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The Latest: Yemen's warring sides set date for prisoner swapYemen's warring government and the Houthi rebels say they have set Jan. 20 as a final date to exchange more than 15,000 prisoners from both sides
The Associated Press1 day ago
Yemen's warring government and Houthi rebels set Jan. 20 for swap of more than 15,000 prisoners from both sidesYemen's warring government and Houthi rebels set Jan. 20 for swap of more than 15,000 prisoners from both sides
The Associated Press1 day ago
Briton arrested in Egypt on spying charges says he is freeA British-Libyan tourist says Egyptian authorities have released him two weeks after he was arrested over a video he filmed on his cellphone that showed a military helicopter in the background
The Associated Press2 days ago
Israeli troops kill Palestinian after suspected car rammingIsraeli troops kill Palestinian after suspected car ramming
The Associated Press2 days ago
Normalcy restored in Egyptian Sinai city, but danger lurksEgypt's military shows off normalcy in a northern Sinai Peninsula city as evidence an all-out offensive against Islamic militants in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula has succeeded
The Associated Press2 days ago
Report: Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prisonIranian media are reporting that two human rights lawyers have been sentenced to six years in prison and a third has been sentenced to 13 years
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iran confirms missile test that angered USIran has confirmed a recent ballistic missile test that was condemned by the United States
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN says Islamic State kills 6 captives in LibyaThe U.N. mission to Libya says Islamic State militants have killed six people captured during an attack on a small town in October
The Associated Press2 days ago
Yemen's warring sides negotiating truce for key port HodeidaDelegations from Yemen's warring sides are negotiating over expanding a shaky truce in the key port city of Hodeida, a point considered major by the United Nations who are sponsoring talks in Sweden and seek to restore needed aid deliveries by sea
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committeeThe U.N. Special envoy for Syria says work is still ongoing to try form a committee meant to draft a new constitution before the end of the year
The Associated Press2 days ago
Israeli brass to brief Russian military on Hezbollah tunnelsSenior Israeli military officers are flying to Moscow to update their Russian counterparts about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels burrowed under Israel's border with Lebanon
The Associated Press2 days ago
Israeli soldiers conduct a search for suspects of a shooting attack yesterday in the West Bank City of Ramallah, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Israeli officials say seven people have been wounded, one critically, in a shooting by a suspected Palestinian assailant outside a Jewish settlement of Ofra in the West Bank. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Israel raids Palestinian news agency in hunt for gunmenIsraeli military forces have carried out a series of raids in the West Bank city of Ramallah, bursting into stores and offices of the official Palestinian news agency, in a frantic manhunt for gunmen who shot seven Israelis outside a Jewish settlement
The Associated Press2 days ago
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