A hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz was badly damaged after being hit by an American airstrike, The NY Times reports.» Read More
U.S. President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that its bombing campaign against Syrian rebels would suck Moscow into a "quagmire," after a third straight day of air raids.
Syria has been threatening to become a proxy battleground for months, and Russian airstrikes on Wednesday and Thursday may have tipped the balance.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— U.S. and Afghan officials pitched investors Wednesday on doing business on military airfields that NATO troops will withdraw from in Afghanistan, even as the Taliban insurgency rages on in the country. The American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan hosted the meeting in Dubai as Afghan forces aided by U.S. airstrikes targeted...
Russia is re-positioning its role on the global stage via Syria, but whether the West is willing to applaud its new starring part remains to be seen.
*Taliban says sending in reinforcements. KABUL, Sept 29- Afghan forces backed by U.S. air support battled Taliban fighters for control of the northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after the militants seized a provincial capital for the first time since their ouster 14 years ago. Hundreds of Taliban prisoners escaped during the jail attack.
KABUL, Sept 29- Afghan forces backed by U.S. air support clashed with Taliban fighters in Kunduz on Tuesday in a bid to retake the center of the northern city, the first provincial Afghan capital to fall to the insurgents since their movement was toppled 14 years ago. Hundreds of Taliban prisoners escaped during the jail attack. U.S. military planes struck Taliban...
With signs that Russia is preparing to intervene more actively in Syria, there is speculation that Moscow may partner with the West in fighting insurgents — in return for some easing of sanctions.
The United States has asked Greece to deny Russia the use of its airspace for supply flights to Syria, a Greek official said on Monday.
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.
Turkey's bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq has diverted attention from "exploratory talks" for a new governing coalition. However, Turkey's president is almost certainly seeking to reassert himself as Turkey's de facto executive.
Turkish fighter jets, which on Friday attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, launched a wave of airstrikes in northern Iraq on Saturday. The New York Times reports.
Gunmen opened fire on a beach popular with tourists in Tunisia on Friday, killing at least 37 people, NBC News reports.
A senior political figure from the Middle East said that a lack of governance and "violent" policies were partly responsible for the rise of ISIS.
NEW DELHI, April 24- When Afghan President Ashraf Ghani makes his first official visit to India next week, it will be a chance for New Delhi to regain ground lost to regional rivals Pakistan and China and push interests including trade routes and arms sales. China's emerging role in Afghanistan, and its announcement this week of $46 billion of investment in...
Soon, the Emirates are expected to complete a deal with General Atomics for a fleet of Predator drones to run spying missions. The NYT reports.
MES AYNAK, Afghanistan, April 12- China and Afghanistan remain deadlocked over a stalled $3 billion copper mine five months after Beijing demanded royalties be slashed by almost a half, underlining Kabul's struggles to support itself as foreign aid dries up. Tapping Afghanistan's estimated $1 trillion mineral resources is a top priority for President...
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday accused Saudi Arabia of "genocide" in Yemen.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says Pakistan should not use terrorism as a tool against other countries because it will eventually return to hurt them like a boomerang.
Referring to the war on terror which took place in Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says the use of force will not resolve the situation in Yemen.