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Head of the Egyptian Press Syndicate Diaa Rashwan, briefs the press on the militant attack that sprayed worshippers with gunfire and explosions and killing at least 235 people in the Sinai Peninsula, during a press conference, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. The attack targeted a mosque frequented by Sufis, members of a mystic movement within Islam, in the north Sinai town of Bir al-Abd. Islamic militants, including the local affiliate of the Islamic State group, consider Sufis heretics because of their less literal interpretations of the faith. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
The Latest: UN condemns deadly mosque attack in EgyptAttackers have launched a deadly attack on an Egyptian mosque frequented by a Muslim sect, killing hundreds.
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Sheikh Sulieman Ghanem, 75, receives medical treatment at Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, after he was injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 peopleMilitants attack Egyptian mosque, killing at least 235 on Sinai Peninsula
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Israel's health minister resigns over Sabbath train workIsraeli media reports that the country's health minister, who heads a powerful ultra-Orthodox political party in Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, is resigning over railway infrastructure work taking place on the Sabbath
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Iran decries 'adventurous' Saudi crown prince's 'mistakes'Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's Foreign Ministry has taken aim at Saudi Arabia's "adventurous" Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, urging him to recall the fate of the region's autocratic rulers
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017 file photo, women cry during the funeral for those killed in a Palm Sunday church attack in Alexandria Egypt, at the Mar Amina church. Egypt has been battling an insurgency in the Sinai led by an affiliate of the Islamic State group that intensified after the military’s 2013 ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood from power. Hundreds have been killed in what has become a grinding stalemate in Sinai. The militants have expanded their attacks to other parts of Egypt, carrying out deadly bombings of churches to terrorize the Christian minority and deadly gunbattles with security forces. (AP Photo/Samer Abdallah, File)
A look at the deadliest militant attacks in EgyptA look at the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt
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UN: Saudi coalition OKs resumption of UN flights to YemenU.N. says Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Yemen since Nov. 6 authorizes resumption of U.N. flights to Yemeni capital starting Saturday
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En esta imagen tomada el lunes 20 de noviembre de 2017, el presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, a la derecha, estrecha la mano con el presidente de Siria, Bashar Assad, en la residencia Bocharov Ruchei en Sochi, Rusia. (Mikhail Klimentyev, foto de pool del Kremlin via AP)
Syrian opposition to name delegation to Geneva peace talksSyrian opposition figures are holding meetings in the Saudi Arabia's capital of Riyadh to name a delegation that will attend peace talks with the government
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Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 200, with 130 wounded.Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 200, with 130 wounded.
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Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 184, with 125 injured.Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 184, with 125 injured.
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Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 155, with 120 injured.Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 155, with 120 injured.
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Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 115, with 120 injured.Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 115, with 120 injured.
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Egyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 85, with 80 injuredEgyptian state news agency MENA says death toll in Sinai mosque attack rises to 85, with 80 injured
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Egypt state news agency MENA reports 54 killed, 75 wounded in mosque attack in North SinaiEgypt state news agency MENA reports 54 killed, 75 wounded in mosque attack in North Sinai
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Attacks on Israeli soldier turned whistleblower get personalFormer Israeli officer turned whistleblower draws relentless criticism for campaign against West Bank occupation
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Three Egyptian security officials say militant attack on mosque in northern Sinai leaves dozens of casualtiesThree Egyptian security officials say militant attack on mosque in northern Sinai leaves dozens of casualties
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