Obama Administration Says Russia Could Join NATO    US 'Not Happy' as Iraq Announces Plans to Close MEK Camp    Obama's Military Is Spying on US Peace Groups    US Warned Pakistan on Helmand Spillover    File Sharing Leaks Sensitive Federal Data, Lawmakers Are Told    Honduran Leader Backs Return of President    Arrests of Sunni Leaders Rise in Baghdad    Iraq Can't Defend Its Skies by Pullout Date, US Says    US Attorney General Says 'Radicalization' of Americans Worrying    Anglo-American Ties 'Threatened' as Clinton Moves to Block Release of Torture Evidence    House Bill Poised to Spend Billions on Weapons Pentagon Doesn't Want    Gates: US May Speed Pullout if Iraq Leaders Curb Feuds    In Kurdistan, Ruling Parties Retain Power but Opposition Gains    Could an 'Entebbe-Style' Raid Have Saved British Hostages?    Over 300 Killed in Nigeria Since Sunday: Police    Obama Team Sends Message to Tehran on Nuclear Program    Iran to Try 20 Vote 'Rioters' as Opposition Vows Defiance    President Ahmadinejad Alienating Allies in Iran    Hamas Bars Fatah Rivals From Leaving Gaza for Congress    Israel to Allow Cement Into Gaza for First Time Since War    US Unsure on Success of Pakistan's Swat Offensive    US Enlists Citizens in Anti-Terrorism Strategy    Why Iran's Conservatives Are Airing Their Dirty Laundry    Report: South Korean Fishing Boat Taken to North Korea    Algeria Insurgents Kill at Least 14 Troops: Media    Russia Wants 2nd Base in Kyrgyzstan    At Tehran's Bidding? Iraq Cracks Down on a Controversial Camp    Landstuhl Sees Far More Casualties From Afghanistan Than Iraq    Still No Charges Against Sufi Muhammad    Iraq Says Raid on Militant Group's Camp Wasn't Iran's Idea    West Bank Settlers Scorn Obama's Push for a Freeze    Uighur Leader Says 10,000 Went Missing in One Night    Israel Presses Britain to Pull Funding From Human Rights Group That Criticized Gaza War    Pakistan Turns on Its Jihadi Assets    AIPAC 'Mole' Franklin Says He Was a Double Agent for FBI    Afghanistan May Close Polls in Violent Regions    US Warns Eritrea Over Activity in Somalia    Shades of Operation Condor in the War on Terror    'A Damned Murder Inc.'    Obama Ignores Torture    
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US Troops Back on Patrol in Iraq Cities


As Last British Troops Leave Iraq, a Coalition Ends

  Gates: Some US Troops May Be Leaving Iraq Early

US General: Iran Working to Influence Iraq Vote


Wednesday in Iraq: 16 Killed, 544 Wounded

Iraqi Forces Raid Camp of Iranian Exiles, 8 Dead


Iran Welcomes Iraqi Raid on Exile Camp

NATO Slams Taliban Rules on Killing Civilians


US-Pak Rifts Emerge Over Tackling the Taliban


Blackwater-Xe Mercenaries Spread Fear in Pakistani Town

Iran Supreme Leader Closes Prison Over Abuses

Reports of Prison Abuse and Deaths Anger Iranians


Iran Turns Inward, Silent on US Outreach

US Tightens Screws on Honduras
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New Kurdish Leader Asserts Agenda
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Ten Dead in Baghdad Bombings

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Tuesday: 18 Iraqis Killed, 27 Wounded
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Afghanistan Said Ready to Pick Up Gitmo Detainee

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140 Prisoners From Iran Election Crackdown Freed
Appeals Court Keeps Alive Suit Against Iran
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Clinton Expected to Meet Transitional Somali President
Honduras Political Fight Strands Truckers at Nicaragua Border
Honduras Coup Shows Chávez Power Limited

Colombian Rebels Say Did Not Fund Ecuador's Correa

Colombia-Venezuela Relations Erode Further With Rocket Revelation

Chávez 'Freezes' Diplomatic Ties With Colombia


US Envoy: Most Taliban Funds Come From Overseas

Gunman Hits Afghan Campaign Team

Afghans Draft 3,000 Donkeys to Transport Ballots During Presidential Election

Albania to Send Additional Troops to Afghanistan

Nine Killed as UN Voices Concerns Over Afghan Vote

Pakistanis Say Taliban Trained Teens as Suicide Bombers

Officials: Suicide Attack Kills 2 in Pakistan

Pakistan: Police Constable Decapitated in Swat

Pakistan in Covert Talks With Militant Chief Mehsud

Pakistan Unhappy With India's Nuclear-Powered Sub


US Envoys in Israel to Discuss Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

Clinton to Israel: Iran Will Never Have Nukes

Netanyahu: Gazans Want to Overthrow Hamas

US Envoy Presses Israel on Settlements

Hamas Dress Code Aims to Make Gaza More Islamic

At Least One Killed in Fresh Gaza Smuggling Tunnel Collapse

UN Calls on Israel to Allow Gaza Schools to Rebuild
Israel-Palestinian Calm Could Ease Talks
Middle East
UN: Thousands of Somalis Trying to Flee to Yemen
US Opens Way to Ease Sanctions Against Syria
China Welcomes 'Moderate' US Response to Riots
Clinton Praises 'Positive' China
Japan: Activist Visit Won't Affect Ties With China
North Korea
China Says It Seizes Metals Bound for North Korea
North Korea Says It Is Open to New Dialogue on Nukes

Up to 200 Children Were Killed at Khmer Rouge Prison

Cambodia's Crackdown Stirs Concerns About Legal System

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