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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:51
The presidents of Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia will hold a summit soon to try to find ways to reconcile neighboring Libya's rival political factions and stem the country's chaos, diplomats said Monday.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:41
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. forces will be in Iraq and in the fight against Islamic State militants for a while, despite some rocky times between the two nations.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:56
The White House says the two countries agreed to cooperate more aggressively in the U.N. Security Council and “in law enforcement channels” on the North Korea issue. They also discussed economic ties between the U.S. and China.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:11
A U.S. report released Wednesday said that widespread corruption in Afghanistan has undermined efforts to rebuild the country and urged the U.S. mission to make anti-corruption efforts a top priority.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 06:46
Turkey’s state-run news agency says the Justice Ministry has sent the U.S. its first formal request demanding the arrest of the alleged mastermind of July’s abortive coup.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:28
Israel has largely remained on the sidelines of the war in neighboring Syria, but has carried out similar reprisals on Syrian positions when errant fire has previously landed in Israeli-controlled territory.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:20
A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and specializing in pediatrics in a rebel-held northern Syria province has been destroyed in a series of airstrikes over the weekend that killed 13 people, including four staff and five children, the international medical charity said Monday.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:38
Dozens of special forces personnel were reportedly arrested in Turkey on Saturday, the latest development in a sweeping crackdown following last month’s failed coup in the country that killed more than 270 people. Nearly 90 staff members were arrested after being identified by a commission established by the Special Forces Command in the wake of the July 15 overthrow attempt, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A senior Israeli official will travel to Washington next week in the hopes of signing a long-anticipated agreement that could result in increased U.S. military assistance to Israel, the Israeli prime minister’s office said Monday. The U.S. gives Israel $3.1 billion annually in an agreement expiring before the 2018 fiscal year.

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