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Afghan Taliban Leader Says Committed to Deal With US

The leader of the Taliban said Wednesday that militants were committed to a landmark deal with the U.S., despite being…

30 Years After Unity Dream, Fragmented Yemen Faces Reality

Thirty years after unification, Yemen is on the verge of fragmentation as a result of armed conflicts, regional rivalries, and…

Afghan Forces Repel Taliban Attack on Key City: Officials

Afghan security forces on Tuesday repelled a fierce Taliban attack on Kunduz, officials said, a strategic city in northern Afghanistan…

Taliban Claims Afghan Bomb Attack, Demands Prisoner Release

The Taliban claimed a deadly attack on an Afghan intelligence agency post Monday, even as they urged the new power-sharing…

Amid condemnation, Syria’s YPG disavows deadly car bomb in Efrin

Syria's Kurdish-led YPG denied responsibility for a truck bomb in the Turkey-occupied city of Efrin that killed at least 40…

In rare admission, US Africa Command says it killed 2 civilians in Somalia airstrike

The US military said it inadvertently killed two civilians over a year ago in an airstrike against al-Shabaab in Somalia

Violence increased in Afghanistan after US-Taliban deal, UN says

Violence surged in Afghanistan in the weeks after the US and the Taliban signed a deal supposed to pave the…

Syria says air defenses intercept missiles near Damascus

Syrian air defense intercepted several missiles fired during an "Israeli" airstrike against targets near the capital Damascus

Saudi-led coalition extends Yemen ceasefire by a month

The Saudi-led coalition said it was extending a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen by one month due to coronavirus, even as…

Taliban refuse Afghan government ceasefire offer during Ramadan

The Taliban have dismissed a government call for a Ramadan ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying a truce is "not rational" as…