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After IS war, Iraq seeks to reclaim status in Arab world

Apr. 15, 2019 4:58 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy and a determination among the country's top leaders to maintain good relations with both Iran and the United States. A flurry of recent diplomatic activity and...

Libyan army commander orders forces to march on Tripoli

Apr. 4, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan army commander Khalifa Hifter on Thursday ordered his forces to march on Tripoli, the capital of the U.N.-backed government, sparking fears of a major showdown with rival militias. The order to his Libya National Army posted in an audio recording online came as U.N....

Rising seas force 'underwater homeowners' to mobilize

Mar. 29, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — The "Underwater Homeowners Association" sounds like a sad joke about the future of real estate in flood-prone Miami. It's actually an earnest effort to turn neighbors into climate-change advocates, block-by-block. Starting in his affluent suburb of Pinecrest, artist Xavier Cortada...