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 Bureau 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

Watch: BBC Reporter Too High on Heroin 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 Over School Attack

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 Bowe 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

Watch: Taliban Releases Video of Captive US Soldier's 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 Senior 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 in Afghanistan?

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 to Debut Next Week

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 President Wants to Delay US Security 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 Like Afghanistan

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

Afghanistan, Iraq Bombings 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 Calls on Taliban to Get Peace Talks 'Back on Track'

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 Afghanistan

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

Report: 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 'Smart, 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 to Crisis Management

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

Two US Soldiers Killed in 'Insider Attack' on Afghan Base

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 Accuses US of Collusion with Taliban

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

Amid Torture Allegations, 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

US Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Breaks His Silence

"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

Meditation as the Answer to Healing Post-War Trauma

US war veterans say meditation could help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers., 2/5/2013, 4:44 PM

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