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Egypt Denies New York Times Journalist Entry

Egyptian authorities have denied entry to a veteran New York Times journalist, the U.S.-based newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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India-Pakistan Tensions Threaten to Derail Bin Salman's Delhi Trip

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday, with his business mission under threat of being overshadowed by soaring tensions between India and Pakistan.

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Netanyahu Slams 'Shocking' Anti-Semitic Vandalism in France

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed the "shocking" anti-Semitic vandalism of a French cemetery, which prompted a cabinet colleague to urge French Jews to "come home" to Israel.

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After IS, Ammunition among the IV Drips at Syria Clinic

At a clinic in eastern Syria, the Islamic State group have fled leaving a floor strewn with medical supplies -- but also explosives and a foreign passport.

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Netanyahu Seeks to Save Face after Canceled Central Europe Summit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to save face Tuesday after a summit with four central European nations was canceled over a Holocaust-linked dispute with Poland, instead holding meetings with the remaining three leaders.

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IS Fighters Face Surrender or Death, Says Syrian Kurd-Led Force

Jihadists defending their last dreg of territory in Syria will be "killed in battle" if they don't surrender, a Kurdish-led force said Tuesday ahead of a final showdown.

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Suicide Bomber Kills Three Police in Historic Heart of Cairo

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.

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Iraqi Kurds Elect First Woman Speaker as Stop-Gap

The parliament in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region on Monday elected its first ever woman speaker as a temporary stop-gap while deep political rifts persist more than four months after legislative elections. 

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Amnesty Urges Release of Egyptian Lawyer Held over Yellow Vests

Rights group Amnesty International called Monday for the release of an Egyptian lawyer arrested after posing in a photo wearing a yellow vest symbolic of protests in France.

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Britain Rejects Trump's Jihadist Repatriation Call

The British government on Monday rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's call to take back alleged UK jihadists captured in Syria and try them at home.

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