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Palestinian protesters burn tires during a protest on the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 8:46 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protest (all times local): 3:40 a.m. Australia's prime minister has blamed the militant group Hamas for the deaths of more than 50 Palestinians under Israeli fire along the Israel-Gaza border...
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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The world's largest body of Muslim-majority nations says it "strongly rejects and condemns" the White House's "deplorable action" to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from...
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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 10:01 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 5 p.m. Hundreds of Arab citizens of Israel, including five members of parliament, are staging a protest near the site of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. The protest...
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A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 4:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. remains "fully committed" to pursuing a Mideast peace deal as it opens its controversial new embassy in Jerusalem. In a videotaped...
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Posters showing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah hang outside a polling station during Lebanon's parliamentary elections, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 07, 2018 - 8:34 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its political allies scored significant gains in Sunday's parliamentary elections in Lebanon while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement sustained losses, according to preliminary and unofficial results published in...
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Posters showing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah hang outside a polling station during Lebanon's parliamentary elections, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 07, 2018 - 7:22 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its political allies scored significant gains in Sunday's parliamentary elections in Lebanon while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement sustained losses, according to preliminary and unofficial results published in...
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Posters showing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah hang outside a polling station during Lebanon's parliamentary elections, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 07, 2018 - 5:54 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its allies scored significant gains in Sunday's parliamentary elections in Lebanon while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement sustained losses, according to preliminary and unofficial results published in Lebanese media...
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Posters showing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah hang outside a polling station during Lebanon's parliamentary elections, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 07, 2018 - 4:38 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its allies scored significant gains in Sunday's parliamentary elections in Lebanon while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement sustained losses, according to preliminary and unofficial results published in Lebanese media...
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Posters showing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah hang outside a polling station during Lebanon's parliamentary elections, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 6, 2018. Tens of thousands of Lebanese began casting their ballots Sunday in the first parliamentary elections in nine years, with people lining up early in the morning to take part in a vote that is being fiercely contested between rival groups backed by regional powers. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
May 07, 2018 - 3:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese media say the Iran-backed Hezbollah group appears to have made gains in the parliamentary elections held on Sunday while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future Movement party has sustained losses. Preliminary and unofficial results, which are more or less...
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Protesters rock a riot police bus in the town of Mytilene on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters who joined a demonstration against a visit to the island by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Stores and services were also closed and at the government and European Union migration policy which has left thousands of migrants and refugees stranded on the island. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Greek riot police fired tear gas Thursday at angry protesters on the island of Lesbos who tried to topple a police bus during a demonstration against a European Union migration policy. The protesters were among 2,500 demonstrators who gathered in Lesbos' main port as Prime...
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