The Pentagon's Central Command said that the United States had officially handed over seven facilities to the Afghan Ministry of Defence ahead of the September deadline to complete the pullout.
Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi condemns the attack on the Syrian-Iraqi border, calling it a "blatant and unacceptable violation of Iraqi sovereignty and Iraqi national security".
As a Taliban offensive spreads across Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani will be hoping for a significant commitment of aid post troop withdrawal with Joe Biden expected to pressure the Afghan leader to strike a deal with the insurgents.
Dozens of districts have fallen to the Taliban since early May when the US military began its final troop withdrawal.
The Pentagon’s reduction of US troops and military hardware in the Middle East shows a reorientation of the Biden administration’s priorities in the region.
Pentagon spokesperson Commander Jessica McNulty says some of the units are being redeployed to other countries and some were returning to the United States for maintenance.
The NGO Airwars, which lists civilian victims of air strikes, said their most conservative estimates shows that 102 civilians were killed in US operations around the world – five times higher than the official Pentagon figures.
Israel’s unique relationship with the US benefits from America's passive approach toward Tel Aviv’s aggressive actions.
A NATO report describes a 37 percent surge in Taliban attacks over the last year, emboldened by the agreement with the United States.
Could the leaked Javad Zarif tape end up inadvertently giving centrists and reformists a greater chance in the upcoming elections?
Moscow has stationed thousands of troops on Ukraine's border and in annexed Crimea, EU says, with its top diplomat Josep Borrell warning "the risk of further escalation is evident."
NATO and Kiev have warned Russia against building up troops near eastern Ukraine, prompting Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov to threaten Western countries with force if they send troops to join the fray.
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