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

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

<em>US</em> to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

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US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

The new measures will include the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US, according to local media reports.

UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic ...

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his intentions to withdraw US troops.

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US cancels Black Sea deployment of two warships: Turkey

There was no confirmation from Washington either of the planned deployments or of their cancellation.

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed ...

Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

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Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime vehicle in ...

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UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

Former NATO Secretary George Robertson said the bill would have 'undermined some of the most basic legal standards for which this nation was ...

<em>US</em>, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

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US, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

Foreign ministers will meet to discuss the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, which is set to happen by 11 September.

Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

Taliban shun Afghanistan talks until foreign forces go

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Taliban shun Afghanistan talks until foreign forces go

The militants declared their stance on talks in Turkey after it emerged that Washington would withdraw its forces five months later than ...

Biden to withdraw <em>troops</em> from Afghanistan, sets 9/11 target

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Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, sets 9/11 target

President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the ...

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'Humiliated' Israeli ex-soldier self-immolates outside defence ministry rehabilitation office

Itzik Saidian had complained at a lack of care from Israel's defence ministry after his departure from the army.

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Post-war Iraq at 18: A state of impunity endures

Comment: The impunity with which the US waged their invasion of Iraq paved the way for a culture of statebuilding based on more of the ...

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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 ...

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Erdogan vows Turkish support for Ukraine amid Russia tensions

The comment comes despite warm relations between Russia and Turkey.

<em>US</em> police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

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US police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early Monday after US police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a young unarmed Black man, sparking ...

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Libyan PM, top officials to visit Turkey on Monday

A Libyan delegation is going to Turkey on Monday in order to discuss bilateral ties.

<em>US</em> to send warships through Bosphorus to Black Sea:Turkey

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US to send warships through Bosphorus to Black Sea:Turkey

Russia recently sent military reinforcements to both the Ukrainian border and Crimea.

Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

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Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

Video footage has surfaced showing two Irish MEPs visiting a headquarters of the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia, which has committed ...

Iraqi youth see little hope 18 years after Saddam

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Iraqi youth see little hope 18 years after Saddam

Despite the country's oil wealth, the promise of a booming future has remained beyond grasp for most, especially those now coming of age.

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