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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
The Latest: Palestinian envoy: People will stay in streetThe Palestinian UN ambassador is warning that the Palestinian people will stay in the streets until metal detectors and all other obstacles are removed from a Jerusalem holy site
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Israel says embassy staffers have safely returned to Israel from Jordan, ending diplomatic standoffIsrael says embassy staffers have safely returned to Israel from Jordan, ending diplomatic standoff
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, prior to their meeting in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, July, 23, 2017. Erdogan is in a two day tour in the Middle East, that will take him to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. (Presidency Press Service/Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf disputeTurkey's president has arrived in Qatar on the final leg of a Gulf tour aimed at forging a resolution to the diplomatic standoff gripping the Gulf nation and four fellow Arab countries
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Zakaria al-Jawadah, right, the father of Mohammed Mohammed al-Jawawdeh, a 17-year-old Jordanian, who was killed on Sunday evening by an Israeli security guard who said he was attacked by him with a screwdriver, holds back his tears at a funeral tent in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 24, 2017. The deadly shooting, that killed  two Jordanians at a residential building used by Israeli embassy staff in Jordan, has further complicated Israeli government efforts to find a way out of an escalating crisis over the Holy Land's most contested shrine. (AP Photo/Raad Adeleh)
Israel seeks alternative to metal detectors to end crisisIsrael's security Cabinet has convened for a second straight day to try to defuse an escalating crisis with the Muslim world
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Interior ministers from central Mediterranean countries of European and African countries attend a meeting on security in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, July 24, 2017. Interior ministers from 14 nations and the EU have decided at a meeting in Tunisia to strengthen cooperation to tackle the migrant crisis along the often deadly central Mediterranean route with commitments to treat the causes of migration in home and transit countries and beef up action against migrant trafficking. (AP Photo/Riadh Dridi)
Ministers from Europe, Africa meet to tackle migrant crisisInterior ministers from 14 nations and the European Union agreed to boost cooperation to tackle the migrant crisis along the deadly central Mediterranean route, promising to address why migrants leave home and to beef up actions against human traffickers
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FILE - In this Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo, a badge with a photo of Sgt. Matthew Lewellen, a slain U.S. Army Green Beret, is shown pinned to the chest of his father, Charles, in Amman, Jordan, Monday, July 17, 2017. Jordan’s military has released a security camera video of a shooting last year in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at the entrance to an air base in the kingdom. (AP Photo/Reem Saad, File)
Jordan releases security footage of shooting of 3 US troopsJordan's military has released security camera footage of a shooting last year in which a Jordanian soldier killed three U.S. military trainers at the entrance to an air base in the kingdom
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, a man is treated for suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. Since April, a cholera epidemic has ravaged the country with around 400,000 suspected cases and over 1,800 deaths. The rainy season underway threatens to worsen the situation and the number of cholera cases is expected to double by the end of the year, according to ICRC. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Red Cross chief visits besieged city on Yemen's front linesThe international Red Cross chief has made a rare visit to the front lines in Yemen, taking a dirt road to reach the besieged western city of Taiz devastated by more than two years of fighting
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Iran confiscates 30 horses, mules carrying weaponsIran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country's border guards have confiscated 30 horses and mules that were carrying weapons and ammunition
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Palestinians pray in front of mock metal detectors during a demonstration in Bethlehem, Sunday, July 23, 2017. Israel's minister of public security said Sunday that metal detectors set at the entrance to a major Jerusalem shrine that angered Palestinians could be removed if police have another way of ensuring security there. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Israel, Jordan ties seen as strategic, if occasionally rockyA diplomatic standoff between Israel and Jordan over a deadly shooting at Israel's embassy in the kingdom once again tests the strategic, if turbulent ties forged in a 1994 peace treaty
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Lt.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoy of the Russian Military General Staff, speaks to the media in Moscow, Russia, Monday, July 24, 2017. Russia's General Staff says it has deployed military police to monitor the cease-fire in a safe zone in the eastern suburbs of Syria's Damascus.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russia deploys military police at 'safe zone' in SyriaRussia's General Staff says it has deployed military police to monitor the cease-fire in a safe zone in the eastern suburbs of Syria's Damascus
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After Mosul victory, Iraq mulls future of Shiite militiasIraq mulls future of country's powerful Shiite militias in wake of victory against Islamic State group in Mosul
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Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
Israel says guard at Amman embassy shot after being attackedIsrael's Foreign Ministry: Guard at embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing 2 Jordanians after being attacked
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Afghan government official: Death toll in Kabul suicide bombing increases to 24; number of wounded now at 42Afghan government official: Death toll in Kabul suicide bombing increases to 24; number of wounded now at 42
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, meets with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, right, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Sunday, July, 23, 2017. Erdogan is in a two day tour in the Middle East, that already took him to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and will also visit Qatar. (Presidency Press Service/Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tourTurkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Security officials park near the approach toward the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Sunday, June 23, 2017, in the aftermath of a shooting that left a Jordanian man dead and an Israeli man wounded. A security official confirmed a Jordanian had been killed and an Israeli wounded, but would not provide further details. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the incident with the media. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassyTwo Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, Jordan's security agency says
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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