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UNITED NATIONS — The failed attempt by the U.S. and Russia to revive a cease-fire in Syria stole the spotlight at the annual U.N....

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's King Salman is reducing the salaries and benefits of senior officials and the Cabinet cut bonuses for public...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Holocaust survivor Joseph Harmatz, who led the most daring attempt by Jews seeking revenge against their former Nazi tormentors, has...

UNITED NATIONS — Kosovo's foreign minister said Monday that other nations have exported violent extremism to his country, which has seen a greater percentage...

UNITED NATIONS — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): ...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Oman court on Monday ruled in favor of a government decision to shut down al-Zaman daily newspaper and...

ATHENS, Greece — The bus winding its way through the pre-dawn darkness of Athens' empty streets marks the end of months of danger, hardship...

ANKARA, Turkey — Kurdish rebels staged two attacks against security forces in southeastern Turkey on Monday, killing 10 security force members and wounding eight...

TEHRAN, Iran — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news...

TEHRAN, Iran — Close allies of Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose presidency was marked by confrontation with the West, said Monday that the...

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