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Syrian rockets hit Turkey border

1 month ago
Turkey says rockets fired from Syria have hit inside its territory. It's not clear who fired the projectiles, but the attack comes a day after Turkey launched airstrikes on Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Cleric: meeting Pence would 'tear up my identity'

1 month ago
President Donald Trump's decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was "rash and uncalculated" and represented "aggression toward people, countries, cultures and civilizations," one of Sunni Islam's highest authorities said Thursday.

America's endgame in Syria?

1 month ago
It was as unanticipated as it was detailed. On Wednesday in Stanford, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spelled out, in rare and lengthy granular form, exactly what America's endgame in Syria looks like.

Jeddah Tower: What does the world's next tallest skyscraper look like now?

1 month ago
These are the images that show what will soon be known as the world's next tallest building rising from the desert. When the 3,280-feet-tall (1,000-meter-tall) Jeddah Tower, in Saudi Arabia, opens in 2020, it will knock Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa off its throne as the tallest skyscraper in the world by 236 feet (72 meters). Construction of the landmark is estimated to cost $1.4 billion.

Palestinian leaders: suspend recognition of Israel

1 month ago
Palestinian leaders have called on the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to suspend its recognition of Israel just days after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged the group to "revise" its agreements with the Jewish state.
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