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Hezbollah leader warns against new US mediator with Israel

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, Hassan Nasrallah, says a U.S. official visiting Beirut to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute is a "friend...

Lebanon PM, US diplomat talk offshore gas feud with Israel

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister and a U.S. diplomat are discussing a maritime border dispute with Israel, with both sides claiming areas with potentially lucrative offshore gas fields in the Me...

Jordan's young crown prince makes global debut in UN speech

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Just a year out of college, Jordan's crown prince has made his debut on the world's biggest stage, addressing the U.N. General Assembly — the clearest sign yet that he is on a fas...

Castle attack exposes Jordan's vulnerability to IS threat

KARAK, Jordan (AP) — Bullet marks on the thick walls of a Crusader fortress and shattered windows of nearby tourist restaurants — damage from a recent shooting rampage — bear witness to Jordan's vulne...