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Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error
Middle East

Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan…
Gunfire at Kabul airport kills 1; Taliban mass near Panjshir
Middle East

Gunfire at Kabul airport kills 1; Taliban mass near Panjshir

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A firefight at one of the gates of Kabul’s international airport killed at least one Afghan…
Military leaders wary of changes in sexual assault policy
World

Military leaders wary of changes in sexual assault policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service leaders are privately expressing reservations about removing sexual assault cases from the chain of command, The…
Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal
Middle East

Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing for possible Taliban attacks on US and coalition forces as they withdraw from…
Kurds and government end rival sieges in northern Syria
Middle East

Kurds and government end rival sieges in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish forces in northern Syria ended a weekslong siege of government-held neighborhoods in two northeastern cities Tuesday,…
As US warns on withdrawal, data shows Taliban attacks climb in past year
Middle East

As US warns on withdrawal, data shows Taliban attacks climb in past year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of attacks in Afghanistan by the Taliban in the last quarter of 2020 were higher…
US B-52 bomber again flies over Mideast amid Iran tensions
Middle East

US B-52 bomber again flies over Mideast amid Iran tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The US military said Wednesday it again flew a B-52 bomber over the Middle…
In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defense bill
World

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defense bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Friday overrode President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense policy bill, a first by lawmakers…
US to move aircraft carrier out of Mideast amid Iran tension
Middle East

US to move aircraft carrier out of Mideast amid Iran tension

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has decided to send home the only Navy aircraft carrier operating in the Middle East,…
US Joint Chiefs chairman meets with Taliban on peace talks
Middle East

US Joint Chiefs chairman meets with Taliban on peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The top US general held unannounced talks with Taliban peace negotiators in the Persian Gulf to…
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