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U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad – U.S. commander

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday.

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Ex-Fox News host ends bid to be next US ambassador to UN

Former Fox News anchor and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Saturday withdrew from consideration to be the US ambassador to the United Nations amid criticism that she lacked the gravitas for one of the top diplomatic posts.

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۷ New UN Resolutions against Israel Up for Review in March

The United Nations Human Rights Council is planning to issue seven resolutions against Israel, during March, according to Israeli news outlets.

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Despite US pressures, Iran and Russia move toward strengthening economic cooperation

While the United States appears determined to pursue its policy of maximizing pressures on Iran, Tehran and Moscow are taking new steps to strengthen their cooperation in the economic sphere. Among other issues, Russia and Iran are moving toward realizing a free trade zone between each other.

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Pompeo Says U.S. To Be More Engaged In East Europe, Warns Russia Trying To Divide West

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States must be more engaged in Central and Eastern Europe as Russia tries to divide the West.

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Iranian military and political officials warn of efforts to spread “Iranophobia” in the region

As the United States is preparing to hold a conference in Warsaw as part of its upgraded anti-Iran strategy, Iranian officials, both political and military, warn of Washington’s plan to sell to the world “Iranophobia” as a new international discourse.

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Russia, US present rival UNSC resolutions on Venezuela

Russia and the United States are trying to push through two rival resolutions at the UN Security Council to address the crisis in Venezuela.

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Amnesty accuses UAE of diverting arms to ‘militias’ in Yemen

Amnesty International accused the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday of diverting arms supplied by Western and other states to “unaccountable militias accused of war crimes” in Yemen, Reuters reports.

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Germany’s Merkel Drops Hint of ‘Creative’ Brexit Compromise

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, calling for a “creative” compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements.

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US investigating whether Saudi Arabia gave third parties American-made weapons: report

Saudi Arabia and its coalition gave al Qaeda, Salafi militias and other factions in Yemen weapons that were produced by the United States, CNN reported Monday.

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CAR Reaches Peace Deal With Armed Groups

The Central African Republic reached a peace deal with 14 armed groups following talks conducted in Khartoum, the United Nations said Saturday, potentially ushering in a period of stability in the volatile country.

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US pulling out of the INF treaty rewards Putin, hurts NATO

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday the United States will suspend participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty — an agreement the US signed with Russia in 1987 that helped slow the arms race.

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How the world reacted to Europe’s new financial channel for Iran?

After the three European parties of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran formally announced the establishment of a new financial channel to facilitate trade with Tehran, the non-European parties of the deal also welcomed the move as a positive step toward saving the landmark accord. However, the United States continues to warn companies working with the Islamic Republic.

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PSUV Member Believes Prosecutor General Prepares Arrest of Guaido

Isabel Frangie, a member of Venezuela’s ruling United Socialist Party (PSUV), believes that the country’s Prosecutor General’s Office is preparing to arrest opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president, but the arrest is being postponed due to possible negotiations.

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Venezuela crisis: US imposes sanctions on state-owned oil firm

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil firm, Petroleos de Venezuela SA. PdVSA is the parent company of the US-based Citgo oil firm, CNN reported.

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