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Iraq does not need foreign troops to fight Islamic State: PM Haider al-Abadi

Iraq does not need foreign troops to fight Islamic State: PM Haider al-Abadi

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said his country does not need foreign troops to fight IS militants, but welcomes support through weapons and training, the media reported on Wednesday.

Taliban vow to force foreign troops out of Afghanistan

The Taliban on Thursday said their forces were prepared to keep fighting until American troops pull out of Afghanistan, after US officials said they would extend their military presence in the country beyond 2016.