Taliban gives thousands of Kandahar residents three days to leave their homes
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Taliban Gives Thousands of Kandahar Residents Three Days to Leave Their Homes, Protesters Say

Hundreds of people protested in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar Tuesday, against what they say are Taliban orders for citizens to leave their homes on the eve of winter. Protesters marched in front of the governor's office in the city…
1,400 Palestinian Prisoners in Israel to Launch Hunger Strike
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1,400 Palestinian Prisoners in Israel to Launch Hunger Strike

Almost 1,400 Palestinians held in Israeli prisons are set to go on hunger strike in protest of their detention conditions since a jailbreak last week, the Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday. Tensions have been running high since six inmates…
US Smuggles a Convoy of Stolen Oil Tankers from Syria to Iraq
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US Smuggles a Convoy of Stolen Oil Tankers from Syria to Iraq

The US military forces deployed in eastern Syria moved a convoy of tankers carrying stolen oil from Syria as well as trucks of military equipment into northern Iraq on Tuesday. US military forces relocated a convoy of tankers carrying stolen…
U.S. Military Denies, Israel Declines to Comment on Iraq-Syria Border Strike Reports
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U.S. Military Denies, Israel Declines to Comment on Iraq-Syria Border Strike Reports

The U.S. military has denied conducting airstrikes against Iraqi militias operating in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq, and Israeli forces would not comment on the alleged incident. Speaking on behalf of the U.S.-led coalition tasked…
Al Qaeda could rebuild in Afghanistan in a year or two, U.S. officials say
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Al Qaeda Could Rebuild In Afghanistan in a Year or Two, U.S. Officials Say

Al Qaeda could rebuild inside Afghanistan in one to two years, top intelligence officials said Tuesday, noting that some members of the terrorist group had already returned to the country. Earlier in the year, top Pentagon officials said Al…