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US spars with key allies at UN over Mideast peace approachUS spars with key allies at the UN over Mideast approach as White House prepares to unveil plan
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Former Israeli PM apologizes for killing of Arab protestersA former Israeli prime minister is apologizing for the killing of 13 Arab protesters by Israeli police in 2000
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Iraqi forces clear farmland near Baghdad of IS militantsIraqi security forces sweep villages, farmland north of Baghdad to clear out any remaining IS militants
The Associated Press5 hours ago
US sanctions squeeze Iran middle class, upend housing sectorUnprecedented US sanctions squeeze Iran's large middle class, up-end vital housing market
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Amnesty: Egypt using probation measures to silence activistsAmnesty says Egypt imposing repressive probation measures on freed pro-democracy activists to silence them
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this Sunday, July 21, 2019 photo, an aerial view shows a speedboat of Iran's Revolutionary Guard moving around the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. Global stock markets were subdued Monday while the price of oil climbed as tensions in the Persian Gulf escalated after Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker on Friday. (Morteza Akhoondi/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians allegedly recruited by CIAIran says it arrested 17 Iranians recruited by CIA as spies, some of them already sentenced to death
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this Sunday, July 21, 2019 photo, an aerial view shows a speedboat of Iran's Revolutionary Guard moving around the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. Global stock markets were subdued Monday while the price of oil climbed as tensions in the Persian Gulf escalated after Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker on Friday. (Morteza Akhoondi/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital shipping in GulfBritain says it's planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led 'maritime protection mission' to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran's seizure or a British-flagged tanker in the vital waterway
The Associated Press1 day ago
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves 10 Downing Street, following a meeting held over British oil tanker Stena Impero which was captured by Iran, Saturday July 20, 2019.  Hunt has said Britain's response to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz "will be considered but robust."(Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
The Latest: Iran's FM says UK ship was traveling unsafelyIran's foreign minister says his country seized a British-flagged oil tanker last week because it was violating "international law on safe passage" in the Strait of Hormuz
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israeli group says West Bank outposts boom under TrumpAn Israeli watchdog group says Jewish settlers have established dozens of unauthorized settlement outposts in the West Bank, most of them founded since President Donald Trump entered office
The Associated Press1 day ago
Yemeni officials: fighting among rebel allies kills 10Yemeni officials say fighting between two tribal groups loyal to the country's rebels has killed at least 10 people in the northwestern Amran province
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers search for victims from under the rubble of a destroyed building that hit by a Syrian government airstrike, in the northern town of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria, Friday, July 12, 2019. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Syrian activists say airstrikes kill 27 in rebel-held townSyrian opposition activists say an airstrike on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria has killed at least 27 people
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israeli forces destroy a building in a Palestinian village of Sur Baher, east Jerusalem, Monday, July 22, 2019. Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood. Monday's demolitions cap a years-long legal battle over the buildings, which straddle the city and the occupied West Bank. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in east JerusalemIsraeli work crews begin demolitions of dozens of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians yield few resultsIsraeli military probes of 24 potentially criminal shootings of Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza yield no indictments
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran's supreme leader vows not to give up on PalestiniansIran's state TV quotes supreme leader as saying country won't give up its stand on Palestine
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pilot of Libyan jet lands in Tunisia, reports plane problemA Tunisian Defense Ministry spokesman says a Libyan military jet trainer that violated Tunisian airspace has been forced to land on the outskirts of the southeastern city of Medenine
The Associated Press1 day ago
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