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Updated May 17, 2022 - 8:23 PM EDT
Senate Advances $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package
  France, Germany, and Italy Favor Negotiations to End Ukraine War
  EU Fails to Convince Hungary to Sign Off on Russian Oil Ban
  Ukrainian Troops Evacuate From Mariupol, Ceding Control to Russia

Turkey Won't OK Finland, Sweden Joining NATO

  NATO Pledges Open-Ended Military Support for Ukraine
  NATO Members Pledge to Defend Sweden, Finland if Russia Attacks
  Putin Says Finland, Sweden in NATO Not a 'Direct Threat' to Russia
Sadr Rules Out Iraq Shi'ite Consensus Govt
  Iraqi Airstrike Kills Seven 'ISIS Suspects' in Irbil
Russia Fires Missiles at Israeli Planes Attacking Syria
  Israel: Syria Strike Stopped Iran's Transfer of 'Advanced Capabilities'
Biden Orders Redeployment of Troops to Somalia
item Why Would US Give a War Guarantee – to Finland?  by Patrick J. Buchanan
item Why Did Rand Paul Delay Washington's $40 Billion Ukraine Giveaway?  by Ron Paul
item We Don't Want War With Russia but Republicans and Democrats Are Forcing It Anyway  by Jordan Boyd
item News Media's Ukraine Whitewash Grows Worse  by Ted Galen Carpenter
item The IRGC Terror Designation a De-Facto Iranian Travel Ban  by Reza Mazaheri & Sanjay Sethi
item US Air Force Deployment in Britain Is Third Largest in World  by Matt Kennard

