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AP News Guide: What to know about the Qatar crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar likely faces a deadline this weekend to comply with a list of demands issued by Arab nations...

Syrian state TV: Car bombs rock capital, multiple casualties

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian state TV says a series of car bomb explosions have rocked the capital, resulting in multiple casualties.It says a suicide...

Israel’s ex-PM Olmert released from prison

JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was released from prison early Sunday days after a parole board granted him early release...

Israel’s ex-PM Ehud Olmert released from prison

JERUSALEM (AP) - Ehud Olmert, Israel's former prime minister, was released from prison Sunday morning days after a parole board granted him early release...

Qatar stands firm, rejecting Arab demands as deadline looms

ROME (AP) - Qatar says it doesn't fear any military retaliation for refusing to meet a Monday deadline to comply with a list of...

Measure would require new war authorization from Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - A stunning move this week by a House panel to force a debate on new presidential war powers revealed mounting frustration...

Lebanon: Suicide attacks near Syria border kill 1 girl

BEIRUT (AP) - Explosions, including five suicide bombings, shook a Lebanese border town early on Friday, killing a Syrian girl and wounding seven Lebanese...

Erdogan, Trump talk amid dispute over arms to Kurd fighters

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump amid tensions over Washington's decision to arm Syrian Kurdish...

Israeli PM delays conversion bill that angered liberal Jews

JERUSALEM (AP) - A bill that would enshrine ultra-Orthodox monopoly over Jewish conversions in Israel will be postponed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday...

The Latest: Russia: Watchdog report on Syria biased

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The Latest on report confirming that sarin nerve gas used in Syria (all times local):4:50 p.m.Russia says that an...