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Biden to Munich Conference: 'America Is Back'
US Will Not Lift Sanctions Before Talks With Iran
  Iran Calls on Biden To Lift Sanctions After US Says Open to Talks
  Netanyahu Warns Against Deal After US Says Open to Iran Talks
NATO: China's Rise Defining Moment For Alliance
  Treasury Chief: Trump's China Tariffs Will Stay for Now
US Reaffirms Promise To 'Defend' Saudi Arabia
Assange's Lawyers Considering a Cross Appeal
UN Report: Erik Prince Violated Arms Embargo on Libya
item Loujain Al-Hathloul: The Rest of Saudi Arabia Must Follow Her Lead  by Madawi al-Rasheed
item Sanctions on Venezuela Have Failed to Achieve Anything  by Daniel Kovalik
item The Atrocious Prosecution of Julian Assange  by Eve Ottenberg
item Why Is Biden Creating Himself an Iran Quagmire?  by Bernhard

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Saudi Arabia
US Seeks 'Fallback' Saudi Bases in Case of Iranian Escalation
Intel Report on Khashoggi Killing Could Push Already Strained US-Saudi Relations to New Lows
Saudi Arabia Arms Sales: Which Countries Are Still Exporting?
Exiled Spy Chief Says MbS Believes He's the CIA's Source on Khashoggi Murder
EU Aims for Meeting on Iran Nuclear Deal With US, Official Says
UK Says Iran Must Come Back Into Compliance With Nuclear Deal
Report Finds Widespread Racism Among Israel's Youth
Israel Arrests Four Palestinians for 'Throwing Snow' at Settler
Palestinian Child Says He Was Raped by Israeli Interrogator
Israeli Forces Suppress Anti-Settlement Protests in West Bank
Palestinian Protesters, Israeli Soldiers Clash in West Bank
Israeli Forces Open Floodgates Near Gaza, Destroy Palestinian Crops
Hamas Begins Secret Leadership Election as Mashaal Said Eyeing Comeback
Israel and Syria Conclude Russia-Mediated Prisoner Swap
Israel Agreed to More Than Just a Prisoner Exchange to Get Woman Back From Syria
Iraq Daily Roundup: Three Killed
Security Vacuum in Disputed Territories Still Hotspot for ISIS Activity, Says Iraqi Military Spox
Turkish Appeals Court Upholds Sentence Against Pro-Kurdish MP
Turkey Hires US Lobbying Firm to Return to F-35 Jet Program
Eritrea Disputes AP Story Detailing Massacre in Tigray
Ethiopia's Regional Tigray Forces Name Conditions for Peace With Government
Ethiopia-Sudan Tensions Rise Amid Regional Mediation Offers
US to De-Link Ethiopian Aid Pause From Dam Policy
Morocco/Western Sahara
Western Sahara Activists Facing Crackdown Following Morocco-Israel Deal
Former Moroccan Islamist Prime Minister Denies Responsibility for Normalization of Ties With Israel
Algeria's Protests Are Back and the President Is Worried
Algeria Frees First Activists After Presidential Pardons
Libya's Haftar and UN Envoy Discuss Ways to Speed Up Peace Process
Somali Government Forces, Opposition Clash in Mogadishu Over Election Protest
Gabon: Two Killed During Protests Against Covid Restrictions
South Sudan's Current Violence 'Lot Worse' Than During Civil War
Equatorial Guinea to Move Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
The War at Home
Police Suggest Keeping Capitol Fence for Months, Source Says
Some Combat Experiences – Like Ambushes or Killing a Civilian – More Closely Linked to Suicide, Study Finds
Americans on Jewish National Fund Board Might Be Prosecuted by ICC Over Settlements: Alpher
Biden Says US Commitment to NATO Is 'Unshakeable'
Ex-Stanford Researcher Accused of Hiding Ties to Chinese Military Faces Additional Charges
US, EU Must Prepare for 'Long-Term Strategic Competition With China', Says President Joe Biden
France Sends Warships to South China Sea Ahead of Exercise With US and Japan
Taiwan Deploys Missiles After Chinese Jets 'Enter Its Air Zone'
China Admits It Lost Four Soldiers in 2020 India Border Clash
G7 Says to Counter 'Non-Market' Policies From China to Ensure Free Trade
US Concerned China's New Coast Guard Law Could Escalate Maritime Disputes
Chinese Fighters Buzz Taiwan's Air Zone as It Appoints New Defense Minister
US Should Consult Taliban on Any Afghan Pullout Delay: Pakistani Envoy to US
Afghan Govt Welcomes NATO's Decision on Afghanistan
US Defense Secretary Calls for Immediate Reduction in Violence in Afghanistan
Taliban Threat in Afghanistan 'Will Significantly Rise,' Says German Defense Minister
Police Gunned Down in Indian Kashmir After Ambassadors' Visit
Six People Killed in Clashes, Gun Battles Across Kashmir
UN Experts: Loss of Kashmir Autonomy Undermining Minority Rights
Woman Shot During Protest Against Myanmar Coup Dies
France's Macron: 'I Do Believe in NATO'
Negotiations on Franco-German Fighter Jet Stuck, Security Sources Say
Sudanese Refugee Kills French Immigration Official After Asylum Request Rejected
Ukraine Prosecutor Says No Plans to Revisit Burisma Probes
Ukraine Sanctions Kremlin Ally Medvedchuk, Says Will Take Back Fuel Pipeline
Berlin Welcomes Biden's Announcement to Keep US Troops in Germany
Georgian Police Detain 20 Protesters After PM's Resignation, Report Says
Colombian Army Committed 6,400 Extrajudicial Killings: Court
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