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Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 7 workers in TripoliLibyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a biscuit factory in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least seven workers including five foreign nationals and two Libyans
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Etihad COO Mohammad al-Bulooki, left, Etihad CEO Tony Douglas, second left, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Stanley A. Deal, third left, and Boeing Global Services President and CEO Ted Colbert, right, pose in front of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner model at the Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Abu Dhabi's flagship carrier Etihad said Monday it had partnered with Boeing Co. to launch what they say will be one of the world's most fuel-efficient long haul airplanes as the company seeks to save costs on fuel and position itself as a more environmentally-conscious choice for travelers. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to cut emissionsAbu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, says it is launching one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long-haul airplanes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vesselThe Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says Iran-aligned rebels have hijacked a vessel south of the Red Sea
The Associated Press3 hours ago
US: Egypt could face sanctions over Russia warplanesA senior US official is warning Egypt that if it purchases Russian fighter jets it risks American sanctions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Lebanese banks to reopen as withdrawal limits made officialLebanon’s bank staff union has announced it’s ending a week-long strike after increased security and new regulations that make limits on withdrawal and dollar transfers official
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Commander of Iran's Basij paramilitary force, Gen. Gholam Reza Soleimani, gives a press conference in There, Iran, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Soleimani said the key perpetrators of the recent protests have been arrested. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Iran downplays, demonizes protests amid internet shutdownIranian officials are alternatively downplaying and demonizing continuing protests across the country over a 50% increase in gasoline prices
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 7 workers in TripoliLibyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a biscuit factory in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least seven workers including five foreign nationals and two Libyans
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Yemeni government back in Aden under deal with separatistsYemeni PM lands in Aden, marking return of government to port city after deal with separatists
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Libya’s health ministry says an airstrike hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli, killing 7 workers including 5 foreignersLibya’s health ministry says an airstrike hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli, killing 7 workers including 5 foreigners
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Kuwait’s ruler fires son over feud with fellow ministerKuwait’s ruler on Monday fired his own son and another Cabinet minister after they publicly feuded over accusations of corruption, ordering the prime minister to form a new government
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Yemen’s prime minister lands in southern port city of Aden, marking government’s return under deal with separatistsYemen’s prime minister lands in southern port city of Aden, marking government’s return under deal with separatists
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Turkey’s SunExpress airline announces order for 10 of 737 Max jets grounded globally after crashes worth $1.2 billionTurkey’s SunExpress airline announces order for 10 of 737 Max jets grounded globally after crashes worth $1.2 billion
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Emirati budget carrier Air Arabia announces purchase of 120 new Airbus planes in deal worth $14 billionEmirati budget carrier Air Arabia announces purchase of 120 new Airbus planes in deal worth $14 billion
The Associated Press8 hours ago
AP Explains: Iran gas price protests quickly turn violentAP Explains: Protests in some 100 Iranian cities, towns over hike in government-set gasoline prices quickly turn violent
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Anti-government protesters pull down concrete walls in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Anti-government protests cripple major Iraqi port, oil fieldIraqi officials: Anti-government protests block road to main port in country’s south, Iraq’s central bank in Baghdad
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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