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American Journalist Freed in Lebanon After Questioning

BEIRUT — An American freelance journalist who was detained in Lebanon on suspicion of broadcasting live footage of protests to an Israeli news outlet has been released, the journalist said Tuesday. "I'm glad that I have been released from custody and extrem...
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Iraq’s Outgoing Prime Minister Says US Troops Must Leave

BAGHDAD — Iraq's outgoing prime minister said Tuesday that the United States has no alternative and must pull its troops out of the country, or else face an impending crisis, as the remains of a senior Iraqi militia commander killed in a U.S. drone strike was ...
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Activists: Iran Conservationists Get Prison Time Amid Unrest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Six conservationists working to save the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah have been sentenced to prison on internationally criticized espionage charges in Iran, activists said Thursday, even as protests and unrest continue in...
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Amnesty Says at Least 106 Killed in Iran Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline price...
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Protest Likely to Greet Trump Fundraising Trip in California

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to California, a Democratic stronghold where he is expected to rake in millions of dollars during a series of fundraisers for his reelection effort that are almost certain to be met with jeering ...