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Syria Kurds Accuse Turkey of Violating Cease-Fire

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey — The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria accused Turkey on Friday of violating a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight, as fighters from both sides clashed in and around a border town that has been one of the fi...
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Taliban Send High-Level Delegation to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD — The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan's capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace ...
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Iran Envoy: ‘All-out War’ to Result if Hit for Saudi Attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom's oil ind...
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Bulldogs Land Former Washington QB for 2020 Season

The Mountain West Wire reports that Jake Haener, who was rated a three-star quarterback prospect out of Danville's Monte Vista High School and signed with Washington, has transferred to Fresno State and is sitt...
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Israel Blamed for Hit on Iran-Backed Militia Depot in Iraq

BAGHDAD — An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq, confirmed by U.S. officials, is threatening to destabilize security in the volatile country that has struggled to remain neutral in the conflict between Washington and Tehran. It would be t...
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British Ambassador Quits Days After Criticisms of Trump Leaked

LONDON — Britain's ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy's unflattering opinions about the U.S. administration. In the leaked documents, he called th...