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Interview: Sudan's ruling general won't run in elections

Sep. 23, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military general, who mounted a coup nearly a year ago, said he will not run in future elections for a civilian-led government but offered no timeline on when a vote might happen in order for him to relinquish power. Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan spoke...

One day after Zelenskyy speech, US, Russia square off at UN

Sep. 22, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One day after Ukraine’s president laid out a forceful case against Russia's invasion at the United Nations, the United States made its own assertions in front of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday about why Russia should face further censure and isolation. Minutes...

Israeli PM meets Turkish president, first time in 14 years

Sep. 21, 2022 07:42 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has met with Turkey's president for the first time in 14 years, the latest sign of warming ties between the two regional powers after a long and bitter rift. The office of Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said he met with Turkish President...

Arab bloc splits ahead of Israeli elections in November

Sep. 16, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

A bloc of Arab parties has split ahead of Israel's fifth elections in less than four years, a move that could dilute the minority's political influence and aid former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's return to power. The Arab nationalist Balad party will run separately from the...

Israel's Netanyahu campaigns aboard bulletproof 'Bibibus'

Sep. 15, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) — Props are a familiar part of Benjamin Netanyahu's repertoire when delivering public speeches — from cartoon bombs at the United Nations to a wall of CDs and binders supposedly seized from Iran by Mossad agents. Now, the former prime minister — famed...

Extremist lawmaker surges ahead of elections in Israel

Sep. 02, 2022 02:10 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir calls his Arab colleagues “terrorists.” He wants to deport his political opponents, and in his youth, his views were so extreme that the army banned him from compulsory military service. Yet today, the populist lawmaker...

Israel's Netanyahu warned in probe of deadly 2021 stampede

Aug. 30, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The independent commission investigating a deadly stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel last year said Tuesday that then-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other top officials might be found partly responsible for the disaster. The announcement...

Gaza aid worker gets 12 years on Israeli terror charges

Aug. 30, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Tuesday sentenced the Gaza director of a major international charity to 12 years in prison after the court earlier convicted him of terrorism charges in a high-profile case in which independent investigations found no proof of wrongdoing. ...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall’s likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover’s millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us.” By...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall's likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover's millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us." By summer, the...