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Updated May 11, 2020 - 9:43 PM EDT
Iran's Friendly Fire Missile Strike Kills 19 Sailors
 
  Iran Awaiting US Response To Swap Prisoners Over 'Covid Concerns'
  Israel Tried To Block Sanctions-Waiver That Helps Iran Combat Covid
US Sends Ships to Confront China, Warns of China 'Bullying'
 
  Chinese State Media Calls for Building Up China's 'Nuclear Deterrent'
WHO Orders Staff Out of Houthi-Held Areas of Yemen
Vet Pitched Venezuela Coup to Colorado Investors
Dozens Killed in NW Syria in Biggest Toll Since March Truce
Iraq PM: US and Iran Won't Use Iraq To 'Settle Accounts'
Viewpoints
item Ten Years After Regime Change: Libyans Are Dying Because of American Arrogance  by Doug Bandow
item US Takes a Small, Insufficient Step To Help Iran Control Covid  by Shervin Ghaffari
item Facebook Removes News Outlets in Latest Orwellian Purge  by Dave DeCamp
item Twin Pillars of Russiagate Crumble  by Ray McGovern

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Indian, Chinese Troops Engage in Fistfight in High-Altitude Border
Trump, Saudi King Salman Reaffirm Strong 'Defense Partnership'
China 'Shocked' by US Reversal on UN Coronavirus Action: Diplomat
China Offers to Help North Korea Fight Covid as Kim Returns to Public View
 
Israel/Palestine
Two Top Settler Leaders Accuse Trump of 'Scamming' Israel With Peace Plan
ICC Responds to Israel's 'Misinformation Campaign' Targeting Its War Crimes Probe
'Preparing for Day After Netanyahu,' Right Wing Party Says It Will Join Opposition
Two Palestinian Youths Shot, Wounded by Israeli Army Fire in Hebron
Are Israel and Hamas Edging Toward a Prisoner Swap?
Israeli Forces Shoot, Injure Two Palestinians in Kufur Qaddoum
40 Palestinian-Owned Olive Trees Cut by Israeli Settlers
Yemen/Saudi Arabia
Yemen's Secessionists to 'Halt Socotra Escalations' During Ramadan
Yemen Reports 17 New Coronavirus Cases, Raising Total Number to 51
Saudi Arabia to Host Virtual Yemen Donor Conference on June 2
Confusion Over Health of Detained Former Saudi Crown Prince
Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: Eight Killed; Protests Resume
'Today Is a Message': Anti-Government Protests Resume in Iraq
New Iraq PM Releases Protesters
Iraq Puts US-Supported General in Charge of Elite Counter-Terrorism Force
Death of Iraq's Last Princess Closes Tumultuous Chapter in Middle East History
Syria
Explosion Rocks Turkey-Held City in Northern Syria
Syria Reduces Fuel Subsidies as Economic Crisis Deepens
Lockdowns Pile Job Losses and Hunger Onto Syrian Refugees' Plight
Iran
Iran Warns of Virus Resurgence After 51 New Deaths
Libya
Turkey Threatens to Target Haftar's Forces in Libya if Attacks Persist
Child Among Four Killed in Haftar Attack on Libya's Capital
GNA Launches Counterattack After Deadly Rocket Barrage
Fire Erupts After Haftar's Forces Attack Tripoli's Mitiga Airport
Massive Bombardment Hits Tripoli as Water Supplies Threatened
Sudan
Three Killed and 79 Wounded in Tribal Clashes in Eastern Sudan
'Rumors and Propaganda': Coup Fears Spread Mistrust Between Sudan's Army and Civilians
Africa
Ethiopia Admits Shooting Down Kenya Aid Aircraft in Somalia
Twenty Killed in Attacks on Villages in Western Niger
Three UN Peacekeepers Killed in Roadside Bomb in Northern Mali
Hundreds of Thousands Flee Violence in Eastern DR Congo
Sierra Leone's President Accuses Main Opposition Party of Inciting Violence
Militants Increasing Attacks on Burkina Faso Mines
Mayor Killed in Ambush in Cameroon's Restive Region
Algeria Govt Exploits Virus to Defeat Protesters: Analysts
 
