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Sudanese president fires foreign minister after pay remarkSudanese news agency: President al-Bashir fires foreign minister after criticism, comment over halt in salaries
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Israeli leaflets tell Gaza residents to shun border protestIsraeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Army of Islam and their families from the town of Dumayr, northeast of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Syrian state media said Thursday that hundreds of rebel fighters in Dumayr, have handed in their weapons and started to leave the area under an evacuation deal moving them to opposition-held areas in the north, effectively surrendering their turf to government forces. (SANA via AP)
Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to governmentRebels evacuate Damascus-area town, give government another victory in the capital region
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fenceOrganizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed
The Associated Press14 hours ago
At least 25 killed in battle for southwest Yemeni provinceYemeni security officials say heavy fighting between Yemeni pro-government forces and Shiite Houthi rebels has killed at least 25 in the last two days in in the southwest
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: UN, parties discuss chem watchdog work in SyriaU.N. spokesman says discussions are taking place in Syria's capital with all key parties on security arrangements for inspectors from the U.N. chemical weapons watchdog to visit the site of a suspected chemical attack in Douma
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stageAs Israelis mark 70 years as a country this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Iran's defense minister visits Iraq to promote security tiesIran's defense minister has visited a joint intelligence center in the Iraqi capital operated by Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Rebels in Syria's south brace for onslaught, fear wider warRebels in southern Syria who were once backed by the United States fear a new offensive by President Bashar Assad's forces, one that risks igniting a wider conflict
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Egypt FM warn Ethiopia over Nile River damEgypt's foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Video of woman's violent arrest sparks outrage in IranIran has ordered an investigation after a video surfaced showing police pushing and pulling a young woman who was resisting arrest for not adhering to the Islamic dress code
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifactsEgypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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