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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference "One Team, One Mission, One Future" at Department of State on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington. Pence is claiming that the Islamic State "caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." But his comments Wednesday in a speech at the State Department came shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed during an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blastThe U.S. military says two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday
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The Latest: 2 US troops, 2 US civilians dead in Syria blastTwo U.S. soldiers and two American citizens were among those killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in northern Syria
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This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi at studio in Tehran, Iran.  The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with anything.  Hussein Hashemi says she was detained Sunday,  Jan. 13, 2019, as she was leaving St. Louis for Denver. He says she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary in St. Louis after visiting family in New Orleans.  (Press TV via AP)
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to USProminent American-born news anchor for Iranian state television arrested during US visit
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UN authorizes monitoring of Yemen cease-fire in key portThe Security Council has voted unanimously to authorize a U.N. mission to monitor implementation of a cease-fire and the withdrawal of rival forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida
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Wind surfers ride on waves in the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in The Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky. Dusty winds whipped through Israel and the West Bank as well on Wednesday, with hail falling near Tel Aviv and meteorologists announcing that snow was expected later in the day in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Weather front brings sandstorms, hail, rain to Middle EastA harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians covered their faces from the wind gusts
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Media reports say chair of Israel Bar Association arrestedIsraeli media report that the chairman of the country's Bar Association was arrested for allegedly trading sexual favors for judicial promotions
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The Latest: Iran state TV English channel anchor held in USThe elder son of an American-born news anchor for Iran's state television broadcaster says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with anything
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Fighting flares up in Libyan capital, killing 5, wounding 20Libyan authorities say fighting between rival armed groups in the capital of Tripoli has flared up again, four months after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire
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US military says American service members killed in explosion while conducting routine patrol in SyriaUS military says American service members killed in explosion while conducting routine patrol in Syria
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The UN has voted to authorize monitoring of a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida.The UN has voted to authorize monitoring of a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida.
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Egypt says police forces kill 5 militants in northern SinaiEgypt says its police forces have killed five militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula
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AP WAS THERE: Shah leaves Iran as 1979 revolution loomsAP WAS THERE: The shah leaves Iran, never to return, as the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution looms
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UN says Yemen's warring parties meeting in JordanUN says Yemen's warring sides meeting in Jordan to work out details of prisoner exchange deal from last month
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Key moments in Iran's 1979 Islamic RevolutionKey moments in Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, events leading up to the turmoil, US Embassy hostage crisis
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Shah's last palace, secluded refuge in Iran, is now a museumNiavaran Palace, Iranian shah's last refuge before fleeing the country 40 years ago, is now a museum
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