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The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in IraqIraq's prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and control of the Iraqi armed forces
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters join Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who attends funeral prayers in absentia for ousted former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, in the poster, at Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Funeral prayers were held in mosques across Turkey for Morsi, who had close ties to Erdogan. The former president, who was ousted by current President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in a military coup in 2013, collapsed in a courtroom in Egypt during trial on Monday and died. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom deathEgypt's ousted President Morsi, quietly buried under heavy security in Cairo cemetery after dramatic courtroom death
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in EuropeIsrael's National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe, offering the public a chance to study an era seen as a golden age of Jewish self-governance before the Holocaust
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invitedIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week's U.S. Mideast peace conference even though government officials are not invited.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
International journalists and security stand near the graveyard before ex-president Mohammed Morsi was buried, in a suburb of Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom. No media coverage was allowed. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
The Latest: Turkey president says Morsi didn't die naturallyTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he doesn't believe that Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi died of natural causes
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement fundsA former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals
The Associated Press5 hours ago
US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East eventThe U.S. Department of Education will investigate a Middle East studies conference held by the University of North Carolina and partially funded by federal grant money, after a legislator says reports of anti-Semitic rhetoric emerged
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attackSaudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says two Italians wounded in Jiddah in apparent car attack
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2015 file photo, released by the Iranian President's Office, President Hassan Rouhani visits the Bushehr nuclear power plant just outside of Bushehr, Iran. On Monday, June 17, 2019, Iran said it will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days. (AP Photo/Iranian Presidency Office, Mohammad Berno, File)
Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nationPresident Rouhani: Iran not seeking to wage war against any nation, will withstand mounting US pressure
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agentsLebanon's state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attendingA defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending
The Associated Press16 hours ago
In this photo taken Dec. 9, 2014, spokesman for Iran's atomic agency Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks to the media, in Tehran, Iran. Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, spokesman for the country's atomic agency Kamalvandi said Monday June 17, 2019, while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
The Latest: Saudi Arabia say it intercepted 2 Houthi dronesThe Latest: Saudi Arabia says it intercepted 2 bomb-laden drones launched by Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels
The Associated Press17 hours ago
The Latest: Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Morsi's deathThe Latest: Amnesty Int'l urges Egypt to investigate the death of former President Mohammed Morsi
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, left, hugs his wife, Andrea Gallagher, after leaving a military courtroom on Naval Base San Diego, in San Diego. Edward Gallagher, who has been charged with allegedly killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care and attempted murder for the shootings of two Iraq civilians in 2017, is scheduled to go on trial Monday, June 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Julie Watson, File)
Combat vets in jury pool for decorated Navy SEAL's trialProspective jurors in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with murder include combat vets from Navy, Marines
The Associated Press19 hours ago
In this photo taken Dec. 9, 2014, spokesman for Iran's atomic agency Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks to the media, in Tehran, Iran. Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, spokesman for the country's atomic agency Kamalvandi said Monday June 17, 2019, while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troopsIran says that in the next 10 days, it will surpass the uranium stockpile limit set under Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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