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This undated photo combo taken from a video by the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows still images of government soldiers captured near Tabqa, Syria according to a statement posted online and circulated on Twitter by supporters of Islamic State group.  The photo to the left shows what the extremist group said were the soldiers stripped down to their underwear marching in the desert. The photo to the right shows more than 150 men apparently killed.   (AP Photo/ The Islamic State group)
Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiersIslamic State group kills dozens of captured Syrian soldiers, posts photos online
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Palestinians attend a victory rally organized by masked militant of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Europe seeks role in postwar GazaEurope seeks role in postwar Gaza, paving way for Abbas return
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Surrounded by plainclothes policemen, Egyptian prominent blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah, waves to the crowd after attending with his sister Sanan, their father Ahmed Seif funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ahmed Seif, one of Egypt's most prominent civil rights lawyer and campaigner, died Wednesday from complications following heart surgery. Among his last clients was his son, prominent blogger Alaa, who was sentenced to 15 years for violating a controversial protest law. Seif's younger daughter Sana Seif is also being detained and on trial for protesting. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Hundreds mourn famed Egyptian rights advocateHundreds of Egyptian activists attend funeral of prominent civil rights advocate
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Egypt militants post beheading videoEgyptian al-Qaida-inspired group posts online video of beheading of 4 men
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Egypt probes video showing police abuseEgypt investigates after online video shows police taunting corpse
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Israel finds body where US student disappearedIsraeli police believe they have found body of missing American seminary student
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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, May 8, 2014, Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. Besides the current charges against him of conspiring with foreign groups, inciting the murder of his opponents and orchestrating prison breaks during the 2011 uprising that toppled his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's state prosecutor is now investigating allegations that Morsi leaked secret documents to Qatar via the Doha-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, judicial officials said Wednesday, Aug. 27. (AP Photo/Tarek el-Gabbas, File)
Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to QatarEgypt probing allegations ousted Islamist President Morsi leaked secret documents to Qatar
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Dubai port operator H1 profits up 26 percentDubai port operator DP World posts 26 percent gain in first-half profit to $332 million
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This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters of the Islamic State waving the group's flag from a damaged display of a government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria.   A U.N. commission on Wednesday accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians, as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of a Syrian military air base that added to the international organization’s claims.  (AP Photo/ Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group)
A look at the Islamic State militants in SyriaIslamic State extremists rooted in Syria, home to the group's declared capital and power base
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Palestinian youth inspect the damage of Ali Ibn Abi Talib government school after it was hit overnight in an Israeli strike in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in GazaAP ANALYSIS: Gaza war seems to end with another grim stalemate amid devastation in the strip
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Graphic tracks fighting and cease-fires in the latest Israel-Palestinians war. 2c x 5 inches; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
Israeli premier, Hamas declare victory in Gaza warIsraeli prime minister and Hamas declare victory in Gaza war as questions over future linger
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US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in GulfUS Coast Guard fires 'in self-defense' at Iranian dhow outfitted with machine gun in Gulf
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Israeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fireIsraeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fire
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Israeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fireIsraeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fire
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Pioneering Egyptian civil rights lawyer dies at 63Pioneering Egyptian civil rights lawyer and activist, father of imprisoned blogger, dies at 63
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