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Nigeria to allow Shia leader to leave jail for medical care

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A Nigerian court on Monday granted the leader of the country's main Shia group, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, permission to leave...

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...

Afghans recruited by Iran for Syria war return home pariahs

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) - Too poor to even buy pens and notebooks for school, Mehdi left his home in Afghanistan soon after his 17th...

Back home, Afghan veterans of Syria war seen as Iran’s pawns

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) - An impoverished teenager, Mehdi, joined the wave of Afghans who left their homeland, dreaming of reaching Europe to find work....

Iran’s Rouhani seeks to boost ties on first visit to Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was in Baghdad on Monday, making his first official visit to the nation that Tehran once fought...

Iraqi TV: Iran’s president arrives in Baghdad on 3-day visit

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Baghdad on Monday, Iraqi state television said, making his first official visit to the nation...

Top Iraqi cleric rejects Trump’s plan for US troops in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's most senior Shiite cleric on Wednesday joined a chorus of Iraqi politicians and clerics criticizing recent statements by President Donald...

Top Iraqi cleric rejects Trump’s plan for US troops in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's most senior Shiite cleric on Wednesday joined a chorus of Iraqi politicians and clerics criticizing recent statements by President Donald...

AP WAS THERE: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Feb. 1, 1979, Iran's exiled Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini descended from a chartered Air France Boeing 747 to return to Tehran, a...

Yemeni officials: UN envoy in front-line city of Hodeida

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - The U.N. special envoy to Yemen visited on Friday the Red Sea port city of Hodeida in efforts to halt...