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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not amount...

NABLUS, West Bank — Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 — a vote...

CAIRO — An Egyptian rights lawyer who had been held in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was released...

BAGHDAD — Iraq's security forces continue to gear up for a long-awaited operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. But they will...

JERUSALEM — Binyamin Ben Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top government posts and often served as a bridge to the Arab...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's judiciary on Sunday confirmed the brief detention of a member of Iran's negotiation team with world powers on suspicion of...

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Foreign Ministry said the government on Sunday formally requested that the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad be replaced after he claimed that...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Ride-hailing service Uber said Sunday that it and competitor Careem have abruptly suspended services in the United Arab Emirates...

AMMAN, Jordan — The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the...

BEIRUT — Rebels backed by Turkey made major gains Sunday in northern Syria, expelling Kurdish-led forces from towns and villages as part of a...

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