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North Korea launches missile from submarine, South Korea says

As many as 500 migrants drowned in Mediterranean, agency says


Saudis threaten economic reprisal if 9/11 bill passes

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, gives an interview to AFP at his ministry in the capital Riyadh on February 18, 2016.
Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen will continue until the country's legitimate government is fully restored to power, the Saudi foreign minister said. / AFP / FAYEZ NURELDINE        (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ten American sailors were being held in Iranian custody after two small U.S. naval craft entered Iranian territorial waters, defense officials said Tuesday

South Korea unleashed an ear-splitting propaganda barrage across its border with North Korea on Friday in retaliation for its nuclear test, while the United States called on China to end “business as usual” with its ally.

Other nations join Saudis in curtailing relations with Iran

Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr burn an effigy of King Salman of Saudi Arabia during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Demonstrations are also being called for in the predominantly Shiite southern cities of Najaf and Basra, after Saudi Arabia executed a prominent opposition Shiite cleric convicted of terrorism charges, sparking anger in Iran and among Shiites across the region. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

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U.S. Army major general killed killed by Afghan soldier

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An Israeli artillery fires a 155mm shell towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel’s border with the Palestinian enclave.

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Israeli armoured personnel carriers (APCs) are seen outside central Gaza Strip on July 31, 2014 REUTERS