U.S. Drone Attacks ISIS Fighters in Southern Libya

WASHINGTON — The United States military carried out an airstrike against Islamic State fighters in southern…

The Violence That Followed Iraq’s Post-Invasion Spiral

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In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence

MUZAFFARABAD, Kashmir — In Pakistan-controlled Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the simple fact of the region’s name…

Taliban Blast Kills at Least 20 in Latest Spasm of Violence in Afghanistan

A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and injured 95 others when it exploded…

Trump Says ‘It’s Crazy’ to Spend $13 Million Per Inmate at Guantánamo

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday night that “it’s crazy” that the United States spends…

Prosecutors Disclose Taped Confession in 9/11 Case

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26 Dead After Blast at Rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — Fearing Taliban threats, President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan has mostly campaigned for re-election…

Facebook Expands Definition of Terrorist Organizations to Limit Extremism

Facebook on Tuesday announced a series of changes to limit hate speech and extremism on the…

A Professor’s Killing Sends a Chill Through a Campus in Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan — Prof. Khalid Hameed’s devotion to teaching often led him to arrive early for…

The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

‘Waiting for All of It to End’: A Marine’s Battlefield View of U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

Thomas Gibbons-Neff, a Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times, served four years in the Marines…

For Afghans Scarred by War, ‘Peace Can’t Bring My Love Back’

KABUL, Afghanistan — After nearly two decades of bloody fighting, the United States and the Taliban…

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s.

For 18 years and four presidential elections, Democrats running for president have felt compelled to lay…

Boko Haram Is Back. And They Now Have Better Drones.

KONDUGA, Nigeria — Ten-year-old Abdul stood on a dirt road in a village tucked between millet…

Trump Delivers Tributes and Threats at 9/11 Ceremony

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday remembered the thousands of people killed 18 years ago on…