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Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after warJerusalem remains deeply divided, 50 years after Israel's capture of city's eastern part in 1967 Mideast war
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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, right, listens to an official during a visit at the Reyhanli border crossing with Syria, near Hatay, southern Turkey, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, Pool)
On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war's realityPresident Donald Trump's U.N. envoy sets foot in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the daily transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Israel defense chief appears to confirm Trump leaked intelIsrael's defense minister appears to have confirmed his country's intelligence was leaked by President Donald Trump during a meeting with Russian officials this month.
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday Feb. 6, 2017 photo, activist lawyer Khaled Ali speaks to The Associated Press at his office in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for one day of the opposition leader widely tipped to challenge President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in 2018 elections following a complaint he publicly made an obscene finger gesture. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell, File )
Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.Prosecutors have released on bail an opposition leader accused of publicly making an obscene finger gesture in January
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Hamas to execute 3 alleged assassins days after found guiltyHamas has announced it will execute three men on Thursday who were found guilty this week of assassinating a senior member of the militant Islamic group in March.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gateClashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces as Israeli demonstrators are marching through the Old City Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday May 23, 2017, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group, the Hammurabi's Justice News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a U.S.-backed anti-government Syrian fighter form Maghaweer al-Thawra stands on a vehicle with heavy automatic machine gun, left, next of an American soldier who also stands on his armored vehicle, right, as they take their position at the Syrian-Iraqi crossing border point of Tanf, south Syria. (Hammurabi's Justice News via AP)
Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian cityActivists: Syrian government forces battle insurgents, strikes southern city declared safe zone under Russia-backed deal
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Australia says its citizen freed in Yemen with Oman's helpAustralia confirms its citizen kidnapped in Yemen last year freed following assistance by Oman
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2006 file photo, a Qatari employee of Al Jazeera Arabic language TV news channel walks past the logo of Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Hackers allegedly broke into the website of Qatar's state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir, authorities there said Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates responded by blocking Qatari media, including broadcaster Al-Jazeera. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, GulfQatar says hackers broke into state-run news agency's website, published fake statement from country's emir
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Egypt denies Sudan claims of providing vehicles to rebelsEgypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has denied allegations by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir that Egyptian armored vehicles were used by rebels in recent attacks in the Darfur region
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Lebanon renews Central Bank governor's term amid turbulenceThe Lebanese government has reappointed Lebanon's long-serving Central Bank governor for another six year term
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Businessman gets 15-year sentence in UAE disputeUAE court sentences businessman accused of stealing $1.5 billion while working for a sheikhdom to 15 years
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Iran, Spanish company sign $615 million deal for oil pipesIn first major deal since Rouhani's re-election, Iran, Spain sign $615 million contract for oil industry pipes
The Associated Press18 hours ago
UNICEF: Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflictUN children's agency says regional conflicts threaten lives of over 24 million children, mostly in Yemen, Iraq and Syria
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Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in MosulIraq launches probe into allegations of human rights abuses by elite police force fighting Islamic State group in Mosul
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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