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Clashes break out in Yemen's key port city, killing 8

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:56am

Yemeni security officials say fighting has erupted in the key port city of Hodeida, killing at least eight people, including civilians.

Syria says Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan makes Washington 'the main enemy' of Arabs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:39am

Syria says Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan makes Washington 'the main enemy' of Arabs .

Austrian court jails woman over fatal dog attack on toddler

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:38am

An Austrian court has sentenced a dog owner to six months in prison after her Rottweiler mauled a toddler who died of his injuries weeks later.

Canadian judge rules ex-Gitmo sentence has expired

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:08am

A Canadian judge has ruled that a war crimes sentence for former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr has expired.

Israeli military says it has started striking Hamas in Gaza after overnight rocket attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:49am

Israeli military says it has started striking Hamas in Gaza after overnight rocket attack.

US cautions Russia over military mission in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:29am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told the Russian foreign minister that Russia's dispatch of military personnel to Venezuela is increasing tensions there.

Runaway Saudi sisters leave Hong Kong for new country

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:00am

Two Saudi sisters fleeing their family in Saudi Arabia have secured emergency visas and departed Hong Kong to a new country of residence, their lawyer said Monday.

Study: Sexual torture widespread for migrants seeking Europe

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:09am

Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey and especially in Libya, with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants.

Albanian opposition denies getting Russian secret funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:07am

Albanian prosecutors say they have questioned opposition Democratic Party leaders about suspicious spending abroad of $650,000 during parliamentary elections two years ago.

Lebanon PM undergoes heart procedure in France

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:58am

Lebanon's prime minister underwent a heart procedure in a Paris hospital on Monday and is expected to be discharged later in the day.

Militia head refutes his group responsible for Mali massacre

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:44am

The head of an ethnic Dogon militia blamed for a massacre in central Mali denied Monday that his fighters had been involved in the gruesome attack that left 154 dead in an ethnic Peuhl village.

Erdogan proposal to make Hagia Sophia a mosque irks Greece

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:27am

The Greek government voiced opposition Monday to the suggestion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Istanbul's Hagia Sophia — a Byzantine-era cathedral that now serves as a museum — could be reconverted into a mosque.

Syrian group wants international tribunal for IS detainees

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:27am

The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremist group.

Indonesia says arrested Russian smuggled orangutan, lizards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:25am

Indonesian police said Monday they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Bali.

French Europe minister to lead Macron's EU campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:25am

France's European Affairs minister, Nathalie Loiseau, will lead President Emmanuel Macron's campaign in European Parliament elections in May.

Top Polish court backs gov't legislation of choice of judges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:19am

A top court in Poland ruled Monday that controversial rules introduced by the right-wing government that allow lawmakers to choose members of a judicial body are in line with the constitution.

Rights group faults treatment of Lebanese held in UAE

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:01am

Human Rights Watch says eight Lebanese men charged with links to the Hezbollah militant group are being poorly treated and held in undisclosed locations in the United Arab Emirates.

Drugs, mobile phones delivered to UK prison inside dead rats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:15am

British officials say dead rats stuffed with drugs and mobile phones have been thrown over prison fences to provide contraband to prisoners.

Greek PM: Turkish fighter jets harassed my helicopter

Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:11am

Greece's prime minister said Monday that Turkish fighter jets harassed the helicopter he was traveling on during a visit to a remote Greek island to celebrate Greece's independence day.