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Sudanese pro-democracy supporters celebrate a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, in the capital, Khartoum. The deal paves the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. (AP Photo)
Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with armySudan's pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations
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Military: 3 rockets fired from Gaza toward IsraelIsraeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into southern Israel
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This Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise's Sentinel Hub website shows smoke rising from a natural gas facility at the Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia after a drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. Drones launched by the Houthis attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry. (European Commission via AP)
Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil fieldDrones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a 'limited fire'
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Airstrikes on Syrian rebel stronghold kill family of 7Syrian activists say government and Russian airstrikes have pounded the southern edge of a rebel stronghold in the country's northwest, killing at least seven members of one family
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Saudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebelsSaudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebels
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The Latest: Sudan army, protesters ink final transition dealSudan's army and the country's pro-democracy movement have signed a final power-sharing deal at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Sudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led governmentSudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Libya intercepts boats with over 270 Europe-bound migrantsLibya's coast guard says it has intercepted four boats carrying over 270 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast
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U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., speaks to constituents in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu's claims about itineraryU.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota disputes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that she didn't ask to meet with Israeli government or opposition officials before he barred her from visiting Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank next week
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Police: Palestinian killed, 2 Israelis hurt in car attackIsraeli police fatally shot a Palestinian man after he drove his car into two Israeli pedestrians in the West Bank, injuring them, and Israel's military says militants from the Gaza Strip fired at least one rocket toward southern Israel
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Airstrike in Syria rebel area kills 13, including childrenSuspected Russian airstrike hit a displaced people's gathering in Syria's last rebel enclave, killing at least 13 including children
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U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., speaks to constituents in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditionsDemocratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her
The Associated Press1 day ago
US says it will comply with new Iraq directive on airspaceThe U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq says it will comply with new orders issued by the country's prime minister regarding unauthorized flights in Iraqi airspace
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Turkey: Syria 'safe zone' center to operate next weekTurkey's defense minister says a Turkish-U.S. coordination center for a so-called "safe zone" in northern Syria will become fully operational next week
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Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into KhartoumThe satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago
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