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Iran Rejects France's Calls for New 'Strict' Talks
  Zarif: Iran Is Not Seeking Nuclear Weapon
  Who Goes First? Biden's First JCPOA Hurdle
White House Shifts Focus From Mideast to China
  China's Top Diplomat To Address American Audience
  South Korea, US To Move Closer Under Biden, but China Has Concerns
NATO To Stay in Afghanistan Beyond May Pullout Deadline
  Afghan Officials Demand Taliban Resume Doha Talks
Biden Threatens to Take Action Over Myanmar Coup
At Least 9 Killed in Deadly Attack at Mogadishu Hotel
British Warplanes Attack ISIS Cells North of Baghdad
String of Car Bombs Kills 20 in Turkish-Held North Syria
item Hawks Advocate a Human Rights-Oriented Foreign Policy – It Isn't About Human Rights  by Doug Bandow
item Journalists Mobilize Against Free Speech  by Armin Rosen
item Withdrawing Troops From Iraq and Syria Is Biden's Best Play to Avoid Mideast War  by Daniel L. Davis
item Palestinian Children and Israeli Settler Colonialism  by Yanis Iqbal
item Who Goes First? Biden's First JCPOA Hurdle  by Trita Parsi
item An Open Letter to President Biden About Guantanamo  by Former Guantánamo Prisoners

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Central African Republic
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UN Lists Candidates to Run Libya's Transitional Government Until This Year's Vote
Libyan Delegation Heads to Geneva to Pick Interim PM
Somaliland Hopes 10,000-Year-Old Rock Paintings Can Propel Its Independence Movement
Hundreds of Tunisians Protest About Police Abuses
Nigerian Farmers Hail Shell Ruling, but Future Remains Uncertain
Museveni Faces a More Critical US and EU After Ugandan Election
Algerian Online Activist's Jail Term Cut to One Year
Turkey, Russia to Begin Monitoring Nagorno-Karabakh Truce
New Protests in France Against Security Bill
In Pictures: European Capitals Hit by Anti-Covid Curbs Protests
Brussels Police Detain Hundreds of Anti-Lockdown Protesters; Clashes Take Place in Austria
One Killed, Three Wounded as Kurdish Militia Opens Fire at Protesters in Syria's Hasakah
Two Shootings in Syria's Al-Hol Camp, One Fatal: SDF
UN Urges Countries to Repatriate 27,000 Children From Syria Camp
Iraq Monthly Roundup: 168 Killed
Iraqi Anger Grows After Election Postponement
Yemen Government Supporters Turn on UN, Claiming It Imported Rotten Food Aid
Yemen Gas Station Explosion Kills Two, Injures 90 in Bayda
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Has Been Scrubbing Its Textbooks of Anti-Semitic and Misogynistic Passages
Saudi Prince Turki Bin Nasser Passes Away
Mossad Head Says IDF Chief 'Irresponsible' for Panning US on Iran Policy: Report
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Israel to Give Few Covid-19 Vaccines to Palestinians Amid 'Apartheid' Accusations
After 15-Year Wait, Palestinian Elections Face New Obstacles Following Law Amendments
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Settlers Set Up Caravan on Palestinian Land
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Russia Arrests Over 4,000 at Wide Protests Backing Navalny
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