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News and updates about Afghanistan

'A Palestinian government will blow up in our face'

Security expert, educator, and author Yair Ansbacher says that the attempts to make a democratic state of Palestine will be no more successful than Iraq and Afghanistan.

'A Palestinian government will blow up in our face'

USA to Israel, scoundrels never pay

Remember when the good guys won?Times have changed, and the scoundrels are getting away with it, right before our eyes. Op-ed.

USA to Israel, scoundrels never pay

Upon living in the age of dangerous stupidity

Plain stupidity on Afghanistan, Ukraine, unchecked migrants in US cities, Ehud Barak's mindlessness - it keeps hitting us in the face.Op-ed

Upon living in the age of dangerous stupidity

Taliban kills ISIS leader behind 2021 attack in Kabul

US officials confirm that Taliban eliminated ISIS-K leader behind August 2021 suicide bombing during US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Taliban kills ISIS leader behind 2021 attack in Kabul

Biden deflects blame from Afghan tragedy he caused

There is zero integrity in pretending the Afghanistan fiasco was anything but a travesty. Americans know better.Op-ed

Biden deflects blame from Afghan tragedy he caused

Taliban kills two ISIS terrorists, detains a third

The regional affiliate of the Islamic State group -- known as ISIS-K -- is responsible for deadly attacks in the region.

Taliban kills two ISIS terrorists, detains a third

Why the gender-obssessed West abandoned Afghan and Iranian women

In the insane West, the word “woman” no longer has a meaning, and you can get in trouble for using the word - so why save them? Op-ed.

Why the gender-obssessed West abandoned Afghan and Iranian women

'Chess pieces': Did Prince Harry give Iran a 'talking point?'

Why was Prince Harry bragging about 'killing 25 people' during his tour of service in Afghanistan?

'Chess pieces': Did Prince Harry give Iran a 'talking point?'

Taliban against Prince Harry: 'We're not human chess pieces'

The Taliban come out against the Duke of Sussex after he calls the ones he killed in Afghanistan, 'chess pieces eliminated from the board.'

Taliban against Prince Harry: 'We're not human chess pieces'

Watch: Women protesting university ban report Taliban beatings

Women marching outside Kabul University in panic as Taliban soldiers, female supporters descend on the protest.

Watch: Women protesting university ban report Taliban beatings

Watch: Hillary Clinton compares US to Afghanistan, Sudan

Clinton slammed by army vet for comparing anti-abortion laws to women's treatment in Islamic countries.

Watch: Hillary Clinton compares US to Afghanistan, Sudan

Watch: Taliban lash women for shopping without male guardian

Warning: Graphic violence

Watch: Taliban lash women for shopping without male guardian

Taliban: At least 16 killed in religious school bombing

Scores of children killed as explosive detonated at religious school in northern Afghanistan.

Taliban: At least 16 killed in religious school bombing

Watch: Afghanis selling their children, body organs to survive

Some Afghanis are giving their children anti-anxiety medications to prevent them from crying when they go hungry.

Watch: Afghanis selling their children, body organs to survive

Taliban whip 12 people in front of Afghan stadium audience

Three women and nine men lashed in front of hundreds of onlookers as Taliban returns to harsh corporal punishment.

Taliban whip 12 people in front of Afghan stadium audience

Watch: Women beaten as Taliban orders return of Sharia law

The move reneges on the group's promises to the US government which fled Afghanistan in 2021.

Watch: Women beaten as Taliban orders return of Sharia law

Taliban approves conservation work on historic Afghan synagogue

16-month restoration project aims to preserve Yu Aw synagogue in Herat, which once had tens of thousands of Jews but now has none.

Taliban approves conservation work on historic Afghan synagogue

Women's cycling champion: 'I will race for all Afghan women'

Afghan cycling champion Fariba Hashimi set to sign with Israel cycling team, could become 1st Afghan to start the Tour de France Femmes.

Women's cycling champion: 'I will race for all Afghan women'

American held in Afghanistan for over two years released

American contractor released in prisoner swap for senior Taliban member, White House reveals.

American held in Afghanistan for over two years released

Watch: Taliban crash American helicopter after trying to fly it

The accident, blamed on a technical malfunction, left 3 dead and another 5 injured.

Watch: Taliban crash American helicopter after trying to fly it

Dozens dead or injured in mosque bombing in Afghanistan

An explosion during Friday services in the city of Herat, Afghanistan left at least 18 dead, 21 injured.

Dozens dead or injured in mosque bombing in Afghanistan

Taliban close to signing deal on gas, oil and wheat with Russia

Deal would see Russia exporting oil, wheat and gas to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

Taliban close to signing deal on gas, oil and wheat with Russia

'We haven't found body of eliminated Al-Qaeda leader'

Taliban says it has not found the body of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was killed in a US air strike in Kabul last month.

'We haven't found body of eliminated Al-Qaeda leader'

Meeting Meena: Culmination of a year of rescuing Afghan women

Last August, I did not know whether Meena had made it to the airport, whether she was alive or dead. Report.

Meeting Meena: Culmination of a year of rescuing Afghan women

The Taliban is back in hot water

Zawahiri’s death and the unveiling of his presence in Kabul certainly put the Afghan movement under the spotlight. Op-ed.

The Taliban is back in hot water

One year after Biden’s Afghanistan debacle: A recap

This never should have happened. And it effectively ended Biden’s presidency just seven months in. Op-ed.

One year after Biden’s Afghanistan debacle: A recap

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.

Watch: Taliban fighters sent to study English in local schools

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

Al-Zawahiri’s assassination is 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?

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.

US eliminated Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

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 troops

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?

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.

Watch: Afghanis struggling as quake may lead to flash flooding

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

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 viral

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 soldiers

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.

Watch: Afghani girls studying in secret despite Taliban decree

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 enemy

'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.

'Biden betrayed women's rights worldwide'

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.

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

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

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

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 question

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 Ukraine

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 day

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 Ukraine

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

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

A US Islamist campaign to free Aafia Siddiqui

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.

Afghanistan's blue mountain lakes empty of tourists

Israeli-US 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

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 aid