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Obama Moves Ahead with Afghanistan Withdrawal Plans

"Our core objective...is now within reach. Ensuring that Al-Qaeda can never again use Afghanistan to launch attacks against America.", 1/12/2013, 7:42 PM

Obama to Meet Afghan Leader Amid Talks of Final Withdrawal

NATO's combat mission will end next year, making the number of US troops left behind crucial to the chances of thwarting Al-Qaeda , 1/5/2013, 7:20 PM

Ancient Afghan Papers Shed Light on Jewish Life

Cache of 1,000-year-old documents written by Afghan Jews provides great insight into medieval Jewish life in central Asia.Rachel Hirshfeld, 1/4/2013, 4:43 AM

Afghan Taliban Likens US Exit Strategy to Vietnam

The Taliban likened the impending withdrawal of US-led foreign troops to the end of the Vietnam war.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 8:23 PM

Suicide Car Bombing at US Military Base in Afghanistan

A suicide car bombing at a US military base in eastern Afghanistan killed at least three Afghans and wounded seven others., 12/26/2012, 3:19 PM

U.S. Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty in Afghan Massacre

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers last March., 12/20/2012, 4:13 AM

American Doctor Rescued from Taliban in Afghanistan

An American doctor abducted by the Taliban was rescued by coalition forces Sunday in eastern Afghanistan. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 3:46 AM

Former Neo-Nazi: Joining Taliban was a 'Terrible Mistake'

A former neo-Nazi who joined Taliban and attacked an American base near Afghan-Pakistan border said in court he “made a terrible mistake”.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/4/2012, 8:43 AM

CBS News Reporter Slams Obama Over Taliban Lie

CBS News reporter Lara Logan lambasts the Obama administration for pushing the "major lie" that the Taliban has been weakened.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/12/2012, 10:22 PM

Four NATO Troops Killed in 'Insider' Attack in Afghanistan

Four NATO troops were killed Sunday in an insider attack “suspected to involve members of the Afghan police” in southern Afghanistan.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/16/2012, 10:03 AM

Jordan Asks YouTube to Remove Anti-Islam Video Clips

The Jordanian government has asked YouTube to remove film clips “insulting Prophet Mohammed and hurting the feelings of Arabs and Muslims.”Chana Ya'ar, 9/16/2012, 10:01 AM

On Anniversary of 9/11, Al-Qaeda Leader Confirms Death of Deputy

Al-Qaeda leader released a video coinciding with anniversary of September 11 attacks, confirming for the first time the death of his deputy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/11/2012, 6:04 PM

Taliban Vows to Kindap and Kill Prince Harry

The Afghan Taliban vowed on Monday to do everything in their power to kidnap or assassinate Britain's Prince Harry.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/11/2012, 3:06 PM

U.S. Designates Haqqani Network a Terrorist Group

The U.S. State Department on Friday officially designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani a terrorist organization.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/9/2012, 2:35 PM

Taliban Beheads 17 for Partaking in Music Celebration

Taliban insurgents beheaded 17 civilians, including two women, in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/27/2012, 11:08 AM

Senior Pakistani Taliban Leader Killed in Afghanistan Strike

A senior Pakistani Taliban leader was killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's northern Kunar province, the NATO announced Saturday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/26/2012, 1:28 PM

First Hand Account of Bin Laden Raid to be Released on 9/11

A new book that provides a detailed, first person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is set to be released on September 11.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/23/2012, 2:51 PM

Missile Hits US Military Chief’s Plane; Dempsey not On Board

Terrorists attacked the parked plane of US Chief of Staff Martin Dempsey, who was not in the aircraft at the time.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/21/2012, 11:06 AM

Clinton Apology To Pakistan Reopens Border Supply Route

An American apology opened the Pakistani gateway to Afghanistan that had been closed after a friendly fire incident.Amiel Ungar, 7/5/2012, 1:46 PM

No Reopening Of Supply Routes To Afghanistan Via Pakistan

US relations with Pakistan continue to deteriorate as US negotiation team calls it quits.Amiel Ungar, 6/14/2012, 11:31 PM

Can Obama Succeed In Afghanistan Where Nixon Failed In Vietnam?

