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Israel charges east Jerusalem woman with aiding Hezbollah

Sep. 18, 2020 6:18 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court on Friday charged a Palestinian woman from east Jerusalem with membership in a terrorist organization after Israel's internal security service said the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah had recruited her five years ago. Yasmine Jaber was arrested in early August. The Shin...

Police cars close off a street outside the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. Courthouse in Phoenix, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. A drive-by shooting wounded a federal court security officer Tuesday outside the courthouse in downtown Phoenix, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover, according to city police and the FBI, which is investigating. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Shooting outside US court in Phoenix wounds federal officer

Sep. 15, 2020 6:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, according to city police and the FBI. Jill McCabe,...

Security company GardaWorld reveals it's trying to buy G4S

Sep. 14, 2020 10:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned security company, said Monday it was making a 3 billion-pound ($3.9 billion) offer for G4S, saying its London-based rival has rejected or ignored three previous approaches. Montreal-based GardaWorld says it decided to publicize its bid of...

Norwegian citizen arrested in 1982 Paris attack

Sep. 9, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian citizen in his 60s has been arrested in southern Norway at the request of France as a suspect in a 1982 attack on a deli in the heart of Paris’ Jewish quarter that left six dead and injured 22, a Norwegian newspaper reported Wednesday. The man, who was not...

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, file photo, civilians watch fires at an Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound after hundreds of locals, military, and police raided the Brigades base in Benghazi, Libya. The warring parties in Libya and their international backers — the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Jordan vs Turkey and Qatar — violated a U.N. arms embargo on the oil-rich north African country that remains “totally ineffective,” U.N. experts said in a new report. (AP Photo, File)

Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

Sep. 9, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The warring parties in Libya and their international backers — the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Jordan vs Turkey and Qatar — violated a U.N. arms embargo on the oil-rich north African country that remains “totally ineffective,” U.N. experts said in a...

Residents wearing mask to protect themselves from  contracting the coronavirus pass by a Chinese military propaganda display in Beijing on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. China is protesting the alleged incursion of a U.S. Air Force U-2 spy plane into a no-fly zone imposed during live-fire military exercises in the country's north in a statement issued Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Chinese chipmaker denies military ties as US steps up feud

Sep. 6, 2020 12:26 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leading maker of semiconductors has denied it has any links to the military following reports Washington is considering stepping up its feud with Beijing over technology and security by imposing export controls that could disrupt manufacturing for a national industrial...

Hamas police officers guard the entrance of the Shifa Hospital after coronavirus cases were discovered in the hospital, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Gaza health officials have reported the first death from COVID-19 since authorities detected the first local cases of the coronavirus earlier this week. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Hamas extends Gaza lockdown for 72 hours as virus spreads

Aug. 26, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Wednesday extended a full lockdown in the Palestinian enclave for three more days as coronavirus cases climbed following the detection this week of the first community transmissions of the virus in the densely populated, blockaded territory. The...

FILE - In this file photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny takes part in a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, Russia. The German hospital treating Russian dissident Alexei Navalny says tests indicate that he was poisoned. The Charité hospital said in a statement Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that the team of doctors who have been examining Navalny since he was admitted Saturday have found the presence of “cholinesterase inhibitors” in his system. Cholinesterase inhibitors are a broad range of substances that are found in several drugs, but also pesticides and nerve agents. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

German hospital: Poisoning signs found in Russian dissident

Aug. 24, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Tests conducted on Russian dissident Alexei Navalny at a German hospital indicate that he was poisoned, but doctors said Monday he was being treated with an antidote and his life was not in immediate danger. The Charité hospital said in a statement that the team of doctors who have been...

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 file photo, Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny takes part in a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was placed on a ventilator in a hospital intensive care unit in Siberia after falling ill from suspected poisoning during a flight, his spokeswoman said Thursday Aug. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Russia's Navalny in coma, allegedly poisoned by toxic tea

Aug. 20, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, one of Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics, lay in a coma Friday at a Siberian hospital, the victim of what his allies said appeared to be a poisoning engineered by the Kremlin. Navalny's organization was scrambling to make arrangements to...

Carmi Gillon, Israel's former head of the Shin Bet internal security service is surrounded by police and journalists after his arrest as protesters are cleared from outside of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Israeli police dispersed dozens of protesters and dismantled their tents outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem on Thursday ahead of a planned rally by supporters of Netanyahu. Some of the protesters, including Gillon, chained themselves to roadblocks before police dragged them away. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Israel clears protest camp ahead of pro-Netanyahu rally

Aug. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police dispersed dozens of protesters outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence on Thursday ahead of a rally attended by hundreds of his supporters. The protests come amid bitter infighting within the unity government formed in May. Netanyahu and his...