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Watch: Body of murdered reporter returned to Afghan officials

Watch: Body of murdered reporter returned to Afghan officials

The body of award-winning Reuters journalist murdered by the Taliban seen transported to a local hospital in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 09:48
Watch: Afghan special forces search for Taliban insurgents

Watch: Afghan special forces search for Taliban insurgents

Afghan special forces called on to search for Taliban militants following reports of hundreds of fighters occupying local province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 20:03
U.S. vows to 'protect Afghanistan from afar' as Taliban gains ground

U.S. vows to 'protect Afghanistan from afar' as Taliban gains ground

The US pledged to provide Afghanistan protection from the Taliban offensive, poised to take over the entire country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 11:46
'The Americans destroyed everything' before quietly leaving key Afghan base

'The Americans destroyed everything' before quietly leaving key Afghan base

Afghan troops allege the US withdrew without notifying them, leaving thousands of prisoners behind and a certainty the enemy would return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 07:40
With US, NATO out, Taliban crushing opposition en-route to Kabul

With US, NATO out, Taliban crushing opposition en-route to Kabul

Reports of Afghan forces fleeing, deserting their arms without a fight abound as Taliban seem poised to take the capital in coming months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 19:02
Watch: Biden snaps at reporters asking about Afghanistan withdrawal

Watch: Biden snaps at reporters asking about Afghanistan withdrawal

The US President demanded reporters ask him 'happy questions' before lauding his own accomplishments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 10:26
Officer ducks Taliban bullets after vowing 'fight to the end'

Officer ducks Taliban bullets after vowing 'fight to the end'

Taliban insurgents seizing more territory in a dash for Kabul following international troops pullout from Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/07/2021 08:41
Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

After refusing to take back previous offensive comment, Omar fires back with "classic anti-Semitic themes about Jewish clannishness."Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 17:33
U.S. predicts Afghanistan's fall as early as 3 months of now

U.S. predicts Afghanistan's fall as early as 3 months of now

While the White House remains adamant about its upcoming pullout from the country, the Taliban is already making impressive gains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 10:14
Biden tells Afghan leader U.S. to stay out as Taliban advances

Biden tells Afghan leader U.S. to stay out as Taliban advances

The Taliban released footage of local troops laying down arms without a fight as U.S. troops are set to withdraw completely by mid-July.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 20:17
Watch: Wounded Afghani soldiers flee Taliban onslaught

Watch: Wounded Afghani soldiers flee Taliban onslaught

As U.S. troops pull out of Afghanistan, Taliban militants are making a push for the state capital and taking key towns along the way.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 09:09
Taliban overrunning key districts as American troops pull out

Taliban overrunning key districts as American troops pull out

The Taliban offensive continues as terrorists overrun large swathes of Afghanistan with U.S. forces slated to leave by September.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 09:45
US preparing for Taliban attacks during Afghan withdrawal

US preparing for Taliban attacks during Afghan withdrawal

Withdrawal dragging past May 1 date Trump WH negotiated with the Taliban, sparking worries attacks on US, coalition forces might resume.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/04/2021 21:16
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
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
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
Afghanistan: Prisoner swap confirmed

Afghanistan: Prisoner swap confirmed

Afghanistan announces Taliban prisoner swap to free hostagesArutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2019 08:42
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
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
How the Taliban won over the US Army

How the Taliban won over the US Army

Former Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani on America’s endgame in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2019 12:07
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
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
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
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
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
Florida synagogue officer killed in Kabul hotel attack

Florida synagogue officer killed in Kabul hotel attack

Spokesman for ex-Trump adviser who was active in his local Jewish community one of four Americans killed in Taliban terror attack.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2018 12:48
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
U.S. suspends security aid to Pakistan

U.S. suspends security aid to Pakistan

State Department announces suspension of security assistance to Pakistan until it takes action against Taliban and Haqqani network.Ben Ariel, 05/01/2018 03:13
American family of 5 freed after 5-year captivity in Pakistan

American family of 5 freed after 5-year captivity in Pakistan

US, Pakistani forces rescue family kidnapped by Taliban 5 years ago.Gary Willig, 12/10/2017 22:56
'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
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
Father of Florida terrorist supports Taliban

Father of Florida terrorist supports Taliban

Seddique Mateen moved to US from Afghanistan, yet calls to imprison current Afghan leaders and praises US's enemies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2016 07:57
US journalist killed in Afghanistan Taliban ambush

