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Egypt officials: Car bomb kills officer, wounds 4 in SinaiEgyptian officials say car bomb has targeted security forces in northern Sinai, killing officer
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Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery dies at 94Uri Avnery, trailblazing Israeli journalist, peace activist who openly advocate for Palestinian state, dead at 94
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Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched'President Trump's national security adviser bemoans 'wretched' Iranian nuclear deal in talks with Israeli PM
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In this Aug. 16, 2018, photo taken with a long exposure, Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as they pray at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacleMuslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia gather in valley at Mount Arafat for day of prayer marking pinnacle of the hajj
The Associated Press2 hours ago
As US pushes Tehran, Iran recalls American-backed 1953 coupAs US pushes Tehran by pulling out of nuclear deal, Iran recalls American-backed 1953 coup
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People watch a televised address by Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan at an electronic shop in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday said the country was in its worst economic condition and pledged to improve it by adopting austerity to cut government expenditure, introducing progressive taxation, end corruption and bringing back from abroad the plundered public money.  (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economyPrime Minister Imran Khan says in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and he will adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain caused by foreign debt
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, May 16, 2014 file photo, mourners carry the body of Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, who was killed in a clash with Israeli troops, during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, doubled the sentence of former border policeman Ben Deri, who was convicted in the death of a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager Nadim Nuwara in 2014, from nine months to 18 months. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)
Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot PalestinianIsrael's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss IranNational Security Adviser John Bolton met with Israel's prime minister during a visit to Jerusalem
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Palestinian postal workers sift through sacks of eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel, at the post office in the West Bank city of Jericho, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. In recent days the postal staff has been sorting through tons of undelivered mail in a room packed with letters, boxes and even a wheelchair. Postal official Ramadan Ghazawi says Israel did not respect a 2008 agreement to send and receive mail directly through Jordan. Israeli officials say the one-time release of 10.5 tons of mail was a "gesture." (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by IsraelPalestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballotsIraq's top court ratifies results of manual ballot recount, paving the way for new house to meet, government to be formed
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Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chiefIran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force
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2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in EgyptEgypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Iran detains outspoken lawyer calling for free electionsReport: Iran detains outspoken lawyer demanding free elections
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Afghan president Ghani announces conditional ceasefire with Taliban for Eid al-Adha holiday; Taliban yet to respondAfghan president Ghani announces conditional ceasefire with Taliban for Eid al-Adha holiday; Taliban yet to respond
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Israeli questioning of US Jews at border exposes deeper riftIsrael's recent detention of Jewish-American critics entering the country is shining a spotlight on a growing gulf between the world's two largest Jewish communities.
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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