War and unrest

In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 4:12 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said President Donald Trump is a "clown" who only pretends to support the Iranian people, as he addressed Friday prayers In Tehran for the first time since 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump will "push a poisonous dagger" into the nation's back. He...
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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 4:08 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Western countries are too weak to "bring Iranians to their knees." Addressing Friday prayers for the first time since 2012, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran was willing to negotiate, but not with the U.S. THIS IS A MAJOR NEWS UPDATE. AP's earlier story...
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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 4:02 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said President Donald Trump is a "clown" who only pretends to support the Iranian people, as he addressed Friday prayers In Tehran for the first time since 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump will "push a poisonous dagger" into the nation's back. He...
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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 3:58 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says President Donald Trump is a "clown" who only pretends to support the Iranian people. Addressing Friday prayers for the first time since 2012, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump will "push a poisonous dagger" into the nation's back. THIS IS A MAJOR NEWS...
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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 3:51 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says its missile attack on U.S. troops in Iraq earlier this month was a “blow to America's image” as a superpower, as he led prayers in Tehran for the first time since 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said America had “cowardly” killed the most effective...
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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his sermons of Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran. Iran's supreme leader will deliver a Friday sermon on Jan. 17, 2020 in Tehran for the first time since 2012, as the Islamic Republic grapples with the fallout from the targeted killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike and popular anger at its accidental shootdown of a passenger plane. (Office of the Supreme Leader via AP)
January 17, 2020 - 3:47 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says the missile attack on U.S. troops in Iraq was a "blow to America's image" as a superpower. He spoke while addressing Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time since 2012. Iran launched several ballistic missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq after a U.S...
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Libyan Gen. Khalifa Hifter, center, shakes hands with the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, left, as they surrounded by security in Athens, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2019. Greece will block any European peace deal on Libya unless an agreement between the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli and Turkey on maritime borders is scrapped, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Varaklas)
January 16, 2020 - 3:02 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will block any European peace deal on Libya unless an agreement between the internationally-recognized government in Tripoli and Turkey on maritime borders is scrapped, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned Thursday. Mitsotakis' comments during a TV interview...
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January 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced murder charges Thursday against a Malian man accused of playing a central role in two 2016 terror attacks in West Africa, including an al-Qaida shooting in Burkina Faso that killed an American missionary and 29 other people. Mimi Baba scouted attack...
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Francois-Philippe Champagne, Canada Minister of Foreign Affairs, centre, Ukraine Minister of Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko, second right, United Kingdoms Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Dominic Raab, second left, Sweden's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ann Linde, left, and Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman, hold a minute of silence behind candles and in front of a plaque with the names of the victims of flight PS752, at the High Commission of Canada in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Foreign ministers gather in a meeting of the International Coordination and Response Group for the families of the victims of PS752 flight crashed shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital Tehran on Jan. 8, killing all 176 passengers and crew on board.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
January 16, 2020 - 10:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The governments of countries that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner are demanding Tehran accept “full responsibility” and pay compensation to the victims’ families. The foreign ministers of Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine issued the statement on...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2019, file photo, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban group's top political leader, second left, arrives with other members of the Taliban delegation for talks in Moscow, Russia. U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 the first official talks with Afghanistan's Taliban since last September when President Donald Trump declared a near-certain peace deal with the insurgents dead. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
January 16, 2020 - 9:58 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have given the U.S. envoy their offer for a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan that would last between seven and 10 days, Taliban officials familiar with the negotiations said Thursday. The offer is seen as an opportunity to open a window to an eventual peace deal that...
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