NATO has made the individual inclination of its member states to leave Afghanistan into a policyAmiel Ungar, 5/24/2012, 1:46 AM

Al-Qaeda Coming Back Despite Obama's Claims, Says Expert

Obama said Al-Qaeda was “on a path to defeat,” but expert Seth Jones says he has evidence to the contrary.Elad Benari, 5/8/2012, 6:14 AM

Russia's Lavrov Criticizes NATO For Artificial Withdrawal Timing

The NATO Secretary General politely told the Russians to put up or shut up.Amiel Ungar, 4/20/2012, 4:10 AM

Pakistan Taliban Threatens NATO Re-Supply Lines

The Pakistani Taliban has threatened to attack the country's lawmakers if they allow police to reopen NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 1:52 PM

Taliban And Hamid Karzai Compete Over Who Can Snub The Americans

After the Qoran burnings, the killing spree by an American sergeant - and its imminent withdrawal, the US has few friends in Afghanistan.Amiel Ungar, 3/16/2012, 4:48 AM

Karzai Demands NATO Pullback After Murders

Following the murder of 16 Afghans by a US soldier, Afghan president Hamid Karzai wants NATO restricted to its bases and out by 2013.Gabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 6:58 PM

Panetta Seeks to Defuse Afghan Tensions

US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta made a personal appearance in Afghanistan to ease tensions after a US soldier murdered 16.Gabe Kahn., 3/14/2012, 5:56 PM

Afghanistan: U.S. Soldier Murders 16

A U.S. soldier has murdered 16 Afghan civilians, including nine children, in an incident likely to exacerbate existing tensions.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2012, 6:34 PM

NATO, Western Nations Pull Advisers from Afghan Ministries

Islamic rage and murderous terror attacks have prompted NATO and Western nations to yank their advisers from Afghan ministries.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2012, 9:17 PM

Taliban Revenge Attack Near NATO Base Kills 9

Taliban kills nine people at an Afghani NATO base and poisons food at a mess hall in revenge for the U.S. soldiers burning the Koran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2012, 12:08 PM

Iran Fights Fire with Fire, General Says Burn the White House

An Iranian general says the White House should be burned in response to American soldiers’ burning Korans in Afghanistan. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/26/2012, 5:04 PM

Video: Afghan Muslims Up in Arms over Koran Burnings by US

The US army has profusely apologized for soldier’s burning Muslim holy books with extremist passages but local Muslims remain angry.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/22/2012, 10:56 AM

US Forces Assassinate Al Qaeda Chief in Pakistan

US forces have assassinated an Al Qaeda terrorist chief in a targeted air strike in Pakistan.Chana Ya'ar, 2/9/2012, 11:13 AM

US Wants a Peace Agreement with Taliban in Time for Elections

The US has begun talks with the Taliban in Qatar that may produce a prisoner exchange.Amiel Ungar, 1/30/2012, 1:12 AM

Perry: Obama ‘Over The Top’ About Marine Video

Texas Governmor Rick Perry says President Obama is showing 'disdain for the military' with his rhetoric about embarrassing video.Gabe Kahn., 1/16/2012, 7:59 PM

10 Killed in Taliban Raid on Government Office

Three Taliban terrorists raided a government office sparking a firefight before detonating their suicide vests.Gabe Kahn., 1/12/2012, 7:36 PM

Taliban Moves to Open Foreign Office

The Taliban announced it planned to open a foreign office raising the prospect of peace talks between the terror group and the US.Gabe Kahn., 1/5/2012, 3:13 AM

US May Adopt Israel's ‘Free Terrorists for Peace’ Tactic

The US may follow Israel’s ‘free terrorist for peace” tactic – and hope for better results. It considers releasing a top Taliban commander. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/1/2012, 12:12 PM

