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Rashida Tlaib, Fiery U.S. Lawmaker at Center of Israel Uproar

No sooner had Rashida Tlaib been sworn in as a member of the 116th U.S. Congress last January, than the daughter of Palestinian immigrants caught flak for her off-color cry to impeach Donald Trump.

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3 Wounded in Libya Airport Raids

Three people were wounded in raids by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar against two airports controlled by the unity government in northern Libya, the U.N.-recognized government said Friday.

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Suspected Israeli Online Dope Dealer Nabbed in Ukraine Escapes

The alleged Israeli-American head of a major online drug-dealing network gave his captors the slip as he was being extradited from Ukraine to the Jewish state, Israeli police said Friday.

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2 Israelis, Palestinian Assailant Hurt in West Bank Car Ramming

Two Israelis were injured Friday in what the Israeli army called a "terrorist" car-ramming attack near the Jewish settlement of Elazar south of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank.

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Syrian Media Say Air Defenses Responded to 'Hostile' Missile

Syria's state-run media say the country's air defenses have responded to a "hostile target" and destroyed the missile before it reached a central Syrian town.

The SANA news agency said on Friday that the projectile had entered the Syrian airspace overnight from Lebanon's airspace, heading toward the town of Masyaf in Hama province.

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U.S. Lawmaker Scraps West Bank Trip over Israel 'Oppressive' Demands

Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday turned down Israel's offer to let her visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, owing to restrictions she termed oppressive.

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Eight Years on, Syria's Neighbors Weary of War Refugees

After being suddenly deported from Turkey, Nidal Hussein stood dazed just inside war-torn Syria, the latest victim of neighbouring countries growing tired of hosting millions of Syrian refugees.

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Thousands March in Yemen's Aden for Independent South

Thousands of Yemenis marched through Aden Thursday demanding renewed independence for the south after separatist fighters drove unionist forces out of its former capital in deadly fighting last week.

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Libya Capital Flights Suspended after Deadly Rocket Fire

Flights from the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport were suspended Thursday after deadly overnight rocket fire, a spokesman for the country's unity government said.

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Syria Regime Forces Inch Closer to Key Jihadist-Held Town

Syrian regime forces captured a string of insurgent-held villages in northwest Syria on Thursday, inching closer to a key jihadist-run town in the Idlib region, a war monitor said.

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