- Lebanese woman protest against rape law
BEIRUT (AP) — A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses stained with fake blood and bandages, have gathered outside government buildings in Lebanon's capital to protest a law that allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries the survivor.
- Iraqi troops enter another IS-held neighborhood in Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi army on Tuesday pushed into another neighborhood held by the Islamic State group on the southeastern edge of Mosul, according to a military statement and Iraqi commanders on the ground.
- Gulf Arab leaders, British PM gather for talks in Bahrain
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top officials from six Gulf Arab nations are gathering for talks expected to focus on regional security in the tiny island kingdom of Bahrain.
- Helicopter crash in Tehran kills 2
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that a rescue helicopter carrying eight people has crashed into a lake in western Tehran, killing two people.
- Israel artist displays golden statue of Netanyahu in protest
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tel Aviv residents woke up Tuesday to an unusual site — a golden statue of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed prominently in front of City Hall in an act of protest.
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