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US Navy faces its most intense combat since World War II against Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels

Jun. 14, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

ABOARD THE USS LABOON IN THE RED SEA (AP) — The U.S. Navy prepared for decades to potentially fight the Soviet Union, then later Russia and China, on the world's waterways. But instead of a global power, the Navy finds itself locked in combat with a shadowy, Iran-backed rebel group based in...

Some Syrian refugees risk returning to opposition-held areas as hostility in host Lebanon grows

Jun. 12, 2024 01:22 AM EDT

IDLIB, Syria (AP) — For more than a decade, a steady flow of Syrians have crossed the border from their war-torn country into Lebanon. But anti-refugee sentiment is rising there, and in the past two months, hundreds of Syrian refugees have gone the other way. They're taking a...

A portrait of King Charles III was defaced in the latest act of activist vandalism

Jun. 11, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Animal rights activists pasted a cartoon image over a portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday at a London art gallery, the latest in a series of incidents at U.K. museums as campaigners use vandalism to publicize their causes. A group called Animal Rising shared a...

ICC prosecutor appeals for evidence of atrocities in Sudan after rebels attack hospital in Darfur

Jun. 11, 2024 05:12 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor appealed Tuesday for information and evidence of atrocities in Sudan, saying his ongoing investigation “seems to disclose an organized, systematic and a profound attack on human dignity.” ICC...

Central African Republic government suspends Chinese mining company for alleged ties to armed groups

Jun. 09, 2024 21:05 PM EDT

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The government of the Central African Republic suspended a Chinese mining company’s operations in the country, accusing it of cooperating with armed militias, a government decree said. The country's ministry of mines accused Daqing SARL, a...

Trump ally Steve Bannon must surrender to prison by July 1 to start contempt sentence, judge says

Jun. 06, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, must report to prison by July 1 to serve his four-month sentence for defying a subpoena from the House committee that investigated the U.S. Capitol insurrection, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S....

El Salvador says it foiled a plot to plant bombs on the day of President Bukele's inauguration

May. 31, 2024 12:50 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador said authorities have broken up a plot to plant bombs around the country to coincide with President Nayib Bukele’s inauguration on Saturday. The country’s National Police said the plot involved “veterans” of the country’s...

Biden campaign deploys allies De Niro and Jan. 6 responders to Trump's hush money trial in renewed focus on insurrection (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert misspelled the actor's name DeNiro.)

May. 28, 2024 10:42 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Biden campaign deploys allies De Niro and Jan. 6 responders to Trump's hush money trial in renewed focus on insurrection (CORRECTS: A previous APNewsAlert misspelled the actor's name DeNiro.).

Chad swears in president after disputed election, ending years of military rule

May. 24, 2024 04:21 AM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad swore in Mahamat Deby Itno as the president on Thursday after holding elections earlier this month, completing a disputed transition to democratic rule after he seized power three years ago. Deby Itno, also known as Mahamat Idriss Deby, took power after...

How does this end? With Hamas holding firm and fighting back in Gaza, Israel faces only bad options

May. 23, 2024 08:10 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Diminished but not deterred, Hamas is still putting up a fight after seven brutal months of war with Israel, regrouping in some of the hardest-hit areas in northern Gaza and resuming rocket attacks into nearby Israeli communities. Israel initially made tactical...