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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, second left, speaks with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, second right, during a meeting on the sidelines of a conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: Russia brings Syrian 'witnesses' to NetherlandsThe Latest: Russia brings alleged Syrian witnesses to debunk suspected chemical attack at presser in The Hague
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The Latest: Hamas scientist's body back in Gaza for funeralThe Latest: Body of Hamas scientist gunned down in Malaysia arrives in native Gaza for burial
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Official: Israel will strike Tehran if Iran attacks Tel AvivIsraeli defense minister tells Arabic news site his country will strike back if attacked by archenemy Iran
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Fragments of US "tomahawk" cruise missiles captured by Syrian forces in recent attack, are displayed at a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Britain, France denounce Russian claim as 'stunt'Britain, France denounce as stunt Russian move to produce Syrian witnesses to counter reports of chemical weapons attack
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Mourners gather around the body of Palestinian journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest during his funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to GazaBody of Hamas scientist, gunned down in Malaysia, returned to Gaza Strip for burial
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Iraq awards rights to develop oil in country's northeastIraq has awarded the rights to explore and develop two gas fields and a hydrocarbon-rich area in the country's northeast
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British-Iranian professor held by Iran's Revolutionary GuardIran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard detains British-Iranian professor, latest dual national held
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Report: Iran orders providers to stop hosting Telegram appNews agency reports Iran has ordered network providers to stop hosting popular Telegram app
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Bahrain king commutes 4 death sentences to life in prisonBahrain's king has commuted four death sentences handed down by a military tribunal in the island kingdom, which included three civilians and one soldier
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?Real shift in tactics or opportunism? Islamic militant Hamas says it's embracing what it considers non-violent tactics in mass protests on the border with Israel
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Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed al-Jubeir, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Jordan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi pose during a group photo at a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Taro Kono (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in SyrianThe Latest: The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says the organization has been "flooded" with about 13,000 requests in the last six months from Syrians looking for missing family members
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Heavy rains pummel Cairo and parts of EgyptHeavy unseasonal rainfall pummels parts of Egypt with new, leafy Cairo suburb worst hit
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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, second from right listens as Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Chemical weapons team gathers more samples from Syrian townChemical weapons inspectors collect new samples from Syrian town hit with suspected poison gas attack
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FILE- In this April 16, 2009 file photo, the Kuwait city skyline is seen through the haze of a sand storm in Shuwaikh, Kuwait City. Kuwait on Wednesday, April 25, 2018,  gave a one-week deadline for the Philippines ambassador to leave the small, oil-rich Gulf Arab nation over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers in the country. (AP Photo, File)
Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid maid abuse disputeKuwait expels Philippines ambassador, recalls own envoy amid dispute over housemaid abuse
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Israeli policeman gets 9 months for killing Palestinian teenIsraeli court sentences policeman to 9 months in prison for fatal shooting of stone-throwing teen Palestinian protester
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