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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2011 file photo, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the funeral of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Sudan’s embattled president has flown to Qatar, the tiny but wealthy Gulf state that has offered him help as he faces protests initially sparked by the country’s economic woes but which soon shifted to calling on him to step down. Qatar’s official news agency said al-Bashir, in power since 1989, will meet Wednesday with the emirate’s ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
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
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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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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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Report: Apartment fire in Syria's capital kills 7 siblingsSyria's state news agency: 7 siblings killed by fire that broke out overnight in their apartment in the old quarter of Damascus
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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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Iran summons Swiss envoy over detention of US-born TV anchorIran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Swiss envoy in Tehran over the "illegal" detention of an American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television
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UAE hosted Syrian businessman on US sanctions listThe United Arab Emirates has hosted a Syrian trade delegation led by a businessman and lawmaker on the U.S. Treasury sanctions list since the country's civil war erupted in 2011
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Israel: Advanced missile defense system successfully testedIsrael says it's successfully tested defense system against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere
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