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Anti-government protesters use fireworks against Lebanese riot police during a protest at a road leading to the parliament…
Riot police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets near Parliament in Lebanon's capital
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:07
In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, photograph, Yemeni soldiers allied to the country's internationally recognized government stand…
Yemeni officials say a missile attack launched by Shi'ite rebels in Yemen hit an army camp on Saturday, killing at least 25 troops
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 16:33
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling party's legislators, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020…
Turkish leader makes remarks in column published on Politico website Saturday, a day ahead of a Berlin summit aimed at stabilizing the country
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Sat, 01/18/2020 - 15:56
A general view of the Chancellery with security bars and police cars, the host of the Libya summit in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 18, 2020.
Ghassan Salame said the Berlin summit scheduled for Sunday would likely discuss the closures to avoid them dragging on for weeks or months like previous seizures of facilities
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By Reuters
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 12:41
Social Enterprise Project Connects African Asylum Seekers, Israelis in the Kitchen
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A new social enterprise project aims to help asylum seekers share their stories and culinary culture with native Israelis
Linda Gradstein
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 01:45
Social Enterprise Project Connects African Asylum Seekers, Israelis in the Kitchen
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A new social enterprise project aims to help asylum seekers share their stories and culinary culture with native Israelis
Linda Gradstein
Sat, 01/18/2020 - 01:53
Brian Hook, a U.S. special representative on Iran, takes questions from the media at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles.
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State Department says it imposed penalties on Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Gen. Hassan Shahvarpour for directing a massacre of nearly 150 demonstrators in southwestern Iran in November
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 23:39
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech as he stands in front of a huge screen during the Annual Evaluation…
Erdogan lashes out at Libyan rebel leader General Khalifa Haftar while announcing the deployment of Turkish forces to Libya
Dorian Jones
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 16:58
Russia's acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gestures during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, January 17, 2020…
Iran's downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, which killed all 176 people aboard, has created a crisis for the Islamic Republic's clerical rulers
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By Reuters
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 13:12
"Leila, the Land of Imagination," the grand finale of the Riyadh Season, incorporated dancing, music and fireworks, at the King Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia, Jan. 16, 2020. (Sabina Castelfranco/VOA)
Young girl takes center stage at the grand finale of a huge entertainment festival attended by millions over the past three months
Sabina Castelfranco
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 13:01
Syrians carry away the body of a man retrieved from the rubble of a building following a regime air strike on a vegetable…
At least 40 civilians, including women and children, have been killed and scores of others wounded in the last few days
Lisa Schlein
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:45
Iranian chess referee Shohreh Bayat looks on during the Women's World Chess Championship in Vladivostok, Russia January 16,…
Shohreh Bayat, 32, told Reuters she would not travel back to her homeland unless she was given security guarantees in writing from Iran's chess federation
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:56
A man walks by a huge screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in Tokyo, Jan. 8, 2020.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has held the country's top office since 1989 and has the final say on all major decisions
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 05:45
U.S. Soldiers and journalists stand near a crater caused by Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq, Jan. 13, 2020.
Attack on Iraqi bases was in retaliation for the US killing of Iran's top general; the service members are in hospitals in Germany and Kuwait
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Fri, 01/17/2020 - 00:59
U.S. soldiers stand amid damage at a site of Iranian bombing at Ain al-Asad air base, in Anbar, Iraq, Jan. 13, 2020.
Iran’s IRIB TV broadcasts Thursday news segment using a C-SPAN clip to promote false Iranian claims of heavy US casualties in an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base last week
Michael Lipin
Thu, 01/16/2020 - 23:46

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