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Israeli army kills Palestinian suspected of West Bank attackIsrael's army says troops have killed a Palestinian suspected of carrying out a weekend stabbing and shooting attack that left two Israelis dead near a West Bank settlement
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Israel campaign ad models 'Fascism' perfume to mock the leftIsrael's right-wing justice minister has released a headline-grabbing political advertisement ahead of April elections in which she mocks her critics by modeling a faux perfume called "Fascism."
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Iran's woes briefly go up in smoke during fire festivalIranians are celebrating the Festival of Fire, a nearly 4,000-year-old Persian tradition that this year offers a brief escape from the country's economic woes
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Rare protests erupt against Hamas' 12-year rule over GazaHamas is facing the biggest demonstrations yet against its 12-year rule of the Gaza Strip, with hundreds of Palestinians taking to the streets in recent days to protest the dire living conditions in the blockaded territory
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Gaza parrot gets treatment from Israeli animal rights groupAn ailing parrot in the blockaded Gaza Strip has received treatment from an Israeli animal rights group after its Palestinian owner appealed for help via Facebook
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AP Interview: Yemen's rebels say they won't give up portA senior Houthi rebel leader in Yemen says his group will not give up the key port city of Hodeida, the focus of months of U.N.-brokered talks with the Saudi-backed government
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Israel, US intercept long-range missiles during joint drillIsrael and the U.S. have successfully intercepted a series of medium to long-range ballistic missiles in a joint drill
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In this Monday, March 18, 2019, photo, Islamic State militant positions are ablaze in Baghouz, Syria as U.S-backed Syrian Democratic forces pound the group's remaining territory. On Tuesday, a spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting IS in Syria says his fighters are in control of an encampment in the village of Baghouz where IS militants have been besieged for months. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
Troops celebrate as US-backed force seizes IS camp in SyriaUS-backed fighters take control of IS encampment in Syria, capture suspects behind bombing that killed 4 Americans
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FILE - In this May 3, 2016 file photo, a girl stands in front of a banner with Arabic that reads, "remove our shackles," during a protest to mark World Press Freedom Day in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt. The Supreme Media Regulatory Council has put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites and even social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they're deemed a threat to national security. The media regulator will also be able to impose stiff penalties of 250,000 Egyptian pounds ($14,400), all without having to obtain a court order. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Egypt tightens restrictions on media, social networksEgypt tightens media restrictions to block websites, social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if deemed a threat to national security
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Ambush north of Baghdad kills 3 Iraqi soldiers, wounds 5Iraqi officials say three soldiers have been killed and five wounded in an ambush on an army patrol north of Baghdad
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This frame grab from video posted online Monday, March 18, 2019, by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows smoke rising as an IS fighter walking inside Baghouz, the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in Syria. U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the IS announced Tuesday they have taken control over an encampment in an eastern Syrian village where IS militants have been besieged for months, refusing to surrender. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
The Latest: Russia defense minister meets with Syria's AssadRussia's defense minister has visited Damascus to deliver a letter from President Vladimir Putin to Syrian President Bashar Assad
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Spokesman: US-backed forces capture group of suspects involved in January bombing that killed 4 Americans in Syrian townSpokesman: US-backed forces capture group of suspects involved in January bombing that killed 4 Americans in Syrian town
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A shimmering night in Dubai as Dior shows its haute coutureUnder a large circus-style tent, Dior has showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities, buyers, designers and editors
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Turkey announces operation against Kurdish rebelsTurkey has announced a military operation against Kurdish militants along its eastern border with Iran
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Report: Yemeni civilian deaths double in 2 areas, 350 killedAn international charity says fighting in two Yemeni provinces has killed at least 350 civilians in the past three months
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