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10 Iranian troops killed in attack near border with IraqIranian media are reporting 10 border guards were killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen near the Iraqi border
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Palestinians inspect a military observation post that was hit by an Israeli tank shell east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 20, 2018. Israel pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza killing four Palestinians on Friday in a series of air strikes after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said. The Gaza Health Ministry said four Palestinians were killed. The militant Islamic Hamas that rules Gaza said three of the dead were members of the group. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikesGaza's militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrustEritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia reconciliation with mix of hope and mistrust
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Expert: GPS places Jordanian-born man at Texas slayingA digital forensic expert says a GPS device owned by a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder places him at the same time and place of one of the 2012 Texas slayings
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Palestinians inspect a military observation post that was hit by an Israeli tank shell east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 20, 2018. Israel pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza killing four Palestinians on Friday in a series of air strikes after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said. The Gaza Health Ministry said four Palestinians were killed. The militant Islamic Hamas that rules Gaza said three of the dead were members of the group. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near GazaIsrael's military says it pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza, killing four Palestinians, mostly Hamas operatives, in a series of airstrikes after snipers killed an Israeli soldier near the border
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Israeli military says Palestinian fire kills soldier near Gaza border, first Israeli killed there in months of violenceIsraeli military says Palestinian fire kills soldier near Gaza border, first Israeli killed there in months of violence
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Iraqis take to the streets again to demand better servicesThousands have once again taken to the streets in the capital and the southern city of Basra demanding better public services and jobs
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Israel carries out airstrikes after Palestinians fire shots from Gaza's border, killing at least three Hamas fightersIsrael carries out airstrikes after Palestinians fire shots from Gaza's border, killing at least three Hamas fighters
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this photo released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians celebrate as they hold their national flags and pictures of Syrian president Bashar Assad, in the town of al-Hrak, Daraa province, Syria. The government has regained control of the town in an offensive, backed by Russian air power. The forces have stepped up their military offensive on the remaining opposition pockets in the southwestern region that includes Daraa and Quneitra provinces that straddle the border with Jordan and the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (SANA via AP)
Syria: Rebels give up positions near Golan HeightsSyrian state media says rebels in the country's southwest Quneitra province have started departing for northwest Syria, after giving up their fight against government forces along the frontier with Israel
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center left, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attend an  arrival ceremony, in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (Egyptian Presidency via AP)
Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after yearslong tensionThe leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend their frayed ties following repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, file photo, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Marshall Billingslea testifies during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on North Korea sanctions, on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. and Turkish officials met on Friday, July 20, 2018 to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran - an issue that has the potential to cause a new flashpoint in relations between the two NATO allies. U.S. Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea, who met with Turkish treasury and foreign ministry officials, said his talks in Ankara were very "positive" and that there was "no hostility" on either side. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file)
Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctionsTurkey's foreign ministry says it is monitoring American sanctions on Iran, following a meeting with a United States delegation.
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Wife testifies against Jordanian man on trial for 2 slayingsThe wife of a Jordanian-born man on trial for capital murder has testified that her husband sneaked into their son-in-law's Texas apartment before fatally shooting him in 2012
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Israeli east Jerusalem plan gets cool Palestinian receptionA half-a-billion-dollar Israeli plan to develop Palestinian areas of east Jerusalem is getting a cool reception from the very people who are supposed to benefit
The Associated Press1 day ago
Florida publication seeks FBI 9/11 records on family's tiesAn online publication in Florida has asked a federal appeals court to order a trial on the release of records from the FBI's 9/11 Review Commission
The Associated Press1 day ago
Boat with 160 African migrants reportedly capsizes off YemenYemeni security officials and tribal leaders say a boat carrying more than 160 African migrants has capsized off the southern province of Shabwa
The Associated Press1 day ago
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