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Three Former U.S. Intelligence Officials Charged in UAE Hacking Scheme

WASHINGTON — Three former U.S. intelligence and military officials have admitted providing sophisticated computer hacking technology to the United Arab Emirates and agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve criminal charges in an agreement that the Justice Department described Tuesday as the first of its kind.

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Anger Rises in Iran as Slow Coronavirus Vaccinations Fuel Unending Pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranians are suffering through yet another surge in the coronavirus pandemic — their country’s worst yet — and anger is growing at images of vaccinated Westerners without face masks on the internet or on TV while they remain unable to get the shots.

Iranians wearing masks walk past a mural displaying their national flag in Tehran on March 4, 2020. - Iran has scrambled to halt the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, shutting schools and universities, suspending major cultural and sporting events, and cutting back on work hours. (Photo by ATTA KENARE …

Lebanon’s Hezbollah Fires Terror Rockets into Israel

BEIRUT — Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group says it has fired a barrage of rockets near Israeli positions close to the Lebanese border, calling it retaliation for Israeli airstrikes on southern Lebanon a day earlier.

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Outgoing Iran President Rouhani Admits Government Economical with the Truth

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s outgoing president on Sunday acknowledged his nation at times “did not tell part of the truth” to its people during his eight-year tenure, as he prepares to leave office with his signature nuclear deal with world powers in tatters and tensions high with the West.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a news conference in the capital Tehran, on February 16, 2020. - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ruled out resigning and vowed to see out his term, even as he admitted he had offered to step aside twice since being elected. Speaking ahead of a …

Islamic Nations Hold Emergency Summit on Israel-Gaza Clashes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation opened an emergency meeting Sunday over the heavy fighting between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s militant Hamas rulers, the first major move among Mideast nations still grappling with how to address the conflict.

Fire erupts from the Andalus Tower as it is destroyed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, early on May 16, 2021. - Israel pummelled the Gaza Strip with air strikes, killing 10 members of an extended family and demolishing a building housing international …

Lockdown: Kuwait to Bar Unvaccinated from Traveling Abroad

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Kuwait’s government is barring unvaccinated residents from traveling abroad starting later this month, the latest attempt to tame the spiraling coronavirus outbreak in the Gulf Arab sheikhdom.

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German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi ‘Barbarism’

WEIMAR, Germany — Germany’s president on Sunday marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp by reminding his compatriots of the inconceivable atrocities the Nazis committed there during the Third Reich.

Prisoners and US army soldiers stand behind the gate of Buchenwald concentration camp on which it is written 'Jedem das seine' (To each his just deserts). The construction of Buchenwald camp started 15 July 1937 and was liberated by US General Patton's army 11 April 1945. Between 239,000 and 250,000 …

Christians Mark Good Friday in Holy Land as Some Sites Reopen

JERUSALEM — Christians in the Holy Land are marking Good Friday this year amid signs the coronavirus crisis is winding down, with religious sites open to limited numbers of faithful but none of the mass pilgrimages usually seen in the Holy Week leading up to Easter.

TOPSHOT - Fransiscan friars march in procession during a mass to commemorate the Washing of the Feet around the Edicule, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, on Holy Thursday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, on April 1, 2021. - Holy Thursday or …