Iraq: Concern Over Successor to Aging Shiite Leader

Ali al-Sistani, the Grand Ayatollah of Iraq and one of the most influential figures in the country’s leadership, is almost 90 years old and recently underwent surgery for a fractured…

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U.S. Says Airstrikes Kill Over 30 Civilians in Yemen

Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen killed more than 30 civilians in a mountainous northern province Saturday, the rebels said, and the U.N. humanitarian chief called the attack…

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