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Turkey Strikes NE Syria, Won't Bow to US Threats
  Syrian Rebels Back Turkey, Adding Nat'l Implications for Offensive
  Isolated Manbij Faces Rival Syrian Factions on Two Fronts
Protests Resume in Sadr City After Govt Promises
  Iraqi Govt Offers More Reforms in Attempt to Placate Protesters
  Iraq May Be the Next Flash Point for Oil Markets
Court Rules FBI Surveillance Violated Our Rights
More US Bombs in Afghanistan Than Any Month Since 2010
US Pledges Additional $98 Million to Venezuela's Guaido
item The Strategic Incoherence of Trump's Syria Critics  by Damon Linker
item Trump Admin. Provides Evidence for a Saudi-9/11 Connection  by Philip Giraldi
item Calling Trump Deal of the Century a Peace Plan is Propraganda  by Joshua Cho
item Entangling Alliances Make for Forever Wars  by Thomas Knapp
item George W. Bush Is Not Your Friend  by Lucy Steigerwald
item Did China Just Announce the End of US Primacy in the Pacific?  by Scott Ritter

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Top Saudi Cleric Slaps Fatwa on Stuffed Animals and Dolls
Belarus Calls for US Role in Ukraine Peace Talks
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US Air Force F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in Germany
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Kosovo Election Winner in No Rush to Restart Serbia Talks
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Two Polish Soldiers Killed While Trying to Defuse WW2 Explosives
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Ethiopian Police Teargas Protesters in Amhara
Libyan Oil Firm Unable to Pay Salaries at Eastern Unit With Parallel Board
Fourth Senegalese UN Peacekeeper Dies After Central African Republic Helicopter Crash
UN Security Council Urges Progress in South Sudan
Protesters Move Into Ecuador's Capital; President Moves Out
Ecuador Moves Government Out of Capital as Violent Protests Rage
Seven Latin American Nations Suggest Maduro Behind Unrest in Ecuador, Back Moreno
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Ex-Ecuador President Correa Denies Planning Coup Attempt From Exile
Venezuela's Guaido Says Regional Bank Preparing to Offer $400 Million Loan
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UAE Pulls Some Forces From Yemen's Aden as Deal Nears to End Standoff
Iran's FM Says Saudis Will Be 'Companion' if Ends Yemen War
Yemeni Officials Say Explosive Device Has Killed Four Children
Half of Israelis Oppose Unity Government Headed by Netanyahu, Poll Finds
Palestinian Group Slams Saudi Football Team for Seeking Visiting Permits From Israel
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong Leader Lam Does Not Rule Out Beijing Help, as Economy Suffers
Hong Kong Government Wary of Labeling Protesters 'Terrorists'
Police Say 77 People Arrested in Hong Kong for Anti-Mask Law Violations
Hong Kong Professional Gamer Banned From Tournament Over Pro-Democracy Comments
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China 'Strongly Urges' US to Remove Sanctions and Stop Accusing It of Human Rights Violations
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Police Investigator Shot and Killed in Kabul Province
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