Middle East News

The Latest: Saudi airport targeted by Yemen rebel droneThe Latest: Saudi airport targeted by bomb-carrying drone launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels
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Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycottThe energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia amid boycott
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Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8Iraq's military says a car bomb has killed 5 people and wounded 8 in a northwestern village near the Syrian border
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire seasonThe Global SuperTanker, the world's largest firefighting aircraft, has been readied for the upcoming wildfire season with maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike callA leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a 2-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to deathAn Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group
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Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebelsSyrian state media say government forces regained control of northwestern village just days after losing it to militants
The Associated Press16 hours ago
2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freedUN: 2 Libyan reporters taken by forces loyal to commander trying to capture Tripoli freed after 3 weeks
The Associated Press17 hours ago
US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist districtsShop owners in Baghdad's Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya feeling the pain of US sanctions on Iran
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim, right, holds a press conference with his visiting Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, USIraq offers to mediate in crisis between key allies, US and Iran, amid escalating Mideast tensions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity billsTens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges
The Associated Press1 day ago
Baghdad offers to mediate with US as Iran's FM visits IraqIraq's parliament speaker says Baghdad is ready to mediate between the United States and Iran if it is asked to do so
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with armySudan's protest leaders issue a call for a two-day general strike next week, in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendumAn Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail
The Associated Press1 day ago
Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for JuneCourt martial of SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner scheduled to start June 10
The Associated Press2 days ago
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