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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second right, receive Sahel, a family member, and Salah, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Saudi Arabia, which for weeks maintained that Jamal Khashoggi had left the Istanbul consulate, on Saturday acknowledged he was killed there in a "fistfight." (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
Saudi forum highlights crown prince's shifting fortunesInvestment conference in Saudi Arabia points to crown prince's shifting fortunes after the killing of Saudi writer
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Egypt arrests author, publisher over book on economyEgypt has arrested an economist and his publisher over a book that challenged President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's economic policies
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Palestinians: Israeli fire kills teen at Gaza protestGaza's Health Ministry says a 17-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during a protest along the perimeter fence with Israel
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Chinese VP Wang meets Israeli, Palestinian officialsChinese vice president meets with Israeli and Palestinian officials as part of a three-day trip to the region
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Syria wheat production hits lowest level in 29 yearsThe U.N. food agency says extreme weather in Syria has caused domestic agricultural production to hit its lowest point in three decades
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El primer ministro de Pakistán Imran Khan (der) y el primer ministro de los Emiratos Árabes Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed en la conferencia de inversionistas en Riad el 23 de octubre del 2018. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal KhashoggiKey moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi
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In this Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 photo, Taghreed Abu Teer, recalls being held by Hamas authorities for 11 days and interrogated under “humiliating circumstances” for her activities with the rival Fatah movement during an interview with The Associated Press at a relative's home in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. In a report released Tuesday, the New York-based watchdogHuman Rights Watch accused Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip of crushing dissent through routine torture, arbitrary arrest and other tactics. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with tortureHuman Rights Watch says Palestinian authorities in West Bank, Gaza routinely use torture to crush dissent
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Saudi crown prince makes brief appearance at high-profile investment conference in Riyadh, no remarksSaudi crown prince makes brief appearance at high-profile investment conference in Riyadh, no remarks
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Excerpts from Turkish president's speech on writer's deathExcerpts from Turkish president's speech on Saudi writer's death
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Iraq: Blast at market near Mosul kills 6, including 2 troopsIraqi official: Bomb kills 6 people, including 2 soldiers, at market south of city of Mosul
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CORRECTS: Saudi Arabia says officials at investment summit in Riyadh will be signing deals worth $50 billionCORRECTS: Saudi Arabia says officials at investment summit in Riyadh will be signing deals worth $50 billion
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Want to run an Iraqi ministry? Apply online, PM saysAfter promising to bring in new faces, Iraqi PM-designate urges people to apply online to run country's 22 ministries
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, white smoke billows from the courtyard of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. A video shared by a television channel that is close to Turkey's government broadcasted on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 appears to show three men burning documents at the Saudi Consulate's backyard a day after Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed. A Haber news channel said the surveillance camera video - allegedly showing "evidence" being burned inside a drum - was recorded on Oct. 3. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Leaked video shows Khashoggi 'body double' after killingSurveillance video said to show man in Khashoggi's clothes leaving Saudi Consulate in Istanbul after his killing there
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In this image made through a vehicle window, U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, center, arrives for an unannounced visit Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at the al-Tanf military outpost in southern Syria. The U.S. trains Syrian opposition at the garrison outpost. (AP Photo/lolita Baldor)
US general visits troops fighting Islamic State in SyriaThe top U.S. commander for the Middle East has flown into a key outpost in southern Syria where troops are fighting remnants of the Islamic State group while serving as a block against Iranian-backed forces seeking to expand territory
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Turkish police cordon off an area close to an underground car park,  where authorities earlier found a vehicle belonging to the Saudi Consulate, in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Turkish crime-scene investigators have arrived at the park, where the car, according to news reports, was left two weeks ago. Investigators looking into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had last week searched other consulate vehicles, along with the consulate building and the consul general's residence.(AP Photo/Mehmet Guzel)
The Latest: Mnuchin meets with embattled Saudi crown princeUS Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin meets with Saudi Arabia's embattled crown prince amid international criticism over the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Kashoggi
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