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Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with IsraelJordan's King Abdullah II says he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel
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West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar is seen, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at staving off the fierce international condemnation such a demolition would likely entail. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Israeli leader delays demolition plan for West Bank hamletPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents
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Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suiteWhen Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity.
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Saudi writer saw Turkey as base for a new Middle EastSaudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, where a growing community of exiled Arabs have taken refuge
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Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in IraqThe government of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region says the party that led the region into its ill-fated independence referendum last year has won the most seats in regional parliamentary elections
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A view of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a "fistfight" in its consulate. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: EU wants probe into Saudi's death to continueThe European Union says the emerging details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death are "deeply troubling" and that a "continued thorough, credible and transparent investigation" is needed
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Suspected militants kill 3 workers in Egypt's SinaiEgyptian security officials say three workers contracted to build a security wall in the northern Sinai city of el-Arish have been shot dead by suspected militants
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, returning to the White House in Washington after attending a rally in Nevada. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump says he needs to learn more on slain Saudi writerPresident Donald Trump says he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the U.S. response
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A man waits to enter Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed inside the consulate earlier this month. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi ArabiaA senior official in Turkey's ruling party saus Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul
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A security guard stands behind barriers blocking the road leading to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said Saturday after Saudi Arabia announced hours earlier that the writer died during a "fistfight" in its consulate. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of KhashoggiThe official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month
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The entrance to the Belgrade Forest on the outskirts of Istanbul, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. A Turkish official told AP that investigators are looking into the possibility that Khashoggi’s remains may have been taken outside Istanbul. Speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing, the official said police have established that two vehicles belonging to the consulate left the building Oct. 2. One traveled to the Belgrade Forest on the city’s outskirts, while the other went to the city of Yalova, across the Sea of Marmara from Istanbul, the official said. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Saudi account of Khashoggi killing is widely denouncedTurkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish ruling party official says after Saudi announcement
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA shows Abeer Shalgheen, right, and one of her four children after being freed by the Islamic State group that kidnapped them on July 25 during a raid by the extremists on the southern province of Sweida, Syria, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The Islamic State group early Saturday released two women and four children they had been holding since July in the first part of an exchange with the Syrian government that will set free dozens of women related to members of the extremist group, opposition activists said. (SANA via AP)
IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian governmentSyrian opposition activists say the Islamic State group has released two women and four children they had been holding since July in an exchange with the government
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Police says suicide bomber strikes election polling station in Afghan capital Kabul, casualties reportedPolice says suicide bomber strikes election polling station in Afghan capital Kabul, casualties reported
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The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between culturesThe Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, guide, bridge between political Islam and the West
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks on his cellphone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is deadInfluential voice on Saudi affairs is silenced forever as Saudi Arabia admits writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in Istanbul.
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