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In this image taken from footage released by Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry on Sunday, an Azerbaijan's rocket launches from missile system at the contact line of the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. (Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry via AP)
(Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry via AP)
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September 28, 2020 - 10:34 am
Armenia and Azerbaijani forces kept fighting Monday over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh after hostilities broke out the day before.
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FILE - In this April 9, 2019, file photo, Afghans watch a civilian vehicle burnt after being shot by U.S. forces following an attack near the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, Afghanistan.
(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
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July 07, 2020 - 3:31 pm
US general skeptical that bounties led to troops' deaths
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md. leaves an intelligence briefing on reports of a Russian operation to pay Afghan militants targeting U.S. troops in Afghanistan, at the White House, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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June 30, 2020 - 4:44 pm
Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill US troops
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FILE - This Aug. 16, 2017, file photo shows James Bennet, editorial page editor of The New York Times, in New York.
(AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)
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June 07, 2020 - 5:55 pm
NY Times editorial page editor resigns amid fury over op-ed
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In this Monday, March 9, 2020, photo, Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah, front left, greets his supporters after being sworn in as president in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)
(AP Photo)
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March 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
By KATHY GANNON and RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday, taking a step forward on its peace deal with the Taliban while also praising Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's promise to start...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he leaves the White House, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Washington, to visit the National Institutes of Health's Vaccine Research Center in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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March 03, 2020 - 4:15 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he talked with a Taliban leader, days after the United States and the Taliban signed an agreement that calls for the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after more than 18 years and provides...
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Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, meets with sailors and Marines on the USS Bataan amphibious assault ship on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in the northern Red Sea. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
(AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
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January 23, 2020 - 4:30 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq...
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A U.S. soldier stands while bulldozers clear rubble and debris at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Ain al-Asad air base was struck by a barrage of Iranian missiles last week. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
(AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
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January 13, 2020 - 5:22 pm
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ALI ABDUL-HASSAN Associated Press AIN AL-ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — American troops were informed of an impending missile barrage hours before their air base in Iraq was struck by Iran, U.S. military officials said Monday, days after the attack that marked a major...
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Anti government Iraqi protesters gather by a banner with pictures of Iraqi politicians and Arabic that reads "the Tahrir square questionnaire to select a prime minister," during the ongoing protests in Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
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January 10, 2020 - 3:29 pm
By SAMYA KULLAB and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's caretaker prime minister asked Washington to work out a road map for an American troop withdrawal, but the U.S. State Department on Friday bluntly rejected the request, saying the two sides should instead talk about how...
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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January 08, 2020 - 12:11 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be “standing down” and no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the White House, Trump seemed...
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