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Updated February 7, 2023 - 8:32 PM EST
US Won't Lift Syria Sanctions After Earthquake
  Thousands Dead as 7.8 Quake Hits Turkey/Syria Border
UN Chief: Ukraine Could Turn Into 'Wider War'
  US 'Blocked' Early Attempt at Russia-Ukraine Peace Deal
GOP Pressures Biden to Send Ukraine More Arms

Germany Approves Transfer of Leopard 1 Tanks to Ukraine

US Mulls Deploying Long-Range Missiles to Japan
  NORAD: Chinese Balloons Under Trump Went 'Undetected'
US Ramps Up Operations Against ISIS in Iraq and Syria

Americans Less Hawkish on North Korea and China: Poll

US Surrounds China With War Machinery While Freaking Out About Balloons  by Caitlin Johnstone
Is the Ukraine War Moving Toward a 'Korea Solution'?  by Lyle J. Goldstein
item An Economist's Solution to the War in Ukraine  by James Bohn
item The Monroe Doctrine Is Soaked in Blood  by David Swanson

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Goldman Sachs Warns Sanctions Will Cause Oil Supply Shortage
West Bank: Israeli Forces Kill Five Palestinians in Jericho Raid
Russian Fuel Oil Flows to Asia as EU Ban Takes Effect
Russia Probing Alleged Ukrainian Use of Chemical Weapons
Russia Sentences Popular Cookbook Author Over Ukraine Posts
Russian Forces Keep Up Pressure as Ukraine Anniversary Nears
Russia's Revenue Falls Sharply in January From Year Earlier

Canada's Russia Sanctions Are Hitting People With No Connection to Putin's War

Outnumbered and Worn Out, Ukrainians in East Brace for Russian Assault
Ukraine Withdraws 19 Million Russian, Soviet-Era Books From Libraries
Ukraine Lays Out Demands for Israel Ahead of Key Visit to Kyiv
EU Parliament Planning for Possible Zelensky Visit in Days
Norway Looks to Donate $7.3 Billion in Aid to Ukraine
Ukraine Troops to Train on Franco-Italian Air Defense System
Kosovo Says 'Yes' to EU's Peace Deal With Serbia, With Caveats
Czech Army Eyes New Leopard 2A7+ Tanks After Testing Older Variant
Georgian Court Rejects Appeal to Release Ex-Leader Saakashvili on Health Grounds
Poland Redeploys Patriot Missiles to Capital City for Drills
US Cautions Citizens in Sweden Over Possible Attacks in Retaliation for Koran Burning
Swiss Neutrality on the Line as Arms-for-Ukraine Debate Heats Up
Britain Needs New 'Stockpile' Strategy to Support Ukraine, Says Labour
At Least 25 Killed in Burkina Faso Attack in Seno Province
DR Congo Blames Rebels for UN Peacekeeper Death as Insecurity Spurs Protests
Nine Killed in Jihadist Attack on Niger Refugee Camp
At Least 34 People Killed in Clashes in Somaliland, Hospital Says
The War at Home
US Charges 'Neo-Nazi' Leader in Plot to Attack Power Stations
Vaccine Litigation Lingers After Lifting of US Military Mandate

Haiti Appoints Council Amid Push to Hold General Elections

Canada Deploys Military Aircraft Over Haiti to Assist Police Force With Gangs

Photos: Deadly Quake Intensifies Suffering of Displaced Syrians

Quake Response in Syria Faces Obstacles, Says Top UN Aid Official

At Least 20 Escape Syria Prison Holding ISIS Inmates After Turkey Quake
Turkey Tried to Enlist PKK Against Syria in 2013: Kurdish Official
Iraq Daily Roundup: Nine Killed
Two Children Die After Fire in Iraqi Kurdistan Camp

Iraq to Ask US How to Pay Russian Energy Firms

Arab League Strongly Condemns Israel's 'Open War' on Palestinian People
Israeli Combat Drones Now Equipped With 'Silent Bombs'
Hamas Slams Sudan Agreement to Move Ahead With Israel Ties

Hamas Says Killing Palestinian Fighters Will Not Stop Resistance

Abbas Doubles Down on Halt to Israel Security Coordination
Nikki Haley, Who Once Criticized AIPAC for Being Insufficiently Pro-Israel, Is Running for President
Middle East
Beirut Blast Judge Postpones Interrogations Over Dispute
Morocco to Hand Over Saudi Man Facing Extradition, Says Brother
Qatari, Taliban Officials Meet in Afghanistan for Bilateral Talks
UN Warns 6 Million People in Afghanistan Face Famine Risk

ASEAN Vows to Conclude Pact With China on Disputed Territory

Biden Says US-China Relations Not Weakened by Balloon Incident
China Says US Shooting Down Balloon 'Damaged' Relations
China, Australia Trade Ministers Hold 1st Meeting Since 2019
North Korea

North Korea Calls for Strengthened War Readiness Posture, Expanded Drills

North Korean Balloon Briefly Spotted Over South Korea, Seoul Says
Asia Pacific
US Orders M28 Skytruck Transport Aircraft for Nepal
Swiss Lawmakers Visit Taiwan, Say They Want Closer Ties
Papua New Guinea Military 'Won't Sit Back' After Soldiers Ambushed, Warns Chief

Philippines Coast Guard Chief Says Boosts South China Sea Presence

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