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Monitor says 42 killed by Israeli strikes in Syria this week

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BEIRUT — A wave of Israeli strikes on suspected military positions in Syria this week killed 42 people, including at least 19 Iranians, a Syria …

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Jerusalem, new home of US Embassy, at core of Mideast strife

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On Monday, the United States moves its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the holy city at the explosive core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict …

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A grotesque spectacle and a Trump Square in Jerusalem

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The juxtaposition of images of dead and wounded Palestinians and Ivanka Trump smiling in Jerusalem like a Zionist Marie Antoinette tell us a lot about America’s …

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Malaysian Flight 370 Internationally Crashed, Experts Say

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The Malaysian Airlines flight that went missing four years ago with more than 200 people aboard crashed into the Indian Ocean on purpose, aviation experts say. …

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Why WhatsApp may present a greater challenge to democracy than Facebook

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A police officer stands guard as supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party hold their cellphones and shout slogans during a campaign rally addressed by Indian Prime …

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In religion and economics, cause and effect are very hard to prove

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RELIGIOUS determinism, or the idea that particular forms of belief and worship lead to particular forms of political and economic behaviour, is always a fascinating field …

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Exiled Afghan leader, and one-time U.S. ally, warns against peace with Taliban from position of weakness

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General Abdul Rashid Dostum, from his Ankara home, in exile from Afghanistan  (FOX News/Hollie McKay ) ANKARA, Turkey –  The colorful and controversial exiled Afghan figure …

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Trump throws curveball as big week for US-China trade begins

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by Daniel Shane   @CNNMoney May 14, 2018: 7:15 AM ET With his pledge to save a major Chinese company from crippling US sanctions, President Donald …

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Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

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GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its …

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Russia bank helps Venezuela defy US cryptocurrency sanctions

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Investors looking to buy Venezuela’s new cryptocurrency may want to head to a little-known Moscow bank whose biggest shareholders are President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government and …