Middle East

The president is campaigning as a peacemaker, and last week ran Facebook ads bragging about his nomination for the "Noble Peace Prize."
Navid Afkari was accused of killing a man at a protest against the country's Shiite theocracy in 2018.
It's the latest Middle Eastern country to do so, following the United Arab Emirates.
According to Bob Woodward's upcoming book, Trump was willing to overlook Jamal Khashoggi's murder as long as Saudi Arabia kept the money flowing.
The Lebanese army said the fire is at a warehouse that stores oil and tires.
Brian Murphy says he was pressured to suppress details in his Homeland Security intelligence reports that President Trump might find objectionable.
Western intelligence agencies, including the C.I.A., have said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bears ultimate responsibility for the killing.
Frustration is high, with the state almost nowhere to be seen and promised international help slow in coming.
The two suspects are charged with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
“Truly, it is historic,” President Donald Trump said.