War and unrest

March 22, 2019 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres went to the first mosque built in New York City on Friday to show solidarity with the Muslim community, urging people everywhere "to reaffirm the sanctity of all places of worship and the safety of all worshippers." Speaking a week after the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, an Israeli flag in front of the village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Syria slammed President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday March 22, 2019, the statement was "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, FILE)
March 22, 2019 - 3:53 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria slammed President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday the statement was "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability. The Foreign Ministry in...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan wave before boarding their airplane to Beirut at Ben Gurion airport near Lod, Israel, Friday, March 22, 2019. (Jim Young/Pool Photo via AP)
March 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Lebanon, the last leg of a Mideast tour that took him to Kuwait and Israel. Pompeo is scheduled to meet with a host of Lebanese officials, including allies of the Iran-backed Hezbollah during the two-day visit, his first as secretary...
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President Donald Trump holds a a copy of two maps of Syria as he arrives on Air Force One, Friday, March 22, 2019, at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla. One map is awash in red shows IS controlled territory in Syria in November 2016. The other, without red, indicates that IS as of today no longer controls territory in Syria. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 22, 2019 - 1:20 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been eliminated, President Donald Trump announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continued on the ground between coalition forces and the group's holdouts. The complete fall of the last IS stronghold in...
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Women representing Utrecht's Muslim community lay a wreath at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a shooting incident in a tram in Utrecht, Netherlands, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. A gunman killed three people and wounded others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht Monday March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 22, 2019 - 10:27 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Dutch prosecutors say the suspect in the deadly Utrecht tram shooting has confessed and said that he acted alone. Prosecution spokesman Frans Zonneveld told The Associated...
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Forensic experts search the area outside the Russian consulate in Athens, Friday, March 22, 2019. Police say a bomb disposal squad has been sent to the Russian consulate in Athens after cameras showed a suspicious object believed to be a hand grenade being thrown over the perimeter fence overnight. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavakis)
March 22, 2019 - 4:46 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Assailants suspected of belonging to a left-wing militant group threw a hand grenade at the Russian Consulate in Athens on Friday, causing minor damage and no injuries, Greek authorities said. Police sent a bomb disposal team to the consulate after cameras showed two people on...
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March 22, 2019 - 1:42 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. forces say two American service members have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan. The U.S. and NATO Resolute Support mission says the Americans were killed while conducting an operation on Friday. In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the...
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From left, Rabbi of the Western Wall Shmuel Rabinovitch, U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Western Wall tunnels synagogue in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Abir Sultan/Pool Image via AP)
March 22, 2019 - 1:24 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Israel (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Israel's prime minister has praised President Donald Trump's recognition of its control over the Golan Heights as a holiday "miracle." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Trump's declaration is of "equal...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 file photo, Krzysztof Szczerski, the foreign policy adviser of new Polish President Andrzej Duda announces that Duda will make his first trips to Tallin, Estonia and to Berlin, during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland. Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Krzysztof Szczerski, an aide to the Polish president, said on Wednesday March 20, 2019, in comments carried by the Polish news agency PAP that Russia has not been invited to the events in September due to its aggressive actions in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
March 21, 2019 - 10:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Krzysztof Szczerski, an aide to the Polish president, said Wednesday in comments carried by the Polish news agency PAP that...
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The body of one of three victims is covered with a white sheet as it lies next to a tram after a shooting incident in Utrecht, Netherlands, Monday, March 18, 2019. A gunman killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht, sparking a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers with sniffer dogs zero in on an apartment building close to the shooting. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 21, 2019 - 7:47 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting in the Dutch city of Utrecht will be charged with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent, prosecutors said Thursday. Investigations so far into Monday's shooting that left three dead and...
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