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Kyiv Praises Berlin for Arms Deliveries
Ukraine Says 20 Civilians Killed in Shelling in Luhansk, Donetsk Regions
Russia Says It Will Evacuate Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers From Azovstal
More Than 260 Ukraine Fighters Evacuated From Mariupol Mill
Ukraine's President Replaces Head of Territorial Defense Forces
Sanctions, Bans, Shortages
EU Gives Companies Green Light to Buy Gas From Russia
EU Needs a Few More Days for Next Sanctions Package on Russia: Germany
Hungary PM Orban Warns of 'Era of Recession' in Europe
UN Warns of 'Catastrophic' Child Malnutrition Due to Price Hikes, Ukraine War
Leaked EU Memo Details Emergency Gas Supply Shock Measures
McDonald's to Permanently Leave Russia
US Backs UN Push to Get Ukraine Grain Back to Global Market
Turkish Nuclear Plant Threatened by Russian Sanctions
Ukraine War: Global Fertilizer Crunch Pressures Brazil's Amazon
Protesters Block Greek Tanker With Russian Cargo From Entering UK Port
Ukrainian Court Seizes Assets of Russian Billionaire Mikhail Fridman: Prosecutor General
The World & Ukraine/Russia
Belarus Urges Russia-Led Military Alliance to Unite Against West
NATO Leaders Say They Will Speed Finland and Sweden Membership Bids
Scholz's Party Keeps Ukraine Policy Despite State Vote Loss
Erdogan Says Swedish, Finnish Delegations Should Not Bother Coming to Turkey
Turkey Demands Extradition of PKK Members From Sweden, Finland for NATO Bid
Kremlin Scolds United States Over Attempts to Recruit Russian Embassy Staff
Double Standard in Europe's Treatment of Ukrainian, African Migrants: IFRC President
Latvian Minister Resigns After Commemoration of Soviet Wartime Victory
EU to Offer Ukraine New Loans to Plug Immediate Needs
Ukraine Signs Agreement With Japan on $100 Million Loan
Yellen Meets Ukraine War Refugees in Poland, Pushes Food Crisis Plan
German Police Attack Palestine Supporters on Nakba Day
Johnson: UK Will Act on Northern Ireland Rules if EU Won't
Serbia's Capital Belgrade Paralyzed by Numerous Bomb Threats
France's Macron Names New PM Ahead of Parliamentary Elections
Georgia Jails Critical Pro-Opposition Journalist Nika Gvaramia
Burkina Faso
Dozens Killed in Burkina Faso Attacks
Jihadi Abuses Increasing in Burkina Faso, Says Rights Group
Mali Junta Says 'Western-Backed' Military Officers Attempted Coup
Inflation Rises in Nigeria Amid Fuel Scarcity and Insecurity
Chadians Protest as Anti-French Sentiments Hit New Highs in Sahel
Moroccans Mark Nakba Day With Anti-Normalization Sit-Ins
Guinea-Bissau's President Embalo Dissolves Parliament, Citing Corruption
Egyptians Hunt for Dollars, Gold to Protect Savings Ahead of Expected Rate Hike
Colombia's ELN Declares 10-Day Ceasefire for Presidential Vote
Mexico to Receive US Delegation to Discuss Americas Summit
Venezuelan Opposition to Choose Presidential Candidate Via Primary
More Than 30,500 Arrested in El Salvador Gang Crackdown
US Sanctions Guatemala's Attorney General Over Accusations of Corruption
Cyber Attack on Costa Rica Grows as More Agencies Hit, President Says
First Commercial Flight Takes Off From Sanaa, Raising Hopes for Yemen Peace
Saudi Arabia Extends 2018 Deposit at Yemen Central Bank, Pays Final Installment
Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh
Video Shows Israeli Cops Storming Hospital Before Reporter's Funeral, Hitting People Inside
Independent Probe Points to Israeli Fire in Journalist Death
Church Leaders Slam Israeli Police Attack on Abu Akleh's Funeral
Thousands Rally Across US to Mark Nakba Amid Anger of Shireen Abu Akleh Killing
Israeli Military Mulls Adding Air Force Helicopters, Drones to West Bank Operations
Dozens of Palestinians Wounded in Israeli Crackdown on Nakba Demonstrations
Clashes Erupt at Jerusalem Funeral of Palestinian Mortally Wounded on Temple Mount
Israeli Court Rejects Petitions Against 'Megalomaniacal' Jerusalem Cable Car Plan
Ra'am Party Touts Housing Wins for Unrecognized Negev Villages in New Deal With Israeli Government
Israel's Liberman Urges Boycott of PA's Abbas, in Apparent Swipe at Gantz
Israeli Forces Kill Daoud Zubeidi, Brother of Political Prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi
Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees in Ramon Prison
Family of Palestinian American Grandfather Killed by Israel Wants US Probe
US: Thousands Celebrate as New Jersey City Renames Busy Street 'Palestine Way'
Iraq Daily Roundup: 32 People Killed; 15 Dead Found in Mass Grave
Iraq: Several Killed in Turkish, PKK Clashes in Sidakan
Outgoing US Ambassador Calls for Dialogue to Solve Iraq-KRG Oil, Gas Dispute
Iran Can Double Oil Exports if Necessary
Iran's Foreign Minister Makes Rare Visit to UAE to Pay Respects
Iran Arrests Academic on Security Charges, 'Foreign Links'
Lebanon Elections: Initial Results Show a Fractured Parliament and Bruised Egos
Hezbollah and Allies Dealt a Blow in Lebanon Election, Early Results Show
Middle East
Two Killed in Damascus Explosions
Saudi King Salman Leaves Hospital, Says Royal Court
Biden Sends Senior US Officials to UAE in Bid to Mend Strained Ties
Taliban Dissolve Afghanistan's Human Rights Commission, Other Key Bodies
Civilians Flee Fighting in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley
Taliban Ministry of Vice and Virtue Urges Troops to Obey Orders
Attempted Suicide Cases, Mostly of Women, Rise in Badakhshan
India Redrawing Kashmir Assembly Seats to 'Disempower Muslims'?
India Halts Ka-31 Helicopter Deal With Russia
India Hosts Regional Counter-Terrorism Meeting
Beijing Urges Pakistan to Stop Terror Attacks on Chinese Nationals
Pakistan Says It Foiled Suspected Suicide Attack Against Chinese Nationals
Kazakhstan to Produce Turkish Anka Drones
Sri Lanka Down to Its Last Day of Petrol, Warns New PM
Chinese Spy Ship Spotted Off Australian Coast Could Collect Intel on US Warships in the Region: Experts
US Military
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US Navy Chief Visiting USS George Washington, Ship Linked to String of Suicides
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US Navy Creates Unmanned Surface Vessel Division
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