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From left: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey are set to…
Ankara summit on Syrian civil war sees Erdogan look for common ground with Putin and Rouhani, despite deep divisions over last Syrian rebel enclave
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 22:09
FILE - Construction work takes place at the site of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Assosa, Ethiopia, June 28, 2013. Egypt says negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any "breakthrough."
A note distributed by the Egyptian foreign ministry points to key differences over the annual flow of water that should be guaranteed to Egypt and how to manage flows during droughts
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 19:20
FILE - Migrants are seen at a detention center in Zawiya, west of Tripoli, Libya, April 26,2019.
Prosecutors in Sicily ordered arrests of two Egyptians and one Guinean after several people identified them as suspects
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:58
This satellite overview handout image obtained Sept. 16, 2019, courtesy of Planet Labs Inc. shows damage to an oil infrastructure from weekend drone attacks at Abqaig on Sept. 14, 2019, in Saudi Arabia.
Historic tensions between Sunnis and Shi'ites in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province have risen and fallen in recent years
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:41
The chief of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, purportedly appears for the first time in five years in a propaganda video in an undisclosed location, in this undated TV grab taken from video released April 29 by Al-Furqan media.
Speech, which IS claims is from self-declared caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, urges followers to free fighters and their families detained in Syria and Iraq
Jeff Seldin
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:59
Libyan journalists hold a portrait of fellow reporter Mohammed bin Khalifa, who was killed the previous day while covering militia clashes, during a protest to denounce violence against journalists, in the Libyan capital Tripoli, Jan. 20, 2019.
The Libya Center for Freedom of Press has documented 32 attacks on journalists since early April, in what it says marks an increase since eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar launched his offensive
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:09
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington.
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President says any US military response would be proportionate to attack on the Saudi oil facilities
Steve Herman
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:33

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