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After Afghanistan, what kind of wars does Pentagon want to fight?

by : Anna Mulrine Grobe , CSMONITOR As the last of the U.S. forces withdrew from Afghanistan and closed the books on the longest war in American history, the general consensus seemed to be that politicians won’t be asking the Pentagon…

Serbian President Says His Country Will Not Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic reiterated on Sunday that his country will not move its embassy to Jerusalem, during a meeting with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported. Al-Maliki…
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Iran Confirms Talks to Improve Relations with Rival Saudi Arabia

Iran on Monday confirmed that it had held four rounds of bilateral talks with its regional rival Saudi Arabia and that contact between the two would continue. "Contacts are being made non-stop and we are exchanging messages without interruption,"…
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Lebanon should seek U.S. sanctions waiver to import Iran fuel, Hezbollah chief says

Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah repeated calls on Monday for the cabinet to seek a U.S. sanctions waiver to import Iranian fuel and alleviate crippling shortages. Nasrallah said the government should make power shortages…
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Cleric Sadr Wins Iraq Vote, Former PM Maliki Close behind –Officials

Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's party was the biggest winner in an Iraqi election on Monday, increasing the number of seats he holds in parliament, according to initial results, officials and a spokesperson for the Sadrist Movement.…
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US, UK Citizens in Afghanistan Warned of Threats to Kabul Hotels

The United States and Britain have warned their citizens to avoid hotels in Afghanistan, days after dozens of people were killed at a mosque in an attack claimed by the Islamic State in Khorasan Province, ISKP (ISIS-K). The Taliban, which seized…

Un Chief: Afghanistan Faces `Make-Or-Break Moment’

Warning that Afghanistan is facing “a make-or-break moment,” the United Nations chief on Monday urged the world to prevent the country’s economy from collapsing. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also appealed to the Taliban to stop…