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US sells home of couple illegally working with Syria company

Sep. 13, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Homeland Security is diverting nearly $650,000 to a victims’ compensation fund from the sale of a suburban Boston home that belonged to a couple authorities say illegally did business with a Syrian electronics company, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The Syrian company was...

EXPLAINER: Dueling views remain a year after Afghan pullout

Aug. 17, 2022 06:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after America's tumultuous and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, assessments of its impact are divided — and largely along partisan lines. Critics slam the August 2021 evacuation of more than 120,000 American citizens, Afghans and others as poorly...

Report: UK soldiers killed dozens of Afghan detainees

Jul. 12, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A BBC investigation alleged Tuesday that British special forces killed dozens of detainees in suspicious circumstances during counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan a decade ago. Citing newly obtained military documents, the broadcaster alleged that one SAS unit...