All countries struggle with the wounds and sins of their past. The U.S. is no exception.
All countries struggle with the wounds and sins of their past The US is no exception

Analysis | The debate over Confederate monuments shows how far the U.S. has to go

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The tensions that erupted just days after the president’s speech were likely a consequence of his visit to Riyadh, analysts say.
The tensions that erupted just days after the presidents speech were likely

By backing Saudi Arabia’s vision of the Middle East, Trump may be sowing the seeds of conflict

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Trump wrote: "IT IS A GREAT HONOR TO BE HERE WITH ALL OF MY FRIENDS — SO AMAZING & WILL NEVER FORGET!"
Trump wrote IT IS A GREAT HONOR TO BE HERE WITH ALL

Analysis | The huge contrast between Obama’s and Trump’s visits to Israel’s Holocaust memorial

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There are checkpoints, walls — and more than a hundred kinds of permits that a Palestinian needs to enter Israel.

Permit is a bloodless term. An automobile needs a permit. What is a permit for a Palestinian?

A permit is required for a sick Palestinian to go to a Palestinian hospital in East Jerusalem. A permit is required for a son to be by his mother’s side in a cancer ward here. [...
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There are 13 major crossings that allow Palestinians with work permits to enter Israel. Palestinians will argue which checkpoint is the slowest, fastest, the most crowded, the easiest, with the rudest or most professional soldiers or private security, and the most vile toilets.

Some crossings have vastly improved. But Palestinians say Checkpoint 300 is still one of the worst. [ Wapo.st Link ]
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In one of the world's murder capitals, everyone is freaking out about a dead hippo.
In one of the world's murder capitals everyone is freaking out about a dead hippo

What happened to Gustavito, the beloved hippo at El Salvador’s National Zoo?

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What might a Palestinian state look like? A developer plots out a dream as the Israeli occupation turns 50. [ Wapo.st Link ]
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Airstrikes on an ISIS-held town in Syria have killed more than 100 people, a war monitoring group said. The U.N. human rights chief urged all air forces operating in Syria “to take much greater care to distinguish between legitimate military targets and civilians.”
Airstrikes on an ISISheld town in Syria have killed more than 100

Airstrikes on Islamic State-held town in Syria kill scores of civilians, monitoring group says

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What did Trump just say about the Germans? Even his administration seems baffled.
What did Trump just say about the Germans Even his administration seems baffled

‘The Germans are bad, very bad’: Trump’s alleged slight generates confusion, backlash

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Jamal said his wife, at her last moments, was not seeing angels but Israeli soldiers.
Jamal said his wife at her last moments was not seeing angels but Israeli soldiers

The lonely journey of a Palestinian cancer patient

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On issues of national security, there are different traditions and rules.
On issues of national security there are different traditions and rules

Analysis | Why Britain’s government doesn’t leak the way America’s does

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Gunmen in three vehicles opened fire as the bus headed to a monastery in the Minya region, about 150 miles south of Cairo.
Gunmen in three vehicles opened fire as the bus headed to a

Gunmen kill at least 26 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

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The Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, emerged in Libya after the 2011 revolution, part of the Arab Spring uprisings, when NATO airstrikes helped oust dictator Moammar Gaddafi,
The Islamic State also known as ISIS or ISIL emerged in Libya

Libya becomes a key focus of the Manchester bombing probe

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Here's our attempt at summarizing the major takeaways from Trump's maiden voyage overseas as president.
Heres our attempt at summarizing the major takeaways from Trumps maiden voyage

Analysis | What we’ve learned about Trump’s agenda from his first foreign trip

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