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Today in History: November 30, birth of Winston Churchill

Nov. 30, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2022. There are 31 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 30, 1782, the United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris for ending the...

Today in History: November 25, Fidel Castro dies at 90

Nov. 25, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2022. There are 36 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 25, 2016, Fidel Castro, who led his rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism...

Today in History: November 23, the UN seats China

Nov. 23, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2022. There are 38 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1971, the People’s Republic of China was seated in the U.N. Security Council. On...

Today in History: November 22, JFK is assassinated

Nov. 22, 2022 00:09 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2022. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in...

Qatar's World Cup opener shows its reemergence after boycott

Nov. 20, 2022 14:09 PM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Qatar opened the Middle East’s first World Cup on Sunday with its ruler sitting next to the leaders of two Arab countries that only a year and a half earlier had been part of a boycott trying to bring the energy-rich nation to its knees. No leaders of major...

Qatar at World Cup pinnacle after years of Mideast turmoil

Nov. 15, 2022 03:10 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hosting the World Cup marks a pinnacle in Qatar's efforts to rise out of the shadow of its larger neighbors in the wider Middle East, where its politics and its upstart ambitions have brought both international attention and regional ire. The...

EXPLAINER: Qatar's role in diplomacy ahead of 2022 World Cup

Nov. 15, 2022 02:16 AM EST

For decades, Doha has flung open its doors to Taliban warlords, Islamist dissidents, African rebel commanders and exiles of every stripe. Now, the tiny emirate is receiving extra scrutiny as it welcomes over a million soccer fans from around the world for the 2022 World Cup. ...

EXPLAINER: Qatar's history, politics ahead of FIFA World Cup

Nov. 10, 2022 00:59 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar will be on the world stage like it has never been before as the small, energy-rich nation hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup later this month. The country, on a thumb-shaped peninsula that juts out into the Persian Gulf, has seen its...

Leading figure in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood dies at 85

Nov. 04, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ibrahim Munir, the former acting leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, died in London on Friday. He was 85. According to a statement by the Muslim Brotherhood, Munir died in London, where he has lived in exile for the past 40 years, after having spent much of the...