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The Philippine government said Saturday that it would bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and withdraw its troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court.
Three Israeli teens kidnapped in the West Bank in June and later found dead were abducted by Hamas militants who did not inform the group leadership about the kidnapping, a Hamas official said Friday.
SARAJEVO: Two Gaza directors won an award at Sarajevo's film festival, though the conflict raging in their home stopped one of them from coming to receive his part of the prize, said organisers.
VIENNA As war rages in Gaza, Arab states would likely try to heighten diplomatic pressure on Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal at next month's annual meeting of the UN nuclear agency's 160 member states, diplomats said on Friday.
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A pro-Palestinian flag is seen hanging from the Manhattan Bridge while pro-Palestinian demonstrators march across the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan, New York August 20, 2014.
After a five-day cease fire ended without a longer-term deal, militants in Gaza resumed their rocket attacks against Israel, to which the Israeli military responded with airstrikes.
With Egyptian efforts to end the Gaza war collapsing, the United States, Britain, France and Germany are discussing a possible Security Council resolution calling for a sustainable cease-fire and an international monitoring mission to ensure its implementation, U.N. diplomats said Thursday.
July 1, 2014: Bat-Galim Shaer and Iris Yifrah , mothers of two of the three Israeli teens who were abducted and killed in the occupied West Bank, mourn during the joint funeral of their sons in the Israeli city of Modiin.
Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.
The Palestinians won't return to the negotiating table until Israel surrenders to their demands, Hamas leader Khaled Mashal said Thursday.
The United States on Wednesday accused Israel of targeting members of a Palestinian family whose teenage son was kidnapped and killed in July, including two cousins, who are US citizens.
At the Prayer for Peace vigil are, : Interfaith Forum secretary Eric Estill, Anjum Anwar, Mustafa Desai, council leader Kate Hollern, Naushad Surve, Irshad Riyazuddin, Mohammed Khan and Canon Shannon Ledbetter POLITICIANS and faith leaders have come together in both Blackburn and Burnley to call for peace in Gaza and around the world.
The tough talk from Benjamin Netanyahu set the stage for what could be a protracted period of fighting following the collapse of cease-fire talks in Cairo on Tuesday.
Leftist and pro-Palestinian activists have rallied in Paris to urge Israel to end its airstrikes in Gaza, after talks toward a lasting truce collapsed.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 05:09 am
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