The State Department says the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington, D.C., must close under a little-known provision in U.S. law that forbids it from requesting Israelis be prosecuted for crimes against Palestinians.
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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces, a group allied with the United States, walks through debris in Raqqa, Syria, formerly the de facto capital of Islamic State.
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Supporters of Saad Hariri hold up placards demanding his return from Saudi Arabia at the starting line of Beirut's annual marathon on Sunday. Rumors have swirled that he is being held in Saudi Arabia against his will.
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Iraqis search for trapped citizens over the collapsed buildings after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Iraq in Derbendihan district of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, on Sunday.
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In his first live interview since suddenly resigning, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri denied rumors that Saudi Arabia was holding him against his will. He said he planned to return to his country within days.
The sheep brain sandwich at Syrjeia, a legendary sandwich shop in Aleppo. Served with tomatoes, Syrian pickles and lemon juice with garlic, it was the stuff of legend and longing for locals and visitors alike. But did it – and Syrjeia — survive the Syrian civil war?
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