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Pentagon Identifies 2 US Soldiers Killed in Kunduz

KABUL - The United States Department of Defense announced Saturday night the names of the of the two soldiers killed in Afghanistan on Friday.   Both...

Hear Her: Afghan Women On Peace and Politics

The Afghan Herald firmly believes that lasting peace in Afghanistan will come about with participation of Afghan women in peace negotiations with the Taliban...

US-backed Kurds launch final push against ISIL in Syria

US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian forces say they have begun the final push to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known...

‘Shame for humanity’: Turkey urges China to close Uighur camps

Turkey has condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as "a great cause of shame for humanity" and asked it to close...

Trump misses Senate deadline to report on Khashoggi killing

US President Donald Trump declined to meet a Friday deadline to report to the Senate on whether the White House believes Saudi Crown Prince...

UN urges Lebanon’s parties not to back foreign conflicts

The UN Security Council is calling on all Lebanese parties to implement a policy disassociating themselves from any external conflicts “as an important priority,”...

Erdogan: ‘No satisfactory plan’ with US on Syria safe zone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has not yet seen an acceptable plan for the creation of a "safe zone" in northeastern Syria,...

Iraq will not be used against other countries, prime minister says

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has strongly condemned latest remarks by US President Donald Trump that American forces must remain in Iraq so Washington can keep...

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

North Korea has maintained its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes and is looking for ways to ensure those capabilities cannot be destroyed by any...

Al-Jubeir: We look forward to withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria

Saudi Arabia looks forward to a resolution of the conflict in Syria that preserves its independence and unity and leads to the withdrawal of...

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