In our news wrap Monday, a group monitoring the Syrian war said an overnight missile strike targeted government military bases in Northern Syria. The group said Israel likely carried out the assault that killed 26 pro-government fighters, including many Iranians.
By Rahim Faiez, Amir Shah, Associated Press
The attack was the latest in a relentless string of deadly large-scale bombings and assaults that have struck Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan so far this year.
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump said sitting down with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be a "great thing for the world." His praise for the North Korean leader marked a major shift from his past comments.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, April 22, Earth Day raises awareness about plastic pollution, and EPA chief Scott Pruitt comes under scrutiny for past conflicts of interest. Also, why African-American families are increasingly choosing homeschooling. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New…
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
By Associated Press
An Islamic State suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 29 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.
The U.S. has been fighting in Afghanistan for more than 16 years, and mostly against the Taliban, a group that exists in large part due to the intelligence services of Afghan neighbor Pakistan. Steve Coll’s new book "Directorate S" is…
By Dan Sagalyn
Many books have covered the war in South Asia, but Steve Coll’s “Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001–2016” reveals new information about military mistakes, missed diplomatic opportunities, failed negotiations with the Taliban and…
By PBS NewsHour
War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it's not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders who recently visited Washington. The country is also undergoing significant social and cultural shifts around gender and leadership. Judy Woodruff talks…
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
The Afghan government's surprising new peace offer to the Taliban is immediately running into a wall.
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