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  • Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia September 11, 2016. Photos By Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
    September 11, 2016   BY  

    More than a million Muslims on Sunday ascended the craggy hills of Mount Arafat outside the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca during the peak of the annual hajj pilgrimage. Continue reading

  • A woman walks past a damaged building after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh - RTX2OU3C
    September 10, 2016  

    The U.S. and Russia have embarked on a new plan to end Syria’s civil war that calls for a ceasefire in the country that will take effect Monday. If the truce lasts for a week, the U.S. and Russia will join forces to attack terrorist organizations including the Islamic State. David Sanger, a New York Times national security correspondent who just returned from Geneva, joins Alison Stewart to discuss. Continue reading

  • A U.S. Army guard stands in a corridor of cells in Camp Five, a facility at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba September 4, 2007. This photo has been reviewed by the U.S. Military. The names and nationalities of detainees cannot be revealed and facial identification is not permitted by the U.S. Military.    REUTERS/Joe Skipper     (UNITED STATES) - RTR1TFUK
    September 10, 2016  

    The five men blamed for planning the attacks of September 11 have yet to be tried in a military commission. Nearly 15 years after that day, they remain detained at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Now, some critics are asking if federal trials based in the U.S. are more effective in prosecuting alleged terrorists. NewsHour Weekend’s Phil Hirschkorn reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov walk into their meeting room in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss the crisis in Syria, September 9, 2016.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2ORSX
    September 9, 2016  

    The United States and Russia announced early Saturday a breakthrough agreement on Syria that foresees a nationwide cease-fire starting early next week, followed by an unlikely new military partnership between the rival governments targeting the Islamic State and al-Qaida. Continue reading

  • A sales assistant watches TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea's fifth nuclear test, in Seoul, South Korea, September 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - RTX2OR8H
    September 9, 2016  

    North Korea launched its most powerful nuclear test yet, the country’s fifth since 2006 and its second this year. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the diplomatic fallout and Judy Woodruff talks to former State Department official Greg Thielmann and former National Security Council official Gary Samore about the country’s nuclear capabilities and the global implications. Continue reading

  • An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier keeps watch at a checkpost in Logar province, Afghanistan February 16, 2016. NATO advisers want Afghan soldiers to spend less time manning checkpoints and more taking the fight to Taliban militants, a key tactical shift the coalition hopes will enable local forces to quell a rising insurgency. Picture taken February 16, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX283UI
    September 9, 2016  

    U.S. and coalition forces have been in Afghanistan for 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. Though their numbers have drastically decreased as the U.S. has trained Afghan security forces, it is not easy to build an army in the middle of a war. Special correspondent Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul on the challenges facing Afghan forces as they try to beat back a resurgent Taliban. Continue reading

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives a speech at the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 29, 2016. Photo by KCNA/ via REUTERS
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    South Korean officials estimated that North Korea detonated a 10 to 12 kiloton nuclear bomb on Friday, the 68th founding anniversary of the DPRK. Continue reading

  • U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a news conference on the airport tarmac in front of her campaign plane in White Plains, New York, United States September 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTX2OO7D
    September 8, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump’s comments on foreign policy a day after Wednesday night’s “Commander-in-Chief” forum hosted by NBC News. During the forum, Clinton was repeatedly asked about her classified emails and Trump got a question on his views regarding Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin. John Yang reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference at the conclusion of his participation in the ASEAN Summits in Vientiane, Laos September 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2OMM1
    September 8, 2016  

    In our news wrap Thursday, as President Obama made his trip home from the Asean summit, he promised to do everything possible to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact through congress before he leaves office. Also, Taliban fighters pushed deep into Afghanistan’s provincial capital, managing to get within a few hundred yards of the governor’s compound before being pushed back. Continue reading

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of political parties, presented at the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia, July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool  - RTSHXVB
    September 8, 2016  

    What kind of relations should the U.S. have with Russia and President Vladimir Putin? It’s a question that could affect the future of the Syrian conflict and European security, and the two candidates have strikingly different takes. Judy Woodruff speaks with former Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon, an advisor to the Clinton campaign, and Trump campaign advisor Boris Epshteyn. Continue reading