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January 20th, 2021

Iran's President Says 'Ball in US Court' to Revive Nuclear Deal Israel Issues Tenders for Over 2,500 New Settler Homes
Albanian Soldier Dies in Afghanistan Peacekeeping Mission Yemen Civilians Wounded and Killed in Frontline Hostilities: MSF
Saudi Arabia Juvenile Offenders Still Await Execution Despite Ban on Death Penalty for Minors: Rights Groups Report Philippines Sees 'Close and Friendly' Ties With Biden Administration
Cuba Says Trump Sanctions Cost It $20 Billion Indian Govt Offers to Suspend Farm Reforms; Farmers May Call Off Protests
Libyans Agree to Hold Constitutional Referendum: Egypt UN Aid Coordinator Halts Venezuela Cash Transfer Programs
China Says It Wants to Get Relations With US 'Back on the Right Track' Fire, Blast at Ammunition Warehouse in Western Libya Kills 3
North Korea Cracks Down on Foreign Media, Speaking Styles Mexico's President Repeats Claims US Govt Had No Proof in Case Against Ex-Minister
Action Needed to Protect Fragile Ceasefire in East Ukraine, New OSCE Head Says Mexico's President Singles Out Twitter Employee for Past Opposition Party Work
US Senate Approves Haines as Director of National Intelligence Chinese Telecom Firms Seek Review of NYSE Delisting Decision
More Than 100 Civil Rights Groups Agree: We Don't Need New Domestic Terrorism Laws US Considering Australian Light Amphibious Warship, Haps, and Drone Partnership
Israel Bulldozes Structures in Al-Arakib Village for the 182nd Time Biden Will Keep US Embassy in Jerusalem
Biden Administration Will 'Thoroughly Assess' US-Taliban Deal 3 Afghan Soldiers Killed, 4 Others Wounded in Herat Attack
Afghan Govt Silent About Filling Cabinet, High Level Posts Militants Target Non-Kashmiris Settlers Amid Tensions Over New Land Laws
China: Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Appears for First Time Since Government Crackdown Trump Administration Official Norquist Sworn in as Acting Pentagon Chief
IDF to Hold Massive Exercise This Summer, Simulating Full-Scale, Multi-Front War US Embassy Briefly Includes West Bank and Gaza in Twitter Handle, Sparking Storm
General Dynamics Wins Nearly $700 Million It Contract for US Army Europe The Defense Department Still Isn't Meeting Its F-35 Readiness Goals
Army Preps for Key Tests of Seeker Capable of Attacking Maritime Targets Just Hours Before Biden's Inauguration, the UAE and US Come to a Deal on F-35 Sales
Macron Calls on Biden for Greater US Military Involvement Operation High Tide: Inside the Navy's Effort to Sting Sex-Trafficking Sailors in Bahrain
Blinken Says US Will Review North Korea Policy, Consider Aid Trump Pardons 73, Commutes Sentence for 70 Others: Full List
Pakistan Appoints Former Military General as Saudi Envoy Tunisian Youth Vow to Continue Protests Amid Economic Woes
Greek MPs Approve Extension of Territorial Waters in Ionian Sea Gunmen Attempt to Storm Governor's Home in Violence-Hit Darfur
Tunisians Rally to Demand Release of Detained Protesters Iran and China Sanction Outgoing Trump Administration Officials
Yemen Houthis Threaten Response After US 'Terrorist' Label Citing National Security, US Blocks Chinese Tech
Catholic Priest Missing in Jihadist-Hit Burkina Faso Russia to Ready Coastal Base for Underwater Nuclear Drones by 2022
Indian Army Flies 75 Drones to Demonstrate Swarm Capabilities Mali Security Forces Disperse Rally Against French Army
US Defense Secretary Pick Pledges to Uphold Civilian Control of Military David Norquist Takes Over as Acting Defense Secretary
At Israel's Request, Trump Pardons Israeli Handler of Spy Jonathan Pollard China Labels Pompeo 'Doomsday Clown' Over Accusation of Uighurs Genocide
Tehran Accuses US of 'Hostage-Taking' After Iranian Academic's Arrest No Further Delays to Elections 'As Long as I Live': Iraq's Sadr
Top Senate Democrat Backs Waiver for Biden Pentagon Nominee Trump Removes Tariffs on Aluminum From UAE Shortly Before Leaving Office
Trump Pardons Israeli Officer Who Enlisted Spy Pollard Congratulating Biden, Netanyahu Urges Him to Build on Peace Deals, Confront Iran
Taipei Says Joe Biden Backs Taiwan as Blinken Warns China Invasion 'Grievous Mistake' Hundreds Protest in Yemen Capital Against US Terrorist Label
China Sanctions Pompeo and More Than Two Dozen US Figures Afghan Govt Silent About Filling Cabinet, High Level Posts
6 Afghan Policemen Wounded in Herat IED Blast Afghan Govt Will Not Release More Taliban Prisoners: Omar
Biden Nominee Will 'Thoroughly Assess' US-Taliban Deal Afghan MPs Threaten to Bypass Govt, Approve Budget
Israeli Army Shell Strikes Gaza Home, Injures Palestinian Man (photos) Qatar Blockade Ends: Cairo to Normalize Relations With Doha
Filmmakers Denounce Israel Ban on Palestinian Documentary Jenin, Jenin, 18 Years After Release Israel Publishes Tenders for Hundreds of New Illegal Settler Homes
Iraqi Militia Launches Hebrew Site 'To Counter Israeli Media' 'Stripped to the Bone': Israel Advances Plan to Cut Off Palestinian Suburb From Jerusalem
Trump Slammed for Failing to Pardon Assange, Snowden US to Keep Embassy in Jerusalem: Biden's Top Diplomat
Iran Welcomes Qatar Call to Engage in Diplomacy With Gulf States 'Ball in US Court': Iran's Rouhani Serves Biden on Nuclear Deal
Macron Rules Out Official Apology for Colonial Abuses in Algeria Egypt and Qatar Have 'Agreed to Resume Diplomatic Relations'
Dozens of Migrants Killed in Shipwreck Off Libya's Coast China Labels Pompeo 'Doomsday Clown' Over Genocide Claims
6 Suspected Militants Killed in Russia's Chechnya Albanian Soldier Dies in Afghanistan Peacekeeping Mission
EU Hails Biden's 'New Dawn' but Wants Tough Tech Rules Ethiopians Dying, Hungry and Fearful in War-Hit Tigray: Agencies
EU Welcomes a 'Friend' in the White House, Much to Do Together Syria Says Extinguishes Huge Fire Near Homs Refinery, No Casualties
Greece Optimistic Over Talks With Turkey but Won't Discuss Sovereignty Pope Urges More Nations to Join UN Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons
Russia Says Militant Commander Linked to 2011 Moscow Airport Bombing Killed in Chechnya 43 Africans Drown Off Libya in First Mediterranean Shipwreck of 2021
UAE Signs Papers to Buy 50 F-35 Jets and Up to 18 Drones, Sources

January 19th, 2021

Biden Taps China Hawk to Advise SecDef on Beijing Biden's Top Diplomat Calls to Rebuild US Alliances to Counter 'Threats'
Biden Nominees Call for Tough Stance on China During Confirmation Hearings Biden Nominees Favor Tougher Stance On China
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