Middle East

Small groups of protesters gather in central Cairo, shouting anti-government slogans in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 21, 2019.
Protests have become very rare in Egypt following a broad crackdown on dissent under President Sisi, who took power after the overthrow of the former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in 2013 following mass protests against his rule.
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 20:50
Hospital workers carry the body of a victim from a bus bombing into a morgue in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq, Sept. 20, 2019.
This is one of the biggest attacks targeting civilians since the extremist Islamic State group was declared defeated inside Iraq in 2017
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 18:34
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House, Sept. 20, 2019, Washington.
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Announcement comes after last weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabian oil installations that US officials say were carried out by Iran, an allegation that Tehran denies
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 15:12
During a trip organized by Saudi information ministry, workers fix the damage in Aramco's oil processing facility after the recent Sept. 14 attack in Abqaiq, near Dammam in the Kingdom's Eastern Province, Sept. 20, 2019.
Kuwait says it has raised its security level at its ports given ongoing regional tensions following an attack on Saudi Arabia
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:59
FILE - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks after stepping off his plane upon arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 18, 2019.
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the most bellicose statement yet on the attacks, unambiguously accusing Iran and declaring the attacks an 'act of war'
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:12
In this photo opportunity during a trip organized by Saudi information ministry, damage is seen in the Aramco's Khurais oil field, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, after it was hit during Sept. 14 attack. Saudi officials brought journalists…
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The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday after the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil industry
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 06:43
Members of the U.N. Security Council gather inside the United Nations Security Council chambers in New York, for a meeting on Syria, April 30, 2019.
The two powers blocked efforts to establish a cease-fire in Idlib, where 3 million Syrians are living in dire humanitarian conditions
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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:21

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