Afghan president blames swift US withdrawal for Taliban surge, with key cities under threat

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday blamed the United States’ “sudden” decision to withdraw its troops for the rapid collapse of security in the country as Taliban forces close in…

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead there of the U.S. military pullout at the…

China expects Taliban to play ‘important’ role in Afghan peace

China has started talks with the Taliban as tensions mount about the future of Afghanistan following the U.S. military’s withdrawal from the country.  A Taliban delegation visited China this week,…

Afghan translator who worked for US Army reportedly beheaded by Taliban

The Taliban beheaded an Afghan man who had worked as a translator for the U.S. Army, according to reports. Sohail Pardis, 32, had been driving from his home in Kabul…

Taliban fighters execute 22 Afghan commandos

The Taliban shot 22 Afghan commandos on Tuesday in the northern province of Faryab, the Afghan Ministry of Defense confirmed to Fox News. The Special Force members’ ammunition ran out…

Afghan women carry guns in streets, protest Taliban as country struggles

Women have taken up arms in heavily-contested regions of Afghanistan as the Taliban continues to make nationwide gains during the U.S. military‘s withdrawal.  The U.S. continued its drawdown of troops,…

Iran hosts high-level Afghan peace talks as fighting surges

Iran on Wednesday hosted the first significant talks in months between the Taliban and Afghan government representatives — a previously unannounced meeting that comes as the U.S. completes its withdrawal…

Cavuto presses Pentagon rep on Afghan pull-out amid Taliban concerns: They ‘don’t want peaceful negotiation’

“Your World” host Neil Cavuto on Wednesday pressed the Pentagon press secretary on the potential resurgence of the Taliban as President Biden closes in on his goal of pulling all…

Vets demand Biden take action for Afghan interpreters, other allies

Rep Seth Moulton, D-Mass., spoke at a rally on Friday to demand presidential action for American’s Afghan allies, such as interpreters who took great risks to help American troops and…

US left Bagram Air Base in dead of night, didn’t tell new Afghan commander

BAGRAM, Afghanistan – The U.S. left Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield after nearly 20 years by shutting off the electricity and slipping away in the night without notifying the base’s new Afghan…