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Explosion strikes unused ammunition dump in Saudi Arabia

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia says an explosion has struck an unused ammunition dump in an area southeast of the kingdom's capital,...

Lithuania struggles with migrant flood opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

Biden taps GOP former Sen. Jeff Flake for Turkey ambassador

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated former Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican lawmaker who endorsed his 2020 run for the White House, to serve...

Russian fund: India’s top vaccine maker to produce Sputnik V

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MOSCOW — Russia's sovereign fund on Tuesday announced a deal with a top Indian vaccine manufacturer to produce the Russia-designed Sputnik V vaccine. ...

Israel faces calls to let jailed Palestinian attend funeral

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian activists and human rights groups have called on Israel to allow a prominent jailed lawmaker to attend her daughter's...

French official warns Lebanese leaders of upcoming sanctions

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BEIRUT — A French Cabinet minister criticized Lebanese leaders on Tuesday, warning them of upcoming sanctions from Paris that will target Lebanese officials blocking...

After US denied deal, Iran says prisoner swap talks ongoing

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's government spokesman said Tuesday that talks with the United States about a prisoner exchange are still ongoing, two months after...

Jordanian court to announce verdict in alleged royal plot

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AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian state security court is expected to announce a verdict Monday in the trial of two former officials accused of...

Egypt court upholds life sentence for 10 Islamists

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Cairo — Egypt's highest appeals court upheld on Sunday the sentencing of ten leaders of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's head, to...

Israel freezes funds it says aid attackers’ families

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JERUSALEM — Israel's Security Cabinet on Sunday froze nearly $200 million in tax transfers to the Palestinians that it said represented the amount of...