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In Afghanistan, militants who have splintered off the Taliban to join the Afghan branch of the Islamic State have not weakened the insurgency, but instead have created even more chaos and violence for Afghan civilians.
Iran’s parliament on Tuesday endorsed the details of the nuclear agreement, sending the agreement to the 12-member Guardian Council, who can either sign off on the deal or return it to parliament for further evaluation.
Palestinians killed three Israelis and injured dozens more in the latest in two weeks of violence sparked by restricted access to the holy al-Aqsa Mosque.
Turkish officials have warned the U.S. and Russia that they will not tolerate Kurdish territorial gains close to its border with Syria.
Insurgents shelled the Russian embassy in Damascus Tuesday during a pro-government rally to thank Russia for its intervention in Syria.
Global oil markets will remain oversaturated next year as demand growth is expected to slow.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has reached a tentative deal to buy SABMiller for about $140 billion.
Here’s a pretty good synopsis on what’s going on in the House of Representatives.
Rep. Paul Ryan: Too far left?
Interesting (conservative) take on President Obama’s “grandmaster” foreign policy.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has appointed a task force charged with finding ways to change the filibuster.
A joke candidate beat Jeb Bush in a New Hampshire straw poll.