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Opponents of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gather outside his residence in Jerusalem, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Israel's attorney general charged Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three different scandals. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Israel braces for political fight after Netanyahu indictmentThe indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test the loyalty of his right-wing allies
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Lebanon’s leaders make joint appearance at military paradeLebanese top leaders appear together for 1st time since government resigned, attending military parade marking Independence Day
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Demonstrators try to extinguish a protester who has caught fire, during clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-Government protesters, in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Iraqi officials said several protesters were killed as heavy clashes erupt in central Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Baghdad tunnel becomes a museum for Iraq’s protest movementAn underpass running beneath Baghdad’s Tahrir Square has become an ad hoc museum chronicling Iraq’s massive anti-government protests
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, a gas station that was attacked during protests over rises in government-set gasoline prices is reflected in a puddle, in Tehran, Iran. Internet connectivity is trickling back in Iran after the government shut down access to the rest of the world for more than four days in response to unrest apparently triggered by a gasoline price hike. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
US calls for Iran crackdown videos, internet slowly returnsAs the internet slowly comes back to Iran after government shut it down during protests, Pompeo calls on Iranians to send the U.S. videos documenting the crackdown
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Iraqi officials: 1 killed in renewed clashes in central Baghdad, bringing day’s death toll to 8 with 90 woundedIraqi officials: 1 killed in renewed clashes in central Baghdad, bringing day’s death toll to 8 with 90 wounded
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Report: 7 killed in shelling in Syrian government held citySyrian state media says at least seven civilians have been killed in the city of Aleppo amid shelling from rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Netanyahu calls his indictment on corruption charges an ‘attempted coup’Netanyahu calls his indictment on corruption charges an ‘attempted coup’
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Israeli attorney general calls Netanyahu indictment a ‘heavy-hearted decision’ based only on legal evidenceIsraeli attorney general calls Netanyahu indictment a ‘heavy-hearted decision’ based only on legal evidence
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Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz says indicted prime minister has ‘no public or moral mandate to make fateful decisions’Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz says indicted prime minister has ‘no public or moral mandate to make fateful decisions’
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's NetanyahuA look at the three corruption cases for which Israel’s prime minister has been indicted
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Rights group: Islamist leader’s daughter tortured in prisonAmnesty International alleges daughter of senior leader of outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group has been tortured and denied medical treatment in prison
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz arrives to address media in Tel Aviv,Israel. Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Gantz has failed to form a new government by a deadline, dashing his hopes of toppling the long-time Israeli prime minister Netanyahu and pushing the country closer toward an unprecedented third election in less than a year. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
The Latest: Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects indictmentIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected his indictment on an array of corruption charges, saying the country is witnessing an “attempted coup” against him
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Israeli Justice Ministry says attorney general to deliver decision on Netanyahu announcementIsraeli Justice Ministry says attorney general to deliver decision on Netanyahu announcement
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Anti-government protesters run for cover while security forces fire tear gas and live ammunition during clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-Government protesters, in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Iraqi officials said several protesters were killed as heavy clashes erupt in central Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
The Latest: 1 killed in renewed clashes in central BaghdadIraqi security and hospital officials say one protester has died after clashes with security forces on a strategic bridge in central Baghdad, bringing the total death toll following a day of violence to 8
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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