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Biden Seeking Five-Year Extension of New START
Congress OKs Waiver for Biden SecDef Nominee
Iran's President: 'Ball in US Court' to Revive Deal
  New Intel Chief: 'We Are a Long Ways' From Returning to Iran Deal
  Tehran Slams US Arrest of Iranian Academic Under FARA
Biden Will Keep US Embassy in Jerusalem
  Israel Issues Tenders for Over 2,500 New Settler Homes
Biden Team Will 'Assess' US-Taliban Deal
  Afghan Aide Rules Out More Taliban Prisoner Releases
  18,000 Pentagon Contractors Remain in Afghanistan
Blinken: Biden To End US Support for Yemen War
Baghdad Twin Suicide Bombing Kills at Least 32
Beijing Calls for Better US-China Relations
Macron Wants Biden to Increase US Military Intervention
Libya Reaches Deal to Hold Constitutional Referendum
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Israeli Army Shell Strikes Gaza Home, Injures Palestinian Man
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