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Military could pursue Bergdahl court martial

A senior administration official tells CNN that the Pentagon may soon, perhaps even before Christmas, announce whether or not Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdahl will face a military court martial.

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Pentagon has new name for ISIS

There's yet another new name for ISIS among those fighting against the terror group. Daesh.

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U.S. airstrikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

U.S. airstrikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.

Haji Mutazz was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's deputy in Iraq; Abd al Basit was his military emir in Iraq; and Radwan Talib was his Mosul…

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Plumber's truck ends up on Syrian front lines

A pickup truck once owned by a plumber in Texas somehow finds its way to the front lines in Syria.

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Saudi cleric stirs controversy on face veil

A prominent Saudi cleric has created a storm of controversy by appearing on a popular television show alongside his wife, whose face was uncovered, challenging a fundamental religious tradition in the conservative kingdom.

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Taliban school attack: What do they want?

The scene was horrifying. Gunmen stalked through the school, shooting children as they cowered under benches and booby-trapping buildings with homemade explosives.

When the siege finally ended, Pakistan was left reeling and the world wondering: Who…

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Bombs kill 20 children, 11 militants in Yemen

Two car bombs killed at least 31 people, including 20 children, in central Yemen's Radaa city when suspected al Qaeda fighters targeted Houthi militants Tuesday, senior security officials and locals told CNN.

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Taliban slaughter 132 kids at Pakistan school

"'God is great,'" the Taliban militants shouted as they roared through the hallways of a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Then, 14-year-old student Ahmed Faraz recalled, one of them took a harsher tone.

" 'A lot of the children are under the benches,' "…

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ISIS tries to justify slavery, sex with girls

Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS.

Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist extremist group.

Can you sell them or give them as gifts to others? The answer is yes, once…

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As oil falls, Middle East stocks tank

The main stock indexes of Qatar, Dubai, and Saudi Arabia are taking a beating as investors fear that low oil prices are here to stay and they will spill over into other parts of the Gulf economies.

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