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Kurds, Damascus in Deal in Russia-Backed Talks
   As Turkey Advances, Syria To Confront Invasion
   Trump Orders Pullout of US Forces From Northern Syria
   Damascus, Kurdish-Led SDF Held Talks at Russian Airbase
   Turkey Fires on US Special Forces in Northern Syria
US to Send 3,000 Troops to Saudi to Confont Iran
     Iranian Tanker Near Saudi Hit With Missiles
Trump Defends Green Beret Who Killed Unarmed Afghan
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