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Egypt denies forced disappearance reports of former lawmakerEgypt says reports that a former lawmaker has been forcibly disappeared are "unfounded"
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Poll finds Trump's pro-Israel stance does not sway US JewsA new survey indicates an overwhelming majority of American Jews plan to vote for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections
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Over 20,000 newly displaced people in northern YemenAn international relief agency says that new waves of displacement have hit northern Yemen where fighting between forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition and their rivals of Houthi rebels, surged
The Associated Press1 day ago
State media: Former Sudanese president al-Dahab dies, 83Sudan's state news agency is reporting that former field marshal and president of Sudan, Abdelrahman Swar al-Dahab, who seized power in a military coup but passed leadership over to civilians in 1986 after a year in power, has died at the age of 83
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US student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in IsraelUS student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, visitors have a photo taken at the entrance to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The U.S. said Thursday Oct. 18, 2018 that it is placing its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy to Israel. The State Department said Thursday that merging the Jerusalem Consulate with the newly opened Jerusalem Embassy will achieve "significant efficiencies." But the move also has symbolic significance, by in effect downgrading the standing of the consulate. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to PalestiniansThe United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the U.S. Embassy to Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tunisia flash floods kill at least 5, cause major damageTunisian authorities said at least five people were killed in flash floods in the country due to heavy rains Wednesday and Thursday
The Associated Press1 day ago
TV: Afghan guards open fire during security meeting in Kandahar, killing police chief; NATO says American troops woundedTV: Afghan guards open fire during security meeting in Kandahar, killing police chief; NATO says American troops wounded
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A Turkish police officer walks inside the property of the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi as Turkish police conducted a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Washington Post publishes new Khashoggi columnThe Washington Post has published a new column by Jamal Khashoggi in which he warns that governments in the Middle East "have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate."
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN Syria envoy to try to move on constitution before leavingU.N. special envoy Staffan de Mistura says he'll make a final effort to advance toward a new constitution for Syria before stepping down at the end of November
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iran calls latest US sanctions an 'insult' to world orderIran says the latest round of U.S. sanctions is an "insult" to the international order that stems from "blind hostility."
The Associated Press2 days ago
American student fights deportation in Israeli high courtUS student asks Israel's Supreme Court to overturn her expulsion order for alleged involvement in boycott movement
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