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U.S. Navy seal: You kill the bad guys

Navy Seal Rob O'Neill recounts the raid on the Bin Laden compound during which his team could have 'expected' death at any moment.

U.S. Navy seal: You kill the bad guys

Watch: Taliban militants play pool in abandoned mansion

Some-150 fighters now live in a mansion previously owned by a notorious warlord. They say this is 'nothing' compared to 'Allah's paradise.'

Watch: Taliban militants play pool in abandoned mansion

Taliban shoot rebel leader's brother

Taliban fighters reportedly tortured and executed Rohullah Saleh, brother of former Afghanistan vice president.

Taliban shoot rebel leader's brother

Twenty years later

Who has best captured the reality of the Taliban and their interpretation of Sharia Law? Why, none other than George Orwell. Op-ed.

Twenty years later

Taliban 2021: A turnaround in politics and governance?

The extent to which its ideology and approach have changed concerns the Taliban hardline religious vision, leaders and supporters. Op-ed.

Taliban 2021: A turnaround in politics and governance?

Taliban: We want ties with whole world except for Israel

Terrorist organization which seized control of Afghanistan says relations with Israel sole red line in international community.

Taliban: We want ties with whole world except for Israel

Taliban allows hundreds of US, foreign citizens to leave

After days of banning chartered flights to rescue westerners still stuck in Afghanistan, Taliban allows the flights to take off.

Taliban allows hundreds of US, foreign citizens to leave

Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism towards Islamism

Toleration of evil is not a Jewish value. In the 1967 War, tolerism led to a key mistake by a top Israeli General.Op-ed.

Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism towards Islamism

Watch: Afghanistan's last remaining Jew leaves the country

According to reports, despite threats to his life, Simantov was hesitant to leave his native state till the last moment.

Watch: Afghanistan's last remaining Jew leaves the country

Biden should step down over Kabul

The American Waterloo reveals itself in the details. Like that US officials handed the Taliban the names of those trying to leave. Op-ed..

Biden should step down over Kabul

Shaked refuses to grant Afghan women entry to Israel

Group of Afghan women cyclists requested to spend a month in Israel before moving on. Shaked refused.

Shaked refuses to grant Afghan women entry to Israel

American stranded in Afghanistan: 'Am I going to die here?'

A woman who visited her native country to get married finds herself stranded with no hope of getting out & Taliban searching for Americans.

American stranded in Afghanistan: 'Am I going to die here?'

How did the Taliban end up using S. Korean uniforms?

Speculation abounds as to how and why the terror group has adapted Korean uniforms, assault rifles, armored vehicles, and more.

How did the Taliban end up using S. Korean uniforms?

Watch: Russian TV inspects Kabul Airport

A correspondent for RT takes a tour of the airport left behind by American troops, claims US army dogs are in the service of the Taliban.

Watch: Russian TV inspects Kabul Airport

17 killed in 'celebratory' gunfire as Taliban claim victory

Both sides are claiming to have the upper hand in fighting over Panjshir Valley, controlled by resistance forces.

17 killed in 'celebratory' gunfire as Taliban claim victory

Trump blasts Biden: He disrespected our service members

Trump lambasts Biden over his withdrawal from Afghanistan: Seeing Taliban riding in American vehicles is just disgraceful.

Trump blasts Biden: He disrespected our service members

'Coordination with Taliban a possibility'

Gen. Mark Milley says it is “possible” the US will seek to coordinate with the Taliban on counterterrorism strikes in Afghanistan.

'Coordination with Taliban a possibility'

Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

US military equipment from Afghanistan emerges in images from Tehran.

Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

Biden urged Afghan pres to create impression Taliban would lose

Leaked call between Biden and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani details how US President believed "perception" change could lead to victory.

Biden urged Afghan pres to create impression Taliban would lose

Who is ISIS-K - the group behind the Kabul Airport attack?

ISIS-K took responsibility for the suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport that claimed the lives of 13 U.S. servicemen.

Who is ISIS-K - the group behind the Kabul Airport attack?

'They wanted to punish me' - An activist's escape from Taliban

A former Education Ministry official in Kabul describes his flight from the Taliban and how others like him were rounded up by the group.

