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Withdrawal from Syria has begun, U.S. official says

ASSOCIATED PRESS A U.S. soldier, left, sat on an armored vehicle, April 4, behind a sand barrier at a newly installed position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian...

IS-claimed attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three

TRIPOLI: Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday (Dec 25), killing at least three people including a senior civil servant in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (...

These Are The Real Winners And Losers Of Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Syria

ASSOCIATED PRESS Donald Trump’s announcement that 2,000 US troops are no longer needed in Syria as Islamic State (ISIS) has been defeated, has sent ripples of concern right around the world.The...

Japan to buy more U.S.-made stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to support U.S. forces facing China’s military in the Western Pacific...

Riyadh tried to 'trap' us in overseas embassies: Saudi dissidents

Iran Press TVMon Oct 22, 2018 03:17PMThe murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey's Istanbul has sent a shock wave through Saudi critics in exile, with many...

Retaliation for Potential Syrian Chemical Attack: Germany Faces New Pressure to Take Military Role

September 17, 2018  10:05 AM Print Feedback Comment Richard Grenell is a man of many faces. The new American ambassador in Berlin mostly comes across as the imperious proconsul of a superpower, and...

Cornered Rats. What to Do?

Rouhani and Putin want a determined push to eliminate the last bastion of anti-government militants, while Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was concerned to avoid a bloodbath and a worsening refugee crisis. To be...

Pompeo Heading to Pakistan as Ties at Low Point

ISLAMABAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to visit Pakistan on Wednesday for the first high-level official meetings with leaders of the newly-elected government in Islamabad as bilateral relations have...

Do Central Asian leaders use ISIL threats for political gain?

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) last month claimed responsibility for its first attack in Tajikistan, the poorest ex-Soviet state that shares a border with Afghanistan.On July 29...

Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban’s increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group’s political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior...


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