the Caliphate" station by ISIS branch in Afghanistan destroyed by American airstrikes.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2016, 3:45 AM

Putin has checkmated himself into a lose-lose Syrian debacle

There is no way Putin can come out a winner in the situation he has created for himself. Mark Langfan, 12/7/2015, 10:25 PM

Taliban releases recording denying leader's death

'There is no truth to the rumors that I was injured or killed in [Pakistan],' says man, allegedly Mullah Akhtar Mansour.Matt Wanderman, 12/5/2015, 10:56 PM

US admits it killed 30 civilians in 'human error'

Results of investigation reveal extent of snafu in US gunship shelling medical clinic in Afghanistan, thinking it was hitting Taliban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2015, 10:28 PM

Netanyahu envisions 'three more Israels'?

Outlining vision for countering Iranian conventional threat, prime minister curiously suggests 'Israels' near Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2015, 8:34 AM

Taliban Claims Downing a US Army Plane

Taliban says it shot down military transport plane at key town on route of terror influx from Pakistan; NATO has yet to confirm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 7:30 AM

Taliban Admits Publicly to Hiding Leader's Death

Mullah Mohammed Omar has been dead since 2013, but the group kept a facade to attract more terrorists in the face of NATO forces.Tova Dvorin, 8/31/2015, 10:50 PM

Iran Sending Afghans as 'Cannon Fodder' for Assad

Iran exploiting Afghan Shi'ite refugees by coercing them to prop up Syrian regime for incentives, leading to many of their deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2015, 7:22 AM

'Wanted' Taliban Leader 'Has Been Dead for Years'

Afghan officials reveal Mullah Mohammed Omar, who has $10 million bounty on his head by US, died 2-3 years ago.Ari Yashar, 7/29/2015, 1:37 PM

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

In what appears to be a damaging snafu, US strike hits army checkpoint in Taliban stronghold region of Kabul, killing 14 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 9:17 AM

1,200 Syrian Refugees Flood Greece in Two Days

Greek authorities scramble to form policy on mass migration, fearing links to terrorism, repercussions.Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2015, 5:41 PM

India Signs 'Huge' Deal With Iran

Iran will construct a new seaport that will lead to a 'huge' increase in trade between India, a close Israeli ally, and its enemy Iran.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 11:42 AM

US to Stop Managing Afghan Airspace by End of June

Contract from 2001 to run out as Afghan govt. refuses to pay for extension, making the country a de facto no-fly zone.Ari Yashar, 5/6/2015, 12:06 PM

'Jihad' Museum 'For the Sake of Peace'

Herat museum glorifies the 'martyrs' of the Soviet-Afghanistan war; organizers claim 'jihad' focus is to encourage peace.Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2015, 9:48 AM

U.S. to Compensate Families of Killed Hostages

The United States will compensate the families of two Al-Qaeda hostages killed in an operation near the Afghan-Pakistan border.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2015, 2:13 AM

Reuters Afghanistan, Pakistan Chief Found Dead

Veteran journalist Maria Golovnina reportedly collapsed at Reuters' Islamabad offices Monday.Ari Soffer, 2/23/2015, 2:58 PM

Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

At security summit between Australia and UK, assessments shared on possible ISIS spread into Taliban elements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 9:53 AM

BBC Reporter Too High to Continue Reporting

BBC's Middle East correspondent finds out why it's never a good idea to report from in front of a burning pile of drugs.Arutz Sheva, 12/23/2014, 6:25 PM

Afghanistan Taliban Condemns Pakistan Taliban

Afghanistan Taliban says intentional killing of innocent people is "against the basics of Islam".Ben Ariel, 12/17/2014, 12:15 AM

Questions and Accusations as Bergdahl Arrives Home

Soldier returns to US soil amid new evidence that the US Army had horrific conditions and leadership in Afghanistan.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 2:19 PM

Taliban Releases Video of US Soldier Hand-Over

Footage shows Bowe Bergdahl escorted by armed Taliban guards, before being whisked away in US helicopter.Ari Soffer, 6/4/2014, 9:45 PM

Taliban Welcomes 'Victory' After US Exchange

Taliban leader issues rare public statement congratulating Islamists over US terrorist release; Afghan government livid over the swap.Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2014, 9:46 PM

Bergdahl Release Not Being Feted by All

Some Americans - from Army personnel to US Senators - are questioning what really brought home Taliban captive.Yaakov Levi, 6/1/2014, 2:52 PM

US Soldier Freed by Taliban

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl handed over to US forces in good health, in deal for five Afghan detainees.Arutz Sheva, 5/31/2014, 10:49 PM

White House Leaks CIA Official's Name By Accident

Name of top intelligence official in Afghanistan mistakenly sent to 6,000 journalists in time for Obama's surprise visit to country.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 9:37 PM

US Bureaucracy Keeping Soldier Captive?

