In our news wrap Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that a political feud in Afghanistan is jeopardizing peace efforts. He met with President Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah earlier this week but failed to break their impasse…
In our news wrap Friday, the latest jobs report showed the strongest pace of hiring since 2016. The Labor Department said employers added a net 273,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate matched a 50-year low of 3.5 percent.
Today, hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters languish in Syrian and Iraqi jails. President Trump would like to follow the example set by Kosovo, which has reclaimed its jihadis for trial. But many European nations fear the fighters will commit…
By Malcolm Brabant
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Anil Raj, a civilian aid worker from San Francisco, was killed in a weekend attack on a U.N. vehicle in Afghanistan.
By Associated Press
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
In a speech Tuesday, President Trump said the U.S. got al-Baghdadi, then got "his second" and now, "we have our eye on his third. His third has got a lot of problems because we know where he is, too."…
By Associated Press
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says about 500 or 600 U.S. troops will remain in Syria to counter Islamic State fighters.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
In recent days, President Trump related details from Syria that the Pentagon and diplomats contradicted, when the stock market went up he took credit, and when it went down he blamed the impeachment inquiry despite scant evidence the market cares.
Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration’s decision to move U.S. troops out of northern Syria, citing the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi over the weekend as evidence that the United States’ position in the…
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
Forces from the Kurdish-led internal security agency were "on high alert" after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death in anticipation of possible riots or attacks.
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