Naperville Woman Working For United Airlines Uses Farsi Language Skills To Connect With Evacuees From Afghanistan, Evoking Her Own Roots Coming From IranThis story is about fate, and a twist that brought a Naperville woman back to her roots. It happened in the skies over the Middle East and Europe, on a plane full of evacuees headed west.
Afghans Living In Chicago Scramble For Ways To Get Their Families Out Of Afghanistan Ahead Of Monday Troop Withdrawal DeadlineOn a day when a suicide bomber killed 12 U.S. service members and dozens of others outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, many Afghans living in Chicago are scrambling to find ways to help their families that are still stuck in Afghanistan.
Illinois U.S. Senators, Representatives Grieve After Explosions Kill 12 U.S. Troops, Dozens Of Others In Kabul U.S. senators and representatives from Illinois issued messages of heartbreak and mourning Thursday, after 12 service members were killed and 15 injured in a "complex attack" outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Deadly Suicide Blast Tears Through Afghan Sports HallThe latest violence in the Afghan capital comes about a week after a U.S. strike killed a senior ISIS commander in eastern Afghanistan.
Chicago Doctor Among Three Americans Shot Dead In Afghanistan A pediatrician from Chicago was among three people shot and killed by a security guard at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Students From Chicago, Kabul Exchange Music Ahead Of NATO SummitAs part of the activities leading up to the NATO Summit next month, some Chicago high school students traded performances and questions with music students from Afghanistan in a live, electronic hook-up.