Orlando Gunman's Father Says God — Not His Son — Should Punish Gay People
"The punishment for homosexuality is upon God and he will decide on them not humans," said Seddique Mir Mateen, father of Orlando gunman Omar Mateen.
Afghanistan and Iran Get Cozier — Which Is Good News for the US
Iran and Afghanistan announced new security and trade agreements over the weekend that actually match up with America's goals for the region.
US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan After Security Deal Inked
President Ashraf Ghani signed a pact that allows roughly 10,000 American personnel to remain in the country, avoiding a complete withdrawal that was set to happen in December.
A Gang Rape in Afghanistan Is Exploited for Political Theater
An Afghan appeals court upheld death sentences today for five men convicted of brutal gang rapes. But the trials had little to do with justice for the victims.