Leaked footage shows Taliban celebrating after beheading Afghan soldier

Disturbing footage has emerged of Taliban members executing an Afghan soldier before celebrating as they hold up his severed head by his hair. The 36-second video shows six fighters surrounding the soldier, five armed with rifles while one man, thought to be the leader, brandishes two bloody knives. A seventh person recorded the film, which was obtained by the Washington […]

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Afghanistan security adviser says hard-line Taliban members defecting to ISIS, merging with Al Qaeda

New Taliban threats after President Trump cancels talks Trump cancels secret peace talks at Camp David after the Taliban admitted to a deadly car bombing that killed an American soldier in Kabul; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. More than 18 years after U.S. forces entered Afghanistan and usurped the Taliban government from power, the country remains a patchwork […]

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Venice: Angelina Jolie Gives Shout-Out to Afghan Film ‘Hava, Maryam, Ayesha’

Angelina Jolie has given her support to female-led Afghan film “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha,” made by first-time director Sahraa Karimi. The pic, which has its world premiere Friday at the Venice Film Festival, chronicles the lives of, and the difficult choices facing, three Afghan women from different social backgrounds. In a statement of support, Jolie called it a “delicately made and […]

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