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Syrian soldiers stand guard at their military post overlooking the Damascus-Aleppo highway in the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10Syrians march toward Israel-occupied Golan Heights in rare protest; suspected Russian airstrike kills at least 10
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, a Palestinian worker walks next to trucks loaded with sacks of cement at the Kerem Shalom border crossing on its way from Israel to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel shut down the cargo crossing of Kerem Shalom with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba, File)
Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into GazaIsrael puts new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with Gaza Strip to punish Hamas for hostilities
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Correction: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill storyCorrection: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill story
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France expels high-profile terror convict to AlgeriaAn Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland
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Gillesby, Laub appointed to AP leadership rolesGillesby, Laub promoted to Associated Press leadership positions
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Saudi Arabia executes 7, including 5 for killing PakistaniSaudi Arabia executed 7 convicted of criminal offenses, including 5 men for killing Pakistani warehouse guard
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Officials: 30 civilians dead in recent clashes in Yemen cityYemeni officials: 2 weeks of heavy fighting between Houthi rebels, Saudi-led coalition killed at least 30 civilians
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Libyan coast guard rescues some 160 Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it has intercepted some 160 Europe-bound African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores
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Pakistani transgender, Nadeem Kashish, second left, talks to a resident during her door-to-door election campaign, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. The Pakistani election commission has for the first time allowed the transgender community to take part in the upcoming election scheduled on July 25, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan rights group issues warning ahead of pollsIndependent human rights commission issues dire warning ahead of polls as jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeals his 10-year prison sentence He was sentenced over purchases of luxury apartments in London
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Egypt draft bill to immune senior military officersEgypt's parliament has passed a draft bill that could immune senior military officers from future prosecution related to violence following the 2013 overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president
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In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 photo, Syrians pose for a picture as they sit in front their repair shop, in the eastern Ghouta region, near the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Syrian government, rebels clash over recon base near IsraelSyrian government, rebels clash over a reconnaissance point near the Israeli-held Golan Heights
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt's parliament passes contentious bills regulating mediaEgypt's parliament has passed three controversial draft bills regulating the press and media
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018 file photo, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York. Iran's Foreign Ministry said Monday, July 16, 2018, that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international agreement meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon, he'll have to make the call. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to callIran says if Trump wants to negotiate after pulling US out of nuclear deal, he'll have to call
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt lawmakers decry bill 'selling' foreigners citizenshipEgypt's parliament has passed a draft bill that grants foreigners citizenship if they deposit the sum of at least 7 million Egyptian pounds, or about $391,000, in a local bank, save it there for five years and reside in the country during that period
The Associated Press1 day ago
Smoke raises in the background following an Israeli airstrike hits a governmental building in Gaza City , Saturday, July 14, 2018. The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel, threatening to spark a wider conflagration after weeks of tensions along the volatile border. No casualties or major damage was reported on either side, and Israel said it was focused on hitting military targets and was warning Gaza civilians to keep their distance from certain sites.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Netanyahu visits southern region following Gaza escalationIsrael's Netanyahu visits southern region near Gaza, warns that Israel is engaged in a 'lengthy battle'
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