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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, center, leaves his residence, in Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Hariri is leaving for Cairo where the Arab League is holding meetings on regional tensions, and then head home to Beirut to lay out his political position. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The Latest: Lebanon PM Hariri prays at father's graveLebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has visited the grave of his father, the late Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri _ his first stop since returning to Beirut late Tuesday more than two weeks after he shocked his country by announcing his resignation
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri has returned to Lebanon more than two weeks after his shock resignation while in Saudi ArabiaPrime Minister Saad Hariri has returned to Lebanon more than two weeks after his shock resignation while in Saudi Arabia
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In this photo released by Lebanon's official government photographer Dalati Nohra, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in a televised message on Nov. 4 from Saudi Arabia, left, meets with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Hariri arrived in Egypt on Tuesday and went straight into talks with the Egyptian president who, together with France's leader, is reportedly trying to mediate a way out of the crisis in Lebanon that would involve rolling back Hariri's resignation. (Dalati Nohra via AP)
Lebanon's Hariri makes detour on way home, lands in CyprusLebanese PM Hariri makes detour on what was expected to be flight to Beirut and lands instead in Cyprus
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EU donates ?20 million for safe nuclear energy in IranIran state TV: European Union donates ?20 million to develop safe nuclear energy in Iran
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Assad-Putin embrace tells story of Russia's Syria campaignWhat's in a hug: Syrian president's warm embrace of Russian President Putin tells the story of Assad's stay in power
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Syria in ruins but Assad's hold on power looks firmAssad has survived nearly 7 years of war and as U.N.-backed peace talks resume he's likely to keep power
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Iraqi officials: Bombing in contested town kills 32 peopleIraqi officials: Suicide bomber detonates pickup truck loaded with explosives in contested town, killing 32 people
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Kurdish-led force blames Turkey for attack in northern SyriaKurdish-led force in northern Syria accuses Turkey of being behind an attack earlier this week
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Iraqi officials say a bombing in a town contested between Kurdish and Baghdad governments has killed 32 peopleIraqi officials say a bombing in a town contested between Kurdish and Baghdad governments has killed 32 people
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Group urges Egypt, UAE to reveal prisoner's whereaboutsRights group urges Egypt, UAE to reveal whereabouts of Egyptian prisoner missing after serving his sentence in Abu Dhabi
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Libya's parliament votes in favor of new UN road mapA Libyan spokesman says the parliament has voted in favor of the United Nations' new action plan, which gives new life to stalled political talks and aims at healing divisions
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Flooding in western Saudi Arabia forces schools to shutSaudi schools, universities closed after flooding in city of Jiddah, kingdom's Red Sea coastal regions
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Israeli parliament marks 40 years to landmark Sadat speechIsrael's parliament is holding a special session to mark 40 years since the historic visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat
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Iran's president calls Arab League 'worn-out' bodyIran's President criticizes "worn-out" Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia and its role in Yemen
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UN envoy says conflict likely if Palestinians fail to agreeThe U.N.'s Mideast envoy warned Monday that if reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas fail there will most likely be "another devastating conflict."
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