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Canada must stop arming Saudi Arabia, four former MPs say

Foreign policy is not typically a ballot box issue in Canada, and this election is no exception: Canada’s role in the world has thus far received little attention on the hustings. However, as former members of Parliament from four of Canada’s…
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US combat troops to start leaving Iraq in October, Iraqi MP says

US combat troops will start leaving Iraq from early next month, an Iraqi lawmaker on parliament's Security and Defence Committee has told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site.The withdrawal will take place in stages, and is based on the…
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The Latest: Pakistan, Iran Leaders Meet on Afghanistan

Pakistan’s prime minister has met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Afghanistan.The Foreign Ministry's statement on Friday said the two leaders met on the sideline of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization's meeting in Tajikistan’s…
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Iran seriously pursuing legal action against Gen. Soleimani assassination

A special committee for legal and international investigation into the assassination of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani and his entourage was held on Tuesday at the presence of managers and representatives of relevant state and military…
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Pakistani security official urges U.S. to engage with Afghanistan

Pakistan urged the world to engage with Taliban-led Afghanistan and said the United States should listen to its message as it reassess its relationship with the South Asian nation, a top Pakistani security official said on Wednesday.Moeed Yusuf,…
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Top US Spy says Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq Represent Greater Terrorist Threat than Afghanistan

Afghanistan is no longer the US' top concern among international terrorist threats to the American homeland, the nation's top spy said at an intelligence and national security conference in Washington on Monday, even amid ongoing fears from…
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Secretary of State Blinken calls Taliban ‘the de facto government of Afghanistan’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a contentious congressional hearing Monday that the Taliban is Afghanistan’s de facto government, a statement that marks the apparent end of a Western attempt to create a stable democracy in the…
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Protests in US over the Murder of Yemeni-American in Lahj Province

Tens of thousands of members of the Yemeni community in the US have denounced and protested against the murder of Yemeni-American Abdul-Malik Al-Sanabani who was visiting relatives this month, but was reportedly killed by an "armed gang" while…
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US- And UK-Trained Afghan Soldiers Appear To Have Joined Taliban

Afghan soldiers trained by the US appear to have joined the Taliban 2.0 — giving the militants expertise along with the massive armory of US weapons of war they had already seized, according to a report. British officers have analyzed photographs…
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US Intervention in Iraq Bolsters Terrorism – Expert

US military intervention policies under the pretext of fighting terrorism following the 9/11 attacks have instead provoked terrorism and rooted it in Iraq, the Middle East as well as across the world, a political researcher has said. The chaos…