During the 20-year American war in Afghanistan, thousands of locals worked for, and with, the United States. As the U.S. departs, many of them are left in profound danger. Earlier this year, Special Correspondent Jane Ferguson profiled a decorated Afghan…
By Jane Ferguson
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denounced an attack involving a driver accused of plowing a pickup truck into an immigrant family of five, killing four of them.
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Iraqi security forces have arrested a senior militia commander on terrorism charges, sparking a tense showdown in Baghdad. The Wednesday arrest of militia leader Qassim Mahmoud Musleh was based on a judicial investigation and arrest warrant.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
President Biden’s Secretary of Defense, General LLoyd Austin has said he would follow through on President Obama’s efforts to close Guantanamo Bay, the prison for terrorism detainees. Today, its population is down to nearly 40, including six detainees cleared for…
By PBS NewsHour
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced he will designate Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels as a “foreign terrorist organization" as time runs down on the Trump administration.
By Tameem Akhgar, Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Outside Kabul University, a small group of demonstrators gathered on Tuesday, demanding a cease-fire and urging the government to withdraw from the negotiations with the Taliban until a permanent end to hostilities is declared. Some held signs reading “why are…
By Philipp Jenne, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Witnesses described dozens of screaming people fleeing the sounds of gunshots Monday night in a nightlife district crowded with revelers enjoying the last hours before a coronavirus lockdown.
By Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press
The explosion struck outside an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood of western Kabul, Dasht-e-Barchi. Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the attacker was trying to enter the center when he was stopped by security guards.
By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 attack in San Bernardino, California, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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