The Afghan government's unilateral halt to attacks on the Taliban is giving U.S. counterterrorism forces a chance to intensify combat operations against Islamic State-affiliated extremists in eastern Afghanistan.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Britain's resolve to "stand firm" against terrorism is stronger than ever, Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday, a year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack on London Bridge.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Widespread disillusionment with Iraq's current political class appears to have helped the political coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr become the early front-runner in national elections marked by record low turnout.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, May 13, the U.S. tries to get European allies to exit the Iran deal, and how a mentoring program in Indiana connects children of incarcerated parents with support. Also, what is the significance of the…
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press
Counterterrorism investigators are working to determine whether the man who stabbed five people in a busy neighborhood in the heart of the French capital Saturday night had any help.
By PBS NewsHour
On Saturday, Iraqis voted in their first national election since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State last year. Despite low voter turnout and lack of trust in the political establishment, there has been a surge in…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Philip Issa, Associated Press
Polls have closed across Iraq Saturday evening in the first national election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group.
The Pentagon blames a series of failures for last October's ambush deaths of four U.S. commandos in Niger. Citing poor preparation, communications and training, the investigation also found that the mission was not properly approved. Nick Schifrin gets analysis from…
By Susannah George, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon called the arrest a "significant blow to Daesh," using the Arabic acronym for the extremist group.
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.
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