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Images show Iran satellite launch looms despite US criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran appears to be preparing another satellite launch after twice failing this year to put one in orbit, despite U.S. accusations that the Islamic Republic''s program helps it develop ballistic missiles.


Kuwait says ruler, 90, OK after unspecified health 'setback'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait''s 90-year-old ruling emir suffered an unspecified medical "setback" and later recovered, state media reported Sunday, hours after Iran''s visiting foreign minister said he was praying for the ruler''s "speedy recovery."


Jordan summons Israeli envoy over holy site clashes

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has summoned Israel''s ambassador to protest "Israeli violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews.


Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops killed three Palestinians and severely wounded a fourth near Gaza Strip''s heavily guarded perimeter fence, the Gaza Health Ministry said Sunday.


Feminist icon Steinem blasts Israel PM over travel ban

JERUSALEM (AP) — Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has called Israel''s prime minister a "bully" and says she won''t visit as long as he remains the country''s leader.


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Syrian troops close to western outskirts of rebel-held town

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media and an opposition war monitor say government forces have gained more ground in the country''s northwest, almost reaching the western outskirts of a major rebel-held town.


Libya's coast guard intercepts 57 Europe-bound migrants

CAIRO (AP) — Libya''s coast guard says it intercepted 57 Europe-bound migrants off the country''s Mediterranean coast.


UN blasts Libyan force's strikes on airport west of Tripoli

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya has condemned airstrikes by the self-styled Libyan National Army on a militia-run airport west of the capital, Tripoli, saying the facility had no military targets.


Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan''s pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement Saturday at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations.


Military: 3 rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into southern Israel.


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Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil field

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Drones launched by Yemen''s Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia''s sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry.


Airstrikes on Syrian rebel stronghold kill family of 7

BEIRUT (AP) — Government and Russian airstrikes pounded the southern edge of a rebel stronghold in Syria''s northwest on Saturday, killing at least seven members of one family, activists and a war monitor reported.


Saudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi state TV says fire controlled at massive oil field after a drone attack claimed by Yemen rebels .


The Latest: Sudan army, protesters ink final transition deal

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Sudan''s transition to civilian rule (all times local):


Sudan's army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan''s army, protesters sign a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to civilian-led government.


Libya intercepts boats with over 270 Europe-bound migrants

CAIRO (AP) — Libya''s coast guard says it has intercepted four boats carrying 278 Europe-bound migrants off the country''s Mediterranean coast.


The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu's claims about itinerary

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar''s planned tour, and subsequent reversal allowing Tlaib entry to West Bank for a family visit (all times local):


Police: Palestinian killed, 2 Israelis hurt in car attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police fatally shot a Palestinian man Friday after he drove his car into two Israeli pedestrians in the West Bank, injuring them, and militants from the Gaza Strip fired at least one rocket toward southern Israel, the Israeli military said.


Airstrike in Syria rebel area kills 13, including children

BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected Russian airstrike hit a displaced people''s gathering in a town in Syria''s last rebel enclave Friday, killing at least 13, including a number of children, activists and a war monitor said.


Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel''s "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate her.


4 Louisiana men to plead guilty in Mississippi bribe scheme

4 Louisiana men to plead guilty in Mississippi bribe scheme

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's governor during Katrina, dies

Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans

Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans

Ex-Gov Kathleen Blanco, who led Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, has died, according to officials close to the family

Ex-Gov Kathleen Blanco, who led Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, has died, according to officials close to the family

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare defendant

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare defendant

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The Latest: Families bury their dead after wedding attack

The Latest: Families bury their dead after wedding attack

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

A look at deadliest attacks in Afghanistan in recent years

A look at deadliest attacks in Afghanistan in recent years

Bomb blast kills Pakistani tribal elder near Afghan border

Bomb blast kills Pakistani tribal elder near Afghan border

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest

Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island

Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian island

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

The Latest: Slovakia police detain 30 migrants

The Latest: Slovakia police detain 30 migrants

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain's Canary Islands

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain's Canary Islands

British journalist says he was victim of planned assault

British journalist says he was victim of planned assault

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