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Six Female Afghan MPs Arrive In Athens On Way to US

Six female MPs from Afghanistan arrived in Athens, Greece via Tbilisi, Georgia, accompanied by their family members, earlier on Wednesday, according to a Foreign Ministry announcement. The six women were extricated from Afghanistan following the actions of the NGO Zaka...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

EUMED 9 Summit Tackles Climate Change, Immigration Challenges

Leaders from nine Mediterranean nations held a summit in Athens called the EUMED 9 on Friday afternoon to address issues such as climate change, migration, Turkey and Afghanistan, among others. The EUMED 9 enabled representatives from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy,...

Afghan Refugee in Greece Awarded Scholarship to Study in US

Arezu, a young Afghan refugee living on the island of Lesvos, Greece, was awarded a scholarship to study in Boston recently. The 12-year-old girl fled Afghanistan with her family when she was just seven years old. Her mother, Mariam, was...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

Desperate Effort to Rescue Afghan Girls Soccer Team from Country

Desperate international efforts to get the Afghan girls' soccer team out of the country continue after the ISIS-K bombing last week cut off their route to the airport, temporarily stopping their bid to get themselves and their families out...

Afghan Interpreter “Going to Die for a Good Thing” for Helping US

An Afghan interpreter who helped US forces in Afghanistan has accepted that he likely will not be evacuated from the country and is going to die, but does not regret sacrificing his life for doing "a good thing," he...

War Is Officially Over as Last US Forces Withdraw from Afghanistan

The United States announced that it had completed its withdrawal of U.S. service members from Afghanistan on Monday evening. The U.S. had set August 31st as the deadline for their withdrawal from the middle eastern country, ending an occupation...

U.S. Airstrike Stops Suicide Bomber Outside Kabul Airport

The US has just executed a military airstrike in Kabul meant to target ISIS-K. The strike successfully killed an ISIS-K suicide bomber who the military believed was planning to launch another attack on the airport. “US military forces conducted a...