US journalist killed in Afghanistan Taliban ambush

David Gilkey becomes first US journalist outside the military killed in Afghan conflict, along with Afghan translator and driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2016 10:13
Taliban leader 'likely killed' in US drone strike

Taliban leader 'likely killed' in US drone strike

US official confirms Taliban head targeted and likely taken out in drone strike in Pakistan along Afghan border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2016 23:58
Taliban claims responsibility for Pakistan attack

Taliban claims responsibility for Pakistan attack

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar terror organization says it targeted children, Christians celebrating Easter.Matt Wanderman, 28/03/2016 07:50
ISIS, Taliban recruits joined Galloway Gaza convoy

ISIS, Taliban recruits joined Galloway Gaza convoy

Following revelations that ISIS torturer joined George Galloway's 2009 convoy, new report shows he wasn't the only terrorist aboard.Ari Soffer, 09/02/2016 17:05
Taliban releases recording denying leader's death

Taliban releases recording denying leader's death

'There is no truth to the rumors that I was injured or killed in [Pakistan],' says man, allegedly Mullah Akhtar Mansour.Matt Wanderman, 05/12/2015 22:56
Taliban Claims Downing a US Army Plane

Taliban Claims Downing a US Army Plane

Taliban says it shot down military transport plane at key town on route of terror influx from Pakistan; NATO has yet to confirm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2015 07:30
Taliban Admits Publicly to Hiding Leader's Death

Taliban Admits Publicly to Hiding Leader's Death

Mullah Mohammed Omar has been dead since 2013, but the group kept a facade to attract more terrorists in the face of NATO forces.Tova Dvorin, 31/08/2015 22:50
'Wanted' Taliban Leader 'Has Been Dead for Years'

'Wanted' Taliban Leader 'Has Been Dead for Years'

Afghan officials reveal Mullah Mohammed Omar, who has $10 million bounty on his head by US, died 2-3 years ago.Ari Yashar, 29/07/2015 13:37
Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

In what appears to be a damaging snafu, US strike hits army checkpoint in Taliban stronghold region of Kabul, killing 14 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2015 09:17
Pakistan: 10 Sentenced to Life in Malala Shooting

Pakistan: 10 Sentenced to Life in Malala Shooting

Pakistani court sentenced ten men to life in prison for their involvement in a 2012 assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai.Ben Ariel, 01/05/2015 04:43
Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

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, 02/02/2015 09:53
Pakistan Arrests ISIS Recruiter in Lahore

Pakistan Arrests ISIS Recruiter in Lahore

Suspect worked with local imam to build ISIS presence in Pakistani capital, earned $600 for each person they recruited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2015 17:53
Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black

Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black

Al-Qaeda killed thousands in its attack on the World Trade Center, but their 'hearts bled' over last week's Pakistan massacre.Yaakov Levi, 21/12/2014 17:29
Afghanistan Taliban Condemns Pakistan Taliban

Afghanistan Taliban Condemns Pakistan Taliban

Afghanistan Taliban says intentional killing of innocent people is "against the basics of Islam".Ben Ariel, 17/12/2014 00:15
141 Murdered in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School

141 Murdered in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School

132 children among the dead in largest attack in years in the country, over 100 others wounded many with numerous gunshots.Ari Yashar, 16/12/2014 19:13
Five Taliban Leaders Declare Loyalty to ISIS

Five Taliban Leaders Declare Loyalty to ISIS

ISIS gains ground in Pakistan, as yet another local Islamist group goes global.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 14/10/2014 08:19
Pakistani Schoolgirl Shot by Taliban Wins Nobel

Pakistani Schoolgirl Shot by Taliban Wins Nobel

Peace prize split by Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi, fighters for children's right to education.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014 12:38
Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 22/08/2014 10:28
Investigation into Bowe Bergdahl Abduction Begins

Investigation into Bowe Bergdahl Abduction Begins

US Army investigates whether or not controversial US captive deserted to join the Taliban.Tova Dvorin, 07/08/2014 13:17
Hagel: Bergdahl Trade 'In the US's Best Interests'

Hagel: Bergdahl Trade 'In the US's Best Interests'

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defends controversial prisoner swap to Congress, claims ends justify the means in saving soldier's life.Tova Dvorin, 11/06/2014 20:25
After Bergdahl, Taliban Threatens More Kidnappings

After Bergdahl, Taliban Threatens More Kidnappings

'It’s better to kidnap one person like Bergdahl than kidnapping hundreds of useless people,' Taliban commander says.Tova Dvorin, 08/06/2014 07:50