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Israelis prepare to fly to Dubai at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.   The Israeli government is urging its citizens to avoid travel to the Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Thursday's travel advisory comes as Iran is threatening to attack Israeli targets following the assassination of its top nuclear scientist last Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Dec. 4, 2020 2:32 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Iran has been threatening to attack Israeli targets since its chief nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated last Friday near...

Israelis prepare to fly to Dubai at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.   The Israeli government is urging its citizens to avoid travel to the Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Thursday's travel advisory comes as Iran is threatening to attack Israeli targets following the assassination of its top nuclear scientist last Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Dec. 3, 2020 3:57 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Iran has been threatening to attack Israeli targets since its chief nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated last Friday near...

Israeli government urges citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, citing threat of Iranian attack

Dec. 3, 2020 2:26 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli government urges citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, citing threat of Iranian attack.
Justin Thomas reacts after his eagle putt on the 15th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Thomas sees room for improvement after another strong year

Dec. 1, 2020 4:35 PM EST

Justin Thomas has ample reason to see the glass as more than half-filled, except that he plays golf for a living. The glass is never full enough to satisfy an elite golfer. Consider his year going into the Mayakoba Golf Classic. He won the Sentry Tournament of Champions and he added a second World Golf...

PGA Tour ends year in Mexico, Europe has 2 events in 1 week

Dec. 1, 2020 9:42 AM EST

PGA TOUR MAYAKOBA GOLF CLASSIC Site: Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Course: El Camaleon GC. Yardage: 7,017. Par: 71. Prize money: $7.2 million. Winner's share: $1.29 million. Television: Thursday-Saturday, 2-5 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (NBC). Defending champion: Brendon Todd. FedEx Cup leader: Dustin...

In this photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry, military personnel carry the flag draped coffin of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a scientist who was killed on Friday, in a funeral ceremony in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Iran held the funeral service for Fakhrizadeh, who founded its military nuclear program two decades ago, with the Islamic Republic's defense minister vowing to continue the man's work

Iran says Israel killed military nuclear scientist remotely

Nov. 30, 2020 12:55 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program in the 2000s. Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the country’s Supreme National Security...

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One upon returning from Camp David. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Jared Kushner to travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar this week

Nov. 30, 2020 9:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week as part of negotiations to end a longtime boycott of Qatar. Kushner, along with Mideast envoy Avi Berkowitz and former special representative for Iran, Brian Hook, will try to...

This photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.  Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said.  (Fars News Agency via AP)

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

Nov. 27, 2020 11:00 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities said. Iran's foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore...

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 file photo, a thick blanket of early morning fog partially shrouds the skyscrapers of the Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers districts of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Travel agencies in countries across the Middle East and Africa say the United Arab Emirates has temporarily halted issuing new visas to their citizens, a so-far unexplained ban on visitors amid both the coronavirus pandemic and as the UAE normalizes ties with Israel. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Travel agents in Mideast, Africa say UAE is blocking visas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:47 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Travel agencies in countries across the Middle East and Africa say the United Arab Emirates has temporarily halted issuing new visas to their citizens, a so-far unexplained ban on visitors amid both the coronavirus pandemic and the UAE's normalization deal with Israel. ...

Iran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear program

Nov. 27, 2020 10:37 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear program.