War And Unrest

Dem senator says he has 51 votes to restrain Trump on Iran

Jan 14, 2020

A Democratic senator says he has at least 51 votes to support a bipartisan resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran

On streets of Tehran, relief for now at no wider conflict

Jan 9, 2020

Many Iranians say they are relieved that neither their country nor the United States appear primed right now for a more direct military confrontation

US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike

Jan 7, 2020

United States officials are braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general

Trump warns of sanctions if Iraq tries to expel U.S. troops

Jan 6, 2020

President Donald Trump has warned that the U.S. would levy harsh sanctions if Iraq expels American troops in retaliation for a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian official

Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed

Jan 5, 2020

The U.S. military says that Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled

Soleimani, a general who became Iran icon by targeting US

Jan 3, 2020

For Iranians, Qassem Soleimani widely represented the most prominent figure outside its Shiite theocracy of national resilience in the face of four decades of U.S. pressure

US strikes hit Iraq militia blamed in contractor's death

Dec 29, 2019

The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor

Taliban council agrees to cease-fire in Afghanistan

Dec 29, 2019

The Taliban say they have agreed to a temporary cease-fire nationwide

Libyan official: Turkish troops unwanted, destabilizing

Dec 28, 2019

The speaker of Libya's parliament says Turkey's willingness to dispatch troops to the north African country is “unacceptable" and that such a move would constitute unwanted meddling in the affairs of a friendly country

Libya's eastern forces seize Turkish-crewed ship

Dec 22, 2019

Libya’s Benghazi-based forces say they have seized a ship with Turkish crew members

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