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A protester uses a sling shot to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli solders securing the border during clashes on the Israeli border eastern Gaza City, Friday, May 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strikeA spokeswoman for Israel's prison service says mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners has ended after 40 days
The Associated Press7 hours ago
After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants' havenThe Libya connection in the Manchester concert bombing and to Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has highlighted how militant Islamic groups have taken advantage of Libya's lawlessness to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihad
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in SyriaU.S. military officials say a soldier from Georgia has been killed in a vehicle crash in Syria
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Iran's Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia 'cow milked' by USIran's Supreme Leader has called Saudi Arabia a "cow" that is being "milked" by the United States
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against ISSyrian government-controlled media and a war monitor say Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State militants and rebel fighters in a wide offensive in the country's southern desert
The Associated Press9 hours ago
This image released by the Minya governorate media office shows a policeman and a priest next to a bus after stormed the bus in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian officials say dozens of people were killed and wounded in an attack by masked militants on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, including children, south of Cairo.  (Minya Governorate Media office via AP)
Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attackThe Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Report: Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab statesIran's President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a "real agreement toward peace and brotherhood."
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Relatives of Coptic Christians who were killed during a bus attack, surround their coffins, during their funeral service, at Abu Garnous Cathedral in Minya, Egypt, Friday, May 26, 2017. Egyptian security and medical officials say the death toll in the shooting by masked gunmen of a bus carrying Christians, many of them children, on their way to a remote desert monastery has risen to over 20. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attackScandinavian leaders have joined the chorus of world leaders condemning the attack on Coptic Christians traveling to a remote desert monastery south of Cairo that killed 29
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians that killed 29Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians that killed 29
The Associated Press15 hours ago
AP Explains: Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?A look at Egypt's Coptic Christians in the wake of attack on bus south of Cairo that killed 29
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, an Iraqi boy carries heavy belongings through the rubble as he flees fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq. An Iraqi official said a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul. Also Saturday, May 27, 2017, aid groups said they are concerned for the safety of civilians following calls from Iraq’s government for residents of the Islamic State-held Old City to flee the area immediately. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting ISAn Iraqi official says a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting ISIraqi official says senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander killed in explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo taken on Monday, Mar. 6, 2017, a ten year-old girl, who fled with her mother after she was forced to get married to a man in his 60s, arranges the bed at a residential building in Ibb province, Yemen. Human rights activists say child marriages are rising dramatically amid the civil war in Yemen. They say girls under 15 in many cases are being married off by their families because they can’t afford to support their children, are desperate for the dowry or want to protect their daughters’ “virtue.” (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Girls are increasingly being married off in war-torn YemenHuman rights activists say child marriages are rising dramatically amid the civil war in Yemen
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Interior Ministry says 18 people killed in suicide car bomb attack in eastern AfghanistanInterior Ministry says 18 people killed in suicide car bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 file photo, smoke from an airstrike rises as a man flees with a toddler during fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, in the al-Rifai neighborhood of western Mosul, Iraq. In Mosul, Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are mounting a stiff resistance, and the more the battle stretches out, the greater the risk for civilians remaining behind. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at riskOld City siege draws out Mosul fight and endangers trapped civilians as Iraqi forces inch toward victory against IS
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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