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A wooden boat sits on the beach with the Port of Khorfakkan behind it in Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The Japanese owner of the Kokuka Courageous said Friday, June 14, 2019, that the vessel, one of two oil tankers targeted in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman, would be brought to the Emirati port of Khorfakkan. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Crew members of targeted Norwegian-owned tanker now in DubaiCrew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy head of the military council that assumed power in Sudan after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, salutes during a rally, in Galawee town, north of Sudan, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, as the ruling military council failed to announce the findings of its own investigation on Saturday as promised. (AP Photo)
US diplomat wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdownThe top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there must be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Mariners from the MT Front Altair arrive at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Saturday, June 15, 2019, after spending two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair on Saturday night after their Iran Air flight from Bandar Abbas, Iran, landed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker was attacked Thursday, June 13,   in the Gulf of Oman. The U.S. has accused Iran of attacking the Front Altair and another oil tanker with limpet mines. Iran has denied the allegations. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker positionIran has summoned the British ambassador after London agreed with the U.S. conclusion that Iran attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran.Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in northSyrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - in this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, U.S. and Iraqi engineers do engine maintenance of a U.S.- made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad, Iraq. Militants fired early Saturday, June 15, 2019 three mortar shells on an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fires but no casualties, the Iraqi military said. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualtiesThe Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiverTwo Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Rights group: Houthi attack on airport 'apparent war crime'Human Rights Watch calls recent attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an 'apparent war crime'
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo Co., the Japanese company operating one of two oil tankers attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, leaves the room after speaking to reporters at a news conference Friday, June 14, 2019, in Tokyo. Iran rejects a U.S. accusation against Tehran over suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to 'be careful'The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to "be careful and reverse course."
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Gazans protest along volatile frontier with IsraelThosusands of Palestinians held protests along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier Friday, after a night of Israeli airstrikes in retaliation for a rocket that hit a building in southern Israel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Yutaka Katada, center, president of Kokuka Sangyo Co., the Japanese company operating one of two oil tankers attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, bows after talking to reporters at a news conference Friday, June 14, 2019, in Tokyo. Iran rejects a U.S. accusation against Tehran over suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tankerUS military releases video it says shows Iran removing unexploded mine from targeted tanker; Iran denies involvement
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sudan's ruling Military Council spokesperson Shamseddine Kabbashi makes a speech as he holds a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo)
Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersalSudan's ruling military acknowledges security forces committed violations during dispersal of protest sit-in
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pride parade kicks off in Tel Aviv with partyers, protestersLargest gay pride parade in Mideast draws hundreds of thousands of revelers to streets of Tel Aviv
The Associated Press1 day ago
Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War'Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near Strait of Hormuz are echoes of Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War'
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American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen daggerEgyptian officials: Yemeni American detained at Cairo airport for carrying traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage
The Associated Press1 day ago
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