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Israeli raid, Jerusalem clashes ratchet tensions higher

JERUSALEM Israel sent extra troops into the occupied West Bank on Saturday and its police broke up a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians in Jerusalem as international concern mounted over the deadliest outbreak of violence between the two sides for years. | Video

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Russian envoy, at heart of U.S. investigations, ends tenure in Washington

WASHINGTON Russia's ambassador to Washington Sergei Kislyak, a key figure in ongoing U.S. investigations into Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, ended his tenure on Saturday.

Iran announces new missile production line: state media

BEIRUT Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran.

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Polish government presses on with court overhaul as criticism grows

WARSAW Poland's ruling party on Saturday dismissed growing concern from key allies including the EU and United States and protests at home by approving an overhaul of the Supreme Court that critics say will undermine judicial independence. | Video

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South Africa's Sisulu says ANC must return to its roots, fight graft

JOHANNESBURG South African housing minister Lindiwe Sisulu launched her bid on Saturday to succeed scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma as leader of the African National Congress (ANC) by vowing to help save the ruling party from infighting and corruption.

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UAE minister: no dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar, said on Saturday that Doha needed to change its policies before a dialogue could take place.

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