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Despite heavily restricted rememberance services, Donald Trump and presidential challenger Joe Biden have both arranged to visit 9/11 memorials without crossing paths

General Kenneth McKenzie said the decision was 'due to our confidence in the Iraqi Security Forces' increased ability'.

Trump to announce US troop withdrawals from Iraq, Afghanistan

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Trump to announce US troop withdrawals from Iraq, Afghanistan

An announcement from the president is expected on Wednesday, according to an official.

Iran paid Taliban for attacks on Americans, report claims

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Iran paid Taliban for attacks on Americans, report claims

Iran offered the Taliban bounties to attack US and coalition soldiers in Afghanistan, just as Russia allegedly did, CNN reported Monday citing ...

Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

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Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

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What we know about the Lebanon explosions

Here are the main takeaways from the massive blast that devastated Lebanon's capital Beirut.

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

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Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

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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 ...

US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

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US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

The Pentagon released satellite photographs that it said shows Russian-backed Wagner-supplied military equipment 'on the front lines' ...

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Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent thousands ...

<em>Pentagon</em> withdraws US troops from five Afghan bases

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Pentagon withdraws US troops from five Afghan bases

Washington’s diluted presence does not impact its capability and authority to defend 'US national interests', the Pentagon said.

US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

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US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

A US general is not convinced that Russia financed mercenaries to kill US troops in Afghanistan.

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, ...

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

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Taliban maintain ties to Al-Qaeda affiliate: Pentagon

The Taliban have continued to work with Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the US Defense Department said in a report.

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Trump disregarding US constitution, Colin Powell says

Former military chief Colin Powell warned that US President Donald Trump is drifting away from the constitution.

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Bomb blamed on Taliban kills 11 pro-government Afghan militiamen

A roadside bomb killed 11 pro-government militiamen travelling on a truck in northern Afghanistan, an attack officials have attributed to the ...

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US launches first Taliban air strikes since ceasefire end

America has launched a Taliban air strike in Afghanistan.

US negotiator optimistic for Afghan peace talk success

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US negotiator optimistic for Afghan peace talk success

The US negotiator on Afghanistan voiced optimism that the Taliban and government would begin peace talks and said Trump could pull US troops ...

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Houthis 'benefit' from Iran, Iraq, Oman relations, official admits

A member of Yemen's Houthis' political council said the rebel group benefits from neighbouring Arab and Muslim relations, including Iraq, Iran ...

UN concerned by claims Russia sent jets to Libya

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UN concerned by claims Russia sent jets to Libya

The UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that, if proven, the claims against Russia would "constitute a flagrant violation of ...

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

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Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Boeing scored a pair of contracts worth over $2 billion for the delivery of more than 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia.

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