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A security guards stands behind barriers blocking the road leading to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "crossed a line" in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price. Tennessee Republican Bob Corker says that based on his briefings he believes the royal known as MBS was behind the killing of the Saudi critic. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Saudi FM regrets 'rogue' killing of writerSaudi Arabia's foreign minister has called the killing the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi earlier this month at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a "rogue operation" and an "aberration."
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Jordan's King Abdullah II arrives to attend India Jordan business meeting in New Delhi, India. Abdullah said Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, that he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel. In a statement Jordan's King said that he would be pulling out of two annexes from the 1994 peace agreement that allowed Israel to lease two small areas, Baqura and Ghamr, from the Jordanians for 25 years. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with IsraelJordan's King Abdullah II says he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel
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US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north SyriaThe top U.S. commander for the Middle East says Turkish and American troops could begin joint patrols in a matter of days around the northern Syrian city of Manbij.
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Siemens, GE vie for Iraq electricity contractsMultinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's power grid
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018 file photo, Iraqi Kurdish women cast their ballots during parliamentary elections in Irbil, Iraq. The government of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region said Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, that the party that led the region into its ill-fated independence referendum last year has won the most seats in regional parliamentary elections. The elections commission says the Kurdistan Democratic Party won 45 seats, 12 seats short of an outright majority in the 111-seat body. (AP Photo/Salar Salim, File)
Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in IraqThe government of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region says the party that led the region into its ill-fated independence referendum last year has won the most seats in regional parliamentary elections
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Turkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on TuesdayTurkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on Tuesday
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FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to leave after a signing ceremony with Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in Madrid, Spain. The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, 2018, is unlikely to halt Salman’s rise to power, but could cause irreparable harm to relations with Western governments and businesses, potentially endangering his ambitious reform plans. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulateSaudi Arabia's crown prince "crossed a line" in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price, a leading U.S. Senate Republican says
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Monitor: Blast in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kills 3A Syrian war monitor and an opposition paramedics group say an explosion in the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib has killed at least three people and wounded others
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Coalition airstrike targets mosque used by Islamic StateThe U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says an airstrike on a mosque in Syria targeted an insurgent command and control center and killed a dozen fighters
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West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar is seen, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at staving off the fierce international condemnation such a demolition would likely entail. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Israeli leader delays demolition plan for West Bank hamletPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents
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Saudi writer saw Turkey as base for a new Middle EastSaudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, where a growing community of exiled Arabs have taken refuge
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Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suiteWhen Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity.
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Suspected militants kill 3 workers in Egypt's SinaiEgyptian security officials say three workers contracted to build a security wall in the northern Sinai city of el-Arish have been shot dead by suspected militants
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A man waits to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed inside the consulate earlier this month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi ArabiaA senior official in Turkey's ruling party saus Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul
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A security guard stands behind barriers blocking the road leading to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a "fistfight" in its consulate. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of KhashoggiThe official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month
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