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UN says Afghan captives held by Taliban subjected to abuse
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan captives held by the Taliban have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may ...
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Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal
Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid ...
Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources
AMMAN (Reuters) - Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help ...
US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops
For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting ...
The Sacramento Bee
Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly ...
After years in jail, Syrian mother eyes new life
After giving birth and raising a toddler during four years in a Syrian prison, 30-year-old Hasna Dbeis is now free -- and ...
AFP on MSN.com
Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed ...
Heavy fighting in Libyan capital
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance ...
In Kabul, a moderate cleric was hailed for denouncing extremists. Now he’s mourned after mosque bombing.
KABUL — The killing of a prominent pro-government cleric in a mosque bombing has left the Afghan capital shaken and prompted ...
The Washington Post
Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan's protest leaders on Saturday issued a call for a two-day general strike next week in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority. ...