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Updated June 24, 2021 - 8:48 PM EDT
US Denies Iran Claim of Lifting Major Sanctions
  Justice Dept: Seized News Domains Were Violating Sanctions
  US, Israel Continue Close Coordination on Iran Nuclear Deal
  Iran: IAEA Monitoring Deal Will Be Extended Only After It Expires
US Intel: Kabul Could Fall 6 Months After Pullout
  Turkey Says Won't Send More Troops To Secure Kabul Airport
  White House: Still No Taliban Attacks on US Troops
US, China Might Hold Diplomatic Talks Next Week
  US Expanding Global Missile Shield System to Asia-Pacific
  Pacific Islands Fear Fallout as US and China Jostle for Influence
US, Germany Still at Odds Over Nord Stream 2
  Russia Summons British Defense Attache Over Black Sea Provocation
  Azerbaijan and Turkey Hold Military Exercise on Armenian Border
US Votes Against Ending Cuba Embargo at UN
Saudis Who Killed Khashoggi Were Trained in US
North Korea's FM Says Not Considering Contacts With US
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Russian Security Chief Says Moscow Will Work With US to Find Hackers
Iraqi Govt File Suit Against Protest Icon Killed in 2019
Top US General Downplays Taliban Battlefield Gains
Afghan Hospital Burns After Attack; Taliban Seize Border Post in North
Five Civilians Killed, 20 Wounded in Kandahar Blast
17 Taliban Militants Killed in Fresh Army Operation in Northern Afghanistan: Govt
Taliban's Military Advance 'Temporary': Afghan Govt
Operation Launched in Balkh to Retake Lost Ground: Afghan Commander
Public Uprising Expands as Taliban Attacks Continue
Clashes Ongoing in Baghlan Province
Western Alliance Failed to Stabilize Afghan Situation: Russia
Afghan FM Atmar to UN: Taliban Not Fulfilling Commitments
Former Mujahideen Commander: Leaders Blame Afghan Govt for Lack of National Consensus
Afghan Govt Criticized for Limiting Access to Information
Calls Grow to Evacuate Afghans to Guam as US Troops Leave
China Tries to Turn Tables on West After Criticism by UN Human Rights Council Members
China Tries to Court New Zealand With Offer to Work Together
Australians' Trust in China Has Fallen to Record Lows, According to New Survey
Pakistan Bomb Blast Kills Four, Including Child
Deadly Blast in Pakistan Near Residence of LeT Armed Group Founder
Myanmar Army Clashes With Anti-Junta Militia in Major City
After Unwanted Flights Over the South China Sea, Malaysia Looks for New Aircraft
Southern African Nations Agree to Deploy Forces to Mozambique
EU Military Mission to Mozambique to Be Approved Next Month
Libya Govt Hopeful Mercenaries Will Withdraw 'Within Days'
World Powers Meet in Berlin to Discuss Libya Crisis
Deadly Landmine Legacy in Tripoli Shows Stakes of Libya Talks
US Lawmakers and Rights Groups Call on Egypt to Commute Planned Executions
Early Agreement Reached in Dispute Over Suez Canal Ship
Medical Official: Air Strike Kills at Least 43 in Ethiopia's Tigray
Police Death Toll From Militant Attack in Burkina Faso Rises to 15
Five Catholics Kidnapped in Central Mali
South Sudan Aims for Foreign Investment in First-Ever Oil Licensing Round
Former Mauritanian President Jailed, Faces Graft Charges
Bronzes Looted by British Soldiers in 1897 Set to Return to Nigeria
Sudan's Military Leaders Say They Are United, Rumored Differences False
Ivory Coast Sentences Ex-PM Guillaume Soro in Absentia, to Life Imprisonment for Coup Plot
US Military
High Suicide Rates Among United States Service Members and Veterans of the Post-9/11 Wars
Pentagon Chief Backs Change to Military Sexual Assault Prosecution
Pentagon Chiefs Insist Flat Defense Budget Is Enough
Air Force's Experimental Football Field-Sized Satellite Ends Operations
Pentagon Linguist Who Passed Secrets to Hezbollah Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison
Gantz: Israel Will Not Ease Gaza Siege
Gaza Factions Warn Israel Delaying Aid Could Reignite Fighting
Israeli Forces Raid Park, Detain Palestinian Child Near Nablus
Israel Approves Plan to Expand Colonies in Occupied West Bank
Israeli MP Calls for Jewish Supremacist Lehava Group to Be Banned, Labeled Terrorists
Watch: Israeli Forces Destroy, Block All Roads in Masafer Yatta Area
Israeli Forces Seal Off Entrances to Beita Town
Israeli Forces Demolish House in East Jerusalem
Israeli Police Killed Unarmed Palestinian Who Did Not Pose Threat, Rights Group Says
Two Hurt as Bleach Thrown at Right-Wing Protesters Outside Israeli PM Bennett's Home
Israel Bans Islamic Movement Leader From Praying at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Israeli Firm Unveils 'Invisibility Cloak' Technology for Soldiers
Israel/Palestine & the US
Aid to Palestinians Promised by US Blocked by Republican Senator
Poll: Many Democrats Want More US Support for Palestinians
US Moving Forward With Plans to Reopen Jerusalem Consulate for Palestinians: Spokesman
Israel's Rivlin, Ahead of US Visit, Meets With Bennett and Lapid to Coordinate Message
Iran's President-Elect Raisi Unlikely to Derail Nuclear Deal Return, Experts Say
Meeting Top US Officials, Israel's Kohavi Blasts American Plans to Rejoin Iran Deal
Iran, World Powers Making Progress in Nuclear Talks: Germany's Maas
French Minister Says Time Running Out on Iran Nuclear Talks
Iran Likely Had Failed Rocket Launch, Preparing for Another
Dozens of Syrian NGOs Urge UN to Continue Cross-Border Aid
Woman Killed, Three Turkish Soldiers Injured in Syrian Attacks
Every Major Faction in Syria Used Child Soldiers in 2020: UN Report
Middle East
Iraq Daily Roundup: Four Killed
EU Set to Approve $6.8bn Package for Refugees in Middle East
British Shipbuilder Babcock to Help Beef Up Ukraine's Navy
Ukraine Unveils Unmanned Combat Rotorcraft
US Has No Better Friend in the World Than Germany: Blinken
Germany Backs 1.4 Billion Euro Purchase of Boeing Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Source
Belarus's Lukashenko Blasts 'Nazi' Germany After New Western Sanctions
Albanian PM Compares EU Entry and 'Waiting for Godot'
France, Germany Propose EU Summit With Russia's Putin, Diplomats Say
Pardoned Catalan Separatist Leaders Freed From Spanish Prisons
Protesters in Colombia Turn to Town Hall Meetings for Solutions
Once-Kidnapped Colombian Politician Wants More 'Heart' From Ex-Rebels
Brazil Supreme Court Confirms Ruling That Judge Was Biased Against Lula
Ortega Allies Threaten, as Opponents Are Arrested, Flee Nicaragua
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