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49 min ago | WHAS11

French protesters urge end to Israeli airstrikes

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.

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4 hrs ago | SooToday

NDP MP quits over Mulcair's stance on Israel

NDP MP Sana Hassainia walks out of the House of Commons with her baby Skander-Jack as she makes her way to meet with reporters on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on February 8, 2012.

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9 hrs ago | Click Orlando

First plane with U.N. aid lands in Iraq

A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has landed in Irbil, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

12 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Galloway quizzed over Israel speech

Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed under caution by police after making a speech in which he announced Bradford was an "Israel-free zone".

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16 hrs ago | The Tribune

Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

An Iraqi lawmaker says residents of a minority Shiite town besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to the military to help end the siege.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Iraqi drive on Tikrit falters fierce resistance

Iraqi forces pushing north in an attempt to recapture the central Iraq town of Tikrit from the Islamic State have seen their assault stymied by snipers, roadside bombs and fierce resistance from the rebels.

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The Item

US trying to verify video of American's killing

A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Missing US photojournalist James Foley allegedly beheaded by ISIS

Media reports allege that ISIS beheaded Foley in a violent and graphic YouTube video called "A Message to #America ."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Syria, World News

Tri-cityherald.com

Report: 25 more police officers detained in Turkey

The government says the officers are associated with a moderate Islamic movement led by a U.S.-based cleric, which it accuses of attempting to topple the government.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Journalgazette.net

Israel: Rockets fired from Gaza, cease-fire broken

JERUSALEM Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Tuesday, breaking a temporary cease-fire and casting a shadow on indirect negotiations about ending a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

10 Things to Know, Tuesday, Aug. 19

Despite the deployment of the National Guard, who stood back, clashes between police and protesters continued in the St. Louis suburb where the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

DNA India

Saudi Arabian court sentences one to death, 13 to jail for militant attacks

A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

SFGate

Israel Faced A Huge Wave Of Cyber Attacks During Its War With Hamas - ...

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WYFF-TV Greenville

Syria's chemical weapons neutralized

Syria's most dangerous chemical weapons have been destroyed at sea, almost a year after nerve gas killed 1,000 people, including children, in a Damascus suburb, Secretary of State John Kerry said in statement Monday.

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Windsor Beacon

Pilot vs. attendant: Fist fight delays Saudia flight

A flight on Saudi Arabian airline Saudi was delayed for nearly six hours because of a violent fist fight between a pilot and a flight attendant.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

A buyer's market at gun bazaar in Kurdish town

The price of an Austrian Glock pistol fell $500 to $3,000. An AK-47 is now $2,000, also down $500.

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Related Topix: Prison, Iraq, World News,

1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

Obama 's War in Iraq Marks the Return of the Global War on Terror

There was a time not so long ago when the White House said al Qaeda was on its heels, the tide of war was receding, and the U.S. was turning its attention to Asia.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Terrorism

KMIZ

Obama on hiatus from vacation

President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday night, taking the unusual step of interrupting his Martha's Vineyard vacation for two days.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Metal, Isis, Ferguson, MO

Tri-cityherald.com

In Gaza, emotional wounds of war remain unhealed

Shrapnel pierced the 8-year-old's head and neck, and she died minutes after arriving at a hospital.

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The Tribune

Iraqi forces retake control of Mosul Dam

Iraqi security forces and Kurdish fighters on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from the hands of Islamic militants who captured it less than two weeks ago, an army spokesman in Baghdad said.

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