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Lebanese Foreign Minister Gibran Bassil, left, meets with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, at the Lebanese foreign ministry, in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Syrian TV: Troops in control of northern Hama countrysideSyrian state TV: Troops take villages in northern Hama countryside, gain full control of region south of Idlib
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Yemeni government forces rout separatists from southern cityYemeni officials: Government forces rout separatists from previously divided provincial capital in south
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 file photo, plumes of smoke rise after an explosion at a military base southwest of Baghdad, Iraq. A fact-finding committee appointed by the Iraqi government to investigate a massive munitions depot explosion near the capital Baghdad has concluded that the blast was the result of a drone strike. A copy of the report was obtained by The Associated Press Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Loay Hameed, File)
Israel blamed for hit on Iran-backed militia depot in IraqUS officials confirm Israel responsible for bombing of Iranian-backed militia's weapons depot in Iraq last month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Israeli soldiers secure an area near Dolev settlement in the West Bank, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, after three Israelis were wounded in an explosion. The Israeli military said it suspects the explosion near Dolev settlement, northwest Jerusalem, to be a Palestinian attack. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack; 2 wounded17-year-old Israeli girl dies of wounds from West Bank attack, her father and brother wounded
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The Latest: Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attackThe Latest: Israel's national rescue agency says 17-year-old Israeli girl dies of wounds from West Bank attack
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Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attackIsrael: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack
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The Latest: Former Iraq PM warns Israel of 'strong response'The Latest: Iraq's ex-PM al-Maliki warns of 'strong response' if it's proven Israel was behind recent strikes in Iraq
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Clashing statements expose rift in Iraqi paramilitary forceIraqi Shiite militias' chief walks back his deputy's statement blaming Israel, U.S. for attacks on militia bases
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Palestinians: Tax deal with Israel to ease fiscal crisisThe Palestinian Authority says it has reached an agreement with Israel to restore some of the much-needed tax funds cut off by Israel in recent months
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Syrian government opens corridor for civilians in rebel areaSyria says it's opened 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to leave besieged rebel-held area in Hama province
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Some Egyptian rights activists dismiss country's new NGO lawSome Egyptian human rights activists hailed the country's new law regulating non-governmental organizations as a step forward, while others dismissed it as more of the same restrictive measures
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Revenues up for Dubai's global port firm DP WorldGlobal port operator DP World is reporting stronger financials for the first half of 2019
The Associated Press1 day ago
Report: 2 Iranian lawmakers arrested for 'disrupting' marketSemi-official news agency: 2 Iranian lawmakers arrested for actions described as 'disrupting' country's car market
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry shows Iran-made Bavar-373 air-defense missile system in a ceremony to unveil by President Hassan Rouhani, Iran, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Iran says the Bavar-373 is a long-range surface-to-air missile system able to recognize up to 100 targets at a same time and confront them with six different weapons. (Iranian Defense Ministry via AP)
Iran's president says 'talks are useless' in dealing with USIranian president takes stern tone, says 'talks are useless' in dealing with US as nuclear deal crumbles further
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sudan's top general sworn in as leader of new ruling bodySudan's top general sworn in as leader of a joint military-civilian body that's to rule until elections can be held
The Associated Press1 day ago
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