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High-rise in Dubai catches fireA fire has broken out at a high-rise building in Dubai
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Libyan airstrikes target 'terrorist sites' east of MisrataThe self-styled Libyan National Army says it has carried out airstrikes against "terrorist sites" near the city of Misrata, which is controlled by a rival militia
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation by bus of rebels and their family from the towns of Ruhaiba in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, Syria, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Syrian state media says several buses have left the towns of Ruhaiba, Jayroud, and al-Nasriya carrying hundreds of rebels and their families to opposition territory in north Syria. (SANA via AP)
Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in DamascusSyrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Iran detains ex-prosecutor convicted in 2009 torture caseReport: Iran detains former prosecutor who faces 2-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners in 2009
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Israel says 15 Hamas operatives arrested in West Bank raidThe Israeli military says it has arrested 15 Hamas operatives in an overnight West Bank raid
The Associated Press5 hours ago
State media: Saudi security forces respond to small droneSaudi state media is reporting that security forces responded to a small drone flying over a neighborhood in the kingdom's capital after online videos circulated purporting to offer the sound of small-arms fire the area
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from their tails. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops firing from across the border fence, health officials said. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deathsIsrael's defense minister says Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in Gaza bloodshed, as demands grow for investigating the Israeli military's use of lethal force
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Saudi Arabia uses ancient tourist site to alter its historySaudi Arabia is hoping to alter perceptions as it prepares to open the country to tourist visas and international tour groups later this year
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Iran's president slams morality police's tactics with womenIran's state TV is reporting that the country's president has criticized the morality police's use of violence against women failing to observe the national Islamic dress code
The Associated Press18 hours ago
This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation by bus of rebels and their family from the towns of Ruhaiba in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, Syria, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Syrian state media says several buses have left the towns of Ruhaiba, Jayroud, and al-Nasriya carrying hundreds of rebels and their families to opposition territory in north Syria. (SANA via AP)
Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria siteGlobal chemical weapons watchdog says it has collected samples from Douma, Syria, two weeks after suspected chemical weapons attack.
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills stafferThe International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Masked militants from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, stand while receive condolences outside of the house mourning of engineer Fadi al-Batsh, who was killed assassinated in Malaysia this morning, in front of his family house in Jebaliya, Gaza Strip, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in MalaysiaHamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members and accuses Israel of killing him
The Associated Press19 hours ago
The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attackThe global chemical weapons watchdog says a team of inspectors has visited the Syrian town of Douma to collect samples for an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Israeli soldiers are seen during protests along Israel Gaza border, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from their tails. Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops firing from across the border fence, health officials said. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'The Hamas militant wing is suggesting that a Palestinian engineer and lecturer shot dead in Malaysia was one of its commanders
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The Latest: Minister says Malaysia probing Palestinian deathMalaysia's deputy prime minister says the government is looking into the possibility of the involvement of "foreign agents" in the killing of Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh
The Associated Press1 day ago
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