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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his ruling Justice and Development Party at the parliament, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Erdogan told journalists on Tuesday that police sought traces of “toxic” materials after a Turkish investigation team inspected areas of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast tripThe Latest: The International Monetary Fund says its managing director Christine Lagarde is deferring her trip to the Middle East
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A view of the Saudi Arabia consul's residence, in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. A high-level Turkish official says police who searched the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there. Authorities meanwhile prepared to search the consul's residence nearby after the diplomat left the country. State media say security forces began setting up barricades in front of the residence just hours after Consul Mohammed al-Otaibi flew out of the country on a 2 p.m. flight. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slayingA high-level Turkish official says police who searched the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Explosion at factory in Iran injures 21Iranian media say an explosion at a battery factory has injured 21 workers
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Tropical storm lashes eastern Yemen, injures dozensTropical storm batters eastern Yemen, injuring dozens and sweeping away livestock
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Egypt: Military has killed 450 militants since FebruaryEgypt's military says its forces have killed more than 450 suspected militants since the beginning of a nationwide operation against militants earlier this year
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near PakistanMilitants in Iran have abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Turkish state media say Saudi consul leaves country as Turkey says it will search his residence over missing writerTurkish state media say Saudi consul leaves country as Turkey says it will search his residence over missing writer
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Turkish official tells AP police found evidence in Saudi Consulate that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed thereTurkish official tells AP police found evidence in Saudi Consulate that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt extends state of emergency for another 3 monthsEgypt has extended its state of emergency for another three months
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Turkish media quote President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying police searched for 'toxic materials' at Saudi ConsulateTurkish media quote President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying police searched for 'toxic materials' at Saudi Consulate
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israeli defense minister: Now's the time to strike HamasIsrael's defense minister says it's time to deliver 'heavy blow' to Gaza's militant Hamas leaders
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amnesty criticizes France over arms exports to EgyptAmnesty criticizes France over arms exports to Egypt, says weapons used for repression of civilians
The Associated Press1 day ago
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