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Sudan's new PM meets with Egyptian president in CairoEgypt's president is meeting with Sudan's newly appointed prime minister before heading to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks after stepping off his plane upon arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)
US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Remains of what was described as a misfired Iranian cruise missile used in an attack this weekend that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, is displayed during a press conference by Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Though Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed the assault, the U.S. alleges Iran was behind it. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian onesAnalysts: Missile and drone fragments recovered from Saudi oil attack bear similarities to Iranian-manufactured weapons
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu's political future in doubtAfter a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is suddenly in doubt
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rockets fired from Gaza fall short, wound 7 PalestiniansSeven Palestinians have been wounded after a rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip exploded near a house inside the coastal enclave
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The Latest: UN chief: Experts on way to probe Saudi attacksU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says U.N. experts have already left for Saudi Arabia to investigate attacks on key Saudi oil installations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protestersAlgeria's army chief has ordered gendarmes to arrest people heading into the capital for weekly pro-democracy demonstrations _ and to seize their vehicles _ claiming that some come with "malicious intentions."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Latest: Defiant Israel PM seeks to lead ruling coalitionIsrael's prime minister says he will seek to lead a ruling coalition with his religious and nationalist allies, despite falling short of a parliamentary majority in Tuesday's elections
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Saudi military displays what it says are an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in recent attack on its oil industrySaudi military displays what it says are an Iranian cruise missile and drones used in recent attack on its oil industry
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, Israeli Arab politician Ayman Odeh casts his vote in Haifa, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Israel’s Arab coalition appears poised to emerge as the main opposition bloc following Tuesday’s vote. The historic first would grant a new platform to a long-marginalized minority and the only major political movement still pushing for peace with the Palestinians. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israel's Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight electionA strong showing by Israel's Arab parties could place the marginalized community closer to the center of power than ever before
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Saudi military says attack on its oil sites came from the north and were "unquestionably sponsored by Iran."Saudi military says attack on its oil sites came from the north and were "unquestionably sponsored by Iran."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Lebanon PM closes TV channel run by his family over fundingLebanon's prime minister says he temporarily closing a TV network owned by his family, following a years-long financial struggle
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Egypt says police kill 9 suspected militants in CairoEgypt's Interior Ministry says police have killed nine suspected members of a militant group with links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in two separate Cairo shootouts
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian woman shot deadIsraeli police say security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem shot and killed a Palestinian woman after she pulled out a knife at the crossing
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home) right-wing nationalist party Avigdor Liberman arrives to votein the settlement of Nokdim, West Bank, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli kingmakerLieberman's gamble pays off, as veteran politician becomes kingmaker of Israeli election
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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