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Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

Strained US-Saudi Relationship Highlighted in King's Visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

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This morning two warplanes from a US aircraft carrier dropped two 500-pound, laser-guided bombs today on artillery units of the ultra-fundamentalist Islamic State near Erbil in…

US Bombs Fall on Northern Iraq

This morning two warplanes from a US aircraft carrier dropped two 500-pound, laser-guided bombs today on artillery units of the ultra-fundamentalist Islamic State near Erbil in…

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Turkey is both the historic "crossroads of Europe and Asia" and a powerful presence in the Middle East.

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Turkey is both the historic "crossroads of Europe and Asia" and a powerful presence in the Middle East.

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