TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — State-of-the-art TV studios above an ancient Mideast port signal Israel’s arrival in a modern media landscape in which countries increasingly seek to broadcast their own perspective to the world. Israel […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Taliban won’t join talks with the United States and Afghanistan because of a dispute over the name of its representative office in Qatar, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. The official […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Thursday welcomed Qatar’s decision to take down a sign that cast the Taliban’s new office in Doha as a rival Afghan embassy saying the militant group can’t […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry called the Afghan president twice in the past 24 hours to ease Hamid Karzai’s anger over the way the Taliban announced the opening of their political […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — American officials say U.S. representatives will begin formal meetings with the Taliban in a few days at the group’s new office opening in Qatar. Senior Obama administration officials, speaking on condition […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed at least 30 and injured 650 people in a sparsely populated area in southern Iran, state TV reported on Tuesday. Authorities said it did not damage a nuclear plant in the region.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami doctors say they believe a five-organ transplant patient is the first to deliver a baby, making her the first reported case in the world. Fatema Al Ansari was 19 and living in Qatar when she was diagnosed with a blood clot in a major vein to the intestine.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration is confident that weapons being supplied to Syrian rebels by U.S. allies are going to moderates and not in great numbers to extremists.