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Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci poses for a photograph after an interview with the Associated Press in Jerusalem, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Scaramucci told The Associated Press on Monday that although he has not spoken to Donald Trump in over a month, he talks to the president's inner circle "regularly" and considers himself a media "surrogate" for the administration. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
AP Interview: Scaramucci says don't rule out beltway returnAP Interview: Washington may not have seen the last of 'The Mooch' as he plans role in Trump's re-election campaign
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Turkey says Kurds attack post in Syria, no casualtiesTurkey's state-run news agency says Syrian Kurdish fighters have attacked a Turkish observation post in the northern Syrian province of Idlib with mortar rounds, without causing casualties
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World Food Program fears more Yemen deaths amid blockadeWorld Food Program chief in Yemen warns millions at risk, more deaths certain as blockade remains in place
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Iran's supreme leader visits quake-hit area, urges more aidIran's supreme leader visits quake-hit region along border with Iraq, urges more aid for those affected by the tragedy
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Iraqi court opens way for Kurds to annul independence voteIraq's top court paves way for self-ruled Kurdish region to step back from its controversial independence referendum
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FILE - A Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 file photo of Moroccan women filling up containers with water from a hose, in Zagora, southeastern Morocco. Experts blame poor choices in agriculture, growing populations and climate change for the water shortages in towns like Zagora, which has seen repeated protests for access to clean water in recent weeks. Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede Sunday Nov. 19, 2017 as food aid was being distributed in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. (AP Photo/Issam Oukhouya, File)
15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in MoroccoMorocco's Interior Ministry says at least 15 people have been killed and 10 others injured in a stampede as food aid was being distributed in a village
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Seated at the table from right to left are Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. The foreign ministers of four Arab nations are meeting in Cairo to discuss a draft Saudi declaration on countering Iranian influence in Arab affairs. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little actionArab foreign ministers deliver a tirade of criticism against Iran, Hezbollah, but little action against either
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Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusationsPolice question Israeli prime minister as part of investigation into corruption allegations
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In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, center right, walks with Alexandre Pietruszka and family in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba. Pietruszka who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his son, 66-year-old Alexandre, flew from Russia to see him. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew it was seems likely to be among last meeting of its kind
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Syria: IS militants defeated in last major strongholdSyrian state media says pro-government forces have defeated the Islamic State group in its last stronghold in the country, at a town on the border with Iraq called Boukamal
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Israel fires 'warning shot' amid Syrian border activityThe Israeli military says it has fired a tank shell into Syria as a "warning shot" after the Syrian military conducted construction along their frontier
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2013 file photo, Australian musician and screenwriter Nick Cave poses during a photo call promoting his new album 'Push the Sky Away' in Mexico City, Mexico. Cave said he is performing in Tel Aviv to take a stand against an international movement advocating for boycotts against Israel. Cave told reporters Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, he came under pressure to cancel his shows by the BDS movement, which calls for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Nick Cave plays Israel to 'take stand' against boycottersNick Cave, the dark poet of rock, says he is playing in Israel to take a stand against those
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Israel denies pardon for soldier who killed wounded attackerIsraeli president rejects pardon request by soldier who fatally shot Palestinian attacker
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Israel PM says security must come first in any peace planPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has made clear to the U.S. that Israel's security concerns must come first as the White House tries to restart a peace process with the Palestinians
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French President Emmanuel Macron, left, greets Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Hariri arrived in France on Saturday from Saudi Arabia and may be back in Beirut next week, seeking to dispel fears that he had been held against his will and forced to resign by Saudi authorities.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within daysLebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return home in the coming days and declare a political stance for the first time since making a resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a political crisis in Lebanon
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