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Sudan rebel faction, government hold 1st round of talks

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s largest single rebel group Friday held its first round of direct peace talks with the country’s...

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Iraq will only repatriate IS fighters who are Iraqis: FM

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq will only take back its own citizens and their families who fought with the Islamic State...

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Australia won’t retrieve refugees in cease-fire: the latest

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 03:15 a.m. Australia has ruled out...

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Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Associated Press journalists witnessed continued fighting Friday morning in a northeast Syrian town at the center...

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Bus near Saudi holy city of Mecca crashes, killing 35 people

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities in Saudi Arabia say 35 pilgrims have been killed in a bus crash...

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Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift

BARDARASH, Iraq (AP) — Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands of people...

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Brother of Iran’s president begins prison term: report

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has begun serving a...

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Turkey: Patriotic sentiment on display amid Syria operation

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — National soccer team players give military salutes during international matches, Turkish flags flutter from balconies and...

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Gazans call on Saudi Arabia to free imprisoned relatives

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several families of Palestinians detainees imprisoned by Saudi Arabia held a rare protest in...

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Turkey defies its NATO allies in Syria, as Russia steps in

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces...

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Afghan refugee’s ‘Dream’ coffee shop in Iran becomes reality

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With each serving of French press coffee poured delicately into a cup with steamed milk, 21-year-old...

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Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach

SEMELKA, Syria (AP) — It was a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping Kurdish-run northeast Syria: foreign aid workers and...

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Wildfires spread through parts of Lebanon, Syria

DAMOUR, Lebanon (AP) — Wildfires spread through parts of Lebanon on Tuesday after forcing some residents to flee their homes...

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Trump threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkey’s economy with sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters...

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