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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, an area near where the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.  An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all people aboard were killed. (Ali Khodaei,Tasnim News Agency via AP)
All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern IranAn Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed in foggy, mountains and all 65 people on board were feared killed
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Flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj.
The Latest: Iran says 65 killed in airplane crashIran's state-run news agency says 65 killed in airplane crash as 1 passenger didn't board flight
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Israeli police arrest telecom officials in graft caseIsraeli police say they have arrested senior officials at the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged corruption offenses
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In this Jan. 27, 2018, photo, U.S. Army soldiers speak to families in rural Anbar on a reconnaissance patrol near a coalition outpost in western Iraq. A few hundred American troops are stationed at a small outpost near the town of Qaim along Iraq's border with Syria. Thousands of U.S. troops and billions of dollars spent by Washington helped bring down the Islamic State group in Iraq, but many of the divisions and problems that helped fuel the extremists’ rise remain. (AP Photo/Susannah George)
Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troopsThousands of US troops, billions of dollars helped bring down IS but as Americans draw down, old problems remain
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Syrian refugees gather to register their names at the Azraq refugee camp job centre for employment on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) east of Amman, Jordan.  Jordan has promised to provide thousands of work permits for Syrian refugees in exchange for development assistance funds and reduced tariff barriers on Jordanian exports to Europe. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee campA job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries
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Egypt sentences 65 Islamists to jail for incitementAn Egyptian court has sentenced 65 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization to jail over alleged incitement against the state
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Dozens granted bail in Kuwait over 2011 parliament stormingA judge in Kuwait has ordered dozens of politicians, activists and others imprisoned over protesters storming parliament in 2011 to be free on bail pending their appeal before the country's highest court
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Egypt accepts delay of Ethiopia dam meeting as protests rageEgypt accepts Ethiopia's request to delay meeting on controversial Nile dam amid Addis Ababa's state of emergency
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Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on boardIran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board
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Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern IranIran's semi-official Fars news agency says an Iranian commercial airliner has crashed in southern Iran
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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after soldiers woundedIsraeli military strikes 18 targets in Gaza in response to wounding of 4 soldiers by explosive device along border
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The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weaponsWhite House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds
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Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in SyriaLocal doctors and Syria's state-run news agency are reporting that six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki speaks during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a meeting in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)
Israel slams Polish PM for WWII 'Jewish perpetrators' remarkIsraeli politicians are accusing Poland's prime minister of anti-Semitism for saying there were Polish perpetrators in the Holocaust just like there were "Jewish perpetrators"
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun, Pool via AP)
Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacyIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him
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