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Britain's Prince William greets a woman during a visit to a community center, Dar Niemeh, in the province of Ajloun, north of the Jordanian capital Amman, Monday, June 25, 2018. The visit came on the second day of a five-day tour that also takes William to Israel and the Palestinian territories. It's a high-profile foreign trip for William, second in line to the throne, and comes at a time of widening rifts between Israelis and Palestinians. (Ahmad Abdo/Pool photo via AP)
Prince William arrives in Israel for historic royal visitPrince William arrived in Israel for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region Britain once controlled.
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The Latest: Prince William arrives in IsraelPrince William has arrived in Israel for the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family
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Syrian troops push south as US condemns truce breakdownSyria troops are advancing against rebels in the south in a nearly a weeklong offensive that has displaced thousands and triggered U.S. condemnation
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People walk through the old grand bazaar where shops are closed after a protest, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 25, 2018. Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country. (Iranian Labor News Agency via AP)
Videos: Iran protesters confront police at parliamentVideos on social media: Iranian demonstrators confront police officers in front of Iran's parliament in Tehran
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Yemeni officials: Saudi strikes kill at least 8 in northwestYemeni officials: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill at least 8 civilians, including women and children, in northwest
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Asylum seekers in Israel: Eritrea sent people to beat usEritrean asylum seekers in Israel protest against their country's ambassador, saying he sent people to beat them
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The Latest: Iranian protesters confront police in TehranThe Latest: Videos on social media show Iranian demonstrators confronting police in front of parliament in Tehran
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Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain again hospitalizedSupporters of prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain under house arrest say he has been taken to a local hospital
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A Jordanian army officer inspects the honor guard in preparation for the arrival of Britain's Prince William, at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Britain's Prince William kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He plans to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region Britain had controlled between the two world wars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan tiesBritain's Prince William praises "historic ties" with Jordan, kingdom's commitment to refugees as he kicks off Mideast tour
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Saudi Arabia says it intercepts missile fired at capitalSaudi Arabia's state media says the kingdom's air defenses have intercepted a ballistic missile fired over the capital from Yemen, where Saudi-led coalition forces are at war
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Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for EuropeLibya's coast guard has intercepted some 460 African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores
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Iraq elections commissions prepares for partial recountIraq's elections commission says it has directed its branches to send ballot boxes possibly affected by fraud to Baghdad for a recount
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Activists: US tells rebels in Syria not to expect supportSyrian government forces have advanced deeper into the southern province of Daraa under the cover of airstrikes entering new villages
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Mabkhoutah al-Mari drives to work for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. "It feels beautiful. It was a dream for us so when it happens in reality, I am between belief and disbelief -- between a feeling of joy and astonishment," said Mari as she pulled up to order a drive-thru coffee on her way to work. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is liftedIt's a historic day for women in Saudi Arabia. They are now free to get in a car and drive themselves where they want to go.
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In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald  Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, says the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
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