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The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The US has said it will withdrawal all its troops from Afghanistan by September 11 this year.

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power over Iraqi affairs.

US defence chief lands in Israel for two-day visit

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US defence chief lands in Israel for two-day visit

The US defence chief's visit comes amid consternation in Tel Aviv over the Biden administration's unfolding Iran policy.

<em>Pentagon</em> chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

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Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal ...

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Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

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'Shameful' for Biden to build Trump’s wall, says Ilhan

Ilhan Omar criticised the Biden administration for its refugee decisions, and for reportedly continuing construction of the controversial Mexico ...

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Ex-NATO commander suggests extending US presence in Afghanistan

NATO's former top commander has suggested a six-month extension to the US presence in Afghanistan as the 1 May withdrawal deadline looms.

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US defence chief Austin to visit Israel: report

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin will visit Israel next week, marking the first visit to the country by a cabinet-level member of the Biden ...

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

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What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

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US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

Iraqi officials confirmed they had sent a formal request to Biden's administration for a date to resume strategic talks on bilateral relations ...

Terrorism conviction of German rapper's wife upheld by court

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Terrorism conviction of German rapper's wife upheld by court

The German Federal Court of Justice upheld the conviction of a woman, Omaima A., for membership of a terrorist organisation.

New <em>Pentagon</em> chief in Afghan visit before US withdrawal

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New Pentagon chief in Afghan visit before US withdrawal

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made a surprise visit in Afghanistan, just over two months before the agreed on deadline for US troops ...

Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

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Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

Two senior US intelligence officials have told the Associated Press that Iran has made threats against an army base in Washington DC.

7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

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7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

Seven rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase housing US troops north of Baghdad, a security source said, the latest in a string of attacks Washington ...

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Can Biden end America's forever wars?

Analysis: Some suggest that ending post-9/11 military authorisation laws, which give the president a blank cheque to wage war, could be a good start.

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Biden halts drone strikes outside of war zones

The Biden administration will halt drone strikes in areas where US forces are not present, changing course from the pervious administration.

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US will do 'what's necessary' after Iraq rocket attack

The United States will "do what's necessary" to defend itself, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said Sunday.

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the ...

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

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Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

At least ten rockets hit the Ain Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province on Wednesday morning.

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

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Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

Iran urged Baghdad to identify the perpetrators of rocket attacks targeting US interests in Iraq on Saturday, just days after the latest assault ...

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