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Moroccan premier forms government, ending 5-month crisisMorocco's new Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani has succeeded in building a governing coalition, ending a five-month political deadlock after just eight days in office
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Relatives and friends dig the graves of two civilians killed during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on MosulAmerican officials say an airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows Civil Defense workers putting out a fire in a house following airstrikes hit Maarat al-Nuaman town, in Idlib province, Syria, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Airstrikes across rebel-held Syria kill and wound scoresSyrian opposition activists say warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria killing and wounding scores of people amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Masked gunmen from the Qassam brigade,  the militia wing of Hamas, carry the body of Mazen Faqha, during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, March, 25, 2017. The former Palestinian prisoner whom Israel sent to Gaza after his release was found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Hamas vows revenge at slain militant's funeral in GazaA former Palestinian prisoner whom Israel sent to Gaza after his release has been found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Roadside bomb, sniper kill 4 policemen in Egypt's SinaiEgyptian security officials say a pair of attacks by suspected Islamic militants have killed four policemen and injured six others in the turbulent north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2017 file photo, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrives for a meeting between President Donald Trump and automobile leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of biasThe family real estate company of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son in law and senior adviser, has longstanding business ties to Israel, including an ongoing real estate deal with an Israeli insurance company
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Third Airbus plane purchased by Iran lands in TehranIran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the third of 100 planes it purchased from Airbus following landmark nuclear with world powers has joined its commercial fleet
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Police clash with anti-Christian mob in southern EgyptPolice have used tear gas to disperse an angry mob of Muslims approaching Christian homes in southern Egypt
The Associated Press16 hours ago
In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017 photograph, a pilot prepares to fly an F-18 off of the USS George H.W. Bush as it travels through the Persian Gulf. The carrier soon will begin launching airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
US-backed Syrian fighters reach IS-held dam in north SyriaU.S.-backed Syrian fighters have reached a major dam held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country."
The Associated Press1 day ago
Blast rattles Cairo suburb, killing 1Egypt's Interior Ministry says a man was killed and three members of his family were injured when a device exploded while he was cleaning up his backyard in a leafy Cairo suburb
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday, April 13, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt.  Mubarak returned home free on Friday, March 24, 2017 following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster — years during which the country witnessed major upheavals and rights activists saw their hopes scuttled that the autocrat would face justice for the deaths of hundreds who defied his rule. (AP Photo, File)
Egypt's Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detentionAn Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back home, free from custody after legal proceedings that took years during which the country witnessed major upheavals
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday March 29, 2008 file photo, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, right, speaks with Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, during the opening session of the Arab Summit in Damascus, Syria. Egypt's ousted former leader Hosni Mubarak is released after six years in prison, but he is not the only ruler in the Middle East to be caught up in Arab Spring uprisings that swept across the region since 2011. Exiled, killed or fighting for survival, here's a look at the fate of other Arab leaders and where they are now. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Arab autocrats: Exiled, killed or fighting for survivalFrom the ashes of Arab Spring revolts, Mideast autocrats exiled, killed or fighting for survival
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran says renewing UN special rapporteur mandate 'spiteful'Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as "selective and spiteful" the U.N. Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran
The Associated Press1 day ago
Residents carry the body of several people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area earlier this month (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US coalition investigating reports of deadly Mosul airstrikeUS-led coalition fighting IS probing reports of airstrike in western Mosul that allegedly killed more than 100 civilians
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1016 file photo, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from his room at the Maadi Military Hospital as they celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Oct. 6, 1973 war. An Egyptian security official said Froday, March 24, 2017 that the country’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak returned home, after his release. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
Key events in the life of the ousted Egyptian presidentKey events in the life of the ousted Egyptian president, who has been released from detention and returned home.
The Associated Press1 day ago
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