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Kosovo women returned from Syria face house arrestKosovo prosecutors have requested the house arrest of 16 women repatriated from Syria, saying they are suspected of joining or taking part as foreign fighters there
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Gunmen attack migrant detention center in Libya's TripoliGunmen have attacked a detention center holding hundreds of migrants in Libya's capital, where fighting has raged between rival militias since a military commander launched an offensive earlier this month
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Emirati woman wakes up from stupor after 27 yearsA woman from the United Arab Emirates whose apparent awakening from a 27-year-long stupor has grabbed international headlines is a rare but not unique case, one of the German doctors who treated her says
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Iran minister: Trump's aim is talks, Bolton wants conflictIran's foreign minister says President Donald Trump's aim "is to bring us to our knees to talk" _ but that national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. allies in the Mideast want "regime change" and the "disintegration of Iran."
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensionsSudan's ruling military council has met with the organizers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they had suspended talks with the generals over the weekend
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Egypt court sentences 2 monks to death for abbot's killingEgyptian court has sentenced two monks to death for killing an abbot in a desert monastery north of Cairo last year
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Latest: Russian official calls for Libya cease-fireA top Russian diplomat has called on the self-styled Libyan National Army to cease fire and stop its advance on the Libyan capital, Tripoli
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Yemeni officials say 5,000 migrants detained in AdenYemeni security officials say police have detained at least 5,000 migrants over the last 10 days who were attempting to cross to Saudi Arabia
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Iranian leaders defiant in face of Trump's move on sanctionsIranian leaders defiant in wake of Trump's decision to impose sanctions on nations importing Iranian oil
The Associated Press6 hours ago
IS legacy of guilt weighs heavily on Iraqi widows, childrenIraqi families, widows and children of IS members, bear their men's legacy of guilt, shame
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Election workers count ballots at the end of three-day vote of the referendum on constitutional amendments at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, April 22, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. Ballots at right are signed yes, at center signed no, at left are spoiled ballots.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Rights group denounces 'unfree and unfair' Egyptian voteAn international rights group says the referendum approved by Egyptian voters that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to extend his rule to 2030 was held in an "unfair and unfree" environment and has "no pretense to legitimacy."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Syrian media: Bomb placed in car kills civilian in DamascusSyrian state-run media say a bomb has killed a civilian and wounded five other people in a Damascus neighborhood
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Egypt: Archaeologists uncover ancient tomb with mummiesEgypt: Archaeologists uncover ancient tomb with mummies in southern city of Aswan dating back to Greco-Roman period
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Israel demolishes West Bank home of Palestinian attackerIsraeli military says it's demolished home of Palestinian who killed 2 Israelis in shooting, stabbing attack
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Amal Clooney: Prosecute Islamic State extremists for rapeHuman rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney demanded justice for victims of an "epidemic of sexual violence" in conflicts on Tuesday, especially rapes and other abuses perpetrated by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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