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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on April 20 granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension of 14 days to form a new government
CAIRO - Reuters
An Egyptian court sentenced 22 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death on April 20 over an attack on a police station in a district outside Cairo in 2013, judicial sources said
BAGHDAD - Associated Press
Iraqi ground forces have secured the perimeter around the country’s biggest oil refinery and entered the vast complex amid heavy clashes with ISIL militants, said a senior Iraqi military official.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to make a formal request for extra time to piece together a new government, the president's office said April 19
Sanaa - Agence France-Presse
Saudi Arabia has pledged to cover the entire $274 million in humanitarian aid sought by the UN for conflict-torn Yemen, which has also been the target of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi faces being sentenced to death April 21 on charges of inciting the killing of protestors in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from power
A car bombing claimed by ISIL killed three people, including two Turkish citizens, at a Turkish cafetaria outside the U.S. consulate in northern Iraq on April 17.
ADEN – Reuters
The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country’s border with Saudi Arabia pledged support to Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on April 19, local officials said
ANKARA / ARBIL
Ongoing tension between Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is gradually growing, with the former accusing the latter of “treason” against the homeland.
ERBIL - Reuters
More than 90,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq's western province of Anbar where Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants have been gaining ground over the past week, the United Nations said on April 19
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Iraq’s largest refinery in Baiji is not “at risk” despite an offensive by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group that has breached parts of the facility, the U.S. military’s top general said on April 16
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