Man carves battle crosses to honor 13 dead soldiers in Afghanistan

Inspired Stories 09/07/21, 22:12

A New Hampshire artist hand-crafted several monuments to honor military personnel who recently died while evacuating U.S. troops and asylum seekers from Afghanistan. Wings Custom Carvings owner Stephen Wing wanted to find a way to help others remember the 13 soldiers who lost their lives in a terrorist attack at Hamid ...

Senate committee calls Biden administration to testify on Afghanistan next week

D.C. 09/07/21, 15:23

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has called the Biden administration to testify about its messy withdrawal from Afghanistan next week.  The committee announced that it would hold a hearing on "examining the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan" next Tuesday, Sept. 14, to be presided over by Chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.). According to the announcement Secretary ...

Taliban spokesman warns the US against interfering in its culture

Middle East 09/04/21, 20:06

Taliban spokesperson, Suhail Shaheen in a Friday, September 3 interview demanded respect for the now the leader of Afghanistan’s culture.  "There will be no issue about the women’s rights. No problem about their education, their work," the top spokesperson for the new Afghan government told Fox News.  “But we should not be ...

Taliban declares China is ‘main partner’ in rebuilding Afghanistan

Middle East 09/03/21, 19:30

An Afghan militant group confirmed Beijing will be its "principal partner" in the strongest indication yet of formal diplomatic relations on Sept. 1. "China will be our main partner and represents a great opportunity for us, because it is ready to invest in our country and support reconstruction efforts," Taliban spokesman ...

White House affirms more than 100 Americans were left in Afghanistan

Middle East 09/03/21, 01:36

More than 100 American citizens remain in Afghanistan after the Biden administration completed its military withdrawal from the country, the White House confirmed on Thursday, Sept. 2. During a daily news conference, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that the number of American citizens still in Afghanistan after the Aug. 31 full exit ...

Afghan resistance group defend province against attack by the Taliban

Middle East 09/02/21, 17:30

The conflict between the Afghan resistance group in Panjshir valley and the Taliban erupted again, resulting in damages claimed by both sides on Thursday, September 2. After several attempts to attack the last province resisting its rule since the fall of Kabul in Panjshir valley, the Taliban on Wednesday surrounded the ...

Taliban shows off US military arms in its victory parade

Middle East 09/02/21, 01:39

The Taliban celebrated its victory on Wednesday, Sept. 1, parading along a road with displaying U.S. military equipment they captured during their takeover of Afghanistan after the Biden administration withdrew American forces from the country. The Islamist militants staged their victory parades in Kandahar, the second-biggest city in Afghanistan, showing off ...

Music ban under new Taliban reign: Afghan folk singer executed

Middle East 09/01/21, 19:04

Not long after the Taliban stated music is forbidden in public places, the family of a talented Afghan folk singer reported he was executed by its fighters. The singer, Mr. Fawad Andarabi, appeared to be elderly as seen in online videos, and he was fatally shot for no reason by Taliban ...

US: Senators push to block funding for Taliban

U.S. 09/01/21, 18:20

Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rob Portman wrote to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday, Aug. 30, pressing her to use everything in her power to prevent billions of dollars in international funds earmarked for Afghanistan from falling into the hands of the "oppressive Taliban regime." The Taliban seized power ...

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