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ISIS Announces New State in Iraq, Syria
  US Fears Israel May Be Dragged Into War With ISIS
  US: Jordan May Ask Israel to Go to War Against ISIS
  Egypt Arrests 15 ISIS Militants in Sinai
  With ISIS Surging in Iraq, Europe Fears Rise in 'Jihadi-Tourists'
Iraq Effort to Recapture Tikrit Reportedly Faltering
  Iraqis Dig in to Keep ISIS From Capturing Baghdad
  Kurdish Region Closes Crossings to Iraqis Fleeing Mosul Conflict
  New Alliances Bring Old Enemies Together as ISIS Advances
  Almost 200 Killed in Iraq as Gov't Claims It Retook Tikrit
US-Backed Syria Rebels Crumbling in Face of ISIS
  Syrian 'Moderates' Aren't So Moderate in Iraq
Case of James Risen Poses Dilemma for Justice Dept
Court Dismisses All Charges Against Dr. Sami Al-Arian
American Cops Try to Cover Up Their Spying  by Lucy Steigerwald
New York Times Revamps Its False Ukraine Narrative  by Robert Parry
If You Were an Iraq War Critic, You're Won't be Asked to Go on TV  by Michael Calderone
Hell No! Taxpayers Shouldn't Go to Syria  by David Stockman
Iraq and the Echoes of Vietnam  by Steve Chapman
Drones a 'Slippery Slope' to Perpetual War  by Benjamin H. Friedman

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Sudanese Christian Woman Inside US Embassy
North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Missiles
UK Urged to Tell All on US Renditions to Diego Garcia
Almost 200 Killed in Iraq as Gov't Claims It Retook Tikrit
Anti-ISIS Iraq Sunni Militants: 'Popular Revolution' Is Against Maliki
A Reignited War Drives Iraqis Out in Huge Numbers
Iraqi PM Maliki Facing Rival Shi'ite Bids for Premiership
US Veterans Not Surprised Iraq's Army Collapsed
Many Places of Worship Destroyed, Say Iraqi Residents
Iraq's Sunni Militants Take to Social Media to Advance Their Cause and Intimidate
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Iraqi Kurdistan
The Kurds May Seize the Moment to Break Free of Iraq
Unprecedented Kurdish Peshmerga Deployment in Iraq
Ruling Party Spokesman: Turkey Ready to Accept Kurdish State in Northern Iraq
Iraq's Christians Seek Refuge With Kurds
Federal Court Ruling on Kurdish Oil Sales Means Financial Relief
Iraq and the World
Saudi King Tells Kerry He Will Press Sunnis to Join Iraq Government
Russia 'Will Not Sit Idly By' as Jihadists Press Iraq Assault
Western Fighters Answer Mideast Extremists' Clarion Call
Khamenei Calls Iraq War a Showdown Between Humanity and Barbarity
More Than 1,200 Chinese Evacuated From North Iraq
Indian Warships on Standby for Iraq Evacuation
Rebels Hit Back at ISIS in Syria Border Town: Activists
Kerry: Syrian Moderate Rebels Could Help in Iraq
Blast in Damascus Suburb Market Kills 2
In Syria, Matchmaking Services Replace Dating in Wartime
IDF Forces Arrest 18 Palestinians in Continued West Bank Operation
Video: Gaza Cameras Catch Assassination by IAF
UN, EU Urge Israel for Restraint Amid Search for Abducted Teens
Bitterness Lingers in Gaza Over Killings During Hamas-Fatah Struggle in 2007
Saudi Arabia
Saudi King Sacks Deputy Defense Minister: Royal Court
Saudi King, in Ramadan Message, Vows to Crush Terrorists
Yemen Troops Foil Attack on Hospital, 6 Killed
Suspected Islamists Stage Attacks in Southern Yemen as Ramadan Begins
Yemen's Turmoil May Have Opened the Door for the Return of the Sultans
Middle East
Lebanon: Tensions High in Sidon After Sheikh Attacked
UN Experts Trace Recent Seized Arms to Iran, Violating Embargo
Spying on Everyone
US Says It Spied on 89,000 Targets Last Year, but the Number Is Deceptive
California State Assembly Panel Votes Unanimously to Turn Off Resources to the NSA
Stand Against Spying: Check Your Congress Member's Score
Eight Whistleblowers Charged Under the Espionage Act
Compendium of the Released NSA Spying Documents
Guardian Guide to NSA Releases
19 'Terrorists' Killed as Military Operation Continues in Pakistan
Pakistan Family Slits Throats of Young Couple Over Love Marriage
China/Hong Kong
China Says It Will Never Seek Regional Hegemony
Protesters Disrupt China Envoy's Taiwan Trip
Why Hong Kong Is Having Unofficial Democracy Referendum
UN Concerned Over Helmand, Afghanistan Casualties
Sri Lanka Arrests Looters Behind Religious Riots
Gunmen Kill Four Egyptian Soldiers in North Sinai: State Media
Explosion at Small Cairo Telephone Exchange Kills Woman
Al-Sisi's Egypt Is Worse for Gays Than the Muslim Brotherhood
Asylum Seekers Refuse Return to Holot on 2nd Day of Protests Near Egypt Border
Blast in Brothel in Northeast Nigeria Kills 11: Police
Berri: Libya Hesitant to Uncover Former Regime Crimes
Ukraine Rebels Free OSCE Monitors, Three Ukrainians Killed in Attack
Russian FM Lavrov Accuses US of Fueling Ukraine Crisis
Gazprom Head Threatens 'Restrictions' if EU Sells Gas Back to Ukraine
Ukraine Seeks Concrete Steps From Russia on Truce
Mexico Denies That Its Helicopter Crossed Into Arizona
New Security Force to Debut Soon in Mexico
Americans Still Dying
New Hampshire Marine Killed by Roadside Bomb in Afghanistan
Stafford (VA) Marine Sergeant Killed in Afghanistan
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