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Eleven-year-old Syrian Hasan Diab looks at his image on a screen during a press conference in The Hague The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, April 26, 2018. The press conference was organized by Russia in a move to discredit reports of an April 7, 2018, chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, after briefing members of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, (OPCW). Russian diplomats claim the Syrians were used in staged videos made in the aftermath of the attack. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Russia parades Syrian 'witnesses' to disprove gas attackRussia brings 'witnesses' from Syria, including children, before media to disprove suspected chemical weapons attack
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The Latest: Palestinian UN envoy slams Israel over GazaThe Latest: Palestinian UN ambassador slams Israel, says targeting civilians in Gaza protests is 'terrorism'
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UN envoy urges action to prevent Gaza escalationUN Mideast envoy says Gaza is 'a powder keg' and world must act to prevent another war in Mideast
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Israeli police: Hikers injured, missing after flash floodsIsraeli police: Several young hikers missing, others injured after being caught in flash floods near Dead Sea
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Mourners gather around the body of Palestinian journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest during his funeral in the Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Body of slain Hamas engineer returned to GazaBody of Hamas scientist, gunned down in Malaysia, returned to Gaza Strip for burial
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Campaign posters are seen for parliamentary elections adorn Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Iraq awards UAE, China rights to develop oil in northeastUnited Arab Emirates energy company, Chinese firms emerge as only winners in Iraq's rushed oil bidding round
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Egyptian president offers sympathy after heavy rainsEgypt's president offers sympathy with people affected by rare heavy rains
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The Latest: Hamas scientist's body back in Gaza for funeralThe Latest: Body of Hamas scientist gunned down in Malaysia arrives in native Gaza for burial
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Official: Israel will strike Tehran if Iran attacks Tel AvivIsraeli defense minister tells Arabic news site his country will strike back if attacked by archenemy Iran
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British-Iranian professor held by Iran's Revolutionary GuardIran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard detains British-Iranian professor, latest dual national held
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Report: Iran orders providers to stop hosting Telegram appNews agency reports Iran has ordered network providers to stop hosting popular Telegram app
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Bahrain king commutes 4 death sentences to life in prisonBahrain's king has commuted four death sentences handed down by a military tribunal in the island kingdom, which included three civilians and one soldier
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Gaza's Hamas embraces 'non-violence' _ opportunism or shift?Real shift in tactics or opportunism? Islamic militant Hamas says it's embracing what it considers non-violent tactics in mass protests on the border with Israel
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Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed al-Jubeir, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Jordan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi pose during a group photo at a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Taro Kono (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in SyrianThe Latest: The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross says the organization has been "flooded" with about 13,000 requests in the last six months from Syrians looking for missing family members
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Heavy rains pummel Cairo and parts of EgyptHeavy unseasonal rainfall pummels parts of Egypt with new, leafy Cairo suburb worst hit
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