Rocket Fire After Israeli Gaza Strike Kills Palestinian Commander

Israel’s military killed a commander of Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, prompting retaliatory rocket fire and fears of a severe escalation in violence.

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U.S. Calls on Iraq to Hold Early Elections

The United States has called on Iraq’s government to stop using violence against protesters, reform its electoral system and hold early elections, after weeks of unrest in which security forces have killed nearly 300 protesters.

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In Berlin, Pompeo Says Allied Democracies Must Work Together

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is stressing the need for allied democracies to work together, saying that the Trump administration’s stances on NATO spending, Iran, Chinese technology and a new Russian-German pipeline are meant to defend hard-won freedoms.

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Iran Resumes Uranium Enrichment At Fordow Plant in new Stepback From Deal

The suspension of uranium enrichment at the long secret plant was one of the restrictions Iran had agreed to on its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of UN sanctions.

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A Suspect Has Been Arrested in the Massacre of Family from a Mormon Community in Mexico

A suspect has been arrested in the massacre of nine family members from a Mormon community on the Mexican side of the border with the United States, Mexican authorities said Tuesday.

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Trump OKs Wider Syria Oil Mission, Raising Legal Questions

By: Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press President Donald Trump has approved an expanded military mission to secure an expanse of oil fields across eastern Syria, raising a number of difficult legal questions about whether U.S. troops can launch strikes against Syrian, Russian or other forces if they threaten the oil, U.S. officials said. The decision, coming after […]

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