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Sudan's top general sworn in as leader of new ruling bodySudan's top general sworn in as leader of a joint military-civilian body that's to rule until elections can be held
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Syrian activists: Airstrikes hit hospital in rebel villageSyrian activists: Airstrikes hit hospital in rebel-held village, knocking it out of service; no word on casualties
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Iraq probe of Baghdad explosion says drone strike set it offIraqi committee probing massive munitions depot explosion near Baghdad this month says drone strike set it off
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Pedestrians walk on a sidewalk in eastern Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iran moves to strike 4 zeroes from its battered currencyIran's president sends bill to parliament to slash 4 zeroes off value of rial, country's sanctions-battered currency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Group: Saudi-led coalition killed 47 Yemen fishermen in 2018Human Rights Watch: Saudi-led coalition killed at least 47 Yemeni fishermen in attacks on fishing boats in 2018
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Iran's president sends bill to parliament that would cut four zeroes from value of nation's sanctions-battered currencyIran's president sends bill to parliament that would cut four zeroes from value of nation's sanctions-battered currency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
As warm welcome chills, Turkey clamps down on SyriansSyrians say Turkey has been detaining and forcing some Syrian refugees to return back to their country the past month
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Turkey extends deadline for unregistered Syrians in IstanbulTop Turkish official: Turkey extends by 2 months deadline for unregistered Syrian refugees in Istanbul to leave
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Sudanese pro-democracy supporters celebrate a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, in the capital, Khartoum. The deal paves the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. (AP Photo)
Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after dealSudan's pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Sudan's pro-democracy group, army announce joint ruling body to lead the country during transition to electionsSudan's pro-democracy group, army announce joint ruling body to lead the country during transition to elections
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Yemeni separatists, government forces clash in the southYemeni officials, residents: Clashes between government loyalists and separatists kill 3 in southern province
The Associated Press15 hours ago
New explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraqi capitalIraqi security officials say a large explosion has hit an arms depot belonging to an Iranian-backed militia faction north of Baghdad
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this March 30, 2019 file photo, horses warm up in the saddling enclosure ahead of Dubai Kahayla Classic at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai said Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, that it had set up a special committee to "resolve multiple disputes" involving the government-owned developer Meydan as it faces a series of lawsuits amid an economic slowdown gripping the city-state. (AP/Martin Dokoupil, File)
Panel takes troubled Dubai developer's disputes in downturnDubai says it has set up a special committee to 'resolve multiple disputes' involving a government-owned developer amid economic slowdown
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensionsIsrael's military says it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship
The Associated Press18 hours ago
UAE expands taxes to target vaping and more sugary drinksThe United Arab Emirates will start taxing vaping devices and e-cigarettes at 100% and all sugary drinks at 50% as economic growth stutters and the government looks for ways to boost its revenue
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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