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Green Beret on Afghanistan pullout: 'Every time I think this can't get any worse, it does'

Green Beret on Afghanistan pullout: 'Every time I think this can't get any worse, it does'

Former US army officer blasts the Biden administration for its failure to protect American citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 13:55
Watch: Afghan-born American ventures home to save his family

Watch: Afghan-born American ventures home to save his family

The man dispels Biden's claims of a contingency plan to bring home Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 10:18
Senior Taliban leaders involved in bitter feud over war spoils

Senior Taliban leaders involved in bitter feud over war spoils

A major row has broken out between leaders of the terrorist group days after a new government was announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 08:20
Both woke Leftists and the Taliban destroy books

Both woke Leftists and the Taliban destroy books

Strange that it is not only the Taliban who are destroying children's books, but also our liberal wokes. Op-edGiulio Meotti‏, 18/09/2021 20:00
Have the Taliban emboldened Al Houthi?

Have the Taliban emboldened Al Houthi?

The leader of Yemen’s Houthia, Ansar Allah, recently vowed to take control of all Yemeni cities and liberate them from foreign powers. Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi, 17/09/2021 17:05
Marco Rubio demands US designate Taliban a terror organization

Marco Rubio demands US designate Taliban a terror organization

Republican Senator demands State Department produce annual report on countries which hold diplomatic relations with the Taliban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 16:02
Watch: Taliban 'invade' amusement park, go-karting ensues

Watch: Taliban 'invade' amusement park, go-karting ensues

Taliban fighters made their return to a Kabul area amusement park, where they engaged in activities such as arcade shooting and more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 09:07
Watch: Biden appears in 'Making the Taliban Great Again' signs

Watch: Biden appears in 'Making the Taliban Great Again' signs

Commuters in York County, South Carolina were surprised to find giant billboards that featuring President Biden in a Taliban outfit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 08:30
Former President Trump denies releasing 5,000 Taliban prisoners but did he do it?

Former President Trump denies releasing 5,000 Taliban prisoners but did he do it?

Trump blamed the “inept Afghan government” for releasing 5,000 Taliban prisoners last year, but did Sec. of State Pompeo admit the move?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 21:26
Watch: Iran rejects Taliban government as 'not inclusive enough'

Watch: Iran rejects Taliban government as 'not inclusive enough'

Shiite Iran and Sunni Taliban at odds as the Islamic Republic brands the newly-formed state as not inclusive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 17:46
Downward spiral? Taliban release legal code for women's education

Downward spiral? Taliban release legal code for women's education

With the Taliban announcing a series of restrictions on women's education, backers of the Islamist regime voiced resentment of the West.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 17:22
U.S. to reassess Pakistan ties due to alleged Taliban backing

U.S. to reassess Pakistan ties due to alleged Taliban backing

Antony Blinken said that while Pakistan's policy with regards to Afghanistan was unclear, it had harbored senior Taliban members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 16:53
Watch: Dogs left behind after US pullout from Afghanistan get new handlers

Watch: Dogs left behind after US pullout from Afghanistan get new handlers

While the Pentagon has denied abandoning the dogs during the chaotic withdrawal, they will reportedly be put back to work by the Taliban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 15:42
Watch: Tajik forces' 'prepare' for Taliban threat

Watch: Tajik forces' 'prepare' for Taliban threat

As the Taliban gains strength, Tajikistan's army assesses its 'combat readiness' by holding a major military exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 14:25
Pakistan's ambassador to China: Taliban would welcome our involvement

Pakistan's ambassador to China: Taliban would welcome our involvement

Pakistani Ambassador to China says he's certain the Taliban would welcome China and Pakistan's economic assistance.MEMRI, 12/09/2021 14:15
Trouble brewing within Taliban's senior echelons?

Trouble brewing within Taliban's senior echelons?

With a number of tribes who've always been at odds making up the Taliban, divisions are emerging less than 2 weeks into the new regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 11:50
U.S. Navy seal who took part in Bin Laden raid: You kill the bad guys

U.S. Navy seal who took part in Bin Laden raid: 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.i24NEWS, 12/09/2021 11:08
Watch: Taliban militants play pool, show off swimming pool in abandoned mansion

Watch: Taliban militants play pool, show off swimming 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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 08:51
Taliban shoot rebel leader's brother as Measles outbreak stops flights

Taliban shoot rebel leader's brother as Measles outbreak stops flights

Taliban fighters reportedly tortured and executed Rohullah Saleh, brother of former Afghanistan vice president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 08:30
Twenty years later

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.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 10/09/2021 14:32
Taliban 2021: A turnaround in politics and governance?

