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A Turkish forensic officer arrives at the Saudi consulate to conduct a new search over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, early Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak on Wednesday said it had obtained audio recordings of the alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanishedTurkish paper shows man from Saudi crown prince's entourage walking into consulate before Khashoggi vanished there
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
A Turkish police officer walks inside the property of the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi as Turkish police conducted a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Mnuchin not going to Saudi Arabia conferenceThe Latest: US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin not going to Saudi conference
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lawyers for Alqasem who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study at Hebrew University, where she had been registered for classes. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US studentLawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study in the country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Egypt denies forced disappearance reports of former lawmakerEgypt says reports that a former lawmaker has been forcibly disappeared are "unfounded"
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Poll finds Trump's pro-Israel stance does not sway US JewsA new survey indicates an overwhelming majority of American Jews plan to vote for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Over 20,000 newly displaced people in northern YemenAn international relief agency says that new waves of displacement have hit northern Yemen where fighting between forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition and their rivals of Houthi rebels, surged
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Egyptian mediators step up truce efforts with Israel, HamasA team of Egyptian mediators is shuttling between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers in a stepped-up effort to forge a cease-fire between the two enemies
The Associated Press4 hours ago
State media: Former Sudanese president al-Dahab dies, 83Sudan's state news agency is reporting that former field marshal and president of Sudan, Abdelrahman Swar al-Dahab, who seized power in a military coup but passed leadership over to civilians in 1986 after a year in power, has died at the age of 83
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in IsraelUS student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in Israel
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, visitors have a photo taken at the entrance to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The U.S. said Thursday Oct. 18, 2018 that it is placing its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy to Israel. The State Department said Thursday that merging the Jerusalem Consulate with the newly opened Jerusalem Embassy will achieve "significant efficiencies." But the move also has symbolic significance, by in effect downgrading the standing of the consulate. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to PalestiniansThe United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the U.S. Embassy to Israel
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Tunisia flash floods kill at least 5, cause major damageTunisian authorities said at least five people were killed in flash floods in the country due to heavy rains Wednesday and Thursday
The Associated Press6 hours ago
TV: Afghan guards open fire during security meeting in Kandahar, killing police chief; NATO says American troops woundedTV: Afghan guards open fire during security meeting in Kandahar, killing police chief; NATO says American troops wounded
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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