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Updated October 18, 2021 - 9:12 PM EDT
Colin Powell, Who Lied US Into Iraq War, Dies at 84
  'He Lied': Iraqis Still Blame Powell for Role in Iraq War
Sadr Lays Out Conditions for Dealing With US
  Protests in Iraq as Losing Parties Reject Results
Israel Accused of Killing Syria Official With Sniper
  Report: Israeli FM Misled Blinken on US Consulate in Jerusalem
165 Houthis Killed, Gains Made Around Maarib
Venezuelan Diplomat Extradited to the US
US, Canada Send Warships Through Taiwan Strait
Iranian Lawmaker Says Nuclear Talks to Be Held Thursday
ISIS Mosque Bombing Kills 65 People in S. Afghanistan
Gitmo Prisoners Cleared for Transfer Remain Stuck in Prison
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item Addicted to Military Keynesianism  by Joan Roelofs
item Dem Lawmaker Wants to Expand Trend of Ceding War Powers to the President  by Elizabeth Beavers
item Iran's Nuclear Program Advances Do Not Justify War  by Doug Bandow
item Dissecting North Korea's Missile Tests  by Mel Gurtov
item Lithuania Spoils China's Taiwan Narrative in the EU  by Weimin Chen

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No Invitation for Myanmar Military Govt Leader at ASEAN Summit
ASEAN Downgrades Myanmar Presence in Summit in Major Rebuke
Two Hindu Men Killed in Fresh Bangladesh Religious Unrest
Son of Somali Ex-Political Aide Held Over UK Lawmaker Stabbing
Revealed: Newcastle Chairman's Links to Saudi 'Anti-Corruption' Drive
German Military Planes Fly Over Jerusalem for 1st Time Since WWI in Show of Ties
During Farewell Visit, Merkel Says Germany Will Continue to Work With Turkey
France's Macron Calls 1961 Massacre of Algerians an 'Unforgivable Crime'
French Ambassador Ordered Out of Belarus
Czech PM Babis Heading for Opposition After Losing Election
Officials: Up to 17 American Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti
Thousands Protest Against Bukele in El Salvador as Grievances Mount
Iranian Supertanker Departing From Venezuela to Transport Heavy Oil
Iraq Daily Roundup: Two Killed
Turnout in Iraq's Election Reached 43%; Sadr Won't Challenge Results
Symbol of Rebirth at Iraq's Historic Al-Nuri Mosque
Syrian Government Shelling of Rebel-Held Idlib Kills Four
Syrian Government, Opposition to Start Drafting Constitution
Army to Investigate Soldier Who Appeared in Video Shooting Protesters
A Who's Who of the Groups Involved in Beirut Violence That Left Seven Dead
Lebanese Christian Group Says It Did Not Plan Beirut Bloodshed
Low Turnout as Lebanese Mark Two Years of Protests
How Judge Bitar's Probe Shook Lebanon Leaders
Families of Beirut Blast Victims Back Pressured Judge
Iranian Warship Fends Off Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden
Iran Delays Execution of Man Convicted of Murder as a Teenager
British-Iranian Aid Worker Loses Appeal on Second Iran Jail Term Without Court Hearing
Iran's Ex-Central Bank Chief and Officials Sentenced to Prison
Erdogan Says Turkey in Talks With Washington to Buy F-16s
As Erdogan Set for Another Tour, Turkey Deepens Ties With Africa
Neglect of Palestinians in Israel Fuels Killing Spree
Settler Attacks Wreak Havoc on Palestinians During Olive Harvest
Israeli Settlers Assault Palestinian Farmers Near Salfit
Jewish Settlers Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus
Government Moves to Expand Warrantless Police Searches to Fight Arab Crime
Settlers Light Fires, Throw Rocks Towards Palestinian Home During Clashes
After Reports on Jewish Prayer, Minister Insists Temple Mount Status Quo 'in Place'
IDF Nominally Censures Officer Who Used Excess Force on Protesters, Palestinian
Swedish Foreign Minister Visits Israel in Major Step Toward Rebuilding Ties
Sadat's Nephew Negotiates Way Out for Egypt Prisoners
Egyptian Activist Referred to Trial After Two Years of Provisional Detention
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US Lawmakers Slam Tunisia President Kais Saied as He Cements One-Man Rule
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