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Following a similar announcement by the US, Germany has said that it will also withdraw its forces from Afghanistan.

Following a similar announcement by the US, Germany has said that it will also withdraw its forces from Afghanistan.

International bodies demand foreign forces leave Libya

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International bodies demand foreign forces leave Libya

Multiple bodies have called on foreign mercenaries to leave Libya, in compliance with the arms embargo.

Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

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Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

Ankara's top diplomat said that after consultations with Doha, the UN and Washington, Turkey decided there was 'no need to rush' the ...

Germany wants to protect Afghan staff by offering refuge

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Germany wants to protect Afghan staff by offering refuge

As Germany is also withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan this year, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to offer ...

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Afghanistan's fragile future: The end of America's 'forever war'

Analysis: The future of the Afghan government looks bleak after the US military withdrawal, with the Taliban sensing victory.

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Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

Israel will help Greece strengthen its air force for the next 22 years with a record agreement.

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Iraq PM hints at progress on coalition troop withdrawal

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi praised the readiness of Iraqi forces to assume the anti-IS combat role when coalition troops leave.

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

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Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

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

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HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

Fears are rampant that a power vacuum left by Washington's departure could threaten key human rights gains.

Eritrea says <em>troops</em> in Ethiopia's Tigray, vows pullout

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Eritrea says troops in Ethiopia's Tigray, vows pullout

A letter posted online by the country's information minister marks Eritrea's first explicit admission of its role in the war in Ethiopia's ...

Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

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Cyprus hosts UAE-Israel-Greece meeting in 'changing' Mideast

Israeli and Emirati diplomats met in Cyprus on Friday to discuss regional economic, security, and political issues.

Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

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Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held ...

UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

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UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

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Blinken in Afghanistan for troop withdrawal talks

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

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

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

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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 ...

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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.

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

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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 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.

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 ...

The Iraq Report: US troop <em>withdrawal</em> 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 ...

Ex-NATO commander suggests extending US presence in Afghanistan

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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 ...

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