May 25, 2019 8:03 am
The deployments, decried by Iran as escalatory, have come amid a freeze in direct communication between the United States and Iran that has raised concerns about the increasing risk of an inadvertent conflict.
May 07, 2019 1:42 pm
The sanctions on Iran’s oil exports were escalated two weeks after the country’s Revolutionary Guard was placed on the State Department’s list of foreign terrorist organizations — the first time that the designation was given to an arm of another nation’s government.
March 02, 2019 4:08 pm
Trump ordered the withdrawal of all 2,000 US troops from Syria, although he since has softened it to allow at least 400 remain. A new Pentagon plan also would pull all 14,000 US troops from Afghanistan over the next five years
February 11, 2019 12:09 am
As negotiations for a new political framework in Afghanistan get complicated, Delhi must focus on remaining relevant.
June 23, 2018 8:19 am
The forensic experts will face the challenge of identifying the remains. Among the techniques they could use are detective work with old photos, comparing DNA from remains to that of missing soldiers' relatives and analysis of dental work.
June 18, 2017 8:49 am
A spokesperson for the NATO defense mission in Afghanistan confirmed that the incident took place at Camp Shaheen in the capital of Balkh province Mazar-e-Sharif.
October 30, 2014 12:07 am
US troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa will be placed in supervised isolation for 21 days.
October 24, 2014 10:40 pm
September 08, 2014 9:14 am
Obama said the entire international community understands that ISIS was something that has to be dealt with.
August 12, 2014 1:01 pm
We are urging him to form a new cabinet as swiftly as possible: US Secretary of State John Kerry.