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Sudan's Military Seizes Power, Creating Chaos
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EU Slams Israeli Plan for 1,300 New Settlements
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  Israel Delegation Heads to US To Justify Palestinian Rights Groups Ban
16 Killed as Taliban Attacks ISIS Homes in Herat
  Pakistan: No Deal Allowing US Use of Airspace
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Israeli Drones Attack Two Sites in Southern Syria
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