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Images show Iran satellite launch looms despite US criticismIran appears to be preparing to attempt another satellite launch after twice failing this year to put one in orbit, despite U.S. accusations that the Islamic Republic's program helps it develop ballistic missiles
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Kuwait says ruler, 90, OK after unspecified health 'setback'State media says Kuwait's 90-year-old ruling emir suffered an unspecified medical 'setback' and later recovered
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashesJordan has summoned Israel's ambassador to protest "Israeli violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians near Gaza fenceGaza Health Ministry: Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, severely wound 4th near heavily guarded perimeter fence
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Feminist icon Steinem blasts Israel PM over travel banFeminist icon Gloria Steinem has called Israel's prime minister a 'bully' and says she won't visit as long as he remains the country's leader
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Syrian troops close to western outskirts of rebel-held townSyrian media, war monitor: Government forces gain more ground in northwest, almost reaching major rebel-held town
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Libya's coast guard intercepts 57 Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it intercepted 57 Europe-bound migrants off country's Mediterranean coast
The Associated Press16 hours ago
UN blasts Libyan force's strikes on airport west of TripoliUN mission condemns airstrikes by self-styled Libyan force on militia-controlled airport west of Tripoli
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Sudanese pro-democracy supporters celebrate a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, in the capital, Khartoum. The deal paves the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. (AP Photo)
Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with armySudan's pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Military: 3 rockets fired from Gaza toward IsraelIsraeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into southern Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise's Sentinel Hub website shows smoke rising from a natural gas facility at the Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia after a drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. Drones launched by the Houthis attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry. (European Commission via AP)
Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil fieldDrones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a 'limited fire'
The Associated Press1 day ago
Airstrikes on Syrian rebel stronghold kill family of 7Syrian activists say government and Russian airstrikes have pounded the southern edge of a rebel stronghold in the country's northwest, killing at least seven members of one family
The Associated Press1 day ago
Saudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebelsSaudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebels
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Sudan army, protesters ink final transition dealSudan's army and the country's pro-democracy movement have signed a final power-sharing deal at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led governmentSudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government
The Associated Press1 day ago
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