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Egypt's parliament expels lawmaker who had criticized it
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has expelled a lawmaker who spoke out against alleged corruption and criticized the body for its handling of human rights issues.
The Latest: Opposition figure to meet with Russians on Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at the Geneva talks (all times local):
Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva meetings continue
BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes on Syria's rebel-held Idlib province killed at least 11 people on Monday, opposition activists said, in the latest spasm of violence to mar U.N.-brokered talks in Geneva between the government and the opposition.
Israeli police investigate after Palestinian shot mistakenly
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an investigation is underway after forces at a West Bank checkpoint shot and wounded a woman thinking she was planning an attack but later found unarmed.
Iraqi forces battling Islamic State reach Mosul bridge
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces reached one of Mosul's five destroyed bridges on Monday as they pushed deeper into the western half of Iraq's second largest city, driving Islamic State militants back with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes.
IS militants in north Sinai showing their strength
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — In the past three days, Islamic State militants in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai region abducted four men accused of collaborating with the government, three of them during a brazen raid in the middle of a public market. Two of the men have been found slain while the others remain missing; Egyptian officials say that one of the slain men had his eyes plucked out and was s...
US general discusses military aid on Lebanon visit
BEIRUT (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East has met with top officials in Lebanon to discuss American military aid and other efforts to contain the fallout from the civil war in neighboring Syria.
Israeli airstrikes wound 4 in Gaza after rocket attack
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel carried out a series of airstrikes on militant sites across the Gaza Strip on Monday, wounding at least four people, officials said, following a rocket attack on southern Israel that caused no casualties.
Palestinian president urges protection of two-state solution
GENEVA (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday urged the international community to protect the two-state solution, in a message aimed at Israel and the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump.
Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was time to leave.
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