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Explosions Hit Russian Arms Depot in Crimea
  Estonia to Cancel Visas of More Than 50,000 Russians
  Austria Committed to Military Neutrality Despite Ukraine War
US Carries Out ICBM Test It Delayed Over China
  China's US Ambassador Says US Has 'Gone Too Far' Over Taiwan
Turkey Trades Heavy Shelling With Syrian Kurds
  Turkey Kills 11 in Strikes Near Syria Border Outpost
US, EU Reviewing Iran's Response to Proposal
Israel Admits Killing 5 Children at Gaza Cemetery
item American Hegemony and the Politics of Provocation  by Jim Fitzgerald
item Amnesty International Revealed the Unpleasant Truth  by Slavisha Batko Milacic
item Israel's Friends Struggle to Justify Unprovoked Attack That Killed 17 Children  by Philip Weiss
item What Biden and Blinken Could Learn From Reagan and Shultz  by James Carden
item Confrontation Is a Dead End  by Daniel Larison
item Joe Biden's Senseless Economic Strangulation of Afghanistan  by Ryan Cooper

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Tunisia Constitution Giving President Wider Powers Comes Into Effect
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German Troops Spot Russian Forces in Mali as French Pull Out
Liberia Suspends Three Officials Accused by US of Corruption
Egyptian Police Arrest Seven Protesting Home Demolitions in Strategic Nile Island
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Independent Journalist Found Slain in Northern Mexico
Cuba Cracks Open Door to Foreign Investment in Domestic Trade
The War at Home
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Hundreds of Palestinian Accounts Removed From Social Media
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Settlers Establish First Ultra-Orthodox Illegal West Bank Outpost
Palestinian Hunger Striker Will Appeal to Israel's Supreme Court
'Slow Execution': Israel Extends Ahmad Manasra's Prison Isolation
UK Conservative PM Candidates Back Moving Israel Embassy to Jerusalem
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Oil Prices Tumble as Prospects of Iran Deal Grow
Iranians Fear Attack on Salman Rushdie Will Derail Nuclear Deal
Iran Says Swedish Citizen Detained for Espionage Might Face Other Charges
Iraq Daily Roundup: Six Killed
Iraq's Muqtada Al-Sadr Backtracks on Call for Huge Protests
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Middle East
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Turkey Reaffirms Syria 'Reconciliation' Call After Protests
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