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US fights ACLU quest to represent American captured in Syria

US attorneys on Monday fought a civil rights group’s quest to get a lawyer for a US citizen picked up...

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US State Department criticizes conditions of religious minorities in Egypt; praises new church building law

The US State Department published their annual international religious report on the conditions of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries...

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AP ANALYSIS: Saudi promise of ‘moderate Islam’ shifts power

The man who may soon be king of Saudi Arabia is charting a new, more modern course for a country...

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Mattis warns 'massive' response to North Korea nuclear weapon use

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Saturday warned North Korea of a “massive military response” to any use of...

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Tillerson’s Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

As US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he’ll hope to achieve something that has...

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Saudi Arabia cancels female Egyptian star Sherine’s concert

Saudi Arabia’s entertainment authority says it has cancelled plans for a concert featuring a famous Egyptian singer named Sherine, known...

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After bloodshed, Venezuelan government and foes battle for votes

Tirelessly traversing the lethargic plains of Venezuela, a brother of former leader Hugo Chavez and an ally of a famous...

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Catalonia worries drive euro down against stronger dollar

The euro slipped against the dollar on Monday after a violence-marred independence vote in Spain’s Catalonia region and as higher...

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Lebanese film director briefly detained over Israel visit

Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri, detained briefly for previous visits to Israel, blasted Monday people who accused him of normalization...

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Kabul catwalk: Afghan models show off traditional clothing

Amid tight security, over two dozen young models, including six women, strutted down the catwalk in the garden of a...

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Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state’s Republican...

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