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Turkish police cordon off an area close to an underground car park,  where authorities earlier found a vehicle belonging to the Saudi Consulate, in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Turkish crime-scene investigators have arrived at the park, where the car, according to news reports, was left two weeks ago. Investigators looking into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had last week searched other consulate vehicles, along with the consulate building and the consul general's residence.(AP Photo/Mehmet Guzel)
The Latest: Canada PM holds urgent meeting on Saudi 'murder'Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called an emergency meeting with Cabinet ministers and senior government officials to discuss what he called the "horrible murder" of writer Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul
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Israeli farmers concerned about Jordan ending land leaseIsraeli farmers are voicing concern over Jordan's intention not to renew parts of its landmark peace treaty with Israel that leased out two small border areas for agriculture
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Gazans scale back protest along Israeli frontierHamas appears to be scaling back mass protests along the Gaza-Israel frontier as Egypt renews its efforts to broker a cease-fire
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Chinese VP kicks off visit to IsraelChina's vice president has kicked off a trip to Israel, in a signal of the warming ties between the two countries
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US envoy to Syria visits northern town of ManbijA Kurdish official says the U.S. envoy for Syria has visited the northern town of Manbij, where U.S. and Turkish troops could begin conducting joint patrols in the coming days
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A security guard enters Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.  In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Leaked video shows Khashoggi 'body double' after killingSurveillance video said to show man in Khashoggi's clothes leaving Saudi Consulate in Istanbul after his killing there
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Israel says it finds Hezbollah outpost on Lebanon borderThe Israeli military says it has uncovered a militant outpost on the Lebanese border that Hezbollah guerrillas have set up under the guise of an environmental advocacy group
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Saudi prince's future put to the test at investment forumSaudi crown prince's political future put to the test at glitzy investment conference marred by journalist's killing
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Iran upholds death sentences for 2 convicted of fraudIran's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of two over financial crimes
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Up in smoke: Hamas cracks down on Gaza drugsHamas authorities have been burning piles of narcotics and cannabis in a yearly sweep against drugs in the beleaguered Gaza Strip
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At a glance: Execs bailing on Saudi 'Davos in the Desert'A look at business executives, others who pulled out of key Saudi investment conference in wake of journalist's killing
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Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal KhashoggiKey moments surrounding the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi
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Israeli forces kill Palestinian who tried to stab a soldierIsraeli military says forces shot and killed Palestinian who attempted to stab a soldier in the West Bank
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AP PHOTOS: Israeli bodybuilders compete in annual flex-offAP PHOTOS: Israeli competitors take the stage for annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv
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Khashoggi's killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peaceDeath of writer Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi agents could mean trouble for Trump's much-delayed Mideast peace plan
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