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Reports: Blast near US-led coalition patrol in SyriaReports say explosion has hit near US-led coalition patrol in northern Syrian town of Manbij
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
UN says Yemen's warring parties meeting in JordanUN says Yemen's warring sides meeting in Jordan to work out details of prisoner exchange deal from last month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Israeli police probe suspicious attempts to appoint 2 judgesIsraeli police investigate allegations rocking Israel's legal system involving suspicious attempts to appoint 2 judges
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Iran state TV's English channel says anchorwoman held in USIran's English-language arm of state TV says its American-born anchorwoman was arrested after flying into US
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Key moments in Iran's 1979 Islamic RevolutionKey moments in Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, events leading up to the turmoil, US Embassy hostage crisis
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Shah's last palace, secluded refuge in Iran, is now a museumNiavaran Palace, Iranian shah's last refuge before fleeing the country 40 years ago, is now a museum
The Associated Press6 hours ago
AP WAS THERE: Shah leaves Iran as 1979 revolution loomsAP WAS THERE: The shah leaves Iran, never to return, as the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution looms
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this frame grab from Iranian state TV, a video, a rocket carrying a Payam satellite is launched at Imam Khomeini Space Center, a facility under the control of the country's Defense Ministry, in Semnan province, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. According to Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, the rocket failed to reach the "necessary speed" in the third stage of its launch. (IRINN, via AP)
Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launchIran launches satellite-carrying rocket despite US objections, though device fails to reach orbit
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The Latest: US criticizes Iran's attempted satellite launchThe U.S. State Department is condemning Iran's failed satellite launch as an action that defies the international community
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Palestinians announce plans to again seek full UN membershipPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he plans to reactivate an application for the Palestinians to have full membership in the United Nations, and his foreign minister says that will likely happen in a few weeks
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this 1978 file photo, Associated Press staffer Ed Blanche is pictured, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Family members say Ed Blanche, a longtime correspondent and Middle East editor for The Associated Press who covered transformative events from Northern Ireland to Lebanon, has died. He was 76, it was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo, File)
Longtime AP journalist Ed Blanche has died at age 76Ed Blanche, a longtime correspondent and Middle East editor for The Associated Press who covered transformative events from Northern Ireland to Lebanon, has died, his family said Tuesday
The Associated Press16 hours ago
New Israeli military chief pledges to lead 'innovative' armyIsrael's new military chief pledges to lead a 'lethal, efficient and innovative army' facing grave border challenges
The Associated Press16 hours ago
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, right, meets with the United Nations’ new special envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that his troops will establish a 20-mile-wide "safe zone" in northern Syria, adding that Turkey would seek logistic and financial assistance from the United States and other allies to create the zone. (SANA via AP)
Erdogan pledges Syria 'safe zone' as new UN envoy arrivesTurkey's president pledges Syria 'safe zone' after talks with Trump as UN's new special envoy arrives in Damascus
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Palestinians protest, strike over new social security lawPalestinians in the West Bank are staging a partial strike and large demonstrations to protest a new social security law
The Associated Press18 hours ago
The Latest: Kurdish official rejects 'safe zone' in SyriaSenior Kurdish official categorically rejects a "safe zone" that the Turkish president says his troops plan to set up in northern Syria
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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