'They wanted to punish me' - An activist's escape from Taliban

Watch: Former Afghan minister now working as German delivery man

The former communications minister-turned-refugee says politicians should take on everyday jobs after retiring from public service.

Watch: Former Afghan minister now working as German delivery man

Tucker: White House arming the Taliban, disarming Americans

Carlson demands Biden's administration get back weapons they 'gave away' to the Taliban before rounding up ones belonging to Americans.

Tucker: White House arming the Taliban, disarming Americans

Watch: Hamas congratulates Taliban on 'victory against America'

Deputy Chairman of Hamas said he saw no reason why other nations would not want diplomatic ties with the Taliban.

Watch: Hamas congratulates Taliban on 'victory against America'

Watch: Taliban militants mock American soldiers

Taliban fighters dressed in full U.S. military fatigue were filmed pledging allegiance to 'real' Taliban leaders.

Watch: Taliban militants mock American soldiers

Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

Taliban head Anas Haqqani blames Americans for destroying Kabul airport, claims Taliban 'didn't destroy anything.'

Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

Pentagon: Hundreds of Americans still in Afghanistan

Number of Americans who wanted out but were left behind in Afghanistan estimated in the 'low hundreds.'

Pentagon: Hundreds of Americans still in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman: U.S. defeat a lesson for other invaders

The group's spokesman warned against attacking his country while calling for 'good relations' with the U.S. in the future.

Taliban spokesman: U.S. defeat a lesson for other invaders

Watch: Singapore leader predicts Afghanistan's outcome in 2009

Was Singapore's former Prime Minister able to foresee the chain of events leading to the U.S. downfall in Afghanistan years ago?

Watch: Singapore leader predicts Afghanistan's outcome in 2009

Watch: Afghanistan resistance fighters repel Taliban

The spokesman of National Resistance Front said his group had killed 7-8 Taliban militants during a skirmish on Aug. 30.

Watch: Afghanistan resistance fighters repel Taliban

U.S. disables planes, missile systems before leaving Kabul

The US army left as little as possible in the hands of the Taliban before leaving the country.

U.S. disables planes, missile systems before leaving Kabul

The Biden regime is aiding and abetting our worst enemies

Taliban now has advanced US military equipment and the biographical information on Afghans who helped us over the last 20 years. Op-ed.

The Biden regime is aiding  and abetting our worst enemies

Blinken on Afghanistan: A new diplomatic mission has begun

Secretary of State calls on Taliban to live up to its commitments now that US troops have pulled out of Afghanistan.

Blinken on Afghanistan: A new diplomatic mission has begun

Taliban declares independence after US withdrawal

Taliban celebrates end of the US mission in Afghanistan, declares independence.

Taliban declares independence after US withdrawal

Biden: World will hold Taliban to its commitment on safe passage

Biden: Joint Chiefs and of all of our commanders unanimously recommended ending the mission in Afghanistan.

Biden: World will hold Taliban to its commitment on safe passage

Rashida Tlaib tweets about fundraiser for group tied to Hamas

Texas-based charity accused by experts of having ties to Hamas and the Taliban.

Rashida Tlaib tweets about fundraiser for group tied to Hamas

Blinken: Taliban promised to let everyone who wants to leave

Sec. of State claims to have "leverage to incentivize Taliban to make good on its commitments." Facts on the ground tell a different story.

Blinken: Taliban promised to let everyone who wants to leave

Watch: Afghans take to the streets to protest rising prices

Afghans staged a protest against banks and other institutions being closed following the Taliban takeover.

Watch: Afghans take to the streets to protest rising prices

China pledges support for Taliban, lashes out at G7 threats

China joined Russia, saying it will support the Taliban and continue policy of non-interference.

China pledges support for Taliban, lashes out at G7 threats

UK ambassador: 15,000 evacuated from Afghanistan

As the UK winds up its airlift of civilians from the Taliban-occupied Islamist state, its ambassador hopes more can escape to safety.

UK ambassador: 15,000 evacuated from Afghanistan

Watch: Advanced U.S. planes, drones fall into Taliban hands

Reports emerging of $85 billion worth of American military equipment falling into Taliban hands.

