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Updated December 28, 2019 - 5:52 PM EST
Somalia Truck Bombing Kills at Least 90 People
Despite Media Hype, No 'Surprise' From N. Korea
  Pentagon's Haphazard North Korea Ops Spun as Deterrence
Taliban Backs Weeklong Ceasefire in Afghanistan
  Lawsuit: US Contractors Paid 'Protection Money' to Taliban
  Civilians Killed in 'Foreign Airstrike' in Afghanistan
  Afghan Activist Says Taliban Freed 27 Members of His Group
Fearing US Policy Shift, Saudis Talking to Rivals
Turkey to Send Troops to Libya to Oppose Hafter
Assad Plans to Sue US Over Stealing Syrian Oil
US Contractor Killed, Troops Wounded in Iraq Rocket Attack
item Purged Saudi Twitter Accounts Urged US-Led Regime Change in Iran  by Eli Clifton
item On the Road to Gaza: The Freedom Flotilla Will Sail Again  by Ramzy Baroud
item Where Is the Outrage Over the War in Afghanistan?  by Jeet Heer
item Is 'Little Rocket Man' Winning?  by Patrick J. Buchanan
item A Newsweek Reporter Resigns, a Counter-Narrative Won't Die  by Scott Ritter
item How Trump Can Reach a New Iran Deal  by Paul R. Pillar

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Space Force Has Its First Launch: An Official Website
Navy, Marines Order Review of Insider Threats in Response to Shootings
The Pentagon Wants AI-Driven Drone Swarms for Search and Rescue Ops
Pentagon Proposal Cuts a Frigate and an Attack Submarine Out of the Budget
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UN: Afghan War Caused 100,000 Civilian Casualties in Last Decade
Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Compound Kills Six Troops
Over 16,000 Complaints Filed in Afghan Presidential Polls
Afghan Leaders Unite Against Rise of 'Fraudulent' Govt After Election
American University in Kabul May Close
Two Former Mujahideen Commanders Shot Dead in Kabul
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Report Reveals Violations of Afghanistan's Constitution
Indian State Warns Protesters It Will Confiscate Property
Muslim Fury Grows After Protest Deaths in Indian Neighborhood
Kashmir Border Shootings Kill Two Pakistani, Two Indians
Death of Kashmiri Leader in Jail Spread Worries
Come See Xinjiang for Yourself, Chinese Embassy Tells Muslims After Protest for Uighurs
US Warns China Against Trying to 'Coerce' Taiwan After Shandong Aircraft Carrier Passes Near Island
Taiwan Has 'Urgent' Need for Infiltration Law in Face of China: President
US Base in South Korea Accidentally Sounds Emergency Siren Instead of Taps
South Korea Court Upholds Japan 'Comfort Women' Deal
'Get Out, China': Indonesian Muslims March to Protest Against Treatment of Uygurs
Time and Cost of Relocation of US Base in Okinawa to Double
Philippines Bans US Senators, Threatens Tighter Visa Rules for Americans
Two Thai Soldiers Face Rare Murder Charges in Restive South
Pakistan Ex-President Pervez Musharraf Challenges Death Sentence
Ukraine to Buy More US Javelin Anti-Tank Missile Systems
Russia and Ukraine Drop Mutual Gas Claims Worth Millions
Avangard: Russia's Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missile Enters Combat Duty
Russia Says UN Chief Turns Blind Eye Over US Visa Delays
Russian Opposition Leader's Office Raided
Russia Successfully Tests Country-Wide Alternative to Global Internet
UK Arrests Man Who Sent £150 to Son Fighting With Kurds in Syria
Montenegro's Parliament OKs Religion Law Despite Protests
Saudi Arabia Blamed for Christmas Eve Market Attack in Yemen That Kills 17
Yemen's Lifeline Threatened by Attacks on Aid Groups
Yemen War: Humanitarian Crisis Worsens in Fifth Year of Conflict
Israel Admits 'Mistake' in Killing Gaza Family, Refocuses Blame on Palestinian Factions
Israel's Embattled Netanyahu Wins Landslide in Primary
Israel Strikes in Gaza After Rocket Forces Netanyahu Off Stage
'Militarizing Christmas': Israeli Army Slammed Over 'Repugnant' Twitter Post
Gaza Groups Say Border Protests to Stop Until March, Resume Infrequently in 2020
Hundreds Join Final Gaza-Israel Border Protests for Three Months
Israel Demolishes Two Palestinian Homes in Occupied East Jerusalem
Israel Has Stopped Almost 8,000 Palestinians From Going Abroad Since 2015
A Decade in Review: Palestinians Who Stood Out, and Took a Stand, Over the Last 10 Years
Dispute Between Hamas and Fatah Is Depriving Gazans of Passports – and the Opportunity To Travel
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Iraqi Protesters Back President's Rejection of Al-Eidani as PM
Iraqi Protesters' Ire at Iran Extends to Goods Boycott
Reconstruction of Mosul's Historic Market Raises Hopes for Iraqis
Russian Forces Reportedly Took Over Another Abandoned US Base in Syria
Five Iran-Linked Fighters Killed by 'Mysterious' Strike in Syria
Idlib, Syria: Inside a School for Syrian Refugee Children Fleeing Turkish Military Bombardment
1,400 Syrian Refugees Return Home From Lebanon
US Air Force Is Spending Millions to Upgrade Turkey Bases Amid Turkish Threats to Kick Them Out
Court Rules Turkey Violated Freedoms by Banning Wikipedia
Turkish Court Sentences to Jail Seven at Opposition Newspaper
Turmoil at Memorial for Man Killed in Iran Protests
Iran Fighter Plane Crashes Near Border, Pilot's Fate Unknown
Iran Partially Shuts Down Mobile Internet Access Ahead of Fresh Protests
Middle East
Japan to Send Warship, Aircraft to Middle East to Protect Vessels
Saudi Security Forces Kill Two 'Terrorists' After Dammam City Shooting
Libya Makes Formal Request for Turkish Military Support
Libyan National Army Says Roads to Tripoli Under Its Control
Erdogan Makes Surprise Visit to Tunisia as Tensions Rise Over Libya
ISIS Claims Execution of 11 Christians in Nigeria in Revenge for Death of Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi
14 Dead in Niger After Islamic Extremists Attack Convoy
Ivory Coast Says Presidential Candidate Soro Plotted a Coup
Al Shabaab Shoot Locusts With Machine Guns as Somalia Battles Biggest Swarms in 25 Years
Municipal Police Chief Arrested Over Mexican Mormon Massacre
Mexico President Urges Bolivia to Respect Right of Asylum
Mexico Appeals to International Court as Diplomatic Row With Bolivia Intensifies
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