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Hamas official threatens more explosive balloons into IsraelA Hamas official says the launch of explosive balloons into Israel in recent days reflects Palestinian unhappiness with the slow pace of implementing an unofficial cease-fire with Israel
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Many Lebanese say acting FM has no business being at DavosLebanon’s acting foreign minister is attending the elite annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss village Davos
The Associated Press1 hour ago
American journalist freed in Lebanon after questioning An American freelance journalist who was detained in Beirut on suspicion of broadcasting live footage to an Israeli news outlet says he has been released
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Airstrike in northwest Syria kills 9, including whole familySyrian opposition activists say an airstrike on a rebel-held village in northern Syria has killed at least nine people, including an entire family
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Netanyahu tries to rally global opposition to ICC caseIsrael's prime minister is calling on the world to take “concrete actions” against the International Criminal Court ahead of a possible war-crimes case against Israel
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jetIran has acknowledged that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran's main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Survivor stories spotlight Auschwitz liberation anniversarySeventy-five years after the Auschwitz death camp was liberated, Maurice Gluck is one of 75 Holocaust survivors featured in a commemorative photo project
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Grenade kills at least 7 at wedding party in Sudan's capitalSudanese officials say a grenade has exploded during a wedding party in the African nation's capital, killing at least seven people, including three children
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2011 file photo, a Libyan oil worker, works at a refinery inside the Brega oil complex, in Brega, eastern Libya. On Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, Libya’s National Oil Corporation said that guards under the command of Khalifa Hifter’s forces shut down two key oil fields in the country’s southwestern desert, following the earlier closure of all eastern export terminals.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Libyan oil fields remain shut, testing peace summit Libya’s national oil corporation says major oil fields and production facilities remain closed on Monday, a sign that Libyan east-based forces are not backing down after an international summit to end the civil war
The Associated Press1 day ago
Lebanese officials vow to step up security after riotsLebanon's top security officials say that they have decided to crackdown on vandalism after a weekend of rioting in Beirut that left hundreds of people injured and damaged public and private property
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iraqi officials: 3 dead, dozens wounded in Baghdad protestsIraqi officials say security forces have fired tear gas and live rounds in clashes with anti-government protesters in Baghdad killing 3 and wounding dozens of demonstrators
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran's foreign minister cancels attendance at Davos summitIran's top diplomat has cancelled his trip and will not be attending the Davos Forum
The Associated Press1 day ago
Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on governmentIraqi officials and activists say dozens of anti-government protesters and some members of security forces have been wounded in fresh clashes in the capital, Baghdad
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - in this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks to students at the American University Cairo in the eastern suburb of New Cairo, Egypt.  Pompeo "expressed outrage" to Egypt's president on Sunday at the death of an American citizen who insisted he had been wrongfully held in Egyptian prison, according to a state department spokeswoman. (AP Photo/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds, File)
Pompeo angry over death of US citizen jailed in Egypt U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed outrage to Egypt’s president at the death of an American citizen who insisted he had been wrongfully held in an Egyptian prison
The Associated Press2 days ago
Iran backtracks on plan to send flight recorders to UkraineThe Iranian official leading the investigation into the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner appeared to backtrack on plans to send the flight recorders abroad for analysis
The Associated Press2 days ago
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