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    CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi's death

    CIA: Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi's death


    The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official and a source...

    The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official and a source familiar with the matter.
    85,000 under 5 may have died of starvation in Yemen

    85,000 under 5 may have died of starvation in Yemen


    British charity Save the Children says that an estimated 85,000 children under the age of 5 may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated more than three years...

    British charity Save the Children says that an estimated 85,000 children under the age of 5 may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated more than three years ago.
    Yemen's Hodeidah hit with violence amid talks of a ceasefire

    Yemen's Hodeidah hit with violence amid talks of a ceasefire


    Intense fighting has erupted in Yemen's strategic port city of Hodeidah after an ease in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire across the war-torn country, two aid workers told...

    Intense fighting has erupted in Yemen's strategic port city of Hodeidah after an ease in violence that had raised hopes for a ceasefire across the war-torn country, two aid workers told CNN.
    Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlements listings

    Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlements listings


    Airbnb has announced that it is removing listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying they are "at the core of the dispute between Israelis and...

    Airbnb has announced that it is removing listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying they are "at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians."
    Khashoggi's murder could be a game-changer for Yemen

    Khashoggi's murder could be a game-changer for Yemen


    The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote passionately about ending the brutal war in Yemen. Never could he have imagined that he himself would become the leverage in attempts to end the...

    The slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote passionately about ending the brutal war in Yemen. Never could he have imagined that he himself would become the leverage in attempts to end the conflict.
    Saudi-backed Yemen government agrees to peace talks

    Saudi-backed Yemen government agrees to peace talks


    Yemen's Saudi-backed government will participate in UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the country's official news agency reported on...

    Yemen's Saudi-backed government will participate in UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the country's official news agency reported on Monday.
    Iran Fast Facts

    Iran Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts and learn more about the Islamic Republic of Iran in Central...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts and learn more about the Islamic Republic of Iran in Central Asia.
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts


    See CNN's Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Turkish president and former prime...

    See CNN's Recep Tayyip Erdogan Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Turkish president and former prime minister.
    The US is 'not going to stand' for Khashoggi killing: Pence

    The US is 'not going to stand' for Khashoggi killing: Pence


    US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington is "not going to stand for" the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkey suggested that the Saudi journalist's body was possibly carried out of Turkey in diplomatic...

    US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington is "not going to stand for" the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkey suggested that the Saudi journalist's body was possibly carried out of Turkey in diplomatic bags.
    Israel's Netanyahu staves off cabinet rebellion, averts early elections

    Israel's Netanyahu staves off cabinet rebellion, averts early elections


    Two key Israeli ministers announced Monday that they would remain in the country's coalition government and support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, temporarily delaying the prospect of early...

    Two key Israeli ministers announced Monday that they would remain in the country's coalition government and support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, temporarily delaying the prospect of early elections.
    Houthi leader calls for Yemen ceasefire as pressure grows on Saudis

    Houthi leader calls for Yemen ceasefire as pressure grows on Saudis


    Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United...

    Rebels in Yemen announced Sunday that they would stop missile and drone strikes on Saudi coalition targets at the request of the United Nations.
    The Khashoggi case just won't go away for Trump and his Saudi allies

    The Khashoggi case just won't go away for Trump and his Saudi allies


    It appears US President Donald Trump and Saudi officials had hoped the Khashoggi affair had come to an end. But an explosive CIA assessment that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered the journalist's killing makes Riyadh's and Trump's narrative harder to...

    It appears US President Donald Trump and Saudi officials had hoped the Khashoggi affair had come to an end. But an explosive CIA assessment that the Saudi Crown Prince ordered the journalist's killing makes Riyadh's and Trump's narrative harder to swallow.
    Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu

    Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu


    Israel appears to be heading for early elections after a rough week for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw key government ministers resign and call for an early...

    Israel appears to be heading for early elections after a rough week for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw key government ministers resign and call for an early vote.
    Netanyahu faces coalition crisis as key ministers resign

    Netanyahu faces coalition crisis as key ministers resign


    Israel's Prime Minister is facing a serious challenge to his coalition as key ministers resign and called for early...

    Israel's Prime Minister is facing a serious challenge to his coalition as key ministers resign and called for early elections.
    Saudis seek death penalty, details Khashoggi's death

    Saudis seek death penalty, details Khashoggi's death


    Five people allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will face the death penalty, Saudi prosecutors said...

