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Voters line up to enter a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's ruleEgyptians have gone to the polls for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New bout of heavy fighting in Yemen kills dozensYemeni officials say heavy fighting in Yemen's southern Dhale province pro-government forces and Shiite rebels has killed more than 85 people
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Activist: Sudan protest leaders meet with military rulersA Sudanese activist says leaders of the protest movement are holding talks with the ruling military council
The Associated Press6 hours ago
UN: 220 killed in battles for Libya's capital last 2 weeksA spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army says fighting between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli has escalated in the past couple of days
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Young Algerian protester dies of injuries; police accusedA young Algerian protester has died from head injuries that his family and friends believe were caused by a police beating
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Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and IranA summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A voter rides his bicycle past a poster supporting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi near a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's ruleEgyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Separate militant attacks kill nearly 50 Syrian soldiersA Syria war monitoring organization says an Islamic State group attack in the country's center has killed scores of government troops
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Key events in Egypt since the 2011 pro-democracy uprisingHere are key events in eight years of turmoil and transition in Egypt, leading up to a national referendum on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Egyptians begin voting on constitutional amendments aimed at keeping President el-Sissi in power until 2030Egyptians begin voting on constitutional amendments aimed at keeping President el-Sissi in power until 2030
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Trump calls Libyan commander pushing to seize TripoliPresident Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, who is leading an offensive to take over the capital of Tripoli
The Associated Press1 day ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is photographed Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Pictured is a section regarding Michael Cohen. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Powerful Emirati crown prince entangled by Mueller reportPowerful Emirati crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, entangled by Mueller report over Seychelles meeting
The Associated Press1 day ago
Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regimeProtesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff
The Associated Press1 day ago
Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good FridayChristian pilgrims march on Good Friday through ancient alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City, retracing Jesus' steps
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israel demolishes home of Palestinian charged with killingIsraeli military demolishes family home of Palestinian charged with the killing of 19-year-old Israeli woman
The Associated Press1 day ago
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