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Updated February 15, 2021 - 9:57 PM EST
Rockets Hit US Base in Iraqi Kurdistan, One Dead
Taliban Controls 52% of Afghanistan Territory
  Taliban Warns NATO Not to Scrap Withdrawal From Afghanistan
  Germany Says Troops May Stay Longer in Afghanistan
Dozens Killed as Fighting Rages in North Yemen
  US To Lift Houthi Terror Designation Tuesday
  UN: 400,000 Yemeni Children Under Five Could Starve to Death in 2021
Philippines' Duterte to US: 'You Have to Pay' for Troop Deal
  Can the US Enlist Philippines to Help Contain China in Indo-Pacific?
Biden DoJ Files Appeal to Get Julian Assange Extradited
Biden's Pick for Iran Envoy Resurrects Debate Over Deal
DHS, Founded After 9/11, Shifts to 'Domestic Terrorism'
Kosovo's Anti-Serbia 'Reformers' Poised to Win Election
Syrian State Media Confirms Israel Attacks Near Damascus
Iraq MP: Turkey Has No Permission To Deploy Troops Here
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Four Pakistan Soldiers Killed in South Waziristan Terror Attack
Two Former Kashmir Chief Ministers 'Locked Up' in Homes
Indian Police Arrest Climate Activist for Supporting Farmers
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Protesters Say French Anti-Radicalism Law Is Anti-Muslim
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US Military
Pentagon Acknowledges Concerns of Widespread Vaccine Refusal Among Troops
US Charges Son in Civilian Navy Staffer's Killing in Bahrain
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Italian Aircraft Carrier Comes to Norfolk to Train for New F-35b Aircraft
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Saudi Arabia Says It Foiled Houthi Drone Attack on Abha Airport
Yemen Donor Conference Expected in March, Aid Sources Say
Detained Without Charges, Saudi Aid Worker Spoke to Family for One Minute in Three Years
Iraq Daily Roundup: 29 Killed; Current Turkish Operations End
Iraq Farmers Can't Access Fields as Turkey-PKK Clashes Rage
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Syria Kurds Hand Iraq 100 Alleged ISIS Fighters
Domestic Violence Increase in Iraq as Survivor Shelters Go Underground
US State Department: Jerusalem Is Subject to Final Status Negotiations
Israeli Forces Open Fire at Gaza Farmers, Force Them Back
Jewish Settlers Desecrate Muslim Cemetery Below Old City Wall in Jerusalem
Middle East
Iran Receives 'No Message' to Withdraw Forces From Syria: Official
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UAE Jails Jordanian for 10 Years for Criticizing Jordan's Govt
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