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Libya court sentences 45 to death over killings in 2011A Libyan court has sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad over killings during a 2011 uprising that toppled and later killed a longtime ruler
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel RajabUN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A woman carrying a child is escorted by authorities to an apartment following the arrest of a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman in 2014 while serving with the Islamic State terror organization. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror groupA 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Israel eases Gaza restrictions amid cease-fire effortsIsrael reopening key border crossing with Gaza, weeks after it was closed amid surge in violence with Hamas
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Israel: No criminal action in deadly Gaza 2014 war incidentIsraeli military says its probe into deadly incident in 2014 Gaza war found no criminal wrongdoing by Israeli forces
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Palestinian president lashes out at US over Gaza situationPalestinian president lashes out at US over its proposals to alleviate dire humanitarian situation in Gaza
The Associated Press15 hours ago
African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts their salariesAfrican migrants in Israel face deeper poverty as new law requires them to hand over fifth of their salary to the state
The Associated Press15 hours ago
US official says UAE paid Yemen tribes to push al-Qaida outUS official says United Arab Emirates paid money to tribal leaders in Yemen to press al-Qaida out of its strongholds
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Russia says it's trying to help Syrian refugees' return homeRussia says it's coordinating efforts to help Syrian refugees return home, rebuild war-battered country
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Turkish officials: Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in TurkeyTurkish officials: Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in Turkey
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Report: Boat sinks on Nile River in Sudan, killing 22 peopleSudan's state news agency says boat sinks in Nile River in Sudan: 22 drown, including 21 students, a woman
The Associated Press20 hours ago
'2 casualties' in Indian oil tanker explosion off OmanAn Indian shipping company says one of its crude oil tankers suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, causing "two casualties" and injuring one sailor
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residentsEgyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end development, angering residents
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Israel denies US author's account of interrogationIsrael's domestic security agency denies threatening a prominent American author and questioning him about his politics during a recent visit
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Fighting in Yemen kills 18 civiliansYemeni officials and witnesses say heavy fighting between pro-government forces and Shiite rebels in the north and around the Red Sea port of Hodeida has killed at least 18 civilians
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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