Middle East

Abdul Hamid al-Matar was killed two days after a U.S. military outpost in Syria was hit by drones and rockets.
Conservative MP David Amess was murdered earlier this month while greeting constituents in an English town.
Organizers hope the installation will draw attention to the importance of preserving the Dead Sea.
Powell's testimony before the U.N. Security Council in 2003 made the case for war against Iraq with false claims of weapons of mass destruction.
The man was diving off Israel's Mediterranean coast Saturday when he spotted a trove of ancient artifacts, officials said.
Iraqis have voted in parliamentary elections held months ahead of schedule as a concession to a youth-led uprising against corruption and mismanagement.
Banisadr later fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.
It was designed for comfortable sitting, with a deep septic tank dug underneath.
President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia.
A lawyer for the families of 9/11 victims said conclusions "validate arguments we have made in litigation regarding the Saudi government’s responsibility."