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@APMiddleEast

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Breaking news and storytelling by @AP journalists in the Middle East and North Africa. Curated by: http://apne.ws/496sQF3 Header photo: @nmofty

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Three years into Yemen’s civil war, and the results are disastrous. @AP journalists explore the military and cultural forces that have kept an entire nation hostage to violence. Follow them on their travels: http://apne.ws/coikuVe 

Three years into Yemen’s civil war, and the results are disastrous. @AP journalists explore the military and cultural forces that have kept an entire nation hostage to violence. Follow them on their travels: http://apne.ws/coikuVe 

“It’s for the people of Yemen”: @AP photojournalist Nariman El-Mofty (@NMofty) reflects on Pulitzer win on @ReliableSources podcast (at 18:20).

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"A huge responsibility": @AP photographer Nariman El-Mofty (@NMofty) reflects on Pulitzer win, describes covering Yemen civil war, on @ReliableSources.

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Amid protests, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri vows strict austerity measures to avert economic "catastrophe."

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Egypt has scheduled three days of voting, starting Saturday, on proposed constitutional changes that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until 2030.

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A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed after a Swiss court ordered the documents to be shipped to Israel's National Library, writes @aronhellerap.

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#Israeli court upholds expulsion order for Human Rights Watch director.

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AP Interview: New #Palestinian prime minister accuses US of "financial blackmail," predicts #Trump peace plan will be "born dead."

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In Israel, a group of aspiring mermaids is making a splash: http://apne.ws/X0jws75  | Photos @obalilty
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In Israel, a group of aspiring mermaids is making a splash: http://apne.ws/X0jws75  | Photos @obalilty

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Listen for @AP correspondent Maggie Michael (@mokhbersahafi) recounting Pulitzer-winning Yemen war reporting on @OnPointRadio 11:45am ET.

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Here’s a story from Dec. 7, 2018, about ex-inmates who say they were beaten, burned, doused with acid and hung from the ceiling in prisons run by Yemen's Houthi rebels. It’s one of the stories that earned @AP a #Pulitzer today for international reporting.

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Fuel shortages in government-controlled areas of Syria, worsened by U.S. sanctions, have brought life to a halt in major cities. They’ve also sparked rare and widespread public criticism of President Bashar Assad’s government, @seldeeb reports.

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“When I’m flying through the water with my tail, I forget all my worries,” said a co-leader of Israel's mermaid community. “For that second, I’m a child again. I’m free.” | Photo essay by @obalilty

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AP’s coverage of protests in the Gaza Strip and conflict along the Israel-Gaza border was named a #Pulitzer finalist for breaking news photography. Here are the powerful photos from that entry. (WARNING: Contains graphic images)

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After one @AP story on Yemen, at least 80 prisoners were released from secret detention sites. After another, the U.N. rushed food and medicine to people who were starving. AP reporting that earned a #Pulitzer has made a difference in the Yemen civil war.

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Congratulations to Maggie Michael [@mokhbersahafi], Maad al-Zikry and Nariman El-Mofty [@nmofty] of @AP. #Pulitzer #Yemen

Congratulations to Maggie Michael [@mokhbersahafi], Maad al-Zikry and Nariman El-Mofty [@nmofty] of @AP. #Pulitzer #Yemen

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Libya is on the verge of an all-out war involving a rogues’ gallery of militias, many of which are little more than criminal gangs armed with heavy weapons. Here's a look at the key players.

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What is Yemen’s civil war all about? Learn about the fighting and the nation’s devastating humanitarian crisis in this video from Dec. 21, 2018 – part of the Yemen coverage that earned @AP a #Pulitzer for international reporting.

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See the breadth of coverage of Yemen’s civil war and humanitarian crisis that earned @AP journalists Maggie Michael (@mokhbersahafi), Nariman El-Mofty (@NMofty), Maad al-Zikry a #Pulitzer Prize in international reporting.

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A race to save a boy from al-Qaida militants and U.S. drone strikes, described in this @AP story from Nov. 14, 2018, offers a glimpse into Yemen’s civil war. It’s part of the Yemen coverage that earned @AP a #Pulitzer for international reporting.

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After decades of war, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world. "Iraq is coming back to the neighborhood," Iraqi President Barham Salih told @AP’s @zkaram @qabdulzahra http://apne.ws/r7wsmxW 

Our story on #Iraq's efforts to reclaim its regional role, with comments by President @BarhamSalih in an interview last month. A flurry of diplomatic activity and high-profile visits points to a new era of openness as the nation sheds its war image and re-engages with the world.

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