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World Jul 13Families of Lebanese blast victims protest interior minister
Demonstrators gathered Tuesday outside the home of Lebanon's caretaker interior minister demanding an end to what they say is obstruction of the investigation into one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history.
World Dec 12Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’
Witnesses say security forces and their allies attacked civilians in Mai-Kadra with machetes and knives or strangled them with ropes. The stench of bodies lingered for days during the early chaos of the Ethiopian government’s offensive in the defiant Tigray…
World Nov 24‘We just ran’: Ethiopians fleeing war find little relief
More than 40,000 have fled the Ethiopian government's offensive in the defiant Tigray region into Sudan, often under gunfire, sometimes so quickly they have had to leave family behind.
World Sep 18U.S. says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian ‘act of war’
Iran, which has denied involvement in the attack, warned the U.S. it will retaliate immediately if it is targeted.
World Sep 18Saudi officials say oil attack could not have come from Yemen
Saudi military spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki said the attack "came from the north," without saying specifically where it originated. Iraq and Iran are to the north of Saudi Arabia across the Persian Gulf.
World Jul 13Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters
Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities Saturday to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in, and a protest leader said a planned a meeting with…
World Jul 05Sudan’s power-sharing agreement could end violent 3-month standoff
The emerging deal could break the political impasse that has gripped the country since the military ousted the longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April.
World May 19Saudis say they don’t want war, but will defend themselves
Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf after attacks on the kingdom’s energy sector.
World Apr 21Sudanese to name civilian council in bid to pressure army
Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce a civilian transitional council on Sunday in a bid to exert more pressure on the military to hand over power following the overthrow of long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.
World Mar 12U.S.-Taliban peace talks in Qatar yield ‘progress,’ both sides say
The nearly two weeks of talks produced two draft agreements between the militants and the U.S. government on a "withdrawal timeline and effective counterterrorism measures," American envoy Zalmay Khalilzad wrote on Twitter.