Extent of Russian Mercenary Mission in Libya Exposed in BBC Investigation

A new investigation conducted by BBC has exposed the extent of military operations by a Russian mercenary group in Libya’s civil war, including links to war crimes and Russia’s military. The British broadcaster alleged on Aug. 11 that an unidentified …

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Israeli Authorities Start Demolition in Silwan, Protests Break Out

Palestinian settlers have launched protests after Israeli forces began demolition in the al-Bustan area of the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. Palestinian protesters have tried to block bulldozers as they made their way to Silwan but were dispersed with …

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US Starts Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Base Turnovers Begin

The U.S. military has begun withdrawing from Afghanistan, Gen. Austin Miller, the head of the U.S.-led coalition, confirmed in a press conference Sunday. “I now have a set of orders,” Miller said. “We will conduct an orderly withdrawal from Afghanistan, …

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