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Germany's Merkel presses Saudi Arabia on refugees and rightsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his successors in her first visit to the kingdom in seven years
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Israeli soldiers salute as they stand next to graves of fallen soldiers on the eve of memorial Day in Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Israel marks the annual Memorial Day in remembrance of soldiers who died in the nation's conflicts, beginning at dusk Sunday until Monday evening. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victimsIsrael is honoring its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism on its annual Memorial Day
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This Saturday, April. 29, 2017 still taken from video, shows U.S. forces taking up positions in the northern village of Darbasiyah, Syria. The U.S. moved troops and armored vehicles through several Syrian cities and towns on Friday and Saturday in a show of force apparently intended to dissuade Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces from attacking each other. (AP Photo via APTV)
Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian KurdsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country may take further military action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, saying U.S. support for such groups "must come to an end."
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this March 24, 2017 file photo, residents carry the body of several people killed in airstrikes during fighting between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq. In a statement released Sunday, April 30, 2017, the Pentagon said investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul. The Pentagon said in each incident "all feasible precautions were taken," but the strikes still resulted in "unintentional" loss of civilian life. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikesThe Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Suspected US airstrike kills 4 al-Qaida operatives in YemenYemeni tribal and security officials say a suspected U.S. airstrike has killed four al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's east
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Saudi police arrest 46 cell members linked to Medina bombingSaudi Arabia's security forces say they have arrested 46 people suspected of belonging to a terrorist cell responsible for a stunning attack outside of one of Islam's holiest sites last year
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Technology-loving Dubai unveils its own typographic fontApparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Report: Iran becomes self-sufficient in gasoline productionIran's official IRNA news agency is saying the country has become self-sufficient in producing the amount of gasoline the country requires on a daily basis
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Egypt court sentences cleric to death in absentiaAn Egyptian court has sentenced Egyptian hard-line Muslim cleric Wagdi Ghoneim to death in absentia on accusations of establishing and running a group since 2003 until 2015 in violation of the law
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Report: Iranian who ran TV network shot dead in TurkeyA Turkish newspaper is reporting that the founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network has been shot dead in Istanbul along with a Kuwaiti business partner
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside MosulThe Pentagon says an explosive device killed a U.S. service member outside Mosul
The Associated Press1 day ago
Syria: Airstrike in Hama kills 8 White Helmets rescuersAirstrikes have struck a center of Syria's rescuers known as the White Helmets in a rebel-held area in the country's center, killing eight volunteers, opposition activists said Saturday
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2015, file photo, United Arab Emirates armed forces demonstrate during a military show at the opening ceremony of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its battle-hardened military that's gained on-the-ground experience in the last decades is expanding into new bases in Africa. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
UAE's battle-hardened military expands into Africa, MideastFar from gleaming skyscrapers, UAE's military is expanding into Africa, becoming regional counterbalance to Iran
The Associated Press1 day ago
A fire erupts as smoke billows from the site of a car bomb, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Baghdad. Iraqi police and hospital officials said a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four and wounded eight late Friday night. The attack comes as Iraqi forces struggle to push back Islamic State group militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the last pocket of major urban territory the group holds in Iraq. (AP Photo/Susannah George)
IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb that kills 4The Islamic State group claims responsibility for a bombing in central Baghdad that targeted a police station in the city's center
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iran: Tehran's mayor attacks Rouhani in pre-election debateTehran's mayor and presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf has accused President Hassan Rouhani's administration of dishonesty, mismanagement and supporting the rich at the expense of the poor masses
The Associated Press2 days ago
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