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Israeli soldiers walk past tanks in a gathering point near Israel Gaza border, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
UN Mideast peace envoy urges restraint ahead of protestsThe United Nations' Mideast peace envoy urged Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint ahead of protests organized by Hamas on the Gaza Strip's border fence
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
A dozen of Indonesian journalists hold posters with photos of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi during a protest outside Saudi Arabian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that the remains of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been taken to a forest in the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city, if and after he was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Turkey probes whether Khashoggi remains taken from consulateTurkish official: Police probing whether Khashoggi's remains may have been taken to forest near Istanbul, another city
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, a fighter of Syrian opposition stands at a checkpoint in northwestern city of Idlib, Syria. A Turkish official says Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, that a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, in a written statement Friday said a summit will take place on Oct. 27. Russia and Turkey reached an agreement last month to set up a demilitarized zone around the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib preventing a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country.(Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File)
Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisisTurkish official says a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UNICEF warns against Yemen's economic crisis, violenceUNICEF: Yemen's crisis, violence at key Red Sea city risk leaving millions more of children, families without food
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Turkish police officer walks outside the Saudi Arabia consul general residence in Istanbul, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Turkish crime-scene investigators finished an overnight search of both residence and a second search of the consulate itself amid Ankara's fears that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the diplomatic mission in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: FM: Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with USThe Latest: Turkey's top diplomat says Ankara hasn't shared audio from missing writer Khashoggi's disappearance with US
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officialsTurkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A Turkish police officer walks inside the property of the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi as Turkish police conducted a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worryThe Latest: A U.N. expert says the world is witnessing "a new and very worrisome practice" of governments abducting people in foreign countries using undercover operations, citing the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lawyers for Alqasem who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study at Hebrew University, where she had been registered for classes. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)
Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US studentIsrael's Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government's decision to bar an American graduate student from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Egyptian mediators step up truce efforts with Israel, HamasA team of Egyptian mediators is shuttling between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers in a stepped-up effort to forge a cease-fire between the two enemies
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A Turkish forensic officer arrives at the Saudi consulate to conduct a new search over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, early Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak on Wednesday said it had obtained audio recordings of the alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanishedTurkish paper shows man from Saudi crown prince's entourage walking into consulate before Khashoggi vanished there
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Egypt denies forced disappearance reports of former lawmakerEgypt says reports that a former lawmaker has been forcibly disappeared are "unfounded"
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Poll finds Trump's pro-Israel stance does not sway US JewsA new survey indicates an overwhelming majority of American Jews plan to vote for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Over 20,000 newly displaced people in northern YemenAn international relief agency says that new waves of displacement have hit northern Yemen where fighting between forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition and their rivals of Houthi rebels, surged
The Associated Press20 hours ago
State media: Former Sudanese president al-Dahab dies, 83Sudan's state news agency is reporting that former field marshal and president of Sudan, Abdelrahman Swar al-Dahab, who seized power in a military coup but passed leadership over to civilians in 1986 after a year in power, has died at the age of 83
The Associated Press21 hours ago
US student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in IsraelUS student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in Israel
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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