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Yemeni president fires prime minister, citing 'negligence'Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has fired the prime minister, accusing him of "negligence" in running the country
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A flower bouquet is left on the police barriers blocking the road to Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the consulate Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi there. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Report: Saudis ready to concede writer was slainSaudi Arabia is reportedly ready to concede that a missing Saudi writer was killed in its consulate in Istanbul
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Morocco to let prisoner complete terror sentence in FranceMorocco has agreed to turn over a French prisoner convicted of terror charges after French President Emmanuel Marcon intervened in the case
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Israeli fire wounds 32 Palestinians in Gaza beach protestGaza's Health Ministry says 32 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire during a mass protest along the beach near the Israeli frontier
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Egypt says security forces kill 9 'terrorists' in Nile raidEgypt says its security forces have killed nine "terrorists" in a raid on a cave hideout along the Nile River
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Clashes in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon wound 6Lebanese security officials say clashes between rival Palestinian factions in a refugee camp in southern Lebanon wounded at least six people
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Israel approves funds to expand Hebron settlementThe Israeli government has approved plans to expand a Jewish settlement in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Israel says troops kill Palestinian after attempted stabbingIsraeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian man who allegedly tried to stab a soldier in the northern West Bank
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Egypt court upholds 3-year prison sentence for ex-presidentEgypt's main appeals court has upheld a three-year prison sentence for former president Mohammed Morsi, who is already jailed in other cases, over a conviction for insulting the judiciary
The Associated Press9 hours ago
2 journalists face jail over criticism of US pastor's trialTwo Turkish journalists have been charged with insulting the Turkish nation and institutions for suggesting that a Turkish court may have taken government instructions when ruling in the case against an American pastor
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Israeli leader aims to pass draft law, averting early voteIsrael's prime minister says he hopes to soon pass legislation on a contentious bill that has threatened to bring down his government
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Saudi-Turkish team arrives at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to search it, nearly 2 weeks after writer disappearedSaudi-Turkish team arrives at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to search it, nearly 2 weeks after writer disappeared
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, right, speaks during a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Al-Jaafari said Syria should not be isolated from its Arab neighbors, and lauded Damascus for staying "strong" and united in the face of many adversities. (SANA via AP)
Syria reopens vital crossing with Jordan, UN post with GolanSyria's key border crossings with neighbors reopen, years after traffic was halted by war
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iranian papers: US sanctions violate Iranian human rightsIranian reformist papers publish rare joint editorial criticizing US sanctions, ask "world journalists" to defend Iranian rights
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Cyclone strands families in eastern YemenA Yemeni governor is calling for help to evacuate some 50 families stuck amid flooding, strong storms, and heavy rain in the eastern city of Ghaida, after cyclone Luban hit the region
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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