Middle East

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden waits to speak to local residents during a bus tour stop.
Remarks highlight a nuanced but significant distinction between the Democratic presidential contenders. Biden and Sanders support a 'two-state solution' for Israel and the Palestinians
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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 05:36
In this photo released by the official website of the Office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a…
The draft budget comes with pressure mounting from U.S. sanctions and Iranians still reeling from a deadly crackdown last month on street unrest sparked by fuel rationing and a cut in subsidies
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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 04:32
Abdallah says losing his eyesight has never limited his abilities. He finds new hope in every morning. (Hamada Elrasam/VOA)
Egyptian Abdallah Shahat, 58, is a blind father of three who uses his talents to take care of his family
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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 03:29
U.S. President Donald Trump bids farewell to the audience after delivering remarks at the Israeli American Council summit
President energized audience that numbered in hundreds at Israeli American Council National Summit in Florida by recounting his record on issues of importance to Jews
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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 02:34
This handout photo released Dec. 7, 2019, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shows a member of an FBI Evidence Response Team after a shooting incident at Pensacola Naval Base, in Florida, Dec. 6, 2019.
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A Saudi national, who was a foreign flight student at the Florida base, has been identified as the shooter responsible for the deaths of 3 people
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Sun, 12/08/2019 - 00:48
This photo released on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran shows centrifuge machines in Natanz…
In September, Iran said it had started developing centrifuges to speed up the enrichment of uranium as part of steps to reduce compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal
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By Reuters
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 21:48
TOPSHOT - Palestinian protesters run from tear gas fired by Israeli forces amid clashes during a demonstration along the border…
Military says airstrikes targeted military camps and a naval base for Hamas; there are no immediate reports of casualties
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Sat, 12/07/2019 - 16:24

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