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News
Updated May 29, 2015 - 6:10 PM EDT
US Removes Cuba From Terror List
White House: US Not Responsible for Iraq Security
 
  Pentagon Vows to Improve Training, Arming of Iraqi Troops
  227 Killed in Iraq, Hundreds More Exhumed
Al-Qaeda Seizes Last City in Syria's Idlib Province
 
  Kurdish Enclave in Syria Resists Assad and Militant Fighters
Palestinians Drop Bid to Oust Israel From FIFA
 
  UN Pressured to Remove Israel From List of Armed Violations
  Netanyahu: US Military Aid Boost Unrelated to Iran Deal
Two Saudi Troops Killed as Yemen Toll Soars
 
  Yemen May Never Emerge Intact From Civil War
State Dept: US Won't Consider Extension of Iran Talks
Video: Tajikistan Special Forces Chief Defects to ISIS
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Resurgence of the ‘Surge’ Myth  by Ray McGovern
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227 Killed in Iraq, Hundreds More Exhumed
Bombs Outside Two Five-Star Baghdad Hotels Kill at Least 10
Iraq Exhumes 470 Bodies From Mass Graves Near Tikrit
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Syria
ISIS Alternates Stick and Carrot to Control Palmyra
Nusra Front Seeks Image Makeover in West
Iran Says It Opposes a Syria No-Fly Zone
ISIS Photos Purport to Show Unharmed Palmyra Ruins
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Iran
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Europe
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Cyprus Leaders Look to Open 2 More Crossings Across Divide
 
The War at Home
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Former US House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges
US Military
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FIFA Politics
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Netanyahu: Effort to Hurt Israel Will Destroy FIFA
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Nigeria
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Spain Charges Boko Haram Militant Chief With Crimes Against Humanity
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Asia
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