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UK Judge Blocks Assange Extradition
US Carrier to Stay in Mideast Over Iran 'Threats'
  Iran Seizes South Korean-Flagged Tanker
  Iran Accuses Israel of Plotting Attack on US to Spark War
  A Year Ago the US Assassinated a National Leader
Iraqis Demand US Troops Pull Out on Anniversary
  Soleimani's Shadow: How His Death Upended Iranian Strategy in Iraq
  FBI Investigator in Blackwater Case Likens Iraq Massacre to My Lai
15 Syrian Soldiers Killed in Desert Ambush
US Airstrikes Hit Somalia Al-Shabaab Compounds, Killing 3
Afghan Military Claims 60 Taliban Killed in Helmand
Yemen Govt, Houthis Trade Blame for Wedding Bombing
item Time for Reflection: A Year Ago the US Assassinated a National Leader  by Paul R. Pillar
item Biden Must End US Support for Saudi Arabia's War in Yemen  Orange County Register
item World War I Redux: Setting Up Tripwires to War  by Doug Bandow
item Who To Believe About Venezuela's Election?  by Rick Sterling

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Gideon Sa'ar Says He Won't Agree to Power-Sharing Coalition With Netanyahu
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Jewish Settlers Assault Palestinian Farmers, Cause Injuries in Southern West Bank
Report: Abbas Impatient to Resume Unconditional Talks With Israel
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Israel Prevents Thousands of Palestinians From Praying at Al-Aqsa Mosque
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Middle East
Car Bomb in Syrian Vegetable Market Kills Five People
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EU Offers Aid, Urges Bosnia to Rebuild Burned Refugee Camp
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