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FILE -  In this April 28, 2018, file, photo, Houthi Shiite mourners chant slogans as they attend the funeral of Saleh al-Samad, a senior Houthi official who was killed by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on April 19, in Sanaa, Yemen. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Database says 91,600 killed in Yemen fighting since 2015Database tracking violence: At least 91,600 people killed in fighting in Yemen since start of civil war
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Sudan's army calls for unconditional talks with protestersSudan's military council urges protest leaders to resume negotiations on the transition of power, but says talks "should not be preconditioned"
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Sailors stand on deck above a hole the U.S. Navy says was made by a limpet mine on the damaged Panama-flagged, Japanese owned oil tanker Kokuka Courageous, anchored off Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines previously seen in Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. (AP Photo/Fay Abuelgasim)
US Navy: Mine in tanker attack bears Iran hallmarksUS Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker bears 'striking resemblance' to Iranian mines
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A U.S. Navy personnel prepares at a patrol boat carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base, during a trip organized by the Navy for journalists, near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Cmdr. Sean Kido of the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet said Wednesday that the limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker last week "bears a striking resemblance" to similar Iranian mines. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in IraqIraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq's southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company hours after a similar attack on an Exxon Mobil Corp. site that injured three
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75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian portThe International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz
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Netflix's first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turfNetflix's first Arabic original sparks a conservative backlash on its home turf, Jordan
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Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom deathEgypt: UN human rights office trying to politicize death of former Egyptian President Morsi, who collapsed in court
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Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on SyriaLebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees living here
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US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tankerUS Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tanker
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US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker 'not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship'US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker 'not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship'
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US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a striking resemblance' to Iranian minesUS Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker 'bears a striking resemblance' to Iranian mines
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Supporters join Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who attends funeral prayers in absentia for ousted former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, in the poster, at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Funeral prayers were held in mosques across Turkey for Morsi, who had close ties to Erdogan. The former president, who was ousted by current President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in a military coup in 2013, collapsed in a courtroom in Egypt during trial on Monday and died. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom deathEgypt's ousted President Morsi, quietly buried under heavy security in Cairo cemetery after dramatic courtroom death
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The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in IraqIraq's prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and control of the Iraqi armed forces
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Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in EuropeIsrael's National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance before the Holocaust
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Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invitedIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week's U.S. Mideast peace conference even though government officials are not invited.
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