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Israel has criticized recent comparisons of the current German government to the Nazi regime, implicitly referring to recent comments from Turkish government officials.
WASHINGTON – The Associated Press
Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the nation’s top diplomat said on March 21.
Groups of angry nationalist Bulgarians blocked roads from two border gates to Turkey on March 21 in a bid to prevent voters who hold passports of both countries on the eve of a general election over the weekend.
The U.S.-led coalition has airlifted Syrian rebel forces to an operation near the Syrian town of Tabqa in Raqqa province while providing them with fire support, U.S. defense officials said on March 22.
The Russian Foreign Ministry on March 20 said it had summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country over air strikes close to Moscow’s forces near the historic Syrian city of Palmyra
Turkey and Kuwait inked a total of six agreements on March 21 during the Kuwaiti Emir’s official visit to Ankara, with one of the deals concerning cooperation on religious affairs between the two states.
Syria’s army staged a counterattack in northeastern Damascus on March 20, one day after rebels in the city staged a surprise attack, but there were conflicting accounts of how much ground the government regained after the rebel assault
The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has said it is concerned by the recent decision of the governor of Kirkuk to raise the flag of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) over the city of Kirkuk
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on March 19 threatened to destroy Syrian air defense systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.
Rebels and jihadists launched a fresh assault on east Damascus on March 21, just two days before another round of U.N.-backed peace talks were set to get underway in Switzerland
A quartet of international groups said March 18 it supported efforts by Libya’s unity government to assert control over Tripoli after days of fighting with rival militias