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Israeli Spyware Used to Hack Activists Worldwide
  Israeli Companies Aided Saudi Spying Despite Khashoggi Killing
  How Pegasus Works and Why It's Hard to Protect Yourself From Hacks
US Denies Iran's Claim of Prisoner Swap Deal
  Iran Deputy FM: Nuclear Talks Restart August 9 Under New President
Pentagon Gains Two New Air Bases in Hungary
  Azerbaijan: NATO's Strategic Gateway to the Caucasus, Caspian
  US in First-Ever Patriot Surface-To-Air Missile Firing in Australia
US Denies Drone Strike on Militia Truck in Eastern Syria
Russia Offered US Use of Central Asia Bases for Afghan Intel
Yemen Claims Houthis Expelled From District in Maarib
Cubans 'Disappointed' Biden Won't Ease Sanctions
item War Lobby Believes Washington Should Represent Everyone Except Americans  by Doug Bandow
item Foreign Governments and NGOs Will Try to Exploit Moïse's Assassination  TruthOut
item Media Play Up Protests, Play Down Effect of US Embargo in Cuba  by Alan MacLeod
item Rotten at the Core: US Appeal of Assange Ruling  by Binoy Kampmark

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