U.S.-Backed Militias Seize Key Oil Field in East Syria

U.S.-backed militias said they captured Syria’s largest oil field on Sunday, pressing their assault against the Islamic State terror group in the east of the country. The Syrian Democratic Forces…

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54 Egyptian Police Killed in Ambush, Say Officials

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, officials said Saturday. The ensuing firefight…

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Spain Set to Strip Catalonia of Powers Over Independence Bid

The crisis over Catalonia’s quest for independence escalated Thursday, as Spain’s central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of some of its self-governing powers after its…

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