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U.S. sees contours of peace accord with Taliban to end war in Afghanistan

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The United States and the Taliban have sketched the outlines for an eventual peace accord to end 17 years of war in Afghanistan, a...

EU adds Saudi Arabia to draft terrorism financing list

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The European Commission has added Saudi Arabia to an EU draft list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc because of lax...

U.S.-backed forces about to end Islamic State’s last enclave in Syria

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U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led forces are on the verge of eliminating Islamic State militants’ last remaining enclave in Syria near the border with Iraq after a...

Huge attack shows Taliban strength at outset of talks

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With one of the deadliest attacks of Afghanistan’s 17-year insurgency just hours before a new round of peace talks, the Taliban rammed home its...

Rheinmetall plans to sue Germany over Saudi arms embargo

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German weapons maker Rheinmetall plans to sue the government over its decision to stop all arms exports to Saudi Arabia after the killing of...

Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

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A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more...

Blast claimed by Islamic State kills U.S. troops in Syria

A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed two U.S. troops and two civilians working for the U.S. military in northern Syria on Wednesday,...

Taliban threatens to pull out of peace talks with U.S.

The Taliban on Tuesday threatened to stall peace talks with the United States if they deflect from the issue of foreign force withdrawal from...

Houthis threaten more drone attacks

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The Iranian-aligned Houthi group threatened to launch more drone attacks after a deadly strike last week on a Yemeni government military parade, stoking tension...

U.S.-led coalition withdrawing equipment from Syria

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The U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State added to confusion surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Syria on Friday by saying it had started the pullout...

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