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France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory
Middle East

France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory

PARIS (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara died of wounds from a drone strike…
US launches drone strike on Islamic State after Afghan airport blast
Middle East

US launches drone strike on Islamic State after Afghan airport blast

Aug 28 (Reuters) – Western forces running the Afghan airlift braced on Saturday for more attacks after the United States…
US braces for more ISIS attacks after 85 killed in Kabul airport carnage
Middle East

US braces for more ISIS attacks after 85 killed in Kabul airport carnage

Aug 27 (Reuters) – US forces helping to evacuate Afghans desperate to flee Taliban rule braced for more attacks on…
Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State threat
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Afghans told to leave Kabul airport over ‘very credible’ Islamic State threat

Aug 26 (Reuters) – The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday due…
Biden, Iraqi PM to announce end of US combat mission in Iraq
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Biden, Iraqi PM to announce end of US combat mission in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are expected to announce on Monday that they’ve come to…
Suicide attack in Iraq’s Sadr City kills at least 35, wounds dozens -sources
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Suicide attack in Iraq’s Sadr City kills at least 35, wounds dozens -sources

BAGHDAD, July 19 (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market…
How to solve Iraq’s hellishly hot power crisis
Middle East

How to solve Iraq’s hellishly hot power crisis

Over the past few months, there have been a string of attacks on Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Local media report that…
Dutch woman, three children repatriated from Syria IS camp
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Dutch woman, three children repatriated from Syria IS camp

QAMISHLI, Syria (AP) — The Kurdish-led administration in Syria’s northeast handed over on Saturday to the Netherlands a Dutch woman,…
Egypt summons Lebanese ambassador over FM’s ‘offensive statements’ about Gulf countries
Egypt

Egypt summons Lebanese ambassador over FM’s ‘offensive statements’ about Gulf countries

On Tuesday evening, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry asked the Lebanese ambassador in Cairo, Ali al-Halaby, to provide an explanation for…
US commander warns against attacks on troops in Afghanistan as deadline passes
Middle East

US commander warns against attacks on troops in Afghanistan as deadline passes

The commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan warned on Saturday it would be a mistake for insurgents to attack foreign…
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