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{FD} Ex-Obama officials say hesitation to use force in Syria, elsewhere, emboldened adversaries

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Some former Obama administration officials watched the news of the Syrian chemical attack with a sense of frustration and a reluctant feeling of vindication. Continue reading

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{FD} Congressional leaders call Assad war criminal, say he must go

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Congressional leaders from the Republican and Democratic parties condemned the suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, and demanded that the Trump administration and the United Nations respond forcefully to actions believed orde… Continue reading

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{FD} Beyond ‘apartheid’–U.N. commission pushes legal and propaganda offensive against Israel

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A just-published United Nations report that claims to find Israel guilty of the “crime of apartheid,” is only one element of a broader legal and propaganda offensive being pushed by an obscure U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} US general warns of Kremlin interference in Libya amid reports of Russian mercenaries

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A new report over the weekend revealed that a force of several dozen armed private security contractors from Russia had operated in a part of Libya controlled by regional strongman Khalifa Haftar. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Iranian president sent Trump a letter discussing immigration

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Iranian media published a letter on Sunday sent from Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Donald Trump, discussing immigration and the United States’ wars in the Middle East. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran says ‘unmoved by threats’ after new U.S. pressure

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Iran’s foreign minister brushed aside pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that they respond well to respect, saying the country is “unmoved by threats.” Continue reading

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{FD} Israeli leader says ‘new day’ in relations with U.S.

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Israel’s leader says President Donald Trump told him it was a “new day” in Israeli-American relations. Continue reading

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{FD} Kurds’ move to keep Yazidi, Christian refugees from their homes is hurting anti-ISIS alliance

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Iraq’s long-persecuted Yazidi and Assyrian Christian minorities are blasting claims by the country’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) that its refusal to let them return home aims only to protect them. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran holds military exercise in defiance of US sanctions

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In defiance to the new sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration, Iran held a military exercise on Saturday to test its missile and radar systems. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump told Afghanistan president he would consider troop increase

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U.S. President Donald Trump told Afghanistan’s president in a call in December that he would consider sending more American troops, Afghan officials said, in a step to halt the deterioration in the country’s security. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey’s president interested to hear Trump’s policies on Mideast

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Turkey’s president says he is interested in hearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies on the Middle East. Continue reading

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{FD} British PM denounces Kerry for speech critical of Israel

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British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a strong statement Thursday denouncing Secretary of State John Kerry for a speech that was heavily critical of Israel. Continue reading

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{FD} While Assad bans aid deliveries, UN tells agencies to cut back Syria funding requests

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The United Nations is quietly urging its agencies and non-governmental organizations operating in Syria to scale back their multibillion-dollar requests for aid for next year by more than 20 percent, according to an internal document examined by Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqis find bomb factory, tunnels on long road to Mosul

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Iraqi forces explored a network of tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday in a village near Mosul that was recently retaken from the Islamic State group, offering a glimpse of the challenge they will face as they move closer to the city. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Yazidi women who escaped Islamic State group win human rights prize

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Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by the Islamic State group and went on to become advocates for others have won the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for human rights. Continue reading

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{FD} Suicide bomber strikes Syrian wedding

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Syrian activists and a Kurdish news agency say a suicide bomber has struck a wedding hall just outside the northeastern Syrian city of Hassakeh. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia bombed aid convoy in major threat to Syria cease-fire, US claims

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Russia was responsible for bombing a United Nations convoy outside Aleppo, Syria Monday killing at least 12 aid workers, a US official told Fox News on Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey submitting request to US for Gulen’s arrest

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Turkish authorities have prepared an official request for the temporary arrest of United States-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen over his alleged involvement in the coup attempt on July 15, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} Islamic relief agency admits illegal funds transfer to Iraq

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A Missouri-based Islamic charity that was shut down after being identified by the federal government as a global terrorist organization admitted in federal court Wednesday that it illegallyfunneled $1.4 million to Iraq in violation of U.S. sanctions. Continue reading

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{FD} Aid groups accuse U.N. of siding with Assad as Aleppo siege looms

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Escalating Russian and Syrian regime air attacks and a virtual cut-off of supplies to the northern Syrian city of Aleppo are threatening to make the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II even more disastrous, according to aid groups, many of wh… Continue reading

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{FD} Iranian general defies sanctions once again, travels back to Moscow

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Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani has traveled to Moscow once again to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high ranking officials in defiance of a United Nations ban forbidding him from international travel, multiple intell… Continue reading

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{FD} US woman faces ‘insult’ charge in United Arab Emirates

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A U.S. woman has appeared in court for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. Continue reading

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