FILE - A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency Feb. 25, 2018, shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi (R), dressed in uniform, during a visit to a regional military headquarters at an undisclosed location.
The Egyptian parliament has authorized the country’s army to deploy in Libya amid fears of a growing militant infiltration penetrating Egypt’s western borders
Nisan Ahmado
Sun, 08/02/2020 - 20:54
FILE  - In this Feb. 5, 2004 file photo, soldiers of (KSK) Kommando Spezialkraefte, German Bundeswehr's special forces take…
Defense minister had given KSK a deadline to make reforms or face dismantling
Ezel Sahinkaya
Sat, 08/01/2020 - 19:46
A wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital after a car bomb blast on an intelligence compound in Aybak, the capital of the…
Taliban talk peace, but US military officials worry they’re using violence, other factors to undermine the US and coalition-backed government in Kabul
Jeff Seldin
Fri, 07/31/2020 - 01:04
Map of Cabo Delgado Mozambique
Islamist insurgents were looking for food and livestock, local residents say
Andre Baptista
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 20:55
Security personnel (L and R) stand guard outside the district court building following the killing of a man allegedly accused…
The man was shot by a teenager reportedly trying to defend Islam
Niala Mohammad
Thu, 07/30/2020 - 20:42
Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers take part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre (KMTC) in Kabul,…
The announcement comes as the Afghan government and the Taliban declare a three-day cease-fire coinciding with the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday on Friday
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 21:38
Muslims offer their evening prayers outside the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, one of Istanbul's main tourist attractions in the…
Many worry that Turkish President Erdogan might be pursuing imperial ambitions in the Middle East and Africa
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Tue, 07/28/2020 - 21:08
FILE - A passenger jet passes in front of a waning moon after taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix, Arizona, Feb. 11, 2020.
Jill Marie Jones of Chandler, Arizona, was arrested Wednesday at Phoenix airport before she could travel to join al-Qaida, an official statement said
Sirwan Kajjo
Sun, 07/26/2020 - 19:50
A man wearing a facemask as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walk past a wall painted with images…
Experts say the Taliban continues to violate fundamental human rights in parts of Afghanistan it controls, despite its claim to have shifted its views
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Sat, 07/25/2020 - 12:27
Tensions at Checkpoint Over Flag Impedes Anti-IS Effort in Iraq
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Kurdish forces say a planned joint counterterrorism raid with Iraqi forces against Islamic State militants was called off following a flag brawl with their Iraqi counterparts at a checkpoint in the north.  VOA’s Dilshad Anwar reports from the region in this story narrated by Namo Abdulla. Produced by: Nawid Orokzai
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 19:51
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Arsham Rezaee tells VOA Persian the prison term upheld Saturday by an Iranian appeals court was based on bogus charges which his lawyer was unable to defend against
Michael Lipin
Thu, 07/23/2020 - 02:53
Qamar Gul, 16, right, and her brother Habibullah, 12, pose for photograph in the governor's office in Feroz Koh, the provincial…
Qamar Gul, 15, killed two Taliban fighters in revenge for her parents' deaths
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 00:45
Women stand together al-Hol displacement camp in Hasaka governorate, Syria April 2, 2019.
Complicating matters, researchers found not all countries are even willing to consider possibility that some IS women need to be held to account
Jeff Seldin
Wed, 07/22/2020 - 21:41
Afghans Refute Iran’s Claim Fatemyon Fight in Syria Is for 'More Secure' Afghanistan
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The Iranian deputy foreign minister said recently in Kabul that Afghans fought in Syria as part of the Fatemyon Brigade to make Afghanistan “more secure.” Afghans say that Iran deployed Afghans as a proxy force to fight in Syria for its own national interest. VOA’s Sayed Hasib Maududi reports from Kabul.
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Wed, 07/22/2020 - 04:10
Protesters carry signs showing the faces of Lebanee Shiite movement Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and slain military…
A Lebanese national accused of laundering drug money for Hezbollah was extradited from Cyprus to the US last week
Sirwan Kajjo
Tue, 07/21/2020 - 22:28