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Oct 31 2023
As the clock ticked down to the Nov. 1 deadline Pakistan set for undocumented migrants to leave the country, Muhammad Rahim boarded a bus from Karachi to the Afghan border.
"We'd live here our whole life if they didn't send us back," said the 35-year-old Afghan national, who was born in Pakistan, married a Pakistani woman and raised his Pakistan-born children in the port city - but hasReuters
Oct 07 2023
Earlier today Hamas terrorists launched a major surprise attack on Israel. The Islamist group fired over 5,000 missiles inside Israel, crossed into southern Israel, captured innocent citizens and Israeli soldiers as prisoners, and launched numerous attacks across southern Israel. This assault comes just weeks after Joe Biden sent $6 billion to Iran in September. Get the hottest, most importantWND
Oct 05 2023
‘The school is like a light for me:’ The secret classrooms giving Afghan girls a chance to learn despite Taliban rules
Parasto Hakim was startled by a knock at the front gates.
She scanned her classroom for a quick headcount – all the girls were already in attendance. It could only be the Taliban.
Her heart pounding, she opened the door to find at least five members of the Afghan militant group demanding to check if she was breaking any rules. She was. This was a secret school, set up to teachCNN (Online News)
Aug 15 2023
Afghanistan's Taliban marked the second anniversary of their return to power on Tuesday, celebrating their takeover of Kabul and the establishment of what they said was security throughout the country under an Islamic system.Reuters
May 28 2023
Iranian border guards exchanged gunfire with Taliban soldiers Saturday along a common border between Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan provinces and Afghanistan's Nimruz province, official media reported.
Two Iranian border guards were killed as well as at least one Taliban fighter, while two civilians were injured in the skirmishes, according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency.United Press International
Aug 15 2023
When Zahra thinks back to her life before the summer of 2021, it seems like another reality.
As a student in Afghanistan, she had “lots of friends.”
“We were happy together,” she recalled. “We were studying, sometimes we were gathering together … we were riding bikes.”
Zahra, 20, doesn’t ride bikes anymore. Or go to school, or walk outside without covering her face, or seeCNN (Online News)
Sep 04 2023
In the tale of President Joe Biden’s perpetual vacation, interspersed with bouts of presidency, a new book revealed how he “exploded in frustration” after a report on the deteriorating situation during the Afghanistan withdrawal. Looking back at the weekend of Aug. 12, 2021, when Biden had departed Washington, D.C. for a getaway to Camp David, The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer detailed the outburstBizpac Review
Jul 07 2023
His name was Nasratullah Ahmadyar and he had lived on an US Army base from the time he was young, working an an interpreter. He and his family escaped the Taliban when the US pulled out of the country. He and his wife and five children were living in Alexandria and he worked as a Lyft driver in and around Washington DC. Monday he was shot and killed by a group of teens who were apparentlyHotAir
Jul 07 2023
A former Afghan interpreter who served alongside U.S. special forces before fleeing Afghanistan after it fell to the Taliban was killed in Washington, D.C. by a group of "boys" who fatally shot him while he was driving for Lyft to make money to support his wife and four children. The latest tragedy in the increasingly lawless capital puts an exclamation point on the surging number of violentTownhall
Apr 07 2023
The Taliban banned Afghan women from working at the United Nations in Afghanistan this week, adding another restriction to the long list the Taliban has imposed on Afghan women since retaking power in August 2021.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said any ban on Afghan women working for the U.N. mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, would be "unacceptable and franklyABC News (Online)