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Mccaul Says US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Has Emboldened Russia On Ukraine

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said on Sunday that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has emboldened Russia in its ongoing conflict with Ukraine. During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” McCaul told host Jake Tapper the key…
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Kuwaiti Pilot Whose Tweet Criticized Saudi-Led Campaign in Yemen Released From Prison

Kuwaiti authorities released on Sunday a pilot after he was jailed for criticising on Twitter the Saudi-led coalition air campaign in Yemen’s conflict. Videos on Kuwaiti media showed the moment Captain Ahmed Ashour was released, as his family…
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Syria Joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Syria is under strong Western sanctions and has been struggling economically. Damascus is eager to rebuild amongst an isolated situation in the West, who had wanted President Bashar Al-Assad removed amongst claims of human rights abuses during…
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China Filling US-Created Vacuum in Middle East

China has been filling the vacuum that the United States is creating in the Middle East, an American newspaper argues, after the government of Bashar al-Assad announced that Syria has joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative. In an article…
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There’s No Need for Foreign Manpower in Afghanistan: Karzai

Reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's directive to send qualified and trained Pakistani manpower to Afghanistan, former President of the war-torn nation Hamid Karzai said that there was no need of that, the media reported. On Friday…
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Afghanistan Envoy Blames US for Ongoing Crisis in Country

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India Farid Mamundzay today blamed the United States of America (USA) for the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. Farid, who was in Patiala for a trade and business conference, said the sudden…
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China Reaffirms Opposition to U.S. Sanctions on Iran

China reaffirmed its opposition to unilateral sanctions by the United States against Iran at a meeting between Foreign Minister unilateral sanctions and his Iranian counterpart, while backing efforts to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between major…
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Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraineanti

The Biden administration is planning for a high-profile public showdown with Russia at the United Nations Security Council if Moscow intervenes in Ukraine. There is little concrete the United States can do at the U.N. to compel Russia, which…
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Afghanistan in Freefall: Deadly U.S. Sanctions Blamed for Shocking Humanitarian Crisis

As Afghanistan faces a dire humanitarian crisis, we look at how more Afghans may die from U.S. sanctions than at the hands of the Taliban. The U.S.'s attempts to block support for the new de facto government have prevented vital funding from…
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Iran blasts U.S. failure to shut down 20-year Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba

Iran's top human rights official on Thursday slammed the United States for failing to honor its promises to close down Guantanamo Bay detention camp, 20 years after the infamous prison was established in Cuba. "January 11 marked 20 years…