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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the funeral of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In Jan. 2019, with violent anti-government protests into their fourth week, Sudan appears headed toward political paralysis, with drawn out unrest across much of the country and a fractured opposition without a clear idea of what to do if their wish to see the country’s leader of 29 years go comes true. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Thousands protest against al-Bashir's rule across SudanThousands protest across Sudan against al-Bashir's 29-year rule, 2 reported killed in Khartoum
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Abdel-Kader Murtada, center, the head of the Houthi rebel delegation, and delegates of the internationally recognized government meet for a second day for talks on implementing a prisoner exchange agreed to in Sweden last month, in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. The office of U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths has described the two-day meeting as a "technical one." The International Committee of the Red Cross is also attending. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
UN says chief truce monitor in Yemen safe after shootingHead of UN mission charged with monitoring a cease-fire in Yemen's port of Hodeida, his team are safe after one vehicle is their convoy hit by small fire
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Gaza zoo owner blames winter storm for lion cub deathsThe owner of a dilapidated Gaza zoo is blaming stormy weather for the death of four lion cubs
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The Latest: UN says bullet hit vehicle near Yemen monitorU.N. says bullet hit vehicle near head of its Yemen mission charged with monitoring a cease-fire and withdrawal of rival forces from Hodeida
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In this undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi, right, smiles as she stands with her son in Tehran, Iran. The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with anything.  Hussein Hashemi says she was detained Sunday,  Jan. 13, 2019, as she was leaving St. Louis for Denver. He says she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary in St. Louis after visiting family in New Orleans.  (Press TV via AP)
From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of detained Iran newscasterFrom New Orleans to Tehran: Life of detained American-born Iran anchorwoman apparently arrested by the FBI
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Man detained in Lebanon on suspicion of entering from IsraelA Lebanese military official says army intelligence have detained a man on suspicion that he crossed into Lebanon from Israel
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US-led coalition airstrikes pound IS areas in eastern SyriaSyrian activists are reporting intense airstrikes on the last area held by the Islamic State group in the country's east where the extremists control has been shrinking over the past weeks
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Militants kidnap Christian man in Egypt's Sinai PeninsulaIslamic militants kidnap Christian man traveling in communal taxi in Egypt's Sinai peninsula
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UN spokesman says Yemen monitor Patrick Cammaert and team are safe in Hodeida following reported shooting incidentUN spokesman says Yemen monitor Patrick Cammaert and team are safe in Hodeida following reported shooting incident
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Saudi women runaways rebel against system of male controlMore Saudi women turn to social media in risky attempts to escape a system of male control over their lives
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Gaza authorities: 6 Egyptian fishermen rescued, 1 missingGaza's Hamas says 6 Egyptian fishermen rescued in stormy Mediterranean but 1 fisherman believed still missing
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Paiman Jebeli, deputy chief of Iran's state IRIB broadcaster gives a press briefing about American-born news anchor who works on Iranian state television's English-language service, Marzieh Hashemi, shown in banner, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Hashemi has been arrested after flying into the U.S., the broadcaster reported Wednesday. The reported detention of Press TV's Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin of New Orleans, comes as Iran faces increasing criticism of its own arrests of dual nationals and others with Western ties, previously used as bargaining chips in negotiations with world powers. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iran newspapers, minister criticize US arrest of newscasterIranian hard-line papers, FM Zarif slam arrest in US of American anchorwoman from Iran's English-language TV
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