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FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, police patrol outside Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in Tehran, Iran. Iran said Saturday, July 7, 2018, it executed eight people convicted in the 2017 Islamic State group attack on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
July 07, 2018 - 5:19 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran executed eight men convicted over the 2017 Islamic State attack on parliament and the shrine of the Islamic Republic's founding ayatollah, the bloodiest terror attack to strike Tehran in decades, authorities said Saturday. The June 7, 2017 attack has so far been the only...
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June 30, 2018 - 1:50 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government says the political solution to the country's civil war begins with the "complete and unconditional" withdrawal of rebels from the port city of Hodeida. The official news agency SABA quoted on Saturday the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi as...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 14, 2015 file photo, Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known by his nickname Shawkan, appears before a judge after spending more than 600 days in prison in Cairo, Egypt. The Cairo Criminal Court said in a statement Saturday June 30, 2018, it has postponed until July 28 the verdicts for over 700 defendants including photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, detained for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in.(Lobna Tarek/El Shorouk Newspaper via AP, FILE )
June 30, 2018 - 10:00 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed until July 28 the verdicts for hundreds of defendants detained for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, including the top leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Cairo Criminal Court said in a statement the verdicts had to be delayed because...
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Maryan Abdullahi, who had been hoping to go to neighboring Ethiopia where their U.S. travel plans were to have been processed, walks with her two sons on the beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Abdullahi said she felt devastated after the Trump administration's travel ban was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, her hopes dashed that she could join her husband in Virginia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
June 28, 2018 - 6:11 am
The seven nations under the Trump administration's travel ban — upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — include five majority Muslim countries, prompting dissenting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the entry restrictions were motivated by "animus toward the Muslim faith." The administration cites...
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Protesters hold up signs and call out against the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban outside the the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 26, 2018 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries Tuesday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks with reporters following a closed door luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 26, 2018 - 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is taking a victory lap after the Supreme Court decision on President Donald Trump's travel ban, posting a photo with the...
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June 23, 2018 - 3:00 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group released a hostage video on Saturday demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails. The group said it was giving the government a deadline of three days before it would execute the six men in the video, who identified themselves as Iraqi...
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June 21, 2018 - 8:42 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A social media account run by the office of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi quotes her as saying that "hate narratives from outside the country" have fueled tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist Rakhine communities in the country's west. The Facebook page of the State...
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Relatives of the victims of a sunken ferry inspect the list passengers at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Officials said that over a hundred people are still missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake in Sumatra as distraught and angry relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)s
June 20, 2018 - 8:43 am
TIGARAS, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran lake early this week. The...
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June 19, 2018 - 7:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Grieving family members joined community leaders Tuesday for a moment of silence to remember a man who died and a dozen others who were injured when a jobless loner drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan last year. The tribute was held in memory of father-of...
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