Notorious Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar called for peace as he appeared by video to sign a deal with President Ashraf Ghani Thursday, marking a symbolic victory in Kabul’s struggle to revive talks with the Taliban.
The United States is sending about 600 extra troops to Iraq to train local forces for an upcoming offensive on the militant Islamic State group's stronghold of Mosul, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Wednesday.
Four explosions, two of them back-to-back, have rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing 19 people and injuring 61 others.On Tuesday, a bomber struck a crowded area in the vicinity of the al-Samarrai Mosque
The Israeli military says it has indicted more than 145 Palestinians so far this year for incitement over social media.Sunday's announcement comes amid an Israeli campaign to stamp out the online incitement it claims has fuelled a yearlong campai
US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has told Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that she opposes a UN-brokered solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, pledging to fight efforts to “delegitimize” the Tel Aviv regime.
Hundreds of members of New York’s Orthodox Jewish community staged a demonstration in front of the United Nations on Thursday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was addressing the session of the UN General Assembly.