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A policeman assists a voter as she leaves a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptian voters urged to allow el-Sissi rule until 2030Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday in the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
File - In this Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 file photo, Palestinian women wait near a section of Israel's separation barrier covered in graffiti, one depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the Qalandiya checkpoint , between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israel's election this month may have dimmed hopes for a two-state solution with the Palestinians as a way of resolving one of the Middle East's most intransigents conflicts. The vote, in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coasted to another victory, left no doubt that peace talks with the Palestinians won't be on the agenda anytime soon. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
Israeli election may have dimmed hopes for 2-state solutionAfter Netanyahu's victory in Israeli elections, hopes dim for 2-state solution with Palestinians
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sudan protesters to name civilian council, pressure militaryA leading organizer says Sudan's protest movement hopes to "exert more pressure" on the military by announcing the composition of a civilian transitional council Sunday
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Voters line up to enter a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's ruleEgyptians have gone to the polls for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role
The Associated Press12 hours ago
New bout of heavy fighting in Yemen kills dozensYemeni officials say heavy fighting in Yemen's southern Dhale province pro-government forces and Shiite rebels has killed more than 85 people
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Activist: Sudan protest leaders meet with military rulersA Sudanese activist says leaders of the protest movement are holding talks with the ruling military council
The Associated Press15 hours ago
UN: 220 killed in battles for Libya's capital last 2 weeksA spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army says fighting between rival Libyan forces for control of Tripoli has escalated in the past couple of days
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Young Algerian protester dies of injuries; police accusedA young Algerian protester has died from head injuries that his family and friends believe were caused by a police beating
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and IranA summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A voter rides his bicycle past a poster supporting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi near a polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's ruleEgyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Separate militant attacks kill nearly 50 Syrian soldiersA Syria war monitoring organization says an Islamic State group attack in the country's center has killed scores of government troops
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Key events in Egypt since the 2011 pro-democracy uprisingHere are key events in eight years of turmoil and transition in Egypt, leading up to a national referendum on constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030
The Associated Press1 day ago
Egyptians begin voting on constitutional amendments aimed at keeping President el-Sissi in power until 2030Egyptians begin voting on constitutional amendments aimed at keeping President el-Sissi in power until 2030
The Associated Press1 day ago
Trump calls Libyan commander pushing to seize TripoliPresident Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Libya's Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, who is leading an offensive to take over the capital of Tripoli
The Associated Press1 day ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is photographed Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington. Pictured is a section regarding Michael Cohen. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Powerful Emirati crown prince entangled by Mueller reportPowerful Emirati crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, entangled by Mueller report over Seychelles meeting
The Associated Press1 day ago
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