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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, supporters of Shiite Houthi rebels attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen. In a statement Monday, Sept 24, 2018, Human Rights Watch accused the Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention. HRW said United Arab Emirates forces, forces loyal to the UAE, and Yemeni government forces have also arbitrarily detained, tortured and forcibly disappeared scores of people in the Yemeni conflict. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Watchdog accuses Yemen rebels of taking hostages, tortureWatchdog accuses Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention
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Bahrain prosecutors charge 169 over alleged militant ringBahrain prosecutors say they've launched mass prosecution of 169 defendants suspected of being part of militant group
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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi ArabiaIranian semi-official news agency publishes, then deletes video threatening missiles attacks on Saudi, Emirati capitals
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Lebanon's parliament approves Arms Trade TreatyLebanon's parliament has approved the international Arms Trade Treaty angering legislators of the militant Hezbollah group some of whom walked out of the hall in protest
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This undated photo released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, shows a basin in a chamber that was likely used for religious rituals, that was recently discovered in the town of Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers, or 12 miles, south of Cairo, Egypt. Egypt hopes such discoveries will spur tourism, partially driven by antiquities sightseeing, which was hit hard by political turmoil following the 2011 uprising. (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AP)
Archaeologists discover 'massive' ancient building in EgyptEgypt says archaeologists have discovered a "massive" ancient building in the town of Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers, or 12 miles, south of Cairo
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World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in 'free fall'World Bank warns Gaza economy in 'free fall,' calls for urgent action by Israel, international community
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Families of victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, that killed 25 people attend a mass funeral ceremony, in Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attackMourning their dead, Iranians hold funerals for victims of attack on military parade in Ahvaz
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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire at protest near frontierGaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed and 10 others wounded by Israeli fire during a protest near the perimeter fence
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Turkey promises 'safe zones' in Kurdish-held parts of SyriaTurkey says it will take steps to create "safe zones" across northern Syria, including in areas held by Syrian Kurdish fighters who are allied with the United States but who Ankara views as terrorists
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Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come trueIran's oil minister: US will not succeed in plans to halt Iran oil exports; South Korea stops buying Iranian crude
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Gaza refugee agency staff on strike over cutbacks, firingsGaza employees on UN Palestinian refugee agency on strike to protest pay cuts and dismissals
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Iran's politics go topsy-turvy, 40 years after revolutionIran's politics go topsy-turvy, 40 years after Islamic Revolution, with more criticism bubbling up to the surface
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 file photo provided by Mehr News Agency, an Iranian soldier carries a child away from a shooting during a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran. On Saturday, Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting the military parade in Iran, and President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani declared that the Iranian government would be toppled. From Saturday’s attack in Ahvaz to America resuming sanctions despite Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, pressure on Tehran is rising and its leaders are growing more combative toward the West. (AP Photo/Mehr News Agency, Mehdi Pedramkhoo)
Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure growsIran sees gathering threats from abroad after attack on military parade kills at least 25
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In this photo provided by the Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, a Revolutionary Guard member carries a wounded boy after a shooting during a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. (Behrad Ghasemi/ISNA via AP)
The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has diedIran's president is accusing an unnamed ally of the U.S. of aiding the militants who attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran
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Gaza officials say Palestinian killed in overnight protestGaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and 20 injured by Israeli gunfire in east Gaza
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