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Greece Offers Permanent Residency to Dozens of Afghan Dissidents

Greece announced on Thursday it is offering permanent residency in the country to a group of 35 Afghans, including human rights workers and their families, following a short stay in neighboring North Macedonia. North Macedonia’s government said the 35 had...

Greece Offers Safe Passage to Female Afghan Judges, Legislators

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed six female Afghan judges and legislators who who fled Afghanistan after the Taliban took over in August, to his office on Friday. The women met with Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou last week. The women, three...

55 Killed in ISIS Suicide Bombing at Afghanistan Mosque

Local media in Afghanistan say 55 people were killed in an ISIS-led suicide bombing that targeted a mosque in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Friday. "This afternoon, an explosion took place in a mosque of our Shiite compatriots...

When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, according to a recent story by The Economist, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the...

Taliban Declares Executions Will Resume in Afghanistan

The Taliban said on Thursday that it will be using executions as a form of punishment in Afghanistan once more. Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, one of the founders of the terrorist organization and perhaps its strictest enforcer of the group's interpretation...

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...

The Greek Teacher Who Was Kidnapped by the Taliban

In October 2019 Greek teacher Thanasis Lerounis was kidnapped by the Taliban in a welfare center for the Kalash people in Pakistan

US Special Operations Veterans Work Together to Evacuate Afghan Allies

A group of former U.S. special operations officers have volunteered to attempt one last mission they call the "Pineapple Express," a plan to help evacuate hundreds of vulnerable Afghan allies and their families out of the tumultuous country. The group...