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News and updates about Afghanistan

Watch: Taliban fighters sent to study English in local schools

While secondary education has been banned for the girls, some Taliban fighters are taking up a different life in pursuit of a better future.

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Zawahiri’s death proves Joe Biden has misled Americans

Far from being ‘gone,’ al Qaeda’s Number One was being sheltered by the very government to whom Biden ceded control of Afghanisitan. Op-ed.

Zawahiri’s death proves Joe Biden has misled Americans

With al-Zawahiri’s assassination it's Groundhog Day for America (again)

The US has returned to where it all started: the axis between the Taliban and Al-Qaeda that led to 9/11 and troops in Afghanistan. Op-ed.

Al-Zawahiri’s assassination is Groundhog Day for America (again)

Does Al Qaeda still exert influence in the Muslim world?

The Qaeda leader slain over the weekend championed the Jihad 'against the far enemy' - not breaking apart local states.

Does Al Qaeda still exert influence in the Muslim world? player

Biden confirms: US eliminated Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

US President confirms he ordered air strike which eliminated Ayman Al-Zawahiri: Justice has been served. This terrorist leader is no more.

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Watch: The Afghan refugee commanding Ukrainian troops

Jalal Noory was just a child when he escaped the Soviet invasion of his country. Now, he's old enough to fight back.

Watch: The Afghan refugee commanding Ukrainian troopsplayer

Why are less Americans signing up for the army?

A soldier discharged for criticizing the government in wake of the withdrawal from Afghanistan says the US is lacking leadership & courage.

Why are less Americans signing up for the army? player

Watch: Afghanis struggling as quake may lead to flash flooding

The devastating earthquake has left Afghanistan shaken at a time when most aid agencies have left the country.

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World community offers help after deadly Afghanistan earthquake

The Japanese government announced a humanitarian mission to the Taliban-led country after a monster quake left more than 1,000 dead.

World community offers help after deadly Afghanistan earthquake player

Post of Afghan news anchor selling food on the street goes viral

A post about a prominent news anchor selling food for money gained international attention as life in Afghanistan continues to deteriorate.

Post of Afghan news anchor selling food on the street goes viralplayer

Former marine: Teenagers have freer access to guns than soldiers

Retired Marine Corps weapons instructor who served in Afghanistan outlines gun control plan - incidentally very similar to Israeli law.

Former marine: Teenagers have freer access to guns than soldiersplayer

Watch: Afghani girls studying in secret despite Taliban decree

Since the Taliban cut down on women's rights, including limiting education to the 6th grade level, some have taken to studying underground.

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Taliban leader: We do not consider the US an enemy

In his first on-camera appearance, Afghan Interior Minister and one of the FBI's Most Wanted, explains his feelings about the West.

Taliban leader: We do not consider the US an enemyplayer

'Biden betrayed women's rights worldwide'

Piers Morgan says President Biden has no right to brag of his record on women's rights after the pitiful exit from Afghanistan.

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Taliban orders all women to wear burqas - 'Afraid to go out'

A social activist in Kabul says many of her friends prefer to stay home all day then be accompanied by male relatives on trips out.

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Taliban orders all Afghan women to wear burqa in public

Taliban decree says that if a woman does not cover her face, her father or closest male relative could be imprisoned or fired.

Taliban orders all Afghan women to wear burqa in public

Afghanistan: Powerful explosion rips through Kabul mosque

Bomb blast kills at least 10 and leaves scores of injured worshippers.

Powerful explosion rips through Kabul mosque

Biden whisked away by ‘Easter Bunny’ when reporter asks question on Afghanistan

After a reporter asks the president a question about Afghanistan during White House Easter event, a giant Easter Bunny moves him away.

Biden whisked away by ‘Easter Bunny’ when reporter asks questionplayer

Bomb Iran to stop a wider war in Europe and protect Taiwan

After the Afghanistan and Ukraine debacles, the West must show strength to save the world, but the US is using an outdated paradigm..Op-ed.

Bomb Iran to stop a wider war in Europe and protect Taiwan

Watch: Top Russian commander killed in Ukraine

One of the country's top naval commanders was laid to rest as casualties have allegedly surpassed Russia's invasion of Afghanistan.