The War at Home
Fauci to Enter 'Modified Quarantine' After Contact With Covid Case
Senate Revives Surveillance Brawl
US Govt Turned Down Chance to Manufacture Millions of N-95 Masks at Start of Pandemic
Tesla Sues California County in Virus Factory Closure Fight, Threatens to Leave
South Dakota Governor Threatens Legal Action if Native American Tribes Don't Remove Checkpoints
State Department Quietly Begins Reopening Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Eleven Secret Service Agents Test Positive for Covid-19
The X-37B Space Plane's Microwave Beam Experiment Is a Way Bigger Deal Than It Seems
US Military
American Sailor Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Arriving in South Korea on a US-Government-Chartered Flight
Navy Flaunts Aircraft Carrier Strength After Covid-19 Knocked One Out for More Than a Month
This Is the Latest Air Force Solution to Transport Covid-19 Patients Aboard Military Cargo Aircraft
Remains of Missing WWII Marine Identified
China/Taiwan
China Tries to Calm 'Nationalist Fever' as Calls for Invasion of Taiwan Grow
Scientists Say US-China 'Political Drama' Is Impeding Progress on Tracing Covid-19's Path
China's Agreement to Buy US Products Becomes Key to Saving Trade Deal
Afghanistan
Seven Killed in Protests Over Food Distribution in Afghanistan, Local MP Says
18 More Bodies Found of Drowned Afghan Migrants
Millions of Dollars of Afghan Infrastructure Destroyed in Attacks
Four Protesters, Two Policemen Killed in Ghor Protest: Afghan Interior Ministry
Taliban Holding Up Turkmen Aid Trucks in Faryab
Taliban Say They Don't Have Missing US Contractor
Kashmir/India/Pakistan
Pakistan Police: Cross-Border Firing From India Kills Woman in Kashmir
Kashmir Police Bury Slain Rebels, Won't Hand Over Bodies
Drones Disinfect Indian Pandemic Hotspot City After Clashes
Indian Protesters Carry Bodies Into Gas Leak Plant
Pakistan Army Major Among Six Troops Killed in Roadside Bomb Blast in Balochistan Province
Europe
German ISIS Supporter Targeted Turkish Businesses
Poland to Announce New Election Date Within Two Weeks
Italian Govt Hails Release of Volunteer Kidnapped in Kenya
Belarus Holds Massive Victory Day Parade Despite Coronavirus
Venezuela
Venezuela Arrests 3 More Mercenaries After Failed Coup
Venezuela Troops Seize Abandoned Colombian Combat Boats, Weapons
Americas
Remains of at Least 25 Bodies Found in Mexico Mass Grave
 
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Columnists

Justin Raimondo
9/16/2019
The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

Doug Bandow
5/11/2020
Ten Years After Regime Change: Libyans Are Dying Because of American Arrogance

Dave DeCamp
5/11/2020
Facebook Removes News Outlets in Latest Orwellian Purge

Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.)
5/09/2020
The White Lobby: When the US Was Sanctions-Buster Extraordinaire

Sheldon Richman
5/09/2020
L'etat C'est Moi! (I Am the State!)

Ted Snider
4/10/2020
Germ Warfare: How Trump Is Weaponizing Covid-19

Daniel Lazare
4/08/2020
Mad Man Modly: The Secretary of the Navy Gets the Boot

Scott Horton
4/01/2020
America, We Have To End the Wars Now

David R. Henderson
12/25/2019
Silent Night

Lucy Steigerwald
10/09/2019
George W. Bush Is Not Your Republican Friend With Whom You Respectfully Disagree

Ran HaCohen
12/11/2017
Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid

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