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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...

The Greek American CIA Spy Who Empowered the Taliban

Afghanistan's Taliban owe a lot to a Greek American CIA spy who ran the largest covert operation in the agency's history in arming the Mujahideen in the 1980s

Biden on Kabul Airport Attack: “We Will Make You Pay”

President Joe Biden addressed the Kabul airport attack in Afghanistan which resulted in thirteen U.S. service members dying on Thursday. In an emotional statement, the President told those responsible that "We will not forgive. We will not forget. We...

13 US Service Members Killed in Attack at Kabul Airport in Afghanistan

Some evacuations have been halted from Afghanistan after there was an explosion outside the gates of the Kabul's International Airport on Thursday afternoon local time. Thirteen US service members and at least sixty Afghans were killed and 140 others were...

What is Sharia Law and How Does it Affect Women?

The Taliban, a militant Islamist group in Afghanistan, have seized control of the country as the United States and its allies evacuate its troops from the region. A core dimension of the Taliban is its implementation of its own...

Taliban Now Blocking Westerners from Reaching Kabul Airport

The Taliban is now preventing Westerners from getting to the airport in Kabul, according to several reports Wednesday morning, and strengthening their encircling of the airport, despite pervious assurances that all foreigners would be allowed to evacuate. A number of...

Afghanistan’s Only Music School Shuts Its Doors

Afghanistan refugee Ahmad Sarmast, a descendant of a well-known music composer, had left the country of his birth and found asylum in Australia in the 1990s but returned to the war-torn country to found a music school in 2010. But...