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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia return to talks over disputed damThree key Nile basin countries have resumed negotiations in a years-long dispute over the construction of a giant hydroelectric dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Yemen Houthi rebels claim fighters shot down a US-made droneYemen’s Houthi rebels claim they shot down a U.S.-made drone over the country’s northern border with Saudi Arabia
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Lebanese foreign minister quits over lack of will to reformLebanon’s foreign minister has resigned, becoming the first Cabinet minister to step down from his post amid a severe economic and financial crisis in the country
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Analysis: Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse Power cuts that can last up to 20 hours a day
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Israel bombs targets in southern Syria amid tensionsThe Israeli military says its fighter jets and attack helicopters have struck military targets in southern Syria belonging to the Syrian army
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Iran hits hawkish US expert with symbolic sanctionsIranian state media says the country has imposed symbolic sanctions on a hawkish former expert with the White House National Security Council
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israel downs rocket launched by Gaza militants Israel's military says it intercepted a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip, in a rare attack punctuating months of relative calm
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran's stock market hits record high amid battered economyThe Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran has closed at a record high
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP PHOTOS: Muslims worldwide mark Eid festival amid pandemicMuslims worldwide have marked the Eid al-Adha holiday amid a global pandemic that has impacted nearly every aspect of this year’s celebrations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police clear off protesters who blocked a main road during a protest against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his residence in Jerusalem early Sunday, Aug 2, 2020. Protesters demanded that the embattled Israeli leader to resign as he faces a trial on corruption charges and grapples with a deepening coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Israel's Netanyahu rails at media over protests against himIsrael's prime minister has railed at swelling protests against his rule, saying they are egged on by a biased media that distorts facts and cheers on the demonstrators
The Associated Press1 day ago
Thousands demonstrate as anti-Netanyahu protests gain steamThousands of demonstrators have gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader appear to be gaining steam
The Associated Press2 days ago
Emirati nuclear plant successfully starts up first reactorA nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates has successfully started up its first reactor
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iran says it detains leader of California-based exile groupIran says it has detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known California-based militant opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed 14 people and wounded over 200 others
The Associated Press2 days ago
Truck smashes into bus in north Sudan, killing at least 13Sudanese police say 13 people were killed and 15 injured when a speeding truck trying to overtake a car smashed into a passenger bus on a highway in northern Sudan
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iraqi prime minister: Early elections to be held next JuneIraq's prime minister says early elections will be held in June next year, fulfilling a promise made when he took office to meet a key demand of anti-government protesters
The Associated Press3 days ago
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