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Turkish Foreign Ministry: 'Inspection' of Saudi Consulate to take place this afternoon, 2 weeks after writer vanishedTurkish Foreign Ministry: 'Inspection' of Saudi Consulate to take place this afternoon, 2 weeks after writer vanished
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Border crossings between Syria and Jordan, Israeli-occupied Golan reopen in major boost to Syrian governmentBorder crossings between Syria and Jordan, Israeli-occupied Golan reopen in major boost to Syrian government
The Associated Press14 hours ago
When embassies become places of terror, not sanctuariesWhen diplomatic missions are no longer sanctuaries: Claims Saudi writer was killed at consulate stir memories of terror
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A Turkish police officer secures the entrance to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Veteran Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared over a week ago while on a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, sparking an international uproar involving the kingdom, Turkey and the United States that remains unresolved. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Pressured over missing writer, Saudi Arabia lashes outSaudi Arabia, pressured on disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, lashes out over 'threats'
The Associated Press17 hours ago
A security personnel looks out from the entrance of the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Writer Jamal Khashoggi, vanished after he walked into the consulate on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump commentsSaudi Arabia is warning that will respond to threats with tough measures after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a Saudi trader is seen on a stock market monitor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudi stock market sharply fell Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conferenceMore executives pull out of Saudi business conference in wake of writer's disappearance
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Buffer zone brings fragile calm to Syria's rebel-held IdlibTurkey and Russia appear to have succeeded in creating a demilitarized zone along the front lines of Syria's flashpoint Idlib region, but a breakdown of the truce could cause massive displacement and bloodshed
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran arrests member of military over deadly Ahvaz attackIran's official IRNA news agency is saying that authorities have detained a member of the military over the September attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 24 people
The Associated Press1 day ago
The United Nations in Yemen says that since June, more than 170 people have been killed and at least 1,700 have been injured in Hodeida province, with over 425,000 people forced to flee their homes.
Aid groups decry 'routine' killing of Yemen's civiliansThe United Nations and humanitarian workers are condemning an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels that reportedly killed some 17 people near the port city of Hodeida
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israel's Supreme Court halts deportation of American studentIsrael's Supreme Court on Sunday agreed to hear the appeal of an American graduate student who is fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israeli PM favors naming envoy to Christian worldIsrael's prime minister says he may appoint an envoy to the Christian world, a sign of Israel's efforts to foster close ties between the Jewish state and its Christian allies
The Associated Press1 day ago
Yazidi man accused of Germany honor killing arrested in IraqKurdish Iraqi police forces say they have arrested a Yazidi man accused of killing his cousin in Germany after she refused to marry him
The Associated Press1 day ago
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