Iran Signs Oil Deal with Afghanistan

The UN Security Council may have imposed economic sanctions on Iran but Tehran has managed to sign a new oil deal anyway, with Afghanistan.Chana Ya'ar, 12/27/2011, 4:16 AM

NATO Driver Killed, Tankers Torched in Afghanistan

For the second time in a week a NATO convoy in Afghanistan has been ambushed after Pakistan closed its borders to the West.Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011, 10:10 PM

Shiite Shrine Bombings Kill 58, Wound 150 in Kabul

Twin bombings targeting Shiite worshipers in Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif have resulted in mass casualties. Gabe Kahn., 12/6/2011, 9:07 PM

Taliban Loses 70 Fighters in Disastrous Raid

ISAF troops dealt the Taliban an embarrassing blow when they killed 70 insurgents without losing a man. , 11/9/2011, 10:45 PM

Green Berets Honored First at 9/11 Monument

The first statue at Ground Zero honors the Green Berets who responded to the call for a War on Terror after the 9/11 attack on America.Chana Ya'ar, 11/1/2011, 12:15 AM

Haqqani Group Rebuffs US Peace-Talk Proposal

Taliban insurgents say, if Hillary Clinton wants peace-talks, she came to the wrong address.Gabe Kahn., 10/26/2011, 9:01 PM

Afghan President Will Side with Pakistan in Conflict with US

Hamid Karzai's statement on Pakistani TV that Afghanistan would side with Islamabad against the US merits analysis.Amiel Ungar, 10/25/2011, 4:39 AM

Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS Pandemic

Moscow says Washington's refusal to eradicate Afghanistan's poppy fields stokes AIDS through the heroin trade.Gabe Kahn., 10/17/2011, 12:09 AM

Afghanistan and India in First Ever Strategic Pact

Brought together by suspicion of Pakistani support for terrorism aimed against them Afghanistan and India signed a strategic pact.Amiel Ungar, 10/4/2011, 10:57 PM

Karzai: Rabbani a 'Peace Martyr'

Afghan president Hamid Karzai called slain peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbani a 'Martyr for Peace'; assassin carried bomb in turban.Gabe Kahn., 9/22/2011, 5:45 PM

Chief Afghan Peace Negotiator Slain

Former president of Afghanistan, and the nation's top negotiator in talks with the Taliban, was assassinated at talks held in his home.Gabe Kahn., 9/20/2011, 8:56 PM

Taliban Touts Kabul Siege as Sign of Strength, Reach

Taliban leaders hailed the 20-hour siege that ended with at least fourteen dead in Kabul this week as a sign of their strength and reach.Gabe Kahn., 9/15/2011, 4:19 PM

Kabul Siege Ends With 14 Dead

A 19 hour standoff between NATO-backed Afghan security and Taliban insurgents in the capital of Kabul has come to an end with 14 killed.Gabe Kahn., 9/14/2011, 6:06 PM

Senior Al Qaeda Operative Killed By NATO, Afghani Forces

A senior Al Qaeda terrorist once suspected of helping Osama Bin Laden escape US forces has been killed in Afghanistan. Chana Ya'ar, 9/4/2011, 10:24 AM

Afghanistan: Bomb Kills 8 as Ramadan Fast Day Concludes

A bomb planted on a motorcycle kills eight in a vegetable market in Afghanistan.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 9:58 PM

Afghan Cleaner Shot Dead in NATO Headquarters

An Afghan cleaner has been shot dead inside the headquarters of NATO-led forces in Kabul. Reasons and perpetrator unknown.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 9:32 PM

22 Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

Taliban suicide bombers kill at least 22 people in a raid on a governor's compound in Afghanistan.Elad Benari, 8/14/2011, 10:06 PM

Top Terrorist Escaped US Strike

The top US commander in Afghanistan confirmed the terrorist targeted in the tragic raid that ended in 38 troops dead is still at large. Gabe Kahn., 8/12/2011, 12:56 PM

Names of SEALs Killed in Crash Released

The Pentagon has released the names of the 30 U.S. troops killed in an attack on a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan last week.Elad Benari, 8/11/2011, 9:38 PM