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Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reported Tuesday, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma siteThe Latest: U.N. says further steps are needed to secure the suspected site of a chemical attack in Douma and a security team will need to make another visit before a fact-finding mission can go there
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Israeli PM issues veiled warning to Iran over Syria tensionsIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issues a veiled warning to Iran, saying in a Memorial Day speech that his country will defend itself against anyone that tries to harm it
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Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screening Hollywood's "Black Panther" in country's first movie theaterSaudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screening Hollywood's "Black Panther" in country's first movie theater
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Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from LebanonHundreds of refugees in a southeastern Lebanese town returned to Syria in what they say is a voluntary decision to return to homes in the war-torn country
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The Latest: Trump sends best wishes on Israeli independencePresident Donald Trump sends his best wishes to the Israeli people and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the nation's marks 70 years of independence
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Egypt sentences 3 to life, 36 to 10 years on terror chargesEgyptian court sentences three Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison on terror-related charges
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Looming battle to drive IS from Syrian capitalSyrian troops and allied Palestinian fighters are massing around the last Islamic State bastion in the capital, preparing for an all-out offensive if talks on an evacuation deal fall through
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Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stageAs Israelis mark 70 years as a country this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage
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Minnesota man convicted in death of Saudi Arabian studentA Wisconsin jury has convicted a Minneapolis man of battery in the death of a student from Saudi Arabia but acquitted him on a more serious murder charge
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Libyan navy rescues 217 migrants from stranded boatsLibya's navy says it has rescued 217 African migrants from two rubber boats that were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea
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In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, people gather in front of a hospital that locals referred as Point One, left, just meters away from where the alleged chemical weapons attack occurred in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. The survivors blamed the attack on the Army of Islam, the powerful rebel group that controlled the town before it was taken over by Syrian government forces this week, although they did not offer evidence to back up their claims.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attackResidents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread
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Egypt's military says IS leader in Sinai killed in shootoutEgypt's military says its forces have killed a man they identified as the leader of the Islamic State group in the restive Sinai Peninsula
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