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Syrian soldiers stand guard at their military post overlooking the Damascus-Aleppo highway in the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10Syrians march toward Israel-occupied Golan Heights in rare protest; suspected Russian airstrike kills at least 10
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, a Palestinian worker walks next to trucks loaded with sacks of cement at the Kerem Shalom border crossing on its way from Israel to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel shut down the cargo crossing of Kerem Shalom with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba, File)
Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into GazaIsrael puts new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with Gaza Strip to punish Hamas for hostilities
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Correction: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill storyCorrection: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill story
The Associated Press4 hours ago
France expels high-profile terror convict to AlgeriaAn Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Gillesby, Laub appointed to AP leadership rolesGillesby, Laub promoted to Associated Press leadership positions
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Saudi Arabia executes 7, including 5 for killing PakistaniSaudi Arabia executed 7 convicted of criminal offenses, including 5 men for killing Pakistani warehouse guard
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Officials: 30 civilians dead in recent clashes in Yemen cityYemeni officials: 2 weeks of heavy fighting between Houthi rebels, Saudi-led coalition killed at least 30 civilians
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Libyan coast guard rescues some 160 Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it has intercepted some 160 Europe-bound African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Pakistani transgender, Nadeem Kashish, second left, talks to a resident during her door-to-door election campaign, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. The Pakistani election commission has for the first time allowed the transgender community to take part in the upcoming election scheduled on July 25, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan rights group issues warning ahead of pollsIndependent human rights commission issues dire warning ahead of polls as jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeals his 10-year prison sentence He was sentenced over purchases of luxury apartments in London
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt draft bill to immune senior military officersEgypt's parliament has passed a draft bill that could immune senior military officers from future prosecution related to violence following the 2013 overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 photo, Syrians pose for a picture as they sit in front their repair shop, in the eastern Ghouta region, near the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Syrian government, rebels clash over recon base near IsraelSyrian government, rebels clash over a reconnaissance point near the Israeli-held Golan Heights
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt's parliament passes contentious bills regulating mediaEgypt's parliament has passed three controversial draft bills regulating the press and media
The Associated Press1 day ago
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