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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, June 13, 2019.
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President says any military attack on 'anything American' would draw an 'overwhelming response'
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June 25, 2019
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A Saudi military spokesman says the June 3 operation resulted in the arrest of Yemen's IS leader, known by his moniker as Abu Osama Al-Muhajir, along with the group's chief financial operator in Yemen
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June 25, 2019
Palestinians walk next to closed shops in Gaza City, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, during a general strike against this week's economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration's plan for Mideast peace.
At this week’s conference, the Trump administration hopes to draw pledges from business leaders and wealthy Gulf states to fund its economic plan, which calls for $50 billion of investment and infrastructure projects in the West Bank, Gaza and neighboring Arab countries
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June 25, 2019
FILE - Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, gives a statement during a hearing about human rights situation in the Arab Peninsula at the European Parliament in Brussels, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.
Appeal comes days after U.N. investigator's report concluded Saudi Arabia is responsible for killing
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June 25, 2019
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive at Manama's Four Seasons hotel, the venue for the U.S.-hosted "Peace to Prosperity" conference, in Manama, Bahrain, June 25, 2019.
Palestinians boycott the event, charging that it ignores their national aspirations
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June 25, 2019
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 file photo, a mosque's minaret is seen backdropped by the United States consulate building in Istanbul.
Court ruled, however, that Nazmi Mete Canturk should continue to be barred from leaving the country pending the outcome of his trial
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June 25, 2019
FILE - children play in a mud puddle in the section for foreign families at Al-Hol camp in Hasakeh province, Syria.
Australian prime minister says children can not be held responsible for 'crimes of their parents'
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June 25, 2019