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UN: Up to 9 children killed by airstrikes in northern YemenA United Nations official says airstrikes in northern Yemen killed as many as nine children, in the third such attack with significant child deaths in the rebel-controlled area this month
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2019 file photo, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the talks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  A former top Saudi counterterrorism official has filed a federal lawsuit, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020,  in the United States against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, alleging the royal tried to find, trap and kill him on U.S. and Canadian soil. The lawsuit filed by former intelligence official Saad Aljabri is his latest effort to try and bring about international and public pressure on the young crown prince.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool, File)
Federal suit filed against Saudi crown prince by ex-officialA former top Saudi counterterrorism official has filed a federal lawsuit in the United States against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, alleging the royal tried to find, trap and kill him on U.S. and Canadian soil
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iran indifferent to Trump envoy's quitting amid embargo pushIran’s foreign ministry has expressed indifference to the change in the Trump administration’s top envoy for Iran, alleging that the new U.S. official in the post would be no different from his predecessor
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Palestinians say woman killed in Israeli raid in West BankThe Palestinian Health Ministry says a woman died from a stray bullet wound during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Adin Steinsaltz, groundbreaking Talmud translator, diesRabbi Adin Steinsaltz, a prolific Jewish scholar who spent 45 years compiling a monumental and ground-breaking translation of the Talmud, has died
The Associated Press15 hours ago
What we know about the explosion in BeirutThree days after a massive explosion rocked Beirut, killing at least 149 people and causing widespread devastation, rescuers are still searching for survivors and the government is investigating
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The port area lies in devastation following this week's massive explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Rescue teams were still searching the rubble of Beirut's port for bodies on Friday, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The Latest: Trump says US help on way for Beirut disasterPresident Donald Trump has spoken about the explosion in Beirut during calls with Lebanese President Michel Aoun and French President Emmanuel Macron
The Associated Press17 hours ago
People look at the scene of Tuesday's explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Rescue teams were still searching the rubble of Beirut's port for bodies on Friday, nearly three days after a massive explosion sent a wave of destruction through Lebanon's capital, killing over a hundred people and wounding thousands. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port Documents show warnings were raised at least 10 times over the past six years about the massive stockpile of explosive chemicals stored at Beirut's port
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2019 file photo, Seth Rogen speaks at the 33rd American Cinematheque Award in Beverly Hills, Calif. A conversation between two Jewish comedians about Jewish culture and Israel has sparked an uproar by American Jews and an international spat. The fallout from the back and forth between Marc Maron and Seth Rogen highlights the tenuous relationship between Israel, its supporters and its liberal Jewish critics in the diaspora. In his interview on the popular “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast on July 27, 2020, Rogen said amassing Jews in one country to keep them safe “doesn’t make sense.” The comments were interpreted as denying Israel’s right to exist. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen's Israel comments highlight fraught diaspora tiesTwo Jewish comedians riffing in a podcast about the idiosyncrasies of their shared heritage have sparked an uproar
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Israel strikes Gaza in response to explosive balloonsThe Israeli army says it has attacked targets in the northern Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants launched explosive balloons into Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Lebanese judge says 16 port staffers have been arrested over this week's deadly blats in BeirutA Lebanese judge says 16 port staffers have been arrested over this week's deadly blats in Beirut
The Associated Press1 day ago
A woman holds a placard in French that reads, "Lebanese government terrorists," next to a convoy of French President Emmanuel Macron as he visits the Gemayzeh neighborhood, which suffered extensive damage from an explosion on Tuesday that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
In devastated Beirut, French leader offers comfort and a hugIt was one of the most powerful moments of Emmanuel Macron’s lightning visit to devastated Beirut
The Associated Press1 day ago
French president announces global fundraising conference in coming days for Lebanon after devastating Beirut blastFrench president announces global fundraising conference in coming days for Lebanon after devastating Beirut blast
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey oneEgypt and Greece have signed a maritime deal that sets the sea boundary between the two countries and demarcates an exclusive economic zone for oil and gas drilling rights
The Associated Press1 day ago
Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways posts $758M in half-year lossesAbu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways says core operating losses amounted to $758 million for the first half of the year, driven by a nearly 40% drop in revenue due in part to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 day ago
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