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Updated January 19, 2014 - 11:04 PM EST
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US Drone Strike on Nuristan Gathering Kills 9
  Taliban Says Kabul Attack Was Reprisal for Civilian Deaths in US Strike
Key Syria Rebels Spurn Talks, Small Group to Go
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Numbers of Militants Increase in Fallujah
  US Troops May Return to Middle East to Train Iraqis
  Bombings Resume in Baghdad; 40 Killed, 94 Wounded
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UN Inspectors Arrive in Tehran to Kick Off Nuclear Deal
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