Officials indicate Taliban captors are trying to make a deal to free Sgt. Bergdahl, but that a disorganized US effort has yet to respond.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 4:28 PM

British Soldier Kills Six Terrorists With One Shot

A British sniper in Afghanistan fired a shot at a suicide bomber, causing his vest to blow up and take five other terrorists as well.Elad Benari, 4/2/2014, 2:43 AM

First Female Police Chief in Afghanistan

A landmark move for women: Afghanistan appoints its first-ever female police chief.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 1:38 PM

Ancient Jewish Texts Found in Afghanistan

Texts found in Afghanistan genizah estimated to be 1000 years old, include writings of Rabbi Saadiah Gaon; unveiling will be next week.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 1:13 AM

Hagel In Pakistan To Ease Drone Strike Tensions

In 1st visit by a US Sec'y of Defense in 4 years, Hagel arrives in Pakistan amid tensions over US drone strikes, concern over Afghanistan.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 11:56 AM

Afghan Pres. to Delay US Deal Over Low Trust

Karzai wants to delay security pact that US is keen to implement, citing low mutual trust, comes after Egypt seals Russian arms deal.Ari Yashar, 11/22/2013, 10:23 AM

Turkish President: Syria Could Become Afghanistan

Syria risks becoming "Afghanistan on the shores of the Mediterranean," warns President Abdullah Gul.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 5:14 AM

Terror Attacks Mark the Start of a Bloody Eid

Islamist terrorists have continued their wave of attacks against mosques as Muslims celebrate the start of the festival of Eid al-Adha.Ari Soffer, 10/15/2013, 11:12 AM

Review: "An American Bride in Kabul" by P. Chesler

Phyllis Chesler took a break from writing opeds for Arutz Sheva to write this book, just published and a must read. Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/7/2013, 8:55 AM

Sharia-Life: A Geo-Political Time Bomb About to Explode

A7 interviews Phyllis Chesler, whose new book "An American Bride in Kabul" is a fascinating account of her life in the Sharia-controlled Muslim world - one from which she barely escaped with her life, but which has begun to flourish in the USA. Fern Sidman Interviews Phyllis Chesler, 9/25/2013, 7:39 AM

Suicide Bombing Rocks US Consulate in Herat

A Taliban suicide bomber has detonated a huge blast outside the US Consulate in Afghan city of Herat.Adam Ross, 9/13/2013, 8:31 AM

A Dollar to a Child to Blow Himself Up

Taliban terrorists are bribing starving eight year old children to plant roadside bombs, act as decoys and to be suicide bombers.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 6:48 PM

Marine: No Regret for Urinating on Taliban Corpses

Staff Sgt. Joseph Chamblin says he'd do it again: "These were the same guys who were killing our family, killing our brothers."Gil Ronen, 7/18/2013, 7:38 PM

Kerry Urges Taliban to Resume Peace Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Taliban to get peace talks “back on track,” after the recent breakdown of negotiations.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 2:14 PM

Report: US, Taliban to Hold Peace Talks

United States and Taliban officials will engage in Afghanistan peace talks Thursday, senior U.S. administration officials said.Rina Tzvi , 6/18/2013, 10:39 PM

Suicide Bomber Strikes Near US Embassy in Kabul

A suicide car bomber struck near US embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 20.Rina Tzvi , 6/11/2013, 5:50 PM

Video: Father of Slain US Soldier Speaks Out

Father of slain American soldier: "You can't have world peace if you have people out there who hate us."Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/3/2013, 1:36 PM

Afghan President Confirms Receiving Cash from CIA

Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Monday that his office has received money from the CIA over the past decade.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/30/2013, 11:53 AM

Kerry: Slain Diplomat 'Capable, Eager to Serve'

Secretary of State John Kerry paid tribute to American female diplomat who was among six NATO personnel killed in two attacks in AfghanistanArutz Sheva staff, 4/7/2013, 10:28 AM

'Prototype al-Qaeda Operative' Charged in New York

Alleged al-Qaeda who plotted a bomb attack against American diplomatic facilities in Nigeria was charged Wednesday in New York.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/22/2013, 12:44 AM

Five US Troops Die in Afghan Chopper Crash

Five US troops fighting Islamist insurgents in southern Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in bad weather. , 3/12/2013, 3:43 PM

Hagel's Visit to Afghanistan Quickly Turns Sour

Hagel faced inflammatory remarks from Afghan President Hamid Karzai and insurgent bombings during his first visit to the country , 3/11/2013, 11:01 PM

Soldiers Killed in 'Insider Attack' in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers in Afghanistan were killed along with several local troops in the latest suspected insider attack , 3/11/2013, 7:09 PM

Afghan President Alleges US-Taliban Collusion

President Karzai has accused the US of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in Afghanistan. , 3/4/2013, 7:32 PM

Afghan President Expels U.S. Soldiers

U.S. special forces were given two weeks to leave a key province after it was revealed that soldiers tortured and killed innocent peopleAnnie Lubin, 2/25/2013, 2:46 AM

Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Talks

"I shot him, two times in the forehead...He crumpled onto the floor in front of his bed and I hit him again," recalled the SEAL, 2/12/2013, 9:21 PM

Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Heroic Soldier

"These men were outnumbered, outgunned and almost overrun," Obama said, as he bestowed the Medal of Honor upon Clinton Romesha , 2/12/2013, 9:04 PM