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Armed policemen walk on a road near Subirats, Spain, during an operation Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A police operation was underway Monday in an area west of Barcelona, and a Spanish newspaper reports that the fugitive in the city's van attack has been captured. Regional police said officers shot a man wearing a possible explosives belt in Subirats, a small town 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of Barcelona. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
August 24, 2017 - 1:38 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities shared information with Belgium more than a year ago about the alleged cell leader in last week's Spain attacks, but didn't have any details at the time to indicate he was dangerous, officials said Thursday. Abdelbaki Es Satty, an imam who is blamed for recruiting...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017 file photo, passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar after Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation. Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
August 24, 2017 - 2:19 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. In announcing its decision, Qatar did not mention the...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017 file photo, passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar after Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation. Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
August 24, 2017 - 2:00 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. In announcing its decision, Qatar did not mention the...
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August 24, 2017 - 1:58 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Qatar's restoration of diplomatic relations with Iran (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Qatar says its foreign minister spoke with Iran's foreign minister just before announcing its ambassador would return to Tehran. Qatar's Foreign Ministry in a...
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August 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran. In announcing its decision, Qatar did not mention the...
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August 22, 2017 - 2:08 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Supreme Court says the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and requested the government legislate an end to the practice. The bench comprised of five senior judges of different faiths deliberated for three months before...
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Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa dah 25, 1438, August 17, 2017, SPA -- In this image released by the Saudi Press Agency, Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud meets at the Peace Palace in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Jassem Al Thani. Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighboring countries that led to both sides trading accusations of politicizing the ritual. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
August 17, 2017 - 8:24 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighboring countries that led to both sides trading accusations of politicizing the ritual. The decision came after Saudi Crown Prince...
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An election campaign poster of the German anti-immigrant party AfD, Alternative for Germany, reading "Burkas? We like bikinis." is displayed in central Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. General national election will be held in Germany on Sept. 24, 2017. The sentence at the bottom reads: 'Trust yourself Germany'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
August 13, 2017 - 11:12 am
BERLIN (AP) — A leader of Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party says it won't distribute campaign posters with the slogan "Islam? Doesn't fit with our cuisine" written above a piglet in a grass field — because it inspires too much sympathy for the pig. Alexander Gauland, one of the nationalist...
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July 28, 2017 - 8:41 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — High-ranking Iraqi security officials say up to 7,000 Islamic State group affiliates remain in Iraq after the fall of Mosul, where the group's leader declared the self-styled caliphate three years ago. Three intelligence and defense officials also told The Associated Press there are...
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An Israeli police officer aims his weapon at Palestinians during clashes at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered police reinforcements deployed to Jerusalem following clashes at a flashpoint holy site. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 28, 2017 - 1:23 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say men under the age of 50 will be barred from a major Jerusalem shrine at the center of recent tensions. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the move comes after security assessments show Palestinians plan protests at the holy compound Friday. The site is sacred to both...
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