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Iraq's Top Cleric Urges Calm as Deadly Clashes Continue

BAGHDAD — Security forces opened fire on hundreds of anti-government demonstrators Friday in central Baghdad, killing one protester, hours after Iraq's top Shiite cleric warned both sides to end four days of deadly violence "before it's too late." At least 43 people have died in clashes during the continuing protests,...

Palestinian Teen Icon Says She Has a 'Political Future'

NABI SALEH, West Bank — Teenage Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi has vowed to keep demonstrating against the Israeli occupation and says she expects to have a "political future," without elaborating. Tamimi spoke to The Associated Press on Monday after serving an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers in an...

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