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US Carries Out 'Precision Strikes' in Iraq, Syria
  Rockets Strike Iraqi Base With US Troops Hours After US Airstrikes
  WikiLeaks Releases Even More OPCW Douma Documents
  Assad Plans to Sue US Over Stealing Syrian Oil
US Threatens Action if North Korea Tests Missiles
  Pentagon's Haphazard North Korea Ops Spun as Deterrence
Missiles Kill 10 at South Yemen Separatist Parade
  Houthis Say They Have Potential Targets in Saudi Arabia, UAE
Taliban Sends Mixed Signals on Ceasefire Plans
US Strikes Target Al-Shabaab After Mogadishu Bombing
Erdogan: Turkey to Speed Deployment of Troops to Libya
Ukraine Govt, Separatists Exchange 200 Prisoners
item WikiLeaks Releases Even More OPCW Douma Documents  by Dave DeCamp
item 'Afghanistan Papers' Confirm Critics' Worst Fears  by Steven Greenhut
item It Doesn't Have to Be This Way  by Scott Horton
item 'The Guy Is Freaking Evil'  by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

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Iran Opposes Creating Buffer Zone in Syria
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Erdogan to Seek Parliament's Approval to Send Turkish Troops to Libya
Security Cabinet Said Set to Review Proposed Long-Term Truce With Hamas in Gaza
Israel Trims Funds to Palestinians Over Militant Casualties
Netanyahu Calls Bid for Legal Immunity 'A Cornerstone of Democracy'
Middle East
Yemeni General Vows to Seize Sanaa From Houthis
UAE Denies Developing Popular Middle East App as Spy Tool
Iran-Backed Kataib Hezbollah Has Long Targeted US Forces
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UN Backs Russia on Internet Convention, Alarming Rights Advocates
UK Arrests Man Who Sent £150 to Son Fighting With Kurds in Syria
Britain: 11 Rifles and Thousands of Bullets Lost or Stolen From Army, MoD Admits Amid Fears They Could Be in Hands of Criminals
Dutch Anti-Islam Lawmaker Revives Plan for Mohammad Cartoon Contest
Greece 'Wants a Say' in Libya Peace Process: PM
South Ossetia Releases Imprisoned Georgian Doctor
US Military
Chinese Man Charged With Photographing Navy Base in Florida
Navy Proposes Construction Cutbacks, Ship Retirements, Curtailing Fleet Goal
Hong Kong
More Than 1,000 Gather for Rain-Soaked Hong Kong Rally
Advisers to Hong Kong's Leader Considered Collective Resignation Over Ongoing Protests
Hong Kong's Top Officials Promise Raft of Economic Measures in New Year
ASEAN Members Up the Ante on South China Sea Amid Code of Conduct Talks
Beijing Urges UN Commission Not to Consider Malaysian Claim in South China Sea
US Denies Seeking 20% Troop Funding Boost From South Korea
North Korea's Kim Stressed 'Positive and Offensive Security Measures' at Key Party Meeting
Taliban Attack on Afghanistan Army Base Kills 10 Soldiers
Pakistani Taliban's Key Leader Killed in Afghanistan
Indian Police Officer Tells Citizenship Law Protesters to 'Go to Pakistan' as Death Toll Rises
Hardline Leader in Indian State Defends 'Strict' Action to Quell Protests
Modi Says Citizenship Law Not Anti-Muslim as Protests Continue Across India
Tourists Stay Away From Taj Mahal, Other Indian Attractions as Protests Flare
PM Imran Wants Expats in US to Lobby for Pakistan Amid Fears of India's False Flag Operation
In Pakistan, Polio Makes a Comeback Amid Vaccine Boycotts
Parliament Head in East Libya: Turkey Troops Offer 'Unacceptable'
Refugees Fear for Lives Amid Fighting in Western Libya
Sudan and Rebels Agree Plan to End Darfur Conflict
Sudan to Postpone Lifting of Fuel Subsidies: Minister
ISIS Says It Carried Out Deadly Attack on Burkina Faso Soldiers in Hallele
Turkish Military Plane Arrives to Evacuate Somalia Bomb Victims
UN, ECOWAS Urge Liberia to Call Off Anti-Govt Protest
Moroccans Rally in Support of Journalist Detained Over Tweet
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