Gunfire and explosions rocked the area around the Indian consulate in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif as security forces battled gunmen.» Read More
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.
For those enlisted servicemen and servicewomen who muster out, job prospects have improved as the overall recovery continues to put more Americans to work.
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.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, "Ashley's War" author, talks about the first all-army, all-female team to serve and die alongside special operations on the battlefield.
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.
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.
Military intervention by Saudi Arabia in the conflict in Yemen is ringing alarm bells around the Middle East and the world.
All 9,800 U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of 2015. The original plan was to cut the number by about half.
President Obama holds joint press conference with Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani.
President Obama holds joint press conference with Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani. Members in attendance ask questions.
President Obama holds a joint press conference with Afghanistan president, Ashraf Ghani. Obama states maintaining 9,800 troops through the end of the year.