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U.S. and Arab partners go after ISIL in Syria

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The U.S. and its Arab partners launched a campaign of over 200 airstrikes in Syria this week in an effort to weaken ISIL. Continue reading

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Displaced Iraqis fear returning home

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More than 1.5 million Iraqis have fled their homes due to threats from a militant Islamic group that is seeking to overthrow the government. Continue reading

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Afghan election in deadlock after runoff vote

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Afghanistan’s presidential election is in a deadlock after a runoff vote, raising concerns about the country’s future. Continue reading

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U.S. sends weapons to stem violence in Iraq

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Officials stated this morning that the U.S. has begun arming Kurdish forces in Iraq to stop the advancement of a militant Islamic group that threatens to take over the region. Continue reading

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African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say

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Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

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