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.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 10/09/2021 11:30
Taliban: We want ties with whole world except for Israel

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.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 09/09/2021 22:39
Taliban allows hundreds of US, foreign citizens to leave on chartered flights

Taliban allows hundreds of US, foreign citizens to leave on chartered flights

After days of banning chartered flights to rescue westerners still stuck in Afghanistan, Taliban allows the flights to take off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 17:44
Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism in the face of Islamism

Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism in the face of 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.Howard Rotberg, 09/09/2021 10:00
Watch: Afghanistan's last remaining Jew leaves the country

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.Eitan Divinsky, 08/09/2021 21:43
Biden should step down over Kabul

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..Giulio Meotti‏, 06/09/2021 10:14
Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked refuses to grant Afghan women entry to Israel

Interior Minister Ayelet 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.Ido Ben Porat, 05/09/2021 22:59
American stranded in Afghanistan: 'Am I going to die here?'

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 14:02
How did the Taliban end up using S. Korean uniforms?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 13:53
Watch: Russian TV inspects Kabul Airport

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 10:04
17 killed in 'celebratory' gunfire as Taliban claim victory in breakaway province

17 killed in 'celebratory' gunfire as Taliban claim victory in breakaway province

Both sides are claiming to have the upper hand in fighting over Panjshir Valley, controlled by resistance forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 08:46
Trump blasts Biden: He disrespected our service members

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 03:41
Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff: Coordination with Taliban a 'possibility'

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff: 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 04:08
Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

Report: Taliban gives US tanks, military equipment to Iran

US military equipment from Afghanistan emerges in images from Tehran.Gary Willig, 01/09/2021 20:41
Report: Biden urged Afghan president to create impression Taliban wasn't winning

Report: Biden urged Afghan president to create impression Taliban wasn't winning

Leaked call between Biden and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani details how US President believed "perception" change could lead to victory.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 17:57
Who is ISIS-K - the group behind the Kabul Airport attack?

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 13:59
'They wanted to punish me' - Activist recounts escape from Taliban

'They wanted to punish me' - Activist recounts 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 11:58
Watch: Former Afghan minister now working as German delivery man

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 10:48
Tucker: White House arming the Taliban as it disarms Americans

Tucker: White House arming the Taliban as it disarms Americans

Carlson demands Biden's administration get back weapons they 'gave away' to the Taliban before rounding up ones belonging to Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 10:05
Watch: Hamas official congratulates Taliban on 'victory against America'

Watch: Hamas official 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.MEMRI, 01/09/2021 09:56
Watch: Taliban militants mock American soldiers while inspecting U.S. 'bounty'

Watch: Taliban militants mock American soldiers while inspecting U.S. 'bounty'

Taliban fighters dressed in full U.S. military fatigue were filmed pledging allegiance to 'real' Taliban leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 22:19
Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

Watch: Exclusive interview with Taliban leader

Taliban head Anas Haqqani blames Americans for destroying Kabul airport, claims Taliban 'didn't destroy anything.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 20:16
Pentagon: Hundreds of Americans still in Afghanistan

Pentagon: Hundreds of Americans still in Afghanistan

Number of Americans who wanted out but were left behind in Afghanistan estimated in the 'low hundreds.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 19:31
Taliban spokesman: U.S. defeat a lesson for other invaders

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 18:59
Watch: Former Singapore premier predicts outcome of Afghanistan conflict in 2009

Watch: Former Singapore premier predicts outcome of Afghanistan conflict 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?Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 17:39
Watch: Afghanistan resistance fighters in 'unreachable' valley repel Taliban

Watch: Afghanistan resistance fighters in 'unreachable' valley repel Taliban

The spokesman of National Resistance Front said his group had killed 7-8 Taliban militants during a skirmish on Aug. 30.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 17:11
U.S. army disables planes, missile systems before leaving Kabul

U.S. army 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 16:13
The Biden regime is aiding  and abetting our worst enemies

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.Richard Abelson, 31/08/2021 14:43
Blinken on Afghanistan: A new diplomatic mission has begun

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.Ben Ariel, 31/08/2021 04:10
Taliban declares independence after US withdrawal

Taliban declares independence after US withdrawal

Taliban celebrates end of the US mission in Afghanistan, declares independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 02:43
Biden: World will hold Taliban to its commitment on safe passage

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 01:12
Rashida Tlaib tweets about fundraiser for group tied to Hamas

Rashida Tlaib tweets about fundraiser for group tied to Hamas

Texas-based charity accused by experts of having ties to Hamas and the Taliban.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 22:09
Blinken: Taliban promised to let everyone who wants to leave

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 20:51
Watch: Afghans take to the streets to protest rising prices

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:59
China pledges support for Taliban, lashes out at G7 threats

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:51
UK ambassador: 15,000 evacuated from Afghanistan

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:21
Watch: Taliban claim advanced U.S. planes, drones after Afghan army flees

Watch: Taliban claim advanced U.S. planes, drones after Afghan army flees

Reports emerging of $85 billion worth of American military equipment falling into Taliban hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 12:28