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Egypt's options dwindle as Nile talks break downBreakdown in talks with Ethiopia over Nile water resources, dam construction leaves Egypt with dwindling options
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Sudan council agrees to consider rebel group's proposalsA top Sudanese official says the transitional government and rebel leaders have wrapped up a first round of talks aimed at ending the country's years-long civil wars with the government agreeing to consider proposals by the Sudan Liberation Movement-North
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iraq inquiry: Excessive force used on protesters; 149 killedAn Iraqi government-appointed inquiry into week-long protests last month has determined that security forces used excessive force, killing 149 people and wounding over 3,000
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Rights group: Possible war crimes in fight for Libya capitalA leading rights group says it has evidence of potential war crimes by Libyan factions fighting a months-long battle for Tripoli, the capital
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Turkey's Erdogan says deal reached with Russia for Kurdish fighters to move out of Syrian border area within 150 hoursTurkey's Erdogan says deal reached with Russia for Kurdish fighters to move out of Syrian border area within 150 hours
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Russia and Turkey agree to maintain status quo in northeastern Syrian areas controlled by Turkish troopsRussia and Turkey agree to maintain status quo in northeastern Syrian areas controlled by Turkish troops
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Syria Kurdish official says forces completed withdrawal before cease-fire ends, but Turkey continues attacksSyria Kurdish official says forces completed withdrawal before cease-fire ends, but Turkey continues attacks
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Anti-government protesters make victory signs in front of a Lebanese national flag on a road that leads to the Government House, during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Prime Minister Saad Hariri briefed western and Arab ambassadors Tuesday of a reform plan approved by the Cabinet that Lebanon hopes would increase foreign investments to help its struggling economy amid wide skepticism by the public who continued in their protests for the sixth day. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Lebanon PM seeks foreign support for reforms amid protestsLebanon's embattled prime minister sought international support Tuesday for a sweeping economic reform package announced a day earlier, which was intended to pacify massive protests calling for his government to resign
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Egypt arrests 22 for planned protest over grisly murder caseEgypt says it has arrested nearly 2 dozen people for allegedly trying to incite protests over a grisly murder that has shocked the country
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Defense Secretary Mark Esper talks to reporters at Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, where he saw a Patriot missile battery that the US sent to Saudi to help protect the kingdom against the Iranian threat.  (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in IraqIraqi military: US troops leaving Syria for neighboring Iraq don't have permission to stay in the country
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Snoop Dog smiles at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. An Israeli start-up that promotes home-grown marijuana says it has signed on American rapper Snoop Dogg as a brand ambassador. Snoop, an outspoken advocate of marijuana use, will promote Seedo’s small refrigerator-like machine that grows cannabis and other plants with the help of artificial intelligence. Snoop started his own line of marijuana products, Leafs by Snoop, in 2015. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell, File)
Snoop Dogg to promote Israeli pot-growing machineAn Israeli start-up that promotes home-grown marijuana says it has signed on American rapper Snoop Dogg as a brand ambassador
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Palestinian court blocks 59 websites critical of governmentA Palestinian court has blocked access to 59 websites critical of the Palestinian Authority, a decision that has drawn wide criticism
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Yemen rebels say Saudi-led airstrike kills 5 civiliansYemen's Houthi rebels say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least 5 civilians, including 2 children, when it hit a vehicle in a northern province
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Syria's Assad slams Erdogan as 'thief' as he makes his first visit to Idlib areas retaken from Turkey-backed rebelsSyria's Assad slams Erdogan as 'thief' as he makes his first visit to Idlib areas retaken from Turkey-backed rebels
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Iraq's military says US troops leaving Syria and heading to Iraq do not have permission to stay in the countryIraq's military says US troops leaving Syria and heading to Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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