TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding ... Full Story
Tunisian lawmakers pass no confidence vote, firing PM
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding the government of the U.S.-trained agricultural economist.
Syrian civilians begin leaving rebel-held parts of Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of families and some opposition fighters started leaving besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday after the government opened safe corridors for civilians and fighters who want to leave, state media reported.
Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government delegation on Saturday quit talks in Kuwait with Shiite Houthi rebels, having agreed to resume them earlier this month.
Gaza's Hamas hands out land hoping to avoid financial crisis
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Earth movers dig into sand dunes on land where once Jewish settlements stood — prime real estate that the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas group hopes will ease its worsening financial crisis.
UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria on Friday urged Russia to leave the creation of humanitarian corridors around Aleppo to the United Nations and its partners, issuing a gentle snub to Moscow, which had made the proposal a day earlier as pro-government troops tightened their encirclemen of rebel-held parts of the northern Syrian city.
The Latest: Russia: we will work with UN on Syria corridors
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):
Saudi denies rights groups' claims it is blockading Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition has disputed reports by rights groups that it is imposing a blockade on Yemen, saying it facilitates the passage of humanitarian aid without delay and in "record time."
Libya's UN-backed council says oil terminals have reopened
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's U.N.-brokered presidency council has announced the reopening of the country's vital oil terminals after 18 months of closure despite threats by a rival military commander that his forces could target tankers entering Libya's territorial waters.
Rabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone
PARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl.
AP EXPLAINS: Nusra Front's break from al-Qaida
BEIRUT (AP) — The Nusra Front, which was formed as al-Qaida's branch in Syria, announced Thursday it was ending its connection with the terror network and changing its name to the Levant Conquest Front. Here's a look at the move and what it means.
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