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Palestinian paramedics evacuate a wounded protester who wears what looks like a suicide belt during clashes with Israeli troops following protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. The man was shot after he stabbed a policeman with a knife. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashesClashes have broken out amid a fresh wave of violence across the West Bank and along Gaza's border on Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump's announcement last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, killing two Palestinians
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Lebanon sets date of parliamentary elections for May 6Lebanon sets parliamentary elections for May in vote seen as key test of PM Hariri and Hezbollah's support
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Yemeni officials say foreign aid workers have left port cityYemeni officials: Foreign aid workers have left port city of Hodeida amid intensifying clashes
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Lebanese Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi Khalil, center, speaks during a press conference, at the Ministry of Energy and Water in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Abi Khalil said that the country will start exploratory offshore drilling for oil and gas in 2019. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Lebanon: Oil and gas drilling to begin in 2019Lebanon's energy and water minister says the country will start exploratory offshore drilling for oil and gas in 2019
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Turkey's Erdogan: Muslim nations to go to UN over JerusalemTurkey's president: Muslim nations to seek UN 'annulment' of Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Russia's transportation minister: Direct flights between Moscow and Egypt's capital, Cairo, are to resume in FebruaryRussia's transportation minister: Direct flights between Moscow and Egypt's capital, Cairo, are to resume in February
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Israeli police question Netanyahu again in corruption probeIsraeli police question Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again as part of investigation into two corruption allegations
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AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle EastAP PHOTOS: Editors' picks for the best images of 2017 from the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Feds: New York woman laundered bitcoin to aide Islamic StateA Long Island woman is accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money overseas to help the Islamic State group
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A woman leaves the gate of Teva Pharmaceutical facility in Neot Hovav, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world's largest generic drugmaker, says it is laying off 14,000 workers as part of a global restructuring. The company said Thursday that the layoffs represent over 25 percent of its global work force. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut quarter of global work forceIsraeli drugmaker Teva laying off 14,000 workers, over a quarter of its workforce, as part of global restructuring
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Hunger at Damascus' door as Syrian government blocks aidSyrian children go hungry at Damascus' door as Russia- and Iran-backed President Assad's forces block trucks with aid
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Lebanese Cabinet approves licenses for oil drillingLebanese Cabinet approves licenses for 3 international companies for exploratory drilling off Lebanon's coast
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Egypt to sign deal to help resumption of Russian flightsEgypt, Russia to sign security protocol to pave way for resumption of Russian flights to Cairo
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Hamas marks 30th anniversary at low point of Gaza ruleThousands of Palestinians gather in Gaza City to mark 30th anniversary of founding of Hamas, the Islamic militant group that dominates the territory
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Egypt activist sentenced to 3 years for government criticismEgyptian lawyers: Opposition activist sentenced to 3 years over criticism of government's decision on Red Sea islands
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