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Top Jordanian politicians arrested on corruption chargesJordan's state security court has arrested several high-profile Jordanian politicians on the charges of illegal tobacco production, smuggling and bribery
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Israeli female student killed in Australia is laid to restFemale Israeli student, killed in Australia last week, laid to rest in her hometown
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Report: Iran court sentences whistle-blower to 5 yearsThe official IRNA news agency reports that an Iranian court has sentenced a prominent journalist to five years in prison
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Israel's Netanyahu calls for probe into investigation leaksIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a "serious complaint" with the country's attorney general over leaks to Israeli media by investigators involved in the cases against him
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Israel calls on EU to stop funding groups backing BDSIsrael has accused the European Union of financing organizations that promote boycotts of Israel
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In this handout photo from Qatar News Agency, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, center left, meets with with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha Qatar, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Sudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation. The two men are expected to discuss possible aid to Sudan, which is suffering from deep economic problems that sparked the protests. (Qatar News Agency via AP)
Sudan's president, facing protests, looks for aid from QatarSudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Cairo, Egypt. In televised comments aired Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, el-Sissi said the most painful part of his economic reform program are over, but cautioned there is still some way to go before it's completed. The reforms included floating the currency, cuts in state subsidies on basic goods, and introducing a wide range of new taxes. The measures led to a significant rise in prices that the hit the middle and working classes the hardest. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Egypt's el-Sissi says most painful of reforms is overEgypt's president says the most painful part of his economic reform program is over, but cautioned there is still some way to go before it's completed
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this photo released on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a burned out apartment of what the Syria's state news agency says seven siblings were killed by a fire that broke out overnight in their apartment, at al-Ammara neighborhood, in the old city of Damascus, Syria. SANA says the cause of the Tuesday night fire in the fourth-floor apartment was not immediately known, adding that it might have been caused by an electric heater. (SANA via AP)
Fire kills 7 siblings in Syrian capital DamascusFirst responders say seven siblings were asleep in their apartment in the Syrian capital when a fire broke out and spread quickly, suffocating six in their bedroom and burning to death the seventh
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Egypt says archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile DeltaEgypt says archaeologists have uncovered ancient tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C., in the Nile Delta
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DP World acquires majority stake in DP World AustraliaDubai-based port operator DP World acquires additional assets in DP World Australia from investors
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Natural gas fields give Israel a regional political boostDiscovery of natural gas fields off Mediterranean coast gives Israel geopolitical boost with neighbors
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Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime caseCourt marital starts for officer who supervised Navy SEAL accused of killing Islamic State prisoner; lawyer says he plans to plead not guilty to charges
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The Latest: Navy SEAL supervisor charged in war crime caseOfficer who supervised Navy SEAL accused of killing Islamic State prisoner charged in war crime case; plans to plead not guilty to charges
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Israeli shelling kills Gaza militant after officer woundedAuthorities say Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip has killed a Palestinian militant and wounded four others, shortly after an Israeli soldier was shot along the border of the coastal enclave
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Iran denounces German ban on its Mahan AirIran's Foreign Ministry has denounced as "hasty and incorrect" a German ban on Iran's Mahan Air from landing in the country
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