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Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

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WASHINGTON — In early December, an Israeli billionaire named Dan Gertler made an unusual request to the Treasury Department. A mining magnate who had been...
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Alan Dershowitz, Using His Trump Connections, Became a Force in Clemency Grants

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WASHINGTON — By the time George Nader pleaded guilty last year to possessing child pornography and sex trafficking a minor, his once strong alliances in...
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Biden Will Restore U.S. Relations With Palestinians, Reversing Trump Cutoff

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will restore diplomatic relations with the Palestinian Authority, more than two years after President Donald J. Trump effectively ended them....
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Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on Israeli Billionaire

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Mr. Gertler was found to have used his friendship with Mr. Kabila to act as a middleman for mining sales in Congo, requiring other companies...
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Mike Pompeo Leaves State Department With a Dubious Legacy

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In Europe, Mr. Pompeo is credited with helping to strengthen NATO as a bulwark against Russia, including through increased military spending. Alexander R. Vershbow, a...
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Las Vegas Sands Corporation boss Sheldon Adelson dies at the age of 87

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The controversial Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for American casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation, Sheldon Adelson (pictured), reportedly passed away yesterday evening at the...
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Strong Views and ‘Close to the Boss’: How U.S. Envoy Reshaped a Conflict

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Previous administrations, he said, had struggled merely to bring the Palestinians to the bargaining table. Waiting for the Palestinians to agree to talks before moving...
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1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing Victims Are Assured Equal Compensation in Deal With Sudan

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WASHINGTON — Victims of the 1998 bombings of two United States Embassies in East Africa will soon receive up to $485 million in compensation as...
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Trump Incentives for Signing Peace Accords With Israel Could Be at Risk

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WASHINGTON — For Sudan, agreeing to normalize relations with Israel was the price of removal from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. A...