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In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018, photo, Syrian policemen check IDs at a checkpoint in the town of Rastan, Syria. Rastan and nearby Talbiseh were among the first Syrian towns to carry weapons against the government when the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in 2011. As the Syrian government reasserts control over opposition strongholds, co-existence between the military and former rebel fighters who surrendered is the new reality. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Under Assad's grip, uneasy co-existence with former rebelsAs the Syrian government reasserts control over opposition strongholds, co-existence between the military and former rebel fighters who surrendered is the new reality
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Hungary's hard-line PM Orban visits Israel amid criticismHungary's hard-line Prime Minister Orban arrives in Israel for 2-day visit that has drawn some criticism
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A Syrian policeman stand guard at a check point on the entrance of the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Syrian forces' bombing intensifies in southern rebel holdoutSyrian government unleashes 'frenzied' bombing after talks to cede largest rebel holdout in country's southwest fail
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Gaza startup struggles to recover after Israeli airstrikePalestinian startup touted as rare Gaza success story struggles to recover after Israeli airstrike damaged its office
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Yemeni military commander dies in central provinceYemen's Shiite rebels claim they killed prominent military commander; government says he died in a drill
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Egypt passes bill to block popular social media accountsEgypt's parliament passes bill targeting popular social media accounts in latest move to suppress dissent
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Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tonsIran's nuclear chief says country's uranium stockpile has reached as much as 950 tons
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Israeli parliament to vote on contentious Nation State billIsrael's parliament is set to vote on a controversial piece of legislation that would define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Syrian soldiers stand guard at their military post overlooking the Damascus-Aleppo highway in the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10Syrians march toward Israel-occupied Golan Heights in rare protest; suspected Russian airstrike kills at least 10
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, a Palestinian worker walks next to trucks loaded with sacks of cement at the Kerem Shalom border crossing on its way from Israel to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel shut down the cargo crossing of Kerem Shalom with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba, File)
Israel places new limitations on cargo crossing into GazaIsrael puts new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with Gaza Strip to punish Hamas for hostilities
The Associated Press1 day ago
Correction: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill storyCorrection: Israel-Jewish Nation Bill story
The Associated Press1 day ago
France expels high-profile terror convict to AlgeriaAn Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gillesby, Laub appointed to AP leadership rolesGillesby, Laub promoted to Associated Press leadership positions
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Saudi Arabia executes 7, including 5 for killing PakistaniSaudi Arabia executed 7 convicted of criminal offenses, including 5 men for killing Pakistani warehouse guard
The Associated Press1 day ago
Officials: 30 civilians dead in recent clashes in Yemen cityYemeni officials: 2 weeks of heavy fighting between Houthi rebels, Saudi-led coalition killed at least 30 civilians
The Associated Press1 day ago
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