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The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel deal.

Just 37.4 percent of active personnel in the US military support President Donald Trump's re-election, while 43.1 percent back his Democratic opponent Joe Biden, according to a new poll Monday.

US defence chief endorses awarding top war medal

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US defence chief endorses awarding top war medal

On condition of Trump's support, Alwyn C. Cashe could become the first Black soldier to receive the Medal of Honor, 15 years after his death following an ambush in Iraq

US offers $5m reward for Americans kidnapped in Afghanistan

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US offers $5m reward for Americans kidnapped in Afghanistan

Washington on Wednesday said it would offer up millions for information on the whereabouts of two Americans kidnapped in Afghanistan.

Afghan peace talks near after Taliban prisoner release approved

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Afghan peace talks near after Taliban prisoner release approved

Kabul's peace council announced peace talks between the government and the Taliban could soon restart, after some 400 militant prisoners were ...

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Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

Anthony Tata, Trump's pick for a senior Pentagon role, had his confirmation hearing cancelled due to criticism over past Islamophobic tweets, which included calling President Obama a Muslim 'terrorist leader'.

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Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

Alexander Vindman, who was fired by Trump after giving evidence to the impeachment inquiry, has retired from the army, saying the president ...

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Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

Derek Chauvin, the white policeman filmed kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, has been charged with second-degree murder while his three ...

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Pompeo urges Kabul, Taliban cooperation after 'appalling' attack

Pompeo called the twin assaults "appalling" but noted that the Taliban, who signed a February 29 accord with the United States in his presence, ...

Iraq warns of consequences after US air strikes

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Iraq warns of consequences after US air strikes

The Iraqi military warned of consequences in response to the US' precision air strikes on weapons storage facilities in the country, which Iraq ...

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The Iraq Report: An outbreak of virus and violence

As Baghdad tries to get to grips with the coronavirus, Iran-sponsored groups have been blamed by the US and UK for attacks that claimed the ...

US launches precision strikes on Iran-backed militia in Iraq

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US launches precision strikes on Iran-backed militia in Iraq

The US military launched air strikes against a pro-Iranian group in Iraq following the deaths of two Americans and a Briton in a rocket attack.

Us defence chiefs say results of Taliban talks mixed

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Us defence chiefs say results of Taliban talks mixed

US defence leaders say the Taliban is mostly abiding by a peace deal aimed to facilitate the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

US signs peace deal with Afghanistan's Taliban

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US signs peace deal with Afghanistan's Taliban

The US will begin drawing down its presence in Afghanistan under a new deal signed with the Taliban.

US-Taliban truce begins, raising prospects of peace in Afghanistan

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US-Taliban truce begins, raising prospects of peace in Afghanistan

A week-long partial trace has come into force in Afghanistan following an agreement between the US and the Taliban.

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34 US troops suffered brain injuries during Iran strike

The US Pentagon has revealed that as many as 34 US soldiers suffered brain injuries as a result of Iran's attack on the Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq.

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Troops hid in Saddam-era bunkers to escape Iran missiles

US troops have revealed details about Iran's ballistic missile strike on Ain al-Asad airbase, detailing damage to the base and relief that they ...

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US official denies Soleimani targeted 'four US embassies'

US officials appeared to shy away from questions on the scale of the threat posed by a top Iranian commander killed by US forces.

Imad K. Harb

US, Iran should stop holding Iraq's political sovereignty hostage

Comment: Iraqis have been decrying Iranian and US interference in their affairs for many years, it's time they were handed the reins, writes ...

This is why Iran targeted Iraq's Ain al-Asad base

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This is why Iran targeted Iraq's Ain al-Asad base

Explainer: In targeting Ain al-Asad, Iran wanted to send a message to Donald Trump.

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US has restored 'level of deterrence' on Iran

Strikes against an Iraqi militia backed by Iran and the drone strike that killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani have restored ...

Cultural sites should never be a target of war

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Cultural sites should never be a target of war

Comment: Trump's threat to target Iranian cultural sites shows complete disdain for Iran's people and their rich heritage, writes Paul Iddon.

Rockets fired at Baghdad's Green Zone

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Rockets fired at Baghdad's Green Zone

Rockets have been fired at Baghdad's Green Zone the high-security enclave where foreign embassies are based.

Iran news agency threatens Trump in bizarre assassination video

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Iran news agency threatens Trump in bizarre assassination video

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency published a fabricated video of President Donald Trump's assassination.

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