War and unrest

Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 25, 2018 - 7:03 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further raising regional tensions after a weekend militant attack on a military...
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September 25, 2018 - 6:57 am
CAIRO (AP) — An international watchdog on Tuesday accused Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention. New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a statement it documented 16 cases in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, motor cycles ride past buildings destroyed during the fighting in the northern town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria. As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the Syrian region of Idlib clings to fragile hope that diplomacy will help avert a blowout battle over the country’s last rebel stronghold. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP, File)
September 25, 2018 - 3:45 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the people of Idlib cling to fragile hope that diplomacy will avert a blowout battle over Syria's last rebel stronghold. Yet diplomacy hasn't served Syria well so far. Those same world powers trying to negotiate a peaceful...
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September 24, 2018 - 1:58 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The head of NATO will meet in New York this week with Russia's foreign minister amid tensions over alleged Russian meddling abroad and NATO activity near Russia's borders. The meeting with NATO...
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Father of Mohammad Taha Eghadami, a 4-year-old boy who was killed in Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, mourns over his coffin during a mass funeral ceremony for the victims, in southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 24, 2018 - 9:56 am
AHVAZ, Iran (AP) — Amid wails and vows of revenge, thousands of Iranians on Monday attended a mass funeral service for victims of a weekend attack targeting a military parade that killed at least 25 people. The dead from Saturday's attack in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, blamed on Arab...
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September 24, 2018 - 9:04 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man has been convicted of terror offenses in Norway for providing online instructions on how to carry out attacks and sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison. A district court west of Oslo ruled that the 51-year-old engineer of Iranian descent had urged others to commit terror...
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FILE- In this file photo taken on Saturday, March 4, 2017, The Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence plane of the Russian air force with the registration number RF 93610, which was accidentally downed by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli air strike flies near Kubinka airport, outside Moscow, Russia. The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday Sept. 23, 2018, has renewed its accusations against Israel for causing the downing of a Russian military plane over Syria. (AP Photo/Marina Lystseva)
September 24, 2018 - 6:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced Monday that it will supply the Syrian government with modern S-300 missile defense systems following last week's downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that send regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring. The Russian military aircraft...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 1918 file photo, a U.S .Army 37-mm gun crew man their position during the World War One Meuse-Argonne Allied offensive in France. It was America's largest and deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed and tens of thousands wounded. A hundred years ago, the Meuse-Argonne offensive contributed to bring an end to of World War One. (AP Photo, File)
September 23, 2018 - 11:54 am
PARIS (AP) — It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1. Officials...
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September 23, 2018 - 10:53 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted. Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri on Sunday blamed the impasse on the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, which has voiced its strong opposition to the talks. Abu Zuhri said that in response...
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September 23, 2018 - 9:51 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president. The Sunday decision by the Minya Criminal Court included a life sentence for Mohammed Badie, the spiritual guide of...
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