BEIRUT (AP) - When the huge explosion ripped through Beirut last week, it shattered the glass doors near where 3-year-old Abed Itani was playing with his Lego blocks. He suffered a head injury and cuts on his tiny arms and feet, and he was taken to the emergency room, where he sat amid other bleeding people.
JERUSALEM (AP) - In a summer of protests against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the accusations of corruption and calls for him to resign could be accompanied by another familiar refrain: "I've never done this before."
BAGHDAD (AP) - A Turkish drone strike killed two senior Iraqi security officials, Iraq's military said Tuesday, marking the first time that Turkey's operation to root out Kurdish rebels in Iraq's north produced fatalities among high-ranking Iraqi personnel.
JERUSALEM (AP) - When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, agreed to form an "emergency" government in May after three bitter and deadlocked election campaigns, the goal was to stabilize Israeli politics in the face of a global pandemic.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptians began voting Tuesday for seats in the Senate, the upper chamber of Parliament that was restored as part of constitutional amendments approved in a referendum last year. The election comes as the country faces an increase in coronavirus cases.
BEIRUT (AP) - For nearly a week, Mona Zahran had to sleep on a couch pulled across her apartment's front door. Beirut's massive explosion knocked her doors off their hinges and shattered her windows, and she feared looters would take advantage of the chaos that has hit the Lebanese capital since.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israel Museum on Tuesday pulled the priceless Dead Sea Scrolls out of a heavily fortified vault ahead of its reopening to the public following a five-month shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.
BEIRUT (AP) - The shattered city of Beirut on Tuesday marked a week since the catastrophic explosion that killed at least 171 people, injured thousands and plunged Lebanon into a deeper political crisis.
CAIRO (AP) - Sudanese authorities Tuesday imposed a round-the-clock curfew in an eastern port city after tribal clashes earlier this week killed more than a dozen people and wounded more than 40 others.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - An explosion targeted a U.S.-led coalition convoy in Iraq on Tuesday and caused no casualties, just hours after a newly formed Shiite militant group falsely claimed bombing a similar convoy at the Iraq-Kuwait border, the American military said.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Dozens of Palestinians protested outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday, seeking to draw attention to Israel's arrest of a leading coordinator of the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - Egypt on Tuesday reopened Gaza's main passenger crossing point for the first time in months for thousands of Palestinians who have been stranded on both sides of the border due to the coronavirus crisis.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job Monday in the wake of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut that has triggered public outrage, saying he has come to the conclusion that corruption in the country is "bigger than the state."
BEIRUT (AP) - Chemical experts and firefighters are working to secure at least 20 potentially dangerous chemical containers at the explosion-shattered port of Beirut, after finding one that was leaking, according to a member of a French cleanup team.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of the U.N. food agency said Monday he's "very, very concerned" Lebanon could run out of bread in about 2 Â½ weeks because 85% of the country's grain comes through Beirut's devastated port - but he believes an area of the port can be made operational this month.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese health minister says the Cabinet has resigned over Beirut's deadly explosion last week.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran shut down a newspaper on Monday after it published remarks by an expert who said the official figures on coronavirus cases and deaths in the country account for only 5% of the real toll, allegations rejected by the Health Ministry.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's justice minister has resigned in protest, the third Cabinet member to do so following last week's devastating explosion in Beirut, the state news agency reported Monday.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's justice minister resigns in protest after deadly blast, the third minister to quit.
BEIRUT (AP) - The 160-year-old palace withstood two world wars, the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French mandate and Lebanese independence. After the country's 1975-1990 civil war, it took 20 years of careful restoration for the family to bring the palace back to its former glory.