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Macron grows angry with Israeli security during church visitFrench President Emmanuel Macron has lost his temper with Israeli security agents during a visit to a French church in Jerusalem and angrily ordered a policeman to leave the premises
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Trump's two-day stay in Davos is a test of his ability to balance anger over being impeached with a desire to project leadership on the world stage. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump meets Iraqi counterpart, first since Soleimani strikeU.S. President Donald Trump has hinted that sanctions on Iraq are still a possibility in a bilateral meeting with Iraq's president
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France's Macron cool to Israeli request to criticize ICCFrench President Emmanuel Macron has given a lukewarm reception to an Israeli request to criticize the International Criminal Court, saying he would study the matter
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a press conference in Manama, Bahrain.  United Nations experts Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 called for an "immediate investigation" by the United States and others into information they received that suggests that Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked after receiving a file sent from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's WhatsApp account. At a time when Saudi Arabia was supposedly investigating the killing of Saudi critic and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and prosecuting those it deemed responsible, "it was clandestinely waging a massive online campaign against Mr. Bezos and Amazon targeting him principally as the owner of The Washington Post," the experts said in their statement.  (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
UN experts: Jeff Bezos phone hack shows link to Saudi princeUnited Nations experts say Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked after he received a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
The Associated Press3 hours ago
UN experts: Information suggests Jeff Bezos' phone hacked after receiving file from Saudi crown prince WhatsApp accountUN experts: Information suggests Jeff Bezos' phone hacked after receiving file from Saudi crown prince WhatsApp account
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Tripoli's main airport resumes flights after shellingAuthorities say the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital has resumed operations after coming under attack
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 21 photo, a malnourished lion rests in a zoo in Khartoum, Sudan. With the staff at the destitute Al-Qurashi Park, as the zoo in Khartoum is known, unable to feed and look after the animals, many have died off or were evacuated, leaving only three skeletal lions. (AP Photo)
Images of starving lions in Sudan zoo spark global concernAt a forlorn zoo in Sudan’s capital, the park's few remaining lions have been starving in rusted cages
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3 African nations meet to draft deal on Nile dam disputeEgypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have started U.S.-monitored talks in Khartoum to try hammer out a draft deal to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam that Ethiopia is constructing
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Turkey's FM urges Russia to halt Syrian government attacksTurkey's foreign minister is urging Russia to halt Syrian government forces' attacks in the Arab country, a day after airstrikes on rebel-held sectors and the shelling of government-held areas killed at least 17 people, including an entire family
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Lebanese Cabinet faces multiple challenges, growing unrestLebanon's new government is made up of members nominated by the Shiite group Hezbollah and its allies
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Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran's security forcesIran's official news agency says that masked gunmen ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in a southwestern town
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Facing humiliating controls, Lebanese focus fury on banksMany Lebanese have for long lived beyond their means, supporting their out-sized spending with loans and remittances from diaspora relatives
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Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab speaks during a news conference after his government was announced, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. A new Cabinet was announced in crisis-hit Lebanon late Tuesday, breaking a months-long impasse amid ongoing mass protests against the country's ruling elite. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
New government in crisis-hit Lebanon, but protests continueA new Cabinet has been announced in crisis-hit Lebanon, breaking a months-long impasse amid mass protests against the country's ruling elite
The Associated Press21 hours ago
New Cabinet announced in crisis-hit Lebanon ends three-month political vacuumNew Cabinet announced in crisis-hit Lebanon ends three-month political vacuum
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Saudi-led coalition resumes airstrikes near Yemeni capital Yemeni officials say the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen is stepping up its bombing campaign near the rebel-held capital
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