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Iran vows to aid Lebanese military

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "ter…

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Israeli hospital treats Hamas leader's daughter

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli hospital says it has treated the daughter of Hamas' top leader in the Gaza Strip weeks after a brutal war between …

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UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that…

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Rights group says Kuwait strips 33 of nationality

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Kuwaiti Cabinet stripped citizenship from 33 people this year, including at least three who were vocal critics of the g…

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Turkey would oppose US arms transfers to Kurds

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Turkey wouldn't agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, Preside…

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Iran bans human rights lawyer from practicing law

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court has banned a prominent human rights lawyer from practicing her profession for three years, the semi-offic…

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Yemen's Shiite rebels take town south of capital

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels captured a town south of the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, when they also blew up the home of a riv…

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Roadside bomb kills 7 in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb in Egypt's restive northern Sinai province hit an army vehicle on Sunday, killing 7 troops including tw…

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Egypt officials say roadside bomb in restive Sinai Peninsula kills 7 troops

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt officials say roadside bomb in restive Sinai Peninsula kills 7 troops.

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Iraqi authorities lift curfew in Anbar capital

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities in the country's western Anbar province have lifted a curfew imposed Friday in the provincial capital of Rama…

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Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical de…

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Palestinian leader calls settlers "herd of cattle"

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims again…

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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more …

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Morocco protests shooting on Algeria border

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco has summoned the Algerian ambassador in Rabat to vigorously condemn the shooting in the face of a Moroccan on th…

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US-led strike kills 8 in IS-held Syria town

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — A U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a gas distribution facility in a stronghold of the Islamic State group set off a …

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Yemen's rebels attack home of Islamist, 12 killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's empowered Shiite rebels attacked the home of a rival Islamist politician south of the capital on Saturday, setting…

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3 Egyptian troops killed in border tunnel collapse

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — At least three Egyptian troops died when a smuggling tunnel on the border with the Gaza Strip collapsed on them as they…

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Lebanon pulled into war with Islamic State group

BEIRUT (AP) — With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive fro…

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Rights group: Few abuses inside West Sahara camps

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Contrary to claims by Morocco, there are few rights abuses at refugee camps run by the pro-independence Polisario move…

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Palestinians want Israel pullout vote this year

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian U.N. ambassador said Friday his government wants the U.N. Security Council to vote on a resolution befor…

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