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Egypt adds detained Islamist politician to terror listAn Egyptian court has added a detained Islamist politician to a list of wanted "terrorists" over his alleged links to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Egyptian officials say resumption of Russian flights delayedCairo airport officials say planned resumption of Russian flights to Egypt delayed till April
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300 arrested after Sufis clash with Iran police, killing 5Iranian media: Clashes with Sufi followers in Tehran killed 2 paramilitaries, 3 policemen
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian paramedics treat an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
The Latest: Russia says 'several dozen' injured in SyriaRussia's Foreign Ministry says several dozen fighters hailing from Russia and former Soviet republics have been injured in Syria and flown to Russia for treatment
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,  delivers a speech during the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judgeIsraeli police suspect Netanyahu confidant of trying to bribe top judge to drop corruption case against Netanyahu's wife
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, rescue and search team members search for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday in the Dena mountains in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. (Alireza Vasigh Ansari/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65Iranian state TV airs first images of site of airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65 people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian paramedic, right, treats an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
Activists: 98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburbSyrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on MondaySyrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Report: Iran summons Swedish envoy over granting citizenshipIran summons Swedish ambassador over Nordic country's decision to grant citizenship to jailed Iranian researcher
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 photo, Amer Othman, 57, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Amman, Jordan. Othman's life turned upside down in an instant: The Ohio entrepreneur who came to the United States 38 years ago and won praise for helping revive once-blighted downtown Youngstown, was arrested during what he thought was another check-in with immigration authorities. He was detained for two weeks and deported to his native Jordan. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows returnDeported to Jordan after 38 years in the United States, Ohio entrepreneur says he'll fight to return to Youngstown
The Associated Press6 hours ago
File - In this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. The number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population in 2017, a settler leader said Monday, predicting that settlement growth should surge even more during the Trump presidency. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017An Israeli settler leader says the number of settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last year
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaks to journalists during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Netanyahu traces his meteoric rise in Israeli politics to his days as a telegenic media superstar who dazzled audiences in both English and Hebrew. But he has also had a rocky relationship with Israel’s notoriously aggressive media, often accusing it of carrying out a "witch hunt" against him. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP, File)
Scandals highlight Israeli leader's media obsessionBenjamin Netanyahu came to prominence as a star of the media age, but it is an obsession with controlling the media that now accounts for much of the scandal threatening his rule
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Report: Supporter of Sufi leader kills 3 police in IranA semi-official Iranian news outlet says a supporter of a Sufi leader has rammed a bus into police, killing three of them before being arrested
The Associated Press18 hours ago
An Ankara municipality worker fixes the new street sign, "Olive Branch Street" in Turkish, named after Turkey's military operation to drive out the Syrian Kurdish militia of an enclave in northwest Syria, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Municipality workers on Monday took down the street sign for Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located and replaced it with one that reads "Olive Branch Street."(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter AfrinTurkey threatens to hit back at Syrian pro-government troops if they deploy to Kurdish enclave
The Associated Press19 hours ago
An Ankara municipality worker fixes the new street sign, "Olive Branch Street" in Turkish, named after Turkey's military operation to drive out the Syrian Kurdish militia of an enclave in northwest Syria, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Municipality workers on Monday took down the street sign for Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located and replaced it with one that reads "Olive Branch Street." (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
The Latest: Turkey denies reports that Syria will aid KurdsA Turkish minister says reports that Syrian government forces are entering a Syrian Kurdish-held enclave "are false," adding that any move by Damascus to protect the Kurdish militia there would be a "disaster" for the region
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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