In just over one month, the United States will have completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But for those two decades, Afghanistan's eastern neighbor, Pakistan, stood accused by American and Afghan forces of supporting the Taliban.
By Judy Woodruff, Morgan Till, Dan Sagalyn
The meeting set for July 26 comes at a pivotal point in the U.S.-Iraq relationship, and amid growing concerns about more frequent attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria.
By Associated Press
The announcement is a political bombshell that could potentially trigger the collapse of the government if he refuses to quit and spark a general election.
By Eileen Ng, Associated Press
Mass protests erupted Monday in the capital of Bishkek following a parliamentary election that appeared to show parties connected to the ruling elite winning.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Iraq's former spy chief has been sworn in as the prime minister by lawmakers after weeks of tense political negotiations as the country faces a severe economic crisis spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Samya Kullab, Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Adel Abdul-Mahdi made the request in a telephone call with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday night.
Months-long protests in major Iraqi cities have led to the prime minister's resignation, but leaders have been unable to secure a replacement, and those demanding reform remain as animated as ever. Lisa Desjardins reports and speaks to the Atlantic Council’s…
By Nick Schifrin
The growing protest movement in Iraq has claimed dozens more casualties. Acceding to public demands, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said he will resign. But in the streets, the killing goes on, with security forces shooting down scores more of the…
By Associated Press
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's right-wing coalition partner, the League party, has decided to yank its support for his populist government.
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