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US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

Twelve US National Guard troops were pulled from protecting Joe Biden's presidential inauguration following an investigation of far-right links.

Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

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Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

The Pentagon will include Israel in the area covered by its Middle East-focused Central Command.

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US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

"Today, the United States is closer than ever to ending nearly two decades of war and welcoming in an Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace process."

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Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

Social media chatter among extremists and Trump supporters about holding armed marches and threatening violence in the US capital has reportedly ...

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Iran general hints Soleimani could be avenged 'inside America

Authorities in the United States said a threat has been made by unknown perpetrators to avenge the killing of Iranian Commander Qasem Soleimani.

Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

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Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Wednesday vowed his country will no longer serve as a playground for regional and global disputes, ...

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Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

The aircraft carrier was leaving the Middle East when Trump instructed a u-turn.

Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time ...

Iran army announces large-scale drone drill

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Iran army announces large-scale drone drill

Iran's state news agency said that hundreds of army drones will undertake "combat, surveillance, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare" in ...

US aircraft carrier to stay in Gulf: <em>Pentagon</em>

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US aircraft carrier to stay in Gulf: Pentagon

The US reversed a decision to bring an aircraft carrier home from the Gulf, with the Pentagon saying that due to "recent threats" by ...

US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

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US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

The decision to send the USS Nimitz home could reflect a lack of consensus on whether Iran poses a heightened threat to strike during Trump's ...

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Rouhani says Trump will be 'ousted from life'

Iran is marking the first anniversary of the assassination of its top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani.

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US approves $290 million in bombs to Saudi Arabia

The US has approved a number of arms sales to countries in the Middle East amid objections to their records on human rights.

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In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

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Biden says Trump Pentagon stalling transition, creating security risks

US President-elect Joe Biden has said that Donald Trump’s recent appointees at the Pentagon were stalling and refusing to provide ...

<em>Pentagon</em> chief meets with Afghan president in Kabul

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Pentagon chief meets with Afghan president in Kabul

Miller, who is acting head of the Pentagon until President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month, and Ghani discussed the ongoing ...

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Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

US will 'react' if Iran seeks to avenge Soleimani

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US will 'react' if Iran seeks to avenge Soleimani

Washington is "prepared to react" if Tehran launches an attack to mark the anniversary of the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of US forces ...

Top US general presses Taliban to end violence

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Top US general presses Taliban to end violence

Mark Milley "discussed the need for an immediate reduction of violence", his spokesperson said, in talks which marked his second ever with the ...

Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

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Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

Barack Obama's recollection of his early White House years reopens the debate about the former US president's controversial Middle East policy.

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