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9 min ago | Detroit News
This image obtained by the Associated Press, defendants' Trial Exhibit DX2414, shows eight spent shell casings from the scene of the shootings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad in 2007.
2 hrs ago | News Observer
Khaled Meshaal said in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there's no power to their fuel pumps and tens of thousands of displaced sleep on the floors of schools and hospitals.
3 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.
3 hrs ago | WRAL.com
The attorneys say the suppressed evidence consists of photographs of eight spent shell casings that would fit an AK-47 - the weapon of choice used by insurgents and Iraqi authorities.
Discarded belongings are left behind at a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, July 24. Discarded belongings are left behind at a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, July 24. Israel acknowledged Sunday that troops fired a mortar shell that hit the courtyard of a U.N. school in Gaza last ... (more)
The White House says Obama and Netanyahu spoke Sunday about the ongoing violence in the region and the worsening humanitarian situation in Gaza.
They spoke anonymously to The Associated Press for fear of reprisal. The Islamic State group launched an aggressive offensive through western and northern Iraq beginning late last year and took over Mosul in June.
Mohammad Shtayyeh says people under siege will react to defend themselves and that is what is happening in Gaza.
A British man held hostage in Yemen for the past five months has been released safely, the Foreign Office said.
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A 12-hour cease-fire between Israel and Hamas ended on Saturday, and despite efforts to negotiate an extension, no deal was reached.
There is an "absolute humanitarian necessity" to see the 12-hour ceasefire currently taking place in Gaza extended, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.
In a strongly-worded statement, the ministry said it summoned the Turkish charge d' affaires, the highest-ranking Turkish official in the country, over the comments.
Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli and Hamas leaders have come to terms on a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire, beginning on 8 a.m. Saturday local time, CNN and other media reports confirmed.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:28 am
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