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The Latest: UN envoy warns of crisis in Syria's IdlibU.N. Syria envoy Staffan De Mistura is warning that the northern rebel-held province of Idlib could become the conflict-ravaged country's newest humanitarian crisis area, as international donors gather in Brussels to drum up emergency support
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Police: Bomb kills Hezbollah operative in southern LebanonLebanese police: Hezbollah operative killed by bomb he was holding at his home in southern Lebanon
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Syrian troops target IS tunnels, trenches in DamascusSyrian TV: Government forces launch new operation targeting IS underground tunnels, trenches in Damascus
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Philippines ambassador to Kuwait apologizes amid tensionsAmbassador to Kuwait offers apology after comments about his mission's efforts to help abused Filipino housemaids
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Egypt sends former anti-graft chief to prison for 5 yearsLawyer: Military court sentences Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the army
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Lawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the militaryLawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the military
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Israeli army says it demolished Palestinian attacker's homeIsraeli military says it's demolished the home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of a West Bank settler
The Associated Press2 hours ago
As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns on nuke dealAs Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns Washington of 'grave' consequences of it scraps nuclear deal
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Assault on woman by Iranian cops sparks headscarves debateVideo of police assaulting woman over her loose headscarf stirs debate on mandatory hijabs in Islamic Republic
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Iran minister: Neither Iran nor Saudis can dominate MideastIran's foreign minister says neither Iran nor Saudi Arabia can be the dominant power in the Middle East and what's needed most is for the eight countries in the Persian Gulf region to talk to each other _ not about each other
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20Health officials say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Report: Iran officially bans use of cryptocurrenciesA newspaper says Iran's Central Bank has officially banned the use of cryptocurrencies in financial transactions in order to prevent money laundering and terrorism.
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: UN chief says retreat 'cooled' Syria tensionsU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says a retreat in Sweden with members of the deeply divided Security Council had "cooled down" tensions over Syria, stressing that all 15 members fully support a political solution
The Associated Press20 hours ago
The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior officialYemen's Houthi rebels say their acting head of state has been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Yemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential councilYemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential council
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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