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Pakistan's new PM, Imran Khan, visits Saudi ArabiaPakistan's new prime minister, former cricket star Imran Khan, visits Saudi Arabia in first official overseas trip
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Palestinian schools strive to modernize classroomsPalestinians try to shake up stodgy education system, hoping use of technology, arts will create new opportunities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 24, 2017 file photo, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker speaks at a press conference during the Arabian Travel Market Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Qatar Airways said Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 that it suffered a loss of $69 million this year off revenue of $11.5 billion amid a boycott of Doha by four Arab nations. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
Qatar Airways announces $69 million revenue loss this yearQatar Airways announces $69 million loss this year off revenue of $11.5 billion amid boycott of Doha by Arab quartet
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, welcomes Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prior to their talks at the Bocharovy Ruchei residence, in Sochi, Russia, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
Syria's government and opposition welcome Idlib dealSyria welcomes Turkey-Russia deal declaring a de-militarized zone around Idlib but vows to keep up its campaign against 'terror,' either through military action or reconciliation deals with the opposition
The Associated Press8 hours ago
The Latest: Irani UN ambassador says Idlib deal 'right step'Iran's U.N. ambassador is calling the Russia-Turkey agreement on the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib the "right step" toward fighting terrorism and restoring peace to Syria without hurting civilians
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Israel says police kill Palestinian attacker in JerusalemIsraeli police say officers shot and killed a Palestinian who attacked a Jewish worshipper in Jerusalem and then charged at them
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Palestinians say 2 killed by Israeli fire along Gaza borderGaza's Health Ministry says two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire at a protest near a crossing point between the enclave and Israel
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Amnesty decries Houthi prosecution of Bahais in YemenAmnesty International decries prosecution of 24 Yemeni Bahais including eight women and a teenager by Houthi rebel court, on charges of espionage
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, supporters of 21 activists on trial stand on wooden court benches chanting, "Down with military rule," after the activists were sentenced to prison terms over an unauthorized street protest in 2013, in Cairo, Egypt. Amnesty International launched a campaign called "Egypt, an Open-Air Prison for Critics" on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, saying Egypt's crackdown on freedom of expression has reached "alarming" levels, and called for the unconditional release of Egyptians jailed for peacefully expressing their views. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
Amnesty calls Egypt an 'open-air prison' for criticsAmnesty International says Egypt's crackdown on critics reaches "alarming" levels, calls country open-air prison
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Israel says deputy ambassador in Moscow was summoned to Russian Foreign Ministry after aircraft shot down over SyriaIsrael says deputy ambassador in Moscow was summoned to Russian Foreign Ministry after aircraft shot down over Syria
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Israel expresses sorrow for deaths of Russian aircrew downed by Syrian anti-aircraft fire, also blames Hezbollah, IranIsrael expresses sorrow for deaths of Russian aircrew downed by Syrian anti-aircraft fire, also blames Hezbollah, Iran
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Fighting resumes in Libyan capital, causes mass power outageFighting between rival militias in Libyan capital flares up again, breaking cease-fire and causing power outages
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Palestinian man dies after being arrested by Israeli forcesPalestinian residents: 24-year-old Palestinian man dies after being arrested at his home by Israeli forces
The Associated Press21 hours ago
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo shakes hands with a moderator after an event in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. The head of OPEC said  that the oil cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy amid Iran facing renewed U.S. sanctions. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions IranOPEC chief says cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy as Iran faces renewed US sanctions
The Associated Press23 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to SpainAP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants trying to get to Spain
The Associated Press1 day ago
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