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As U.S. Leaves Bagram Air Base, Russia, Iran and China Weigh Options in Afghanistan

by : NEWSWEEK , Tom O'Connor Russia, Iran and China are weighing their options for Afghanistan's uncertain future as U.S. forces reportedly withdrew from its largest airfield as part of a total military exit from the war-torn country.Major…
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Yemen War: Britain cannot be Both Arms Dealer and Peacemaker

It’s been more than six years since Saudi Arabia assembled its coalition of Arab states to attack Yemen. Since then, more than 230,000 people have died, with 24 million needing humanitarian aid and more than 13 million on the brink of starvation.…
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Israeli Provocations Could Spark Palestinian Violence, Canadian FM Says

Israel could reignite Palestinian violence if it persists with settlement building and evictions of east Jerusalem Arab, Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau told reporters Monday as he wrapped up his trip to the region. “We need to lower…
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Saudi-Led Coalition Wages 15 Air Strikes on 3 Yemeni Provinces

The US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition’s fighter jets launched on Monday 15 air strikes on Marib, Bayda and Hajjah provinces, a security source told Yemen Press Agency. The source declared that the warplanes waged 11 raids on Sirwah…
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US Presence in Iraq is Cause for Tension, Says New Russian Ambassador

In an interview with Rudaw, the newly-appointed Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Elbrus Kutrashev, said that the American military presence in Iraq is causing tension and could lead to long-term problems. “The American military presence and the…
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Biden Administration Still Weighing CIA Drone Strike Policy amid Afghanistan Withdrawal

As President Joe Biden's withdrawal from Afghanistan nears completion, his administration still hasn't finalized its policy for pursuing terrorists in the country once US troops have departed. While the US military will retain authority to…
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Taliban Threatens Consequences for U.S. Troops Remaining In Afghanistan after 9/11 Deadline amid Surge in Violence

As U.S. troops fully withdraw from Afghanistan ahead of the September 11 deadline, the Taliban warned in a BBC interview that foreign troops still in the country beyond that date will be treated as occupiers and face consequences, amid reports…