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Biden: We'll pull US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

Biden: We'll pull US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

US President officially announces he will withdraw the remaining US troops from the “forever war” in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 05:10
Biden to leave troops in Afghanistan until at least Sep.11

Biden to leave troops in Afghanistan until at least Sep.11

Critics fear that move to ignore deal with Taliban to leave by May 1 may cause renewed attacks on American military still in Afghanistan.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 03:22
The last known Jew in Afghanistan is leaving

The last known Jew in Afghanistan is leaving

The last known Jew in Afghanistan is moving to Israel, marking the end of the 2,000-year-old Jewish community.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 04/04/2021 21:55
Temple Mt activist meets Afghan official in classified mission

Temple Mt activist meets Afghan official in classified mission

Temple Mt activist trying to replace the UN met undisclosed Afghan government official in India to discuss possible relations.i24NEWS, 14/03/2021 19:25
At least 7 dead, 53 injured in Afghanistan car bombing

At least 7 dead, 53 injured in Afghanistan car bombing

At least seven dead & more than 50 injured after a car bomb went off close to police station Saturday. Women, children among the victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 18:52
Biden to provide Taliban power-sharing after US pullout?

Biden to provide Taliban power-sharing after US pullout?

US troops have been stationed in Afghanistan for nearly 20 years but the second they return home, the Taliban is likely to overrun Kabul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 14:49
Taliban leader: Biden's only choice is to withdraw troops

Taliban leader: Biden's only choice is to withdraw troops

Vice News reporter talked to Taliban militants, who urged Biden to follow through with peace deal and remove US troops from Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 20:26
COVID causes horrific human rights violations to be swept under the rug

COVID causes horrific human rights violations to be swept under the rug

Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Bangladesh are committing awful human rights violations as you read this.The UNHRC is otherwise occupied. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham‏, 06/12/2020 18:00
Shock in Australia after soldiers murder Afghan civilians

Shock in Australia after soldiers murder Afghan civilians

Commission of inquiry finds elite soldiers committed war crimes against civilians outside of the context of battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 19:28
Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Trump administration expected to cut number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq in Trump's final weeks in office.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2020 05:11
Report: Afghan forces kill senior Al-Qaeda leader

Report: Afghan forces kill senior Al-Qaeda leader

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior Al-Qaeda leader who was on the FBI’s list, reportedly killed in operation in Ghazni province.Ben Ariel, 25/10/2020 04:35
The 9/11 anniversary and the 9/11 wars

The 9/11 anniversary and the 9/11 wars

9/11 attacks on NY and Washington were a wakeup call. They led a low-intensity armed conflict that, 19 years later, remains inconclusive.Clifford D. May, 11/09/2020 13:00
Trump, Pentagon to announce troop reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

Trump, Pentagon to announce troop reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

Senior Pentagon official tells Fox News that Trump will announce reduction in troops in Iraq and Afghanistan on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2020 07:42
Exposé: Biden/Obama gave Iran $150 billion - $300 million for each US soldier they killed

Exposé: Biden/Obama gave Iran $150 billion - $300 million for each US soldier they killed

Proof Biden knew Iran had killed 500 US soldiers 5 days before the Iran deal was passed. He knowingly desecrated their memory. Op-ed.Mark Langfan, 24/08/2020 03:00
US signs agreement with Taliban to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

US signs agreement with Taliban to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

Agreement includes US withdrawal, Taliban commitment not to use Afghanistan as a launchpad for terror attacks against US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/02/2020 20:49
US, Taliban reportedly reach truce agreement

US, Taliban reportedly reach truce agreement

Senior US official says US and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon”.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/02/2020 21:02
The truth about the US War in Afghanistan

The truth about the US War in Afghanistan

Former Pakistani Ambassador to Washington Husain Haqqani on how the Taliban won.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2020 16:07
The Hague Court is a disgrace

The Hague Court is a disgrace

This long-awaited international court does not dispense justice - it lets off the worst African satraps and instead, aims its arrows at the USA and Israel. Giulio Meotti, 23/12/2019 18:15
Report: US to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

Report: US to withdraw 4,000 troops from Afghanistan

Officials say Trump administration intends to announce drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2019 01:40
WATCH: Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan

