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Opinion: Afghanistan’s Scars from 20 Years of War are Deep; Many Afghans “Blame the Americans.”

It's been a year since the last U.S. troops were pulled out of Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But while the battles have ended, there are still outbreaks of violence, including a bomb attack outside the Russian Embassy in Kabul…
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Yemen suffers fuel crisis despite UN truce

For the first time since the beginning of the UN-brokered agreement in April, Yemenis are waiting in long lines in front of a limited number of operating petrol stations in the capital Sana'a to refill their vehicles. Yemen is suffering from…
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Racist Israel exaggerates the ‘threat’ of Palestinian population growth

Racist Israel continues to promote the perceived threat of Palestinian population growth, the so-called "demographic time bomb". Every time this issue comes up, Professor Arnon Soffer — the "Arab counter" — is called upon to comment. Soffer…
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No end to crisis as Iraq’s PM ends second round of talks

Iraq's caretaker prime minister convened a second round of talks Monday with Iraqi leaders aimed at resolving the ongoing political crisis between rival Shiite blocs, but the representatives of an influential cleric failed once again to…
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While US destroyed it, Iran is to help improve health services in Afghanistan

 Iran promised cooperation with Afghanistan in improving health services and other sectors during an ongoing visit to the country by acting public health. Bahram Einollahi, Iranian Health Minister, said that the country is willing to provide…
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US simulates bombing mission over Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US said Monday that two long-distance warplanes flew across the Middle East as part of a simulated international bombing exercise amid tense haggling on restoring a nuclear deal with Iran. Top US general Lieutenant General Alexus Grynkewich…