An estimated 30,000 Iraqis who joined security forces when Islamic State militants attacked their country in 2014 were injured in the war that persisted through 2017, in addition to thousands who lost their lives. And now, the survivors and families…
By Simona Foltyn
Pompeo said Obama he was naive and timid when confronted with challenges posed by the revolts that convulsed the Middle East, including Egypt.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Trump administration must decide what to do with hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters who have been captured in Syria as it prepares to pull American troops from the country.
By Deb Riechmann, Susannah George, Associated Press
During a trip to Israel on Sunday, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton announced that American troops would remain in Syria until the Islamic State is fully eradicated, scaling back an announcement from President Trump last month. "Effectively, Americans aren’t…
By Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press
Egypt’s president has told CBS that his country and Israel are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Iraqi lawmakers were smarting after the U.S. president left three hours after he arrived without meeting any officials, drawing unfavorable comparisons to the occupation of Iraq after the 2003 invasion.
By Susannah George, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, has resigned in protest over President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
By Associated Press
The reinforcements arrived after U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he was pulling all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria.
By Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table…
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