WATCH: Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan

On a surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Donald Trump thanked US and Afghan troops for the work they are doing., 28/11/2019 22:57
Taliban kicked Jews out of prison for arguing too much

Taliban kicked Jews out of prison for arguing too much

The last Jews in Afghanistan argued so much the Taliban kicked them out of prison and stole their Torah.Laura E. Adkins/JTA, 31/10/2019 19:32
Dozens of civilians killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Dozens of civilians killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

American airstrike targeting ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan accidentally kills at least 30 farm workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2019 12:59
Forgetting is a choice the US has made

Forgetting is a choice the US has made

9/11 and how we have dealt with it. Anonymous Contributor, 12/09/2019 07:51
Trump: Peace talks with Taliban are 'dead'

Trump: Peace talks with Taliban are 'dead'

Trump says US military has dramatically scaled up attacks on Taliban in Afghanistan after his cancellation of talks with the group.Ben Ariel, 10/09/2019 04:04
Trump calls off secret summit with Taliban

Trump calls off secret summit with Taliban

US President announces he had planned secret summit with Taliban at Camp David but called it off following latest terrorist attack in Kabul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2019 04:48
ISIS claims attack at wedding reception in Afghanistan

ISIS claims attack at wedding reception in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills 63, wounds 182 at wedding party in Kabul.Elad Benari, 19/08/2019 04:14
ICC won't probe Afghanistan war crimes

ICC won't probe Afghanistan war crimes

Trump hails decision as "international victory", warns ICC against investigating US or Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/04/2019 23:28
'IDF Special Forces operating in Afghanistan'

'IDF Special Forces operating in Afghanistan'

Iran claims: Israel sent troops to Afghanistan to gather intelligence on Iranian military movements.Mordechai Sones, 11/02/2019 18:52
What would happen if US withdrew from Afghanistan?

What would happen if US withdrew from Afghanistan?

US officials deny report that about half of 14,000 US troops stationed there will be coming home by spring.i24News, 07/02/2019 14:57
Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Senate breaks with Trump on Syria

Republican-led Senate approves symbolic legislation opposing abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 05/02/2019 03:12
The US-Taliban peace agreement

The US-Taliban peace agreement

Obama\s advisors' refusal to try to understand why Afghanistan remained dysfunctional after years of US efforts, is the reason the US is now signing an agreement with the reborn Taliban it destroyed 17 years ago. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 04/02/2019 07:00
Senate opposes withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

Senate opposes withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

Republican-led Senate advances largely symbolic legislation opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 01/02/2019 02:16
Report: Russian flight diverted following attempted hijacking

Report: Russian flight diverted following attempted hijacking

Plane forced to land short of destination in Moscow after passenger reportedly demands that flight be diverted to Afghanistan.Tal Polon, 22/01/2019 14:40
Iranian Taliban members killed in northern Afghanistan

Iranian Taliban members killed in northern Afghanistan

Official: 'Iran involved in security incidents in Afghanistan but this is first time Iranians fight within terrorist groups in Afghanistan.'Mordechai Sones, 03/01/2019 13:29
Balochistan Liberation Army chief killed in suicide bombing

Balochistan Liberation Army chief killed in suicide bombing

Mastermind of last month's Chinese consulate attack in Karachi, Aslam Baloch, killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan.Mordechai Sones, 25/12/2018 18:40
Trump to cut number of troops in Afghanistan in half

Trump to cut number of troops in Afghanistan in half

Officials say US military has been ordered to begin planning to withdraw about half the troops in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2018 04:49
ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

Leader of Islamic State jihadist group in Afghanistan killed in airstrikes near the border with Pakistan.Ben Ariel, 27/08/2018 04:16
Afghan President declares ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President declares ceasefire with Taliban

Secretary of State says U.S. ready to support direct negotiations between Afghanistan government and Taliban.Ben Ariel, 20/08/2018 04:44
Taliban suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers

Taliban suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers

Three Czech soldiers killed in attack not far from Gram base in eastern Afghanistan; American soldier and two Afghans wounded.Mordechai Sones, 05/08/2018 17:03
Hundreds in Georgia mourn Jewish soldier killed in Afghanistan

