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From left to right, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, takes a photo with his mobile of journalists, during a meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, ahead of a press conference at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Egypt, Germany, France, Jordan meet to revive Mideast talks

Jan. 11, 2021 1:33 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Monday hosted the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Jordan to discuss ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a week before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. In a joint statement, the ministers called for practical steps to launch “credible...

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020 file photo, outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab, speaks during a press conference after his government was announced, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon. On Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, the Lebanese prosecutor probing this summer's port explosion in Beirut filed charges against Diab, and three former ministers, Lebanon's official news agency said.  All four were charged with negligence leading to deaths over the Aug. 4 explosion at Beirut port, which killed more than 200 people and injured thousands. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)

Lebanon's PM refuses further questioning over port blast

Dec. 14, 2020 10:20 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister has declined to be interrogated by the prosecutor in charge of the Beirut port blast investigation, persons familiar with the case said Monday, casting doubts on the future of the probe. Premier Hassan Diab and three former Cabinet ministers were...