Edition:
United States

The Cost of War

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Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi met Saudi crown prince in Riyadh

BAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, his office said on Thursday, a day after his first official visit to the kingdom which has been wooing Baghdad to stem the influence of Tehran.

U.S. envoy 'disappointed' by collapse of inter-Afghan peace meeting

KABUL The U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan expressed disappointment on Friday after the collapse of a planned meeting between the Taliban and a group of Afghan politicians in Qatar that exposed some of the deep divisions hampering efforts to end the war.