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Strong explosion targeting police patrol hits central Tunis; no immediate reports of deathsStrong explosion targeting police patrol hits central Tunis; no immediate reports of deaths
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Damascus explosion wounds pro-government analyst's wife, sonBomb explosion in a car in Damascus wounds wife, son of Syrian pro-government analyst
The Associated Press1 hour ago
US envoy backs Sudan protesters, urges talks with militaryUS envoy to Sudan backs protest movement, calls for civilian-led government amid stalled talks with ruling military
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Retired Lebanese army officers block roads into BeirutLebanese retired military officers block roads into Beirut to protest austerity budget measures
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Libya's UN-backed government reclaims key town near TripoliLibya's UN-backed government says it's taken back strategic town near Tripoli from forces of rival commander
The Associated Press2 hours ago
At least 7 civilians killed by errant shell in EgyptOfficials in Egypt say at least seven civilians were killed when a shell mistakenly hit a home in Abuel-Lehteni village in the coastal city of el-Arish
The Associated Press11 hours ago
The Latest: Bahrain FM gives interview to Israeli TV channelBahrain's foreign minister has given an unprecedented interview to an Israeli television channel, calling for open communication with the Jewish state
The Associated Press17 hours ago
The Latest: Envoy says Iran could soon exceed uranium limitsIran's U.N. ambassador says the government will exceed limits on low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal unless Britain, France and Germany take "timely" practical steps to preserve the agreement
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Former Israeli PM Barak stages return to 'topple Netanyahu'Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to depose Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections
The Associated Press17 hours ago
UN envoy meets Yemen's vice president to discuss peaceU.N. envoy for Yemen says he has met with officials from the internationally recognized government on the implementation of peace deals with the Houthi rebels
The Associated Press18 hours ago
A Sudanese supporter of the military council, shouts slogans during a sit-in against Ethiopian mediation, outside the Ethiopian embassy, in Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Sudan's military rulers refused to agree on Monday to the Ethiopian proposal for a power-sharing agreement with the country's pro-democracy movement, a top general said, in comments that could worsen a volatile standoff with the protesters. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan effortsSudanese opposition figure: African Union, Ethiopia join forces to mediate between Sudan protesters, ruling generals
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Airstrike on Syria's main rebel enclave kills 2 paramedicsOpposition Syrian Civil Defense says airstrike kills 2 of its members in northwestern Syria
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Israeli border police use teargas to disperse Palestinian protesters during a rally against the American-led Mideast peace conference, near the settlement of Beit El, at the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah Tuesday, June. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
US told Palestinian economic plan must have political visionThe Trump administration's $50 billion economic plan for the Palestinians cannot be divorced from the political elements of a Mideast peace deal, global financial chiefs and investors say, as U.S. officials insist the two portions be presented separately
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Iraq sentences Indonesian IS woman to 15 years in jailAn Iraqi court has sentenced an Indonesian woman to 15 years in jail for joining the Islamic State group
The Associated Press23 hours ago
In this picture released on May 29, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting at his residence in Tehran, Iran. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday, June 24, 2019, targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
Supreme leader says Iranians won't budge over US sanctionsIran's supreme leader says Iranians won't budge, change their stand after new US sanctions
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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