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US commander in Afghanistan and Taliban discuss violence reduction in Doha meeting
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US commander in Afghanistan and Taliban discuss violence reduction in Doha meeting

KABUL (Reuters) – The commander of US forces in Afghanistan met Taliban leadership in Doha to discuss the need to…
Threat from Iran to US forces in Iraq remains ‘significant’: senior US diplomat
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Threat from Iran to US forces in Iraq remains ‘significant’: senior US diplomat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Iranian-backed militia pose a “significant” threat to US forces in Iraq, the State Department’s top diplomat for…
Afghan, US forces kill Taliban governors, fighters
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Afghan, US forces kill Taliban governors, fighters

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan forces backed by US forces killed two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters of…
Fresh bid set to bring Afghans to table for peace deal
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Fresh bid set to bring Afghans to table for peace deal

Rival Afghans will meet Sunday in Qatar, officials said, in a fresh attempt to make political headway as the United…
US-Taliban talks stumble over troop withdrawal: Taliban
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US-Taliban talks stumble over troop withdrawal: Taliban

Talks between the Taliban and the US have become bogged down over the key issue of when foreign forces might…
Syria force pounds holdout IS village
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Syria force pounds holdout IS village

Kurdish-led forces backed by US warplanes rained artillery fire and air strikes Sunday on besieged and outgunned jihadists making a…
At least 23 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack on US-Afghan base
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At least 23 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack on US-Afghan base

At least 23 Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a joint US-Afghan base in southwestern Afghanistan,…
‘Heavy clashes’ as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria: monitor
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‘Heavy clashes’ as US-backed forces battle IS in Syria: monitor

US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State…
US forces to stay in Iraq as long as needed: spokesman
Middle East

US forces to stay in Iraq as long as needed: spokesman

  US forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State,…
US air strikes target militants near border in east Afghanistan
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US air strikes target militants near border in east Afghanistan

US military air strikes have targeted militants who were threatening international coalition forces near the border in eastern Afghanistan, a…
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