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US Deploys B-52 Bombers in Message to Iran
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UK MPs Approve EU Trade Agreement, Paving Way for Orderly Brexit
Putin Targets US Social Media, Secret Agent Leaks and Protests With New Laws
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Israel's Rafael Unveils AI-Driven Drone System for Indoor Fighting
Israeli Soldiers Open Fire at Palestinian Workers Near Apartheid Wall, Injure Two
Two Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Charged for Breaking Leg of Undercover Cop at Rally
Turkey, US in Talks to Form Joint Working Group on S-400s, Sanctions: Minister
Ex-Generals Jailed for Life Over 2016 Coup Attempt
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