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Mikhail Gorbachev, Last Soviet Leader, Dies Age 91
IAEA Heads To Inspect Ukraine Nuclear Plant
  Pentagon Stockpiles 'Uncomfortably Low' Due to Ukraine Transfers
  FSB Names 2nd Suspect in Russian Journalist's Car Bomb Killing
  US to Appoint New Arctic Ambassador With Eye on Russia
Israeli Ex-Officials Urge Military Action on Iran
  Raisi Says Deal Not Possible Without Ending Uranium Traces Inquiry
  Iran Begins Enriching Uranium With Advanced Centrifuge at Natanz
Biden Seeks $1.1 Billion Arms Sale for Taiwan
  Chinese Strategic Bombers Will Join 'Regular' Patrols Near Taiwan
Clashes in Baghdad After Sadr Resigns, at Least 15 Killed
Yemen Govt Claims 'Dangerous Escalation' in Taiz
item The Spinning Door: From Govt Jobs to Lobbying for Dictators  by Nick Cleveland-Stout & Ben Freeman
item Israeli Ex-Diplomat Says Growing Acknowledgement of Apartheid 'Must Be Wakeup Call'  by Brett Wilkins
item Winners and Losers From the Ukraine War  by Patrick J. Buchanan
item The Political Power of Israel's
Not-So-Secret Nuclear Arsenal
 by Helena Cobban

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White House Calls for Demilitarized Zone Around Ukraine Nuclear Plant
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Ukraine Says Long-Anticipated Southern Offensive Has Begun
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Russia to Probe Shooting Death of Top Official in Ukraine
Ukraine's Schools Race to Build Bomb Shelters Before Term Starts
Russia Sharply Scales Back Far East War Games With China
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The World & Ukraine/Russia
Germany's Scholz Pledges to Support Ukraine 'For as Long as It Takes'
US Army Taps Raytheon to Deliver NASAMS to Ukraine for $182 Million
Swedish PM Sets Out Further Military Aid Package to Ukraine
Fears of Recession Build in Europe as Ukraine War Hits Half-Year Mark
Czech PM Fiala: Clear Signal on Russian Visas to EU Needs to Be Sent
EU Considers Visa Restrictions for Russian Civilians
European Gas Prices Plunge as Germany Fills Storage Ahead of Schedule
Britain's Biggest Warship Halted by Mechanical Issue Shortly After Leaving Port
Report: Israel Aerospace Industries Awarded Spy Plane Contracts With Rome Worth $550 Million
What Is Behind Montenegro's Political Instability?
EU, NATO Must Back Western Balkan Integration Amid Ukraine War, Says Slovenia
German Leader Outlines Vision for Bigger, More Coherent EU
Greek Parliament Votes to Investigate Wiretapping Scandal
Egypt's National Mood 'At Risk' With Country Running Out of Tea
Egyptian Researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy Banned From Travel, Despite Pardon
Boat Carrying 27 Egyptians to Italy Sinks Off Libya Coast
Libyan Comedian Killed While Filming Tripoli Clashes on Instagram
Madagascar Police Fire on Mob Attacking Station; 11 Killed
Nigerian Court Rejects Request to Extradite Top Cop to US
Angola's MPLA Ruling Party Wins Elections and Presidency
Kenya's Odinga Still Says He Won Election, but Will Respect Court Ruling
Andean Community Nations Push for Venezuela, Chile, Argentina to Join Bloc
Peruvian Judge Sends President Castillo's Sister-In-Law to Jail Over Corruption Allegations
The War at Home
How Florida Progressive Maxwell Frost Courted Palestinians, Then Abandoned Them
Dutch Soldier Shot in Indianapolis Dies of His Injuries
Soldier Collapses in Training at Fort Jackson, Dies Days Later
Raytheon Awarded $91.7 Million Contract to Provide Support Services for US Navy's Mine-Hunting System
Sadr Supporters Storm Green Zone After Cleric Announces 'Retirement' From Politics
Powerful Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim Cleric Al-Sadr Announces Hunger Strike
Watch as Furious Iraqi Protesters Storm Palace and Take Dip in Presidential Swimming Pool as Police Open Fire on Crowds
Baghdad Rocked by Deadly Clashes as Sadrist Protests Spread to South Iraq
President Barzani Re-Invites Iraqi Political Parties to Erbil to Resolve Crises
US Calls for Dialogue in Iraq, Denies Reports It Evacuated Baghdad Embassy
Black Helicopter Prompts False US Embassy Evacuation Claims
Iran Closes Borders With Iraq
Iraq Daily Roundup: 26 Killed
Kuwait Urges Its Citizens in Iraq to Leave the Country
Palestinian Toll Mounts as Israel Steps Up West Bank Raids
Israeli Military Court Extends Detention of Islamic Jihad Leader Bassam Al-Saadi
Israeli Army Block Teachers From Masafer Yatta School
Palestinian Bride Taken From Her Wedding by Israeli Police
Arab-Israeli Leaders Poised to Band Together to Avoid Electoral Catastrophe
Israel Shut Down Al-Haq's Office. NGO Returned That Same Day.
Report: Four Patients From Gaza Died in August Due to Israel's Travel Ban
White House Pressures Israel to Fulfill Jordan Crossing Promise
Lapid and Netanyahu Spar on Iran After Security Briefing
Ex-Mossad Chief: Israel Targeted Nuke Program 'in the Very Heartland' of Iran
Iran to Secure Its Border With Afghanistan Without Afghan Help
Banned From Politics, Turkish Opposition Figure Rejects New Charge of Insulting Erdogan
Turkish Pop Star to Be Moved to House Arrest After Detention Sparked Outrage
Middle East
Saudi Arabia: 30 NGOs Call for Release of Salma Al-Shehab
Lebanon Presidential Candidate Backs Anti-Hezbollah Platform
Taiwan Says It Will Now Shoot Down Rogue Chinese Drones
China Dismisses Taiwan Complaints on Drone Harassment
Taiwan Says 12 Chinese Fighters Crossed Strait Median Line
Beijing Dismisses 'Irresponsible Talk' After Report Liz Truss Plans to Declare China a Threat
Strategic Bombers, Aerial Tankers Part of 'Regular' Patrols Near Taiwan, Chinese Military Says
India Makes Rare Accusation Against China Over Taiwan Dispute
UN Aid Chief Pushes for Restart of Afghanistan Development Aid
Negotiations Continue Over Airport Contracts: Afghan Ministry
Afghan Refugees Say US Base in Kosovo Has Become a Prison One Year After Evacuation
Pakistan Court Suspends Ban on Broadcasting Imran Khan Speeches
Pakistan to Consider Vegetable Imports From Arch-Rival India to Mitigate Floods Fallout
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Pakistan Reacts to Mawlawi Yaqoob Mujahid's Remarks on Drone Access
IMF Board Releases Over $1.1 Billion in Pakistan Bailout Funds
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