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Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ousterSudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe
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United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and his wife Tammy attend the inauguration of a new settlement named after US president Donald Trump in the Golan Heights, Sunday, June 16, 2019. The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israel moves to name Golan settlement after TrumpIsrael moves to name Golan Heights settlement after Trump
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Libya's Sarraj calls for elections in 2019 to end warHead of Libya's UN-recognized government proposes nationwide elections in 2019 to end war
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A fishing boat speeds past an oil tanker in the distance in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers targeted in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman, was brought to the United Arab Emirates' eastern coast Saturday. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacksSaudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accuses Iran of tanker attacks and says kingdom won't hesitate to deal with threats to its security
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor's office for corruption probeSudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor's office for corruption probe
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Mariners from the MT Front Altair arrive at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, after spending two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair on Saturday night after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran, landed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker was attacked Thursday, June 13,   in the Gulf of Oman. The U.S. has accused Iran of attacking the Front Altair and another oil tanker with limpet mines. Iran has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
The Latest: Pompeo stresses diplomacy in Gulf crisisUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is stressing diplomacy in responding to suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Libyan navy says it intercepted 91 Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber vessel carrying 91 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, arrives for the meeting with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at Bercy Economy Ministry, in Paris, France. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday, June 16, 2019, sentenced Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of just one of the high-profile corruption cases involving the prime minister's family. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
Israeli PM's wife sentenced for misusing state fundsThe wife of Israel's prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A wooden boat sits on the beach with the Port of Khorfakkan behind it in Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The Japanese owner of the Kokuka Courageous said Friday, June 14, 2019, that the vessel, one of two oil tankers targeted in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman, would be brought to the Emirati port of Khorfakkan. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in DubaiCrew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Mariners from the MT Front Altair arrive at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, after spending two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair on Saturday night after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran, landed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker was attacked Thursday, June 13,   in the Gulf of Oman. The U.S. has accused Iran of attacking the Front Altair and another oil tanker with limpet mines. Iran has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
The Latest: Yemen's Houthi rebels launch Saudi drone attackThe Latest: Yemen's Houthi rebels say they launch new drone attack against Saudi Arabia; kingdom says it shot down one Houthi drone
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Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council that assumed power in Sudan after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, salutes during a rally, in Galawee town, north of Sudan, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, as the ruling military council failed to announce the findings of its own investigation on Saturday as promised. (AP Photo)
US diplomat wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdownThe top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there must be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month
The Associated Press1 day ago
Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran.Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in northSyrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people
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FILE - in this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, U.S. and Iraqi engineers do engine maintenance of a U.S.- made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad, Iraq. Militants fired early Saturday, June 15, 2019 three mortar shells on an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fires but no casualties, the Iraqi military said. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualtiesThe Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiverTwo Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran
The Associated Press1 day ago
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