Watch: Advanced U.S. planes, drones fall into Taliban hands

Psaki: We'll need to continue coordination with Taliban

Following the bombing attack of Kabul airport killing hundreds, President Biden’s Press Secretary says coordination with Taliban inevitable.

Psaki: We'll need to continue coordination with Taliban

Watch: Erdogan says Taliban offered him control of Kabul Airport

Turkey alleges its considering Taliban request to help operate Kabul airport after Western forces withdraw.

Watch: Erdogan says Taliban offered him control of Kabul Airport

Watch: Taliban block access to Kabul Airport

Even as American citizens try to flee the country, Taliban closed off access to the last remaining airport days before full withdrawal.

Watch: Taliban block access to Kabul Airport

'Sick to my stomach' - widow of 9/11 hero killed in Afghanistan

A couple who fled Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion and returned to help rebuild the country say they're heartbroken by the withdrawal.

'Sick to my stomach' - widow of 9/11 hero killed in Afghanistan

Biden spars with reporter - 'I had no choice but to pull out'

President Biden said he never believed in democracy taking hold in a country 'made up of tribes'.

Biden spars with reporter - 'I had no choice but to pull out'

Taliban: 'Very sorry about Kabul bombing'

Taliban spokesman expresses his apology for the bombing while laying the blame with the U.S., repeats warning to leave country by the 31st.

Taliban: 'Very sorry about Kabul bombing'

Kill lists? US officials gave Taliban names of its Afghan allies

Administration officials admit cooperation, maintain it's the best way to get people through Taliban checkpoints and onto flights out.

Kill lists? US officials gave Taliban names of its Afghan allies

Fearing additional ISIS attacks, US shares intel with Taliban

US rushing to meet August 31st pullout deadline while under threat of ISIS terror attacks, leading to cooperation with Taliban.

Fearing additional ISIS attacks, US shares intel with Taliban

Taliban yesterday and Taliban today

The Taliban want to appear before the world in a completely different way than in the past. But change is proven by actions, not words.Op-ed

Taliban yesterday and Taliban today

Afghan translator: Baby died in my arms after Kabul explosion

Translator watched girl die in his arms in aftermath of bombing, began transporting other injured victims to hospital.

Afghan translator: Baby died in my arms after Kabul explosion

'High threat' of ISIS-linked group attacking Kabul airport

'Specific' security warnings of terrorist attack, as Afghans & foreigners scramble for places on the last flights out.

'High threat' of ISIS-linked group attacking Kabul airport

Iran agrees to supply oil to Taliban for reduced price

Iran significantly lowered the price of gasoline to Afghanistan after the Taliban ran into a severe shortage.

Iran agrees to supply oil to Taliban for reduced price

The US in Islamist eyes:'The fall of the Roman Empire' revisited

The Taliban victory is much bigger than Kabul, says an analyst. It is a gigantic geopolitical shift. Op-ed.

The US in Islamist eyes:'The fall of the Roman Empire' revisited

Biden: 'I don't trust anyone - not even you'

Asked whether he trusted the Taliban, President Biden retorted that he 'didn't trust anyone'.

Biden: 'I don't trust anyone - not even you'

Watch: Reporter blasts State Dept. for 'betraying' Afghans

NBC reporter quotes Afghanistan embassy staff as saying it would be 'better to die under the Taliban’s bullet than face the crowds.'

Watch: Reporter blasts State Dept. for 'betraying' Afghans

Evacuation chaos: No way of knowing if all Americans will leave

With thousands massed at Kabul airport in the hope of fleeing the Taliban, Biden promised to evacuate all US citizens.

Evacuation chaos: No way of knowing if all Americans will leave

Watch: Taliban warns of 'consequences' if withdrawal delayed

A spokesperson for the Taliban quoted US President Biden as the source for the Aug 31st withdrawal date.

Watch: Taliban warns of 'consequences' if withdrawal delayed

Reports: CIA head held 'secret talks' with Taliban leader

Reports did not specify what the high-level meetings were about.

Reports: CIA head held 'secret talks' with Taliban leader

Afghan resistance fighters surrounded, vow to 'fight to the end'

Taliban fighters have recaptured three districts liberated by resistance forces and now surround the Panjshir Valley.

Afghan resistance fighters surrounded, vow to 'fight to the end'