WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - The United States and its Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, opening a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war. | Video
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KABUL - Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country's long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter.
AMSTERDAM - Libya has asked the global chemical weapons watchdog to draw up plans to ship a stockpile of 850 tonnes of chemicals overseas due to deteriorating security, sources have told Reuters.
WASHINGTON - Boeing Co , the No. 2 supplier to the U.S. Defense Department, and Liquid Robotics, a top supplier of autonomous ocean vehicles, on Tuesday said they had signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate on products for maritime surveillance.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi retired two senior generals on Tuesday as part of an overhaul of armed forces that collapsed this summer in the face of Islamic State insurgents who seized wide areas of northern and western Iraq.