Middle East News

Israel to reduce Gaza electricity citing Palestinian spatIsrael has announced it will reduce the electricity supply to Gaza after the Palestinian government in the West Bank said it will scale back payments for it
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Iraqi forces release videos countering claims of abuseAn Iraqi interior ministry unit accused of committing abuses in the fight against IS in Mosul release videos refuting the claims
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Red Cross says it's stepped up aid across Syrian front linesRed Cross president lauds increase in aid deliveries across Syrian front lines but says needs remain grave
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as President Donald Trump speaks at the Israel Museum, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concernsIsrael's parliament speaker: Proposed Trump speech to Knesset scrapped amid concerns he would be interrupted, heckled
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Israeli police: US tycoon questioned in Netanyahu probeIsraeli police: US casino mogul Adelson questioned as part of corruption probe involving Prime Minister Netanyahu
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Iran claims third underground missile production site builtReport: Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard now has third underground site to produce ballistic missiles
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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
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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 Press16 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 Press18 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 Press20 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 Press20 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 Press20 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 Press21 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 Press21 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 Press21 hours ago
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