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Remembering Shimon Peres and his pursuit of Middle East peace

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September 10, 1993
As President Obama and other world leaders attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres, we look back at one of Peres' biggest pursuits during his decades-long career: Middle East Peace.
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Joe Biden Attempts to Smooth Relations With Turkey

August 25, 2016
Carol Lee, Thomas Grove | The Wall Street Journal
Vice President Joe Biden struck a conciliatory tone during a daylong visit to Turkey, as the Obama administration tries to smooth over thorny relations after last month’s failed coup.
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A Saudi Imam, 2 Hijackers and Lingering 9/11 Mystery

June 18, 2016
Mark Mazzetti, Scott Shane | The New York Times
Inside an opulent palace in Riyadh late one evening in February 2004, two American investigators interrogated a man they believed might hold answers to one of the lingering mysteries of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks: What role, if any, did officials in Saudi Arabia’s government play in the plot?
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Legacy of a Secret Pact Haunts Efforts to End War in Syria

May 17, 2016
David Sanger | The New York Times
One hundred years ago on Monday, Britain and France signed a secret agreement carving out “spheres of influence” that ultimately created the modern Middle East.
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RNC meets in Florida, the Sanders movement, a redacted 9-11 report and remembering Prince

April 22, 2016
Republicans prep for an open convention and remembering music icon Prince.
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Obama’s Gulf gambit: More military aid to allies could ease regional rifts with Iran

April 21, 2016
Juliet Eilperin, Greg Jaffe | The Washington Post
President Obama promised Gulf Arab allies weapons and support Thursday to counter Iranian influence in the region even as he pushed them to be open to dialogue and diplomacy with their longtime rival.
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U.S.-Saudi Tensions in Focus as Barack Obama Visits Mideast This Week

April 18, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia this week at a low point in relations between Washington and Riyadh that are likely only to be set on a different course by whoever is elected to the White House in November.
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