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FILE - In this Nov.7, 2008 file photo, children welcome Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali as he arrives to a meeting marking the 21st anniversary of his accent to powe in Tunis. Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, died in exile in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi, File)
Toppled Tunisian ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies at 83Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies at age 83
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The Saudi military displays what they say are an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in recent attack on its oil industry at Saudi Aramco's facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais, during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Iran says strike would bring 'all-out war'The Latest: Iran warns that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to speak to the media before departing from al-Bateen Air Base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as U.S. special representative on Iran Brian Hook, left, walks behind. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attackIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning that any US or Saudi military strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'
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Israel defends checkpoint shooting as video raises concernIsraeli police say security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem were in "immediate danger" when they shot and killed a Palestinian woman carrying a knife, after a widely circulated video of the shooting raised concerns about excessive force
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israeli leader invites rival to join in unity governmentIsraelis contend with the prospect of a third election, two days after polls end in deadlock
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Lawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi ArabiaLawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi Arabia
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The Latest: Israel's president: Coalition talks start SundayIsrael's president, Reuven Rivlin, says he will begin consultations Sunday with all of the parties elected to parliament
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Officials: Blast kills 5 Yemen troops, wounds 13, some SaudiYemeni security officials say an explosion targeting a government military convoy has killed five Yemeni troops and wounded 13, many of them Saudi soldiers
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Egyptian officials: Sinai blast kills 1, injures 2 forcesEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb targeting an armored vehicle has killed one member of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province and wounded two others
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Lebanon concludes Israeli drones were on attack missionA Lebanese government investigation has concluded that two Israeli drones that crashed in the Lebanese capital last month were on an attack mission, one of them armed with 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) of explosives
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FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, a protester wearing a Sudanese flag flashes the victory sign in front of burning tires and debris, near Khartoum's army headquarters, in Khartoum, Sudan. Sudan’s uprising has ushered in a new era both for the nation and for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir. Sudanese women played a pivotal role in the protests that brought down al-Bashir, and under a joint military-civilian council in power now, they hope for more freedom and equality, and seek to overturn many of the restrictive Islamic laws from the previous era. (AP Photo, File)
In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political roleSudan's uprising could usher in a new era for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir
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Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'
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The Latest: Defiant Israel PM seeks to lead ruling coalitionIsrael's prime minister says he will seek to lead a ruling coalition with his religious and nationalist allies, despite falling short of a parliamentary majority in Tuesday's elections
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United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sitesUnited Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks after stepping off his plane upon arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran
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