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At least 10 Palestinians killed in Gaza market fire

Mar. 5, 2020 6:32 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — At least 10 Palestinians were killed Thursday when a fire broke out at a busy market in central Gaza Strip, the health ministry said. The flames that spread rapidly through the market at the Nusseirat refugee camp also injured 58 people, of whom 14 were in critical condition,...

Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani (R) meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of of the peace signing ceremony between the United States and the Taliban in the Qatari capital Doha on February 29, 2020. - Washington and the Taliban are set to sign a landmark deal in Doha that would see them agree to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops from Afghanistan in return for insurgent guarantees. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP)

AP Interview: Qatar says Gulf snub in Afghan signing unwise

Mar. 1, 2020 6:14 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The tiny nation of Qatar expressed disappointment Sunday that nearly all of its Gulf neighbors snubbed invitations to attend the weekend peace signing ceremony between the U.S. and the Taliban. Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told The Associated Press in an...