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File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file)
Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to SaudiBritain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom
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Israeli official: Netanyahu-Putin meeting in Moscow delayedAn Israeli government official says a planned meeting in Moscow between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been postponed
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FILE - In this June 29, 2015 file photo, a policeman stands guard at the site of a car bombing that killed Egypt's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, in Cairo. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 Egypt executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Barakat, security officials said. The nine were found guilty of taking part in the bombing that killed Barakat, the first assassination of a senior official in Egypt in a quarter century. (AP Photo/Eman Helal, File)
Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutorEgyptian security officials say nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members have been executed after being convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor
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The Latest: Case filed in Sweden against Syrian officialsA European human rights group says nine Syrians have filed a criminal complaint in Sweden against senior officials in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government
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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters watch as an airstrike hits territory still held by Islamic State militants in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. By sundown, there was no sign of any civilians coming out. On the other side of the IS-held pocket, an airstrike was launched by the U.S.-led coalition, increasing the pressure on the militants holding out. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Civilians evacuated from last Islamic State holdout in SyriaTrucks carrying civilians leave last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria
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Iran slams 'hypocrisy' of US-Saudi nuclear plansIran's foreign minister has seized on a congressional report that the U.S. sought to share nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia, tweeting that it exposed U.S. "hypocrisy."
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Convoy of trucks carrying civilians leaves last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern SyriaConvoy of trucks carrying civilians leaves last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria
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Egyptian security officials say 9 executed over 2015 assassination of country's top prosecutorEgyptian security officials say 9 executed over 2015 assassination of country's top prosecutor
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FILE - This Oct. 27, 2010, file photo shows a Boeing 737 being delivered to FlyDubai in Seattle. Budget carrier FlyDubai said Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, that revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Budget carrier FlyDubai ends 2018 with $43.5M lossFlyDubai says revenues rose to $1.7 billion in 2018, but the company ended the year with a loss of $43.5 million
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Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to USAn Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States
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Israeli police arrest 19 protesters at Jerusalem holy siteIsraeli police say they have arrested 19 Palestinians as clashes broke out at a contested Jerusalem holy site.
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Destroyed homes are framed by damaged windows in a building taken by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the last land still held by Islamic State militants in Baghouz, Syria, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Hundreds of Islamic State militants are surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender and are trying to negotiate an exit, Syrian activists and a person close to the negotiations said Monday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Pressure builds to get civilians out of last IS-held enclaveDozens of trucks have arrived at the outskirts of a besieged enclave held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, signaling renewed efforts to evacuate hundreds of civilians trapped in the militants' last patch of territory along the Euphrates River
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Suicide bombing kills 3 policemen near Cairo's famed bazaarEgyptian official: Death toll in Cairo suicide bombing rises to 3 after police officer dies of wounds
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US voices concern over Hezbollah's role in Lebanese CabinetThe U.S. ambassador to Lebanon has expressed concerns over the militant Hezbollah group's growing role in the new Cabinet, saying it does not contribute to stability
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Egypt detains, expels NY Times reporter entering at airportEgyptian authorities have detained and expelled a New York Times journalist upon his arrival at Cairo international airport, the latest move in the country's crackdown on free speech and the media
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