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Navy SEALs to shift from counterterrorism to global threats
World

Navy SEALs to shift from counterterrorism to global threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years after they found and killed Osama bin Laden, US Navy SEALs are undergoing a major…
CIA head said to have made unannounced trip to Afghanistan
World

CIA head said to have made unannounced trip to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — CIA Director William Burns made a recent unannounced visit to Kabul, a senior politician and a…
US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims
Middle East

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — While President Donald Trump insists he’s bringing home Americans from “endless wars” in the Mideast, his…
Iraq’s removal of counterterrorism chief sparks controversy
Middle East

Iraq’s removal of counterterrorism chief sparks controversy

BEIRUT (AP) — The Iraqi prime minister’s removal of a top military commander from his post triggered heated political protests…
Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State families
Egypt

Australia repatriating 8 youth from Islamic State families

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters had been removed from Syria in…
Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal
Middle East

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday and bagged a $10-billion oil deal, pressing…
Guantanamo prison looms as option as ISIS fight ends
Middle East

Guantanamo prison looms as option as ISIS fight ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Guantanamo Bay detention center would receive new prisoners for the first time in more than a…
Roadblocks cast shadows over path to peace in Afghanistan
Middle East

Roadblocks cast shadows over path to peace in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) – US diplomats and the Afghan Taliban have seen cause for hope in talks to end the United…
Police say they have killed 36 militants since start of ‘Sinai 2018’
Egypt

Police say they have killed 36 militants since start of ‘Sinai 2018’

Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in official statement on Thursday that five militant stationing points were targeted during sweeping operations conducted…
UK counterterror police investigate Russian’s London death
World

UK counterterror police investigate Russian’s London death

British counterterrorism police on Tuesday took charge of the investigation into the death in London of a Russian businessman because…
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