Indonesian authorities investigating the recent crash of a passenger plane that killed 189 people on board have announced that the pilots of the Boeing 737 MAX had not been provided with adequate training by the aircraft manufacturer.
A phone call recording collected by the Turkish intelligence links the brutal murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi to the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS, The New York Times reports.
Search teams have recovered the remains of at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest single wild-land blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday.
In reaction to the Wall Street Journal’s report, the U.S. Ambassador in Kabul John Bass on Tuesday said that the United States is committed to helping the Afghan electoral commissions and the government to hold the presidential elections in April next year.
US-led coalition aircraft has reportedly bombed residential neighborhoods of al-Sha’afa village in Deir ez-Zor, leaving more than 60 civilians dead or injured, state news agency Sana reports, citing local sources
Russia said Monday the Taliban has secretly held 10 rounds of talks with the United States, other than the officially announced recent contact between the two sides in Qatar on how to end the war in Afghanistan.
Pakistan on Monday released two more senior Afghan Taliban leaders Mullah Abdul Samad Sani, a U.S. designated insurgent who served as the Afghan Central Bank governor during the Talibans’ rule in the late 1990s, and a lower-ranking commander named Salahuddin.
First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum has offered to play an effective role in advancing the government-initiated reconciliation efforts with the Taliban, read a statement from his Junbish-i-Islami Afghanistan on Monday.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Kabul on Monday that killed at least six people. The bomber approached a crowd demonstrating against the Taliban and detonated the device at a nearby checkpoint.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahran Qasemi denounced suicide bombing in Kabul Monday which left dozens killed and wounded, saying that Afghanistan will be able to cleanse the country of terrorism through unity and hope in future.