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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Friday, May 17, 2019. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with USIran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US
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Northwest Syria fighting damages schools, health facilitiesActivists say bombings by Syrian government forces have damaged two schools and a health facility in the rebel's last stronghold in the northwest
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Lawyer: Synagogue massacre suspect wants plea dealA lawyer for the man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre says he still wants to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence
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Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips regionIsraeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave
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Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian borderIraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding two others
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Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016Egypt orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, held since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news
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Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false newsEgyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news
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Sudanese protesters plan mass rally as talks stall with armySudanese protest leaders call for mass rally in Khartoum as talks with ruling military council deadlocked
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For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital blissHundreds of young Gaza men struggle with crippling debt after taking loans to pay for their weddings
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In this Saturday May 18, 2019, photo, two U.S. F/A-18E Super Hornets fly alongside two AV-8B Harrier over the Arabian Sea. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group are conducting joint operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. (Lt. Logan Holshey/US Navy via AP)
The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke dealIran's supreme leader has publicly chastised the country's moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers
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As US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn't act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear dealAs US tensions grow, Iran supreme leader says president, FM didn't act as he wished in implementing 2015 nuclear deal
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Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest villageSyrian activists and rebels say opposition fighters have recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria
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Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionageTunisia has freed a U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage
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Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authorityAn Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution
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Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing postponed till OctoberIsrael's attorney general postpones scheduled pre-indictment hearing for Prime Minister Netanyahu until October
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