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Civilians hold a white flag as they pass an Iraqi Army Armoured Ninth Division tank

Update In Iraq: Armed Forces Move To Take Rest Of Mosul, Evict ISIS

Iraqi forces start operation to liberate western Mosul, the last main ISIS stronghold in the country.

  Middle East

A soldier on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border
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Pakistan Targets Militants, Closes Afghan Border After Terror Attack

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump
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Trump Refuses To Openly Support Or Oppose A Two-State Solution

U.S. President Donald Trump
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Trump Promised The Most Pro-Israel Presidency Ever. Can He Deliver?

A drone that can carry a person
Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai

People In This City Could Be Flying In Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Soon

Before and after photos of Palmyra ruins destroyed by ISIS
Russian Defense Ministry

ISIS Destroys More Ancient Ruins After Retaking Syrian City

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
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Syrian President Says Some Refugees Are Terrorists But Offers No Proof

Navy Seals conduct a training exercise
U.S. Navy

Yemen Wants The US To 'Reassess' Deadly Raid

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on the second day of the Democratic National Convention.
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Tulsi Gabbard Still Hasn't Been Fully Transparent About Syria Visit

Donald Trump
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The US Has Issued New Sanctions On Iran After A Ballistic Missile Test

President Donald Trump
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Trump Changes Tone, Tells Israel To Stop With The Settlements

General Michael Flynn
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Trump Administration Puts Iran 'On Notice'

Israeli police force a man to move from a settlement
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Israel Forcibly Removes Settlers Days After Planning More Construction

Refugee children play in front of a camp shelter
Better Shelter

This Shelter Has Brought Safe Living To Thousands

The Pentagon
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US Service Member Dies In Raid Against Al-Qaeda In Yemen

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Responds To Trump's Ban With A Ban Of Its Own

A U.S. fighter jet
U.S. Department of Defense

US Says It's Not Working With Russia In Syria — Yet

Flowers and candles are placed outside the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
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Suspect In The Istanbul New Year's Eve Nightclub Attack Confesses

French President Francois Hollande addressing conference on peace in the Middle East
U.S. Department of State

France Hosts Israel-Palestine Peace Talks Without Israel Or Palestine

Tents in a refugee camp covered in snow
United Rescue Aid

Winter In Greece Means Snow, Rain And Freezing Temps For Refugees

Turquoise Mountain exhibit at the Smithsonian
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How Art Is Revitalizing This Kabul Neighborhood After Decades Of War

Saudi Arabian women dancing in music video
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Saudi Women Filmed Themselves Breaking Rules In The Name Of Equality

A soldier stands guard
U.S. Marine Corps

GOP Bill To Cut Embassy Security Unless US Embassy Moves To Jerusalem

Hamza bin Laden
Al-Qaeda via SITE

US Puts Osama Bin Laden's Son On A Terrorism Blacklist

Soldiers stand at the scene
B'Tselem

Israeli Soldier Convicted In Killing Of Wounded Knife Attacker

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Questioned Regarding Corruption Reports

People riding bikes on street in Syria.
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Syria's Newest Cease-fire Deal Is Different Than The Others This Year

Secretary of State John Kerry
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After Backlash From Israel, Kerry Argues Alliances Need 'Hard Truths'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey's President Accused The US Of Helping ISIS In Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israel — Still Furious — Weakens Ties To UN Security Council States

Boeing plane
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IranAir's Deal With Boeing May Get A Price Slash