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The Latest: US to send more troops to Middle East

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):


Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.


Iran speeds up uranium enrichment as Mideast tensions mount

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Washington.


The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local):


Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. There was no immediate word on casualties.


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Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government.


The Latest: Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Morsi's death

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's death during a court hearing (all times local):


White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain next week.


Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's protest leaders on Monday called for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military over who should lead the transition after the ouster of the autocrat Omar al-Bashir.


UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts.


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Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas.


Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday.


AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran announced it will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, further escalating tensions in the Mideast.


Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers.


Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers around the Persian Gulf, and Tehran threatening to resume higher uranium enrichment. The tensions come a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear accord with world powers and restored crippling sanctions.


Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels.


Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels 'based on the country's needs'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment levels 'based on the country's needs'


Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian atomic agency spokesman says the country will break its uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal in 10 days.


Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking women

FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for cash, and they say evidence is growing that many of the women and girls are sold into prostitution once in China.


Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner's killing

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy's most prominent war crimes cases.


UN food agency accuses Yemen's Houthis of diverting food aid
Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent
Judge declares mistrial on remaining counts in Benghazi case
2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

Former Greitens' investigator indicted on 7 felonies

Former Greitens' investigator indicted on 7 felonies

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FBI probing suspect's claim that scholar was 1 of 13 victims

FBI probing suspect's claim that scholar was 1 of 13 victims

The Latest: Murder suspect trembled during interrogation

The Latest: Murder suspect trembled during interrogation

US stocks add to 2 weeks of gains, helped by deal-making

US stocks add to 2 weeks of gains, helped by deal-making

Strong earthquake kills 2, injures 19 in southern China
Search warrant cites synagogue shooter's hatred of Judaism

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter's hatred of Judaism

Roma leave 2 Russian villages after fatal brawl
EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance

British air force jets in Estonia intercept Russian jets

British air force jets in Estonia intercept Russian jets

Right-wing extremist suspected of killing German official

Right-wing extremist suspected of killing German official

Turkey: 12 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks

Turkey: 12 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks

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