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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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Obama condemns Russia for supporting Ukrainian separatists

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President Obama condemned Russia’s support for separatists in Ukraine as the international community prepares for a world summit. Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas announce open-ended cease-fire

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Israel and Hamas reached an open-ended cease-fire agreement Tuesday, following nearly two months of violence between the two groups. 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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