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Palestinian journalist may lose eye after shot by IsraelRelatives of a Palestinian freelance photographer say he has lost vision in one eye, after apparently being struck by Israeli fire while covering a demonstration last week in the occupied West Bank
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi arrives at the team's hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, day ahead of a friendly soccer match against Uruguay. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Lionel Messi in Israel despite rockets and boycott threatsSoccer superstar Lionel Messi has finally arrived in sports-crazed Israel after a Palestinian protest campaign derailed his previous visit and the latest round of cross-border fighting in Gaza threatened to scare him off once again
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The Latest: Iraq official: Protester dies in bridge clashesIraqi security and medical officials say a protester has been killed by a direct hit to the head from a tear gas cannister amid fresh clashes on a strategic Baghdad bridge
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Iraqi security and medical officials say one protester killed and 32 wounded in clashes on strategic Baghdad bridgeIraqi security and medical officials say one protester killed and 32 wounded in clashes on strategic Baghdad bridge
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Egypt officials: 3 security forces killed in Sinai blastEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least three members of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Lebanon’s outgoing PM blasts president’s party over delaysLebanon’s outgoing prime minister is harshly criticizing the party of the country’s president after weeks of delay in forming a new Cabinet
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The five candidates for the upcoming Dec. 12, presidential election, from left to right, Azzedine Mihoubi, Abdelmajid Tebboune, Abdelkader Bengrina, Ali Benflis and Abdelaziz Belaid pose prior to a media conference in Algier, Algeria, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2019. Algeria's presidential campaign is officially starting on Sunday with five candidates vying to replace the longtime leader pushed out in April in an ongoing protest movement. (AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)
Algeria kicks off presidential campaign, 5 candidates to runAlgeria’s presidential campaign is officially starting on Sunday with five candidates vying to replace the longtime leader pushed out in April in an ongoing protest movement
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Airstrikes kill 9 in rebel-held northwest SyriaSyrian opposition activists say airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest killed at least nine people
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Yemen government delays return, officials blame separatistsYemeni government delays its return to port city of Aden, officials blame southern separatists for stalling deal
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Egypt says 9 killed in road accident in southern provinceEgypt: 9 killed as minibus collides with small truck in southern province
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Dubai Airshow opens as big Gulf airlines slow down purchasesDubai Airshow opens as major Gulf airlines rein back big-ticket purchases amid strains on the industry
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridgeIraqi security and medical officials say a protester has been killed by a direct hit to the head from a tear gas cannister amid fresh clashes on a strategic Baghdad bridge
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Saudi Aramco seeks record-setting IPO with value up to $1.7TSaudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco says it will sell a 1.5% stake in the company as it seeks record-breaking IPO
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A road is blocked by protestors after authorities raised gasoline prices, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night of demonstrations punctuated by gunfire. (Majid Khahi/ISNA via AP)
Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 citiesIran’s supreme leader calls violent protesters ‘thugs,’ signals possible crackdown as protests reach 100 cities and towns
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Iranian state TV: Supreme leader backs fuel price hikes, calls those setting fire to public property ‘bandits’Iranian state TV: Supreme leader backs fuel price hikes, calls those setting fire to public property ‘bandits’
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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