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Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ ship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a "hostile" ship off the coast of Yemen...

Moon sightings, politics play a part in Muslim holiday

BEIRUT (AP) - Muslims across the Middle East and beyond began Tuesday marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, one of the most celebrated...

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African...

Ethiopian pilot pleaded for training weeks before Max crash

NEW YORK (AP) - Just days after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max nosedived in Indonesia and killed all 189 people aboard, an Ethiopian...

Edmund Morris, known for his biography of Reagan, dies at 78

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - Presidential biographer Edmund Morris, best known for writing a book about the life of Ronald Reagan, has died. He was...

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights...

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights...

Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia’s capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Wednesday, killing at least nine people,...

Suicide car bomb kills at least 6 in Somalia’s capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least six people near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital...

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF's testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication.Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who...