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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
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Yemeni group: Houthi rebels hold, torture female detaineesYemeni group says Houthi rebels holding dozens of women without charges, torturing detainees
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Hossein Hashemi, from Denver, son of American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. The elder son of Marzieh Hashemi, a prominent American-born news anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster, says she is being held in a U.S. prison, apparently as a material witness. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to USProminent American-born news anchor for Iranian state television arrested during US visit
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisisShah modernized Iran with oil money, but seized all power; his 'Hamlet' indecision in crisis proved to be his downfall
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The Latest: Son: Jailed Iran state TV anchor would help FBIThe son of an American-born anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster says his mother would've been willing to cooperate with the FBI and did not need to be jailed as a material witness
The Associated Press1 day ago
Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference "One Team, One Mission, One Future" at Department of State on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington. Pence is claiming that the Islamic State "caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." But his comments Wednesday in a speech at the State Department came shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed during an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blastThe U.S. military says two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: 2 US troops, 2 US civilians dead in Syria blastTwo U.S. soldiers and two American citizens were among those killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in northern Syria
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN authorizes monitoring of Yemen cease-fire in key portThe Security Council has voted unanimously to authorize a U.N. mission to monitor implementation of a cease-fire and the withdrawal of rival forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida
The Associated Press1 day ago
Wind surfers ride on waves in the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in The Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky. Dusty winds whipped through Israel and the West Bank as well on Wednesday, with hail falling near Tel Aviv and meteorologists announcing that snow was expected later in the day in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Weather front brings sandstorms, hail, rain to Middle EastA harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians covered their faces from the wind gusts
The Associated Press1 day ago
Media reports say chair of Israel Bar Association arrestedIsraeli media report that the chairman of the country's Bar Association was arrested for allegedly trading sexual favors for judicial promotions
The Associated Press1 day ago
Fighting flares up in Libyan capital, killing 5, wounding 20Libyan authorities say fighting between rival armed groups in the capital of Tripoli has flared up again, four months after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire
The Associated Press1 day ago
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