    Five people allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will face the death penalty, Saudi prosecutors said Thursday.
    Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' for financial crimes

    Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' for financial crimes


    Iran executed two men for financial crimes early Wednesday, punishments that were quickly assailed by Amnesty International as disproportionate and reflective of Tehran's "shameless disregard for the right to...

    Iran executed two men for financial crimes early Wednesday, punishments that were quickly assailed by Amnesty International as disproportionate and reflective of Tehran's "shameless disregard for the right to life."
    Israeli Defense Minister resigns over Gaza ceasefire

    Israeli Defense Minister resigns over Gaza ceasefire


    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections because of his opposition to a ceasefire deal between Israel and Gaza that brought an end to the worst fighting since the 2014...

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections because of his opposition to a ceasefire deal between Israel and Gaza that brought an end to the worst fighting since the 2014 war.
    Maz Jobrani: humanizing immigrants through comedy

    Maz Jobrani: humanizing immigrants through comedy


    The Iranian-American comedian goes beyond the laughs to explore how his experiences as an immigrant shape his world view -- and his...

    The Iranian-American comedian goes beyond the laughs to explore how his experiences as an immigrant shape his world view -- and his jokes.
    Erdogan: Audio recording of Khashoggi killing is a 'true disaster'

    Erdogan: Audio recording of Khashoggi killing is a 'true disaster'


    An audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a "true disaster" that "shocked" the Saudi intelligence officer who heard it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has...

    An audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a "true disaster" that "shocked" the Saudi intelligence officer who heard it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
    Syrian Kurds resume final push against ISIS

    Syrian Kurds resume final push against ISIS


    Syrian Kurdish forces are resuming the final phase of operations against ISIS, as the terrorist group is pushed back into its last remaining slivers of...

    Syrian Kurdish forces are resuming the final phase of operations against ISIS, as the terrorist group is pushed back into its last remaining slivers of territory.
    Rockets launched at Israel following botched Gaza operation

    Rockets launched at Israel following botched Gaza operation


    A barrage of more than 300 rockets was launched from Gaza toward Israel on Monday, the Israeli army said, hours after a botched Israeli operation in Gaza left a Hamas commander and an Israeli soldier...

    A barrage of more than 300 rockets was launched from Gaza toward Israel on Monday, the Israeli army said, hours after a botched Israeli operation in Gaza left a Hamas commander and an Israeli soldier dead.
    Trudeau says Canada has heard Khashoggi recordings

    Trudeau says Canada has heard Khashoggi recordings


    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that agents in his country have listened to audio recordings related to Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post columnist who was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last...

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that agents in his country have listened to audio recordings related to Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post columnist who was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.
    Flash floods in Jordan kill at least 13

    Flash floods in Jordan kill at least 13


    At least 13 people were killed and more than 3,500 international and domestic tourists were evacuated from Petra to escape flooding after weather conditions deteriorated...

    At least 13 people were killed and more than 3,500 international and domestic tourists were evacuated from Petra to escape flooding after weather conditions deteriorated Friday.
    Israel defends secret Gaza operation that led to death of IDF solider and Hamas commander

    Israel defends secret Gaza operation that led to death of IDF solider and Hamas commander


    The Israeli army has defended a secret operation inside Gaza that left one of its officers dead, after it was forced to pull out its soldiers in an effort that ended in the deaths of seven Palestinians, including a senior Hamas military...

    The Israeli army has defended a secret operation inside Gaza that left one of its officers dead, after it was forced to pull out its soldiers in an effort that ended in the deaths of seven Palestinians, including a senior Hamas military commander.
    US decision to stop refueling Saudi jets attacking Yemen 'means nothing'

    US decision to stop refueling Saudi jets attacking Yemen 'means nothing'


    The United States' decision to end airborne refueling support to Saudi Arabia for its war in Yemen means nothing militarily. It is cost-free virtue signaling by the Trump...

    The United States' decision to end airborne refueling support to Saudi Arabia for its war in Yemen means nothing militarily. It is cost-free virtue signaling by the Trump administration.
    Suitcases of $15M in cash from Qatar bring relief for Gaza

    Suitcases of $15M in cash from Qatar bring relief for Gaza


    After months of negotiations, Qatar has delivered $15 million to Gaza, with the intention of paying salaries for Gaza's civil servants and easing the humanitarian...

    After months of negotiations, Qatar has delivered $15 million to Gaza, with the intention of paying salaries for Gaza's civil servants and easing the humanitarian situation.