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Palestinians grieve the death of their relatives who were killed in an Israeli strike at a U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, at the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing more than a dozen and wounding tens after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
15 killed at Gaza UN school; Israel holds fireIsrael says it will hold fire in Gaza for 4 hours after shells slam into UN school, killing 15
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Rights group: Syria using barrel bombs, defying UNHuman Rights Watch says Syrian government using barrel bombs in defiance of UN resolution
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In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Last month's rapid advance of the Islamic State group, which captured Iraq's second largest city of Mosul, has plunged the country into its worst crisis since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2011 with more than a million Iraqis now classified as internally displaced or refugees. (AP Photo)
Iraq offers aid to those displaced by militantsIraq PM offers aid to displaced while calling on Sunnis to fight militants
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In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014, photo, Syrian refugee Samah, 5, poses for a picture at Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan. More than 2.8 million Syrian children inside and outside the country _ nearly half the school-aged population _ cannot get an education because of the devastation from the civil war, according to the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF. That number is likely higher, as UNICEF can't count the children whose parents didn't register with the United Nations refugee agency.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
AP PHOTOS: Face of Syrian war seen in youngestAP PHOTOS: Face of the Syrian civil war, as seen in the portraits of its youngest refugees
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Egyptian media: 3 militants die in car explosionEgyptian news agency: 3 suspected militants die when their car blows up south of Cairo
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Israeli soldiers work on their armored vehicles near the Israel Gaza border, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emergeAP ANALYSIS: Even as Gaza war rages, exit scenarios for Israel are starting to take shape
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Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya Monday, July 28, 2014. The latest violence to plague the country has so far killed scores of people and wounded hundreds as foreigners flee the chaos. Libya's interim government said in a statement that the fire could trigger a "humanitarian and environmental disaster" in Tripoli, appealing for "international help" to extinguish the inferno. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ben Khalifa)
Libyan official: Assailants abduct, free lawmakerLibyan official: Assailants abduct lawmaker who was country's PM, release him hours later
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Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in GazaPalestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza
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Palestinians from a damaged apartment building inspect the damage to a neighboring building, the offices of the Hamas movement's Al-Aqsa satellite TV station, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, destroyed by an Israeli strike, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed128 killed on bloodiest day of Gaza war: Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule, power plant
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In audiotape, shadowy leader of Hamas military wing rules out Gaza truce until demands are metIn audiotape, shadowy leader of Hamas military wing rules out Gaza truce until demands are met
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Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the oil depot for the airport rages out of control after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, in Tripoli, Libya Monday, July 28, 2014. The latest violence to plague the country has so far killed scores of people and wounded hundreds as foreigners flee the chaos. Libya's interim government said in a statement that the fire could trigger a "humanitarian and environmental disaster" in Tripoli, appealing for "international help" to extinguish the inferno. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ben Khalifa)
Militia gunfire in Libya capital as inferno ragesMilitia gunfire prevents firefighters from battling massive blaze raging in Libya's capital
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Activists: Syrian rebels detonate tunnels, kill 13Activists say Syrian rebels have detonated bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing 13 troops
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Syrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troopsSyrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troops
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Syrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troopsSyrian activists say rebels detonate bomb-packed tunnels in Aleppo, killing at least 13 troops
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Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concernsA look at the key Hamas demands for a Gaza cease-fire and why Israel is likely to resist them
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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