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A group of protesters chant slogans at the main gate of old grand bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 25, 2018. Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country. (Iranian Labor News Agency via AP)
Reports: Protesters swarm Iran's Grand Bazaar in TehranIran news agencies: Protesters swarm Tehran's Grand Bazaar amid nationwide anger over country's troubled economy
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Asylum seekers in Israel: Eritrea sent people to beat usEritrean asylum seekers rally in Israel, protest their country's ambassador who they claim sent people to beat them
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Prince William tours Roman ruins in Jordan, meets refugeesBritain's Prince William tours ruins of Roman city, meets with Syrian refugee children on 2nd day of Mideast trip
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Yemen officials: Saudi strikes kill at least 8 in northwestYemeni officials: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill at least 8 civilians, including women and children, in northwest
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Jordan says it won't take in Syrians fleeing new offensiveJordan warns it can't take in Syrian refugees fleeing President Assad's offensive in southern province of Daraa
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Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain again hospitalizedSupporters of prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain under house arrest say he has been taken to a local hospital
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A Jordanian army officer inspects the honor guard in preparation for the arrival of Britain's Prince William, at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Britain's Prince William kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He plans to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region Britain had controlled between the two world wars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan tiesBritain's Prince William praises "historic ties" with Jordan, kingdom's commitment to refugees as he kicks off Mideast tour
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Saudi Arabia says it intercepts missile fired at capitalSaudi Arabia's state media says the kingdom's air defenses have intercepted a ballistic missile fired over the capital from Yemen, where Saudi-led coalition forces are at war
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Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for EuropeLibya's coast guard has intercepted some 460 African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores
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Iraq elections commissions prepares for partial recountIraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount
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Activists: US tells rebels in Syria not to expect supportSyrian government forces have advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa under the cover of airstrikes entering new villages
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Mabkhoutah al-Mari drives to work for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. "It feels beautiful. It was a dream for us so when it happens in reality, I am between belief and disbelief -- between a feeling of joy and astonishment," said Mari as she pulled up to order a drive-thru coffee on her way to work. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is liftedIt's a historic day for women in Saudi Arabia. They are now free to get in a car and drive themselves where they want to go.
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In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald  Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, says the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
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Egypt extends its state of emergency for another 3 monthsEgypt has extended its state of emergency for yet another three months
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Israel's El Al faces scrutiny after moving female passengersThe Israeli airline El Al is under scrutiny after moving female passengers at the request of ultra-Orthodox men
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