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Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group saysInternational group says Gaza housing reconstruction to take 20 years
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Yemen clash kills 4 troops, 13 suspected militantsYemen's military says fighting kills 4 troops and 13 suspected al-Qaida branch fighters
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Egypt court gives 8 Islamists life sentencesEgypt court sentences Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader, 7 others to life in prison
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion'Iran's president condemns US sanctions on businesses, individuals, calls them 'invasion'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Bombings kills 13 in IraqIraqi officials: Bombs targeting military kill 13 people south of Baghdad
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, an al-Qaida-inspired militant stands guard at a checkpoint captured from the Iraqi Army outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight. (AP Photo, File)
Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaughtWith little outside help, Iraqis defend their town against Islamic militant onslaught
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, Palestinian children wash their faces for the preparation of the Friday prayers as they stand among the ruins and the fallen minaret of the Al-Sousi mosque that was destroyed in an Israeli strike at Shati refugee camp in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip. Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll. He told Palestine TV in remarks broadcast Friday, Aug. 29, that "it was possible for us to avoid all of that, 2,000 martyrs, 10,000 injured, 50,000 houses (damaged or destroyed)." (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)
Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged warPalestinian president accuses Hamas of needlessly extending Gaza war
The Associated Press19 hours ago
A U.S. Air Force plane carrying weapons and equipment arrives at the Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
US delivers military aid to Lebanese armyUS delivers military aid to Lebanon to help counter growing militant threat
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Mass demonstrations in Yemen against Shiite rebelsHundreds of thousands rally in Yemen against Shiite rebels
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boatIran confirms US Coast Guard fired at Iranian fishing boat, insists it wasn't 'clash'
The Associated Press23 hours ago
New York assemblyman Dov Hikind addresses a gathering as he stands near a photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for the young New Jersey religious student who went missing in Israel during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week. Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey, has been missing since Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest, said police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Israel identifies body as missing American studentIsraeli police identify recently discovered body as missing American seminary student
The Associated Press1 day ago
Libyan interim government submits resignationLibya's transitional government submits resignation; Islamist militias accept UN truce call
The Associated Press1 day ago
4 Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes with militantsIraq officials: military clashes with Islamic State militants kill 4 soldiers and 14 militants
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bahrainis, some of them waving flags, chant anti-government slogans and hold up signs urging freedom for jailed doctors, political leaders and others during a march in Jidhafs, Bahrain, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The sign at back second right reads, "free blind prisoner Jaffar Matooq for treatment." A small group of youths began blocking streets to challenge riot police after the march by opposition groups accusing the government of naturalizing tens of thousands of people, largely to work in the police and military, in an effort to change the tiny Gulf island monarchy's demographics. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Bahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomatBahrain denies extending invitation to previously expelled US diplomat
The Associated Press1 day ago
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
The Associated Press1 day ago
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