Raymond Shedrick

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Iraqi Forces Open a Front in West Mosul, Trying to Squeeze ISIS

Iraqi forces opened a new front in western Mosul on Thursday in a major shift intended to accelerate an operation that had slowed to a crawl, leaving hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped on an urban battlefield.<p>The attack began early in the day as the Ninth Division of the Iraqi Army and …

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Syria Changed the World

ISTANBUL — The world seems awash in chaos and uncertainty, perhaps more so than at any point since the end of the Cold War.<p>Authoritarian-leaning leaders are on the rise, and liberal democracy itself seems under siege. The post-World War II order is fraying as fighting spills across borders and …

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Cellphones in Hand, Saudi Women Challenge Notions of Male Control

Lately a lot of women in Saudi Arabia have been loudly speaking out against male control over their lives, but as several have recently found, it is still the men who have the last word.<p>Last week, a 24-year-old Saudi woman, Dina Ali Lasloom, tried to flee her home for Australia. Members of her …

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North Korea’s Test of Rocket Engine Shows ‘Meaningful Progress,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s latest test of a rocket engine showed that the country was making “meaningful progress” in trying to build more powerful rockets and missiles, South Korean officials said on Monday.<p>North Korea said on Sunday that it had conducted a ground jet test of a newly …

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Turkey’s Relations With Europe Sink Amid Quarrel With Netherlands

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s quarrel with Europe worsened over the weekend after the Turkish president accused the Dutch government of Nazism, and Turkish politicians were barred or disinvited from events in two European countries, amid tensions ahead of a tight referendum on a new Turkish …

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