Hundreds in Georgia mourn Jewish soldier killed in Afghanistan

Jewish soldier killed in Afghanistan was 'the first one in, worried about the welfare of his troops.'JTA, 21/07/2018 22:04
There is an ongoing Pashtun genocide in Pakistan

There is an ongoing Pashtun genocide in Pakistan

Pashtuns all over the world are raising their voices hoping the campaign gains global attention and support, and several protests recently took place in the US and across Europe. Dana Soffi, 11/07/2018 22:59
U.S. strike in Afghanistan targets Taliban leader

U.S. strike in Afghanistan targets Taliban leader

U.S. officials confirm American strike in Afghanistan targeted Pakistani Taliban chief Maulana Fazlullah, but do not confirm he was killed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 15/06/2018 22:13
Australian army unit flew Nazi flag on deployment

Australian army unit flew Nazi flag on deployment

Australia confirms reports soldiers flew swastika flag from army vehicle, PM says soldiers were punished.David Rosenberg, 15/06/2018 09:54
Afghanistan: 9 dead, 35 wounded in car bomb explosion

Afghanistan: 9 dead, 35 wounded in car bomb explosion

At least nine killed in bomb attack and gunfire on government building in eastern city of Jalalabad.Mordechai Sones, 13/05/2018 16:24
21 killed in twin bombing attacks in Afghanistan

21 killed in twin bombing attacks in Afghanistan

Journalists hit as twin bombings kill 21 in Kabul.David Rosenberg, 30/04/2018 10:12
ISIS suicide bombing kills 31 in Kabul

ISIS suicide bombing kills 31 in Kabul

Islamic State terror groups strikes Afghanistan with suicide bombing, killing dozens.David Rosenberg, 22/04/2018 15:36
Trump: We won't allow the Taliban to win

Trump: We won't allow the Taliban to win

Trump urges all countries to take "decisive action" against the Taliban following deadly attack in Kabul.Ben Ariel, 28/01/2018 03:46
Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

American Jew reported missing after Taliban terrorists attack Kabul hotel.David Rosenberg, 23/01/2018 10:34
41 dead in ISIS attack in Afghanistan

41 dead in ISIS attack in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite cultural center in Kabul, killing at least 41 and wounding more than 80.Ben Ariel, 29/12/2017 01:07
Police officer who hugged terrorist was a 'hero'

Police officer who hugged terrorist was a 'hero'

Afghan police officer wraps terrorist in bear hug, reducing number of victims killed in explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2017 00:44
'Rape and authorizing of murder were because I refused offer'

'Rape and authorizing of murder were because I refused offer'

Canadian man freed from five years of captivity in Afghanistan says captors raped his wife, authorized murder of his daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2017 21:04
Exposé: CNN and NYT ignored US Defense Secretary revelation on Taliban

Exposé: CNN and NYT ignored US Defense Secretary revelation on Taliban

Mattis said that Russia and Iran were arming the Taliban, but the two news outlets buried that bombshell in order to save the Obama Iran deal. Mark Langfan, 02/10/2017 06:45
Watch: 'Trump has the smarts to listen to his generals'

Watch: 'Trump has the smarts to listen to his generals'

US Senator Lindsey Graham, an avowed opponent of President Trump, offered rare praise over his decision to reevaluate Afghanistan strategy.Tzvi Lev, 22/08/2017 16:58
John Bolton: 'Danger of a terrorist takeover of Afghanistan'

John Bolton: 'Danger of a terrorist takeover of Afghanistan'

Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton says that there is still a danger of a terrorist takeover of Afghanistan.Tzvi Lev, 22/08/2017 13:42
'We will turn Afghanistan into an American graveyard'

'We will turn Afghanistan into an American graveyard'

Taliban terror group responds to Trump's speech indicating a new 'fight to win' strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia.Tal Polon, 22/08/2017 09:16
Trump announces new strategy for Afghanistan

Trump announces new strategy for Afghanistan

Trump says military strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia will shift from time-based approach to one based on conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2017 04:30
Taliban claims to use Russian-issued weapons

Taliban claims to use Russian-issued weapons

Taliban leader claims Russia supplying terrorist group weapons through Iran.Gary Willig, 25/07/2017 18:19