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Emiratis, Malaysians reach $1.2B deal over troubled fundEmirati, Malaysian officials reach deal on Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, with UAE to receive $1.2 billion this year
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
World War II veterans lay a wreath during a ceremony marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Monday, April 24, 2017. (Amir Cohen/Pool Photo via AP)
Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance DayIsrael stands still, siren wails across the country to remember the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims
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A sniper with the Iraqi special forces aims at an Islamic State position inside a house in west Mosul as fighting between Iraqi in the city continues, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10Militants ambush convoy of off-duty Iraqi soldiers near wester town, killing at least 10; IS claims attack
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centersIsrael indicts 18-year-old American-Israeli for bomb threats against Jewish community centers in US
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Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman's appealFamily of British-Iranian woman detained in Iran says all efforts to appeal her 5-year prison sentence in court failed
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Al-Qaida leader tells fighters to prepare for long Syria warAl-Qaida's leader urges followers, all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted holy war
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Israel is marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at sunset Sunday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide himIsrael is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Conservative Iranian presidential candidate Mostafa Mirsalim speaks in a news conference in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, April 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctionsAn Iranian presidential candidate says the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country's economy
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm tiesEgypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in his first visit to the kingdom since a rare public spat last year erupted over diverging policies on Syria
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE -- In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, released by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Defense Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wave as they leave the hall after talks with the British prime minister, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King Salman  issued a decree late Saturday, April 22, 2017, reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures. The decree states that King Salman has reinstated all allowances, privileges and financial premiums given to civil and military officials. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with TrumpSaudi Arabia's King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S.
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Officials: Suspected US strike kills 3 al-Qaida operativesYemeni tribal and security officials say a suspected U.S. airstrike has killed three al-Qaida operatives on Yemen's southern coast
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Israel-China construction deal reportedly bans settlementsIsrael and China have signed a deal to bring Chinese construction workers to Israel, but the workers will reportedly be barred from building in West Bank settlements at China's insistence
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generationsThe plight of Palestinians uprooted by Israeli-Arab wars now spans five generations, one of the longest-running refugee crises
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Israeli police: Palestinian stabs 4 in Tel AvivA Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested, the latest violence in a wave of attacks by Palestinians in the last year and a half, Israeli police say
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Israel is marking the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at sunset Sunday. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews fallsA report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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