Middle East
Over 80,000 people have been evacuated since August 14, but huge crowds remain outside Kabul airport hoping to flee the threat of reprisals and repression in Taliban-led Afghanistan.

13 US Service Members Killed In Kabul Attacks

An explosion accompanied by gunfire hit Afghanistan’s main international airport on Thursday, only hours after the U.S.and several of its allies issued a warning about a possible terrorist attack.
US President Joe Biden said the US military mission in Afghanistan will end on August 31

Biden Defends Afghan Withdrawal

President Biden stood by his decision to remove all U.S. troops from Afghanistan bringing an end to America's longest war. The move is expected to be completed by Aug. 31.
The winner will take over in August as Iran's eighth president from incumbent Hassan Rouhani a moderate who has served the maximum of two consecutive four-year terms whose key achievement was the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers

Iran Says It Can Enrich Uranium To Weapons-Grade

Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran can reach 90% weapons-grade uranium if necessary. Rhouani hopes Iran and American can reach an agreement on a new nuclear deal to revive the one...