Watch: Top Russian commander killed in Ukraineplayer

Watch: Taliban disperses girls' schools on opening day

The Taliban backtracked on promises to open girls' schools around the country, sending students packing on the very first day of school.

Watch: Taliban disperses girls' schools on opening dayplayer

Trump: Biden's incompetency in Afghanistan to blame for Ukraine

Former president Trump puts Biden administration on blast for Afghanistan debacle, says Putin was watching.

Trump: Biden's incompetency in Afghanistan to blame for Ukraineplayer

The pot is calling the kettle black

Time to take a look at what America has been doing since the fall of the USSR. It may surprise youl Opinion.

The pot is calling the kettle black

Omri Casspi: Ukraine War is a warning to Israel

"Afghanistan & now Ukraine taught us not to rely on international guarantees," says former sportsman.

Omri Casspi: Ukraine War is a warning to Israel

US offers reward for info on leader of ISIS in Afghanistan

State Department offers $10-million reward for information about leader ISIS-K.

US offers reward for info on leader of ISIS in Afghanistan

Aafia Siddiqui and the misguided support for Women of Jihad

Is being a Jew and US hater part of feminist war on misogyny? Does it change how Muslim women are abused in Pakistan and Afghanistan? Op-ed.

Aafia Siddiqui and the misguided support for Women of Jihad

87 Afghan Refugees Rescued by Israelis Meet Their Rescuers, Begin Canadian Asylum Process

Dozens of refugees evacuated from Afghanistan by IsraAID granted permission to apply for resettlement in Canada.

87 Afghan Refugees Rescued by Israelis Meet Their Rescuers

The American Islamist campaign to free Aafia Siddiqui,and Congregation Beth Israel

Most of us are not aware of what Siddiqui did in Afhanistan - despite which CAIR and other Muslim groups demand she be set free. Op-ed.

A US Islamist campaign to free Aafia Siddiqui

Israel donates $500,000 to Afghan refugees

Israel joins United Nations group aiding Afghan refugees who fled to Tajikistan, donating half a million dollars for food and medical aid.

Israel donates $500,000 to Afghan refugees

Afghanistan's blue mountain lakes empty of tourists

Local laments lack of tourism since Taliban took control.

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Israeli-American businessman helps evacuate Afghan, Syrian refugees

Moti Kahana explains how he got involved in rescuing refugees, and his latest efforts.

Israeli-US businessman helps evacuate Afghan, Syrian refugees

America’s biggest military stories in 2021

Amid challenging times, here are the five gravest challenges the Pentagon faced during the past 12 months: Op-ed.

America’s biggest military stories in 2021

National Security challenges abound in 2022

The US is reeling from Biden's three security fiascos, Europe is unable to face Iran, and only Israel is preparing for inevitable war.Op-ed.

National Security challenges abound in 2022

US moves to allow certain transactions with Taliban for aid to Afghanistan

Treasury Department announces it will authorize some transactions with Taliban to keep aid flowing to Afghanistan.

US moves to allow certain transactions with Taliban for aidplayer

Winter is coming to Afghanistan

Heroic Afghan women and the doctors and global civilians helping them. Op-ed.

Winter is coming to Afghanistan

Trump belittles army chief over Afghanistan withdrawal

Former President calls Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley a "f---ing idiot" while talking about US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Trump belittles army chief over Afghanistan withdrawal

Taliban closes in on desperate Afghan women

The Taliban have been hunting house by house for known women's rights activists. Suddenly, a woman disappears and is never seen again.Op-ed.

Taliban closes in on desperate Afghan women

Trump: Biden presidency has been ‘embarrassing and humiliating’

Former president sounds off during interview, castigating Biden as "catastrophic" on inflation, Afghanistan and the border crisis.

Trump: Biden presidency has been ‘embarrassing and humiliating’

Mullahs and Taliban: confrontation or containment?

The Iranian regime feels powerless and is not able to protect Afghan Shiites as it has in neighboring states.What course will it take?Op-ed.

Mullahs and Taliban: confrontation or containment?

Qatar to act as US diplomatic representative in Afghanistan

The United States and Qatar have reached an agreement for Qatar to represent American diplomatic interests in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.

Qatar to act as US diplomatic representative in Afghanistan