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Syria state media reports loud explosions in Syrian coastal Latakia province, blames Israeli strikesSyria state media reports loud explosions in Syrian coastal Latakia province, blames Israeli strikes
The Associated Press3 days ago
Last stand: Syria's rebel Idlib prepares for a losing battleOpposition fighters in Syria's Idlib province prepare for a losing battle, with Turkey their only hope
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, members of Ethiopia's Jewish community hold pictures of their relatives in Israel, during a solidarity event at the synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Israeli government has agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews — accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a special committee had agreed to allow community members who already have children in Israel to immigrate. It was not clear what will happen to the remaining 7,000 people.( AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian JewsThe Israeli government has agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews _ accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel
The Associated Press3 days ago
Libya authorities close Tripoli's only airport over safetyLibyan authorities have closed the capitol Tripoli's only functioning airport, diverting the traffic to another one at the nearby militia-controlled city of Misrata
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, poses for a photo with Roberto Fico, president of Italy's Chamber of Deputies, at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Fico said a final resolution of the 2016 killing of a graduate student in Egypt will help boost relations between the two nations. A presidential statement said el-Sissi assured Fico of his nation's commitment to "full transparency" in its cooperation with Italy on the case. (Egyptian Presidency via AP)
Senior Italy official to Egypt leader: Resolve Regeni caseSenior Italian official complains to Egypt's el-Sissi that Cairo's investigation of 2016 killing of Italian student was "stalling"
The Associated Press3 days ago
Israel releases US professor detained in West Bank villageIsrael releases American professor detained for allegedly trying to block troops from moving in on West Bank village
The Associated Press3 days ago
Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdownEchoing Trump rhetoric, Egyptian government targets alleged barrage of 'fake news'; critics see it as new crackdown
The Associated Press3 days ago
Protesters wave Syrian and Turkish flags as they attend a demonstration against the Syrian government offensive to Idlib, in the northwestern town of Maarat al-Numan, also known as al-Maʿarra, south of Idlib, Syria, Friday, Sept 14, 2018. Syrian government forces, backed by Russia and Iran, have been massing troops for weeks in preparation for an attack on Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in the country. The U.N. has warned that a battle will spark a humanitarian catastrophe. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)
Last stand: Syria's rebel Idlib prepares for a losing battleOpposition fighters in Syria's Idlib are preparing for a losing battle, Turkey their only hope
The Associated Press4 days ago
Israeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday, Sept. 15, 2018. The Israeli military says a Palestinian attacker has stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli man in front of a mall. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West BankA Palestinian assailant has fatally stabbed a well-known Israeli settler to death Sunday at a busy mall in the West Bank
The Associated Press4 days ago
Doomed Palestinian village turns to Europe as last hopeFacing Israeli demolition, the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar hopes international pressure can save the strategically located West Bank hamlet from Israeli army bulldozers
The Associated Press4 days ago
Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4A Yemeni rebel official says a suspected airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels hit a local radio station in the Red Sea port province of Hodeida, killing at least four people
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians cast their votes at a polling station during municipal elections, in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, Sept 16, 2018. Syria is holding its first municipal elections since 2011 amid tensions with the country's self-administered Kurdish region, which is refusing to allow polls. (SANA via AP)
Kurds opt out of first local elections in Syria since 2011Syria is holding its first municipal elections since 2011 amid tensions with the country's self-administered Kurdish region, which is refusing to allow polls
The Associated Press4 days ago
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