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Saudi sentences 5 to death for 2003 Riyadh attackSaudi court sentences 5 to death, 37 others to prison for deadly 2003 Riyadh bombings
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Egypt detains well-known belly dancerEgyptian authorities detain belly dancer for allegedly running unlicensed satellite station
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, April 20, 2014 and released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, speaks with Syrian citizens during his visit to Ain al-Tineh village, near Damascus, Syria. Assad visited on Sunday a historic Christian village his forces recently captured from rebels, state media said, as the country's Greek Orthodox Patriarch vowed that Christians in the war-ravaged country "will not submit and yield" to extremists. The rebels, including fighters from the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front, took Maaloula several times late last year. (AP Photo/SANA)
Syria to hold presidential election on June 3Syria is to hold presidential election on June 3, parliament speakers says
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Gaza militants fire missile, rockets at IsraelOn last day of Passover, militants from Gaza fire missile, rockets at Israel
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A look at the dual justice system in the West BankA look at the dual justice system in the West Bank
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In West Bank, teen offenders face different fatesIn West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian teens arrested for rock throwing face different fates
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Iraqi security forces guard the main gate of a Shiite private college following a deadly suicide attack, in Baghdad’s eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Less than two weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, Iraq is struggling to keep a lid on a surge in sectarian violence that has sent bloodshed soaring to levels not seen since the country balanced on the brink of civil war in 2006 and 2007. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 19 peopleSuicide bombings, other attacks in Iraq kill at least 19 people
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talksRival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New drone strike in Yemen kills al-Qaida militantsYemeni officials: Suspected US drone strike kills several al-Qaida militants, local commander
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Syrian parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3Syrian parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens passing in front of buildings that were damaged by Syrian government forces airstrikes, in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center, AMC)
Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized villageAhead of vote, Syrian president marks Easter in recaptured Christian village near capital
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiersIslamist insurgents ambush Algerian military convoy in mountains, killing at least 11
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A look at the dual justice system in the West BankA look at the dual justice system in the West Bank
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Kuwait court shuts 2 newspapers over coup articlesKuwait court orders 2 newspapers temporarily closed after articles about alleged coup plot
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Yemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training campsYemen's government says airstrike in rugged southern region targets al-Qaida training camps
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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