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  • Appeals court dismisses charges against Argentine president

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentine appeals court on Thursday dismissed charges against Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman over an alleged cover-up linked to a deadly 1994 terrorist attack. The...
  • Saudi ambassador: Iran is advising Yemen rebels

    Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi (HOO'-thee) advance in Yemen. Adel al-Jubeir (AD'-duhl ahl-joo-BEHR') says Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers, as well as operatives from the...
  • After US airstrikes, Iraq troops start final push for Tikrit

    Iraqi troops started the final phase of an offensive to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit on Thursday, a military official said, just hours after the United States launched airstrikes on the Islamic State-held city. The push, however, is...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    German co-pilot locks cockpit, deliberately slams plane into Alps; investigators study why Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and...
  • Argentine appeals court throws out case against president

    A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a case accusing President Cristina Fernandez and other top officials of a major cover-up deal with Iran, giving a victory of sorts to an administration that has been rocked by the mysterious death of the...
  • Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline

    Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month....
  • Analysts: Obama anti-terror plan likely a victim of Saudi push into Yemen's war

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama probably has no choice but to back a Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels control the capital and were driving on the country's largest seaport. But the campaign is likely to...
  • Yemenis flee capital as Saudi warplanes blast Houthi rebel targets

    SANAA, Yemen Saudi warplanes bombed a military airbase at Sanaa's civilian airport and struck at other strategic locations in a sudden air campaign aimed at halting the advance of Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Residents packed their cars and fled the...
  • With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen

    With U.S. help, Saudi Arabia steps up airstrikes in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia stepped up its airstrikes on military facilities in Yemen on Thursday, targeting missile batteries, aircraft and weapon depots used by Iran-backed militias, according to a top Saudi diplomat. Saudi officials sent warplanes across the border...
  • Saudis, Egypt consider intervention in Yemen, likely by air

    With Yemen's president swept out of power by Shiite rebels, neighboring Saudi Arabia and allies such as Egypt are considering whether and how to intervene to stop a takeover of the country by rebels they believe are backed by Shiite Iran. President...
  • Kerry lands in Switzerland for make-or-break Iran nuke talks

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is back in Switzerland to resume Iran nuclear talks as negotiations go down to the wire against an end-of-month deadline for the outline of a deal. With just days until that target is reached, Kerry touched down in...