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March 7, 2018 7:59 AM Saudi prince says Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit

CAIRO – Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Qatar will not be barred from an Arab summit in Riyadh later this month, but predicted the standoff with Doha could last a long time. Prince Mohammed bin Salman's comments were made to local editors during a visit to Egypt this week and published Wednesday in the independent Al-Shorouk newspaper. Saudi Arabia 69

February 19, 2018 10:58 AM IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants have ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at least 27. The Popular Mobilization Forces, an umbrella group of mostly Shiite militias, said on Monday that the attack took place the previous night in the al-Saadounya area, southwest of the northern city of Kirkuk, when the paramilitaries 59

February 10, 2018 8:52 AM Israel Says it Has Carried Out a 'Large Scale Attack' Against Iranian Targets in Syria

(JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian targets in Syria. Israel called it a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty.” The military said its planes faced massive anti-aircraft fire from Syria that forced two pilots 63

January 12, 2018 11:29 PM UN experts: Iran weapons to Yemen rebels violated embargo

UNITED NATIONS – U.N. experts say Iran violated a U.N. arms embargo by directly or indirectly providing missiles and drones to Shiite rebels in Yemen in a report that also criticizes the rebels and Saudi-led coalition for attacks on civilians. According to excerpts from the report obtained Friday by The Associated Press and diplomats, the 79-page report 52

December 28, 2017 2:59 PM The Latest: Officials say Afghan attack kills 41, wounds 84

Authorities say an attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul has left at least 41 people dead and 84 wounded. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said an unknown number of suicide attackers set off an explosion outside the center before carrying out an attack inside. They set off explosive devices in the basement of the building 65

December 28, 2017 12:14 PM Suicide Attack Kills at Least 35 in Kabul

Islamic State claims attack at Shiite Muslim cultural center in Afghan capital KABUL—A suicide bomber struck a Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 35 people in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State and aimed at escalating sectarian tensions in the country. The anti-Shiite, Sunni extremists of Islamic 57

December 23, 2017 5:40 PM Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 in Yemen: officials

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni tribal officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike has killed at least 10 people and wounded 25 others in the capital, Sanaa. The officials said Saturday's airstrike targeted a gathering of tribesmen supporting Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. They spoke on condition of anonymity fearing reprisals. The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the Iranian-allied 61

December 10, 2017 6:49 AM Iran says 'good relations' possible if Saudis change

TEHRAN, Iran – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is ready to restore ties with Saudi Arabia if it stops bombing Yemen and cuts its alleged ties with Israel. In a speech broadcast Sunday, Rouhani said the regional rivals could have "good relations" if the Saudis end their "false friendship" with Israel and halt the "inhuman bombardment" of Yemen, where 51

December 5, 2017 5:04 AM Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis

Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis Kuwait is preparing to host a crucial meeting of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council as half of its members are still boycotting fellow member-state Qatar. The meeting is to begin on Tuesday but the fact that it will take place at all comes as a surprise, given the unusually sharp criticism 57

November 30, 2017 9:14 AM Yemeni officials: Rivals clash in rebel-held capital, 10 die

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni security officials say clashes between rival factions in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, have killed about 10 fighters from both sides. The officials say the fighting on Wednesday night in a southern Sanaa neighborhood centered around a mosque named after the country's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose forces are allied 68