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In this Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 photo, The Qatari envoy, Mohammed Al-Emadi, attends a press conference at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. Al-Emadi told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018  that Gaza is "on the verge of collapsing" and that if things do not improve, another war could break out between its Hamas rulers and Israel.  Al-Emadi, Qatar's point man for the Gaza Strip, is calling on the world to send humanitarian aid urgently to the war-torn territory. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to GazaAP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict
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Israel extends detention for 2 suspects in Netanyahu caseIsraeli court extends detentions for 2 key suspects in corruption cases surrounding PM Netanyahu
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Egypt: 7 troops killed in Sinai anti-militant operationEgyptian military: 7 troops killed, 6 wounded so far in massive operation against Islamic militants in Sinai elsewhere
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Egyptian policemen catch child falling off 3rd floorEgyptian policemen catch 5-year-old boy as he falls from third-floor apartment balcony, caught on video
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Egyptian court sentences 21 to death on terrorism chargesAn Egyptian court has sentenced 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over terrorism-related charges
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Palestinian killed in West Bank, raid captured on videoPalestinian man, killed by Israeli soldiers after alleged attack, is seen on security video being beaten
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This frame grab from video provided on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man, left, hugging and saying his last goodbye to his dead child who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, as he walks to bury him in a mass grave, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. It is a grief shared by all too many parents trapped with their children under a brutal, government siege of the Eastern Ghouta region outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The government, backed by Russia, is determined to bring the once rebellious region back under its authority. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
In Syria, a father says last goodbye to dead childA father saying his last goodbye to his dead child in a moment captured on video, before the shelling starts again
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo, African migrants gather during a protest in front of the Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Israel. Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers, nearly all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sudan, fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end. The Israeli government has given them until April 1 to leave the country for an unnamed African destination -- known to be Rwanda -- in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket, or they will be incarcerated indefinitely. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced IsraelTens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end
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In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of the Syrian Civil Defense group, searches for victims under the rubble of a destroyed house that attacked by Syrian government forces airstrike, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbsDoctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus say they are unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, and killed and wounded hundreds of people
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Clarification: United Nations-Palestinians-Israel storyClarification: United Nations-Palestinians-Israel story
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The Latest: Sweden, Kuwait call for UN vote on SyriaThe Latest: France has added its voice to a call for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta region and says that a "robust surveillance mechanism" should be put in place to monitor it
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Egypt arrests 6 on a farm owned by Islamist politicianEgypt says police arrest 6 suspected Muslim Brotherhood members on a farm of detained Islamist politician
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves during the opening ceremony for a bomb-proof emergency room in a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
State witness turning point in Netanyahu corruption caseNetanyahu's close confidant turns state witness, marking milestone in allegations threatening Israeli PM
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President says Egypt 'scored a goal' with Israel gas dealEgypt's president says his country 'scored a goal' with $15 billion Israeli gas deal
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In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, activist Nabeel Rajab strokes his pet bird at his home following an interview with The Associated Press in Bani Jamra, Bahrain. A court in Bahrain sentenced Rajab to five years in prison over a series of tweets on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prisonBahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison over tweets alleging torture, criticizing Saudi war in Yemen
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