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  • U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops

    U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops
    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country. Haider al-...
  • Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'

    Israel pounds Gaza, says ceasefire is 'not near'
    Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held discussions in neighboring...
  • Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions

    Investigators finally reach Ukraine crash site; Moscow fights back after sanctions
    The Office of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) security and rights organization said its monitors, accompanied by Dutch and Australian experts, reached the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, two weeks after the...
  • Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire

    Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire
    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. The ceasefire will begin at 8 a.m. local time on...
  • Malala Yousafzai: Standing up for girls

    Birthdays are a time to move forward. We look back with gratitude on what has passed and decide that this year we will be even stronger. I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the...
  • U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

    U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
    Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce

    Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce
    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT. There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as...
  • Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager

    Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager
    Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday. With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
  • Israel declares humanitarian truce for Monday in most of Gaza

    Israel declares humanitarian truce for Monday in most of Gaza
    Israel said its military would hold fire in most of the Gaza Strip for seven hours on Monday to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid and for displaced Palestinians to return to their homes, but would fight back if attacked.  The humanitarian truce,...
  • No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire

    No breakthroughs as Kerry joins talks for Gaza cease-fire
    Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip yielded no apparent breakthrough on Tuesday, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry reiterated U.S. support for an Egyptian-authored truce initiative, while also opening the door to wider...
  • U.N. chief Ban commends Iraqi PM Maliki's decision to step aside

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday welcomed the decision of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step aside and his pledge of support for Haider al-Abadi as his successor. "He (Ban) looks forward to the swift...
  • U.N. chief Ban names Spanish diplomat as new Libya envoy

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday named Spanish diplomat Bernardino Leon as the world body's special envoy to Libya, which is experiencing the worst fighting between armed factions since the 2011 fall of Muammar...