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Israeli tanks pound Gaza ahead of possible ground incursion
Middle East

Israeli tanks pound Gaza ahead of possible ground incursion

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery pounded northern Gaza early Friday in an attempt to destroy a vast…
The Latest: Erdogan rallies Muslim leaders against Israel
Middle East

The Latest: Erdogan rallies Muslim leaders against Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on confrontations between Israelis and Palestinians, sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem and as…
East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah becomes emblem of Palestinian struggle
Middle East

East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah becomes emblem of Palestinian struggle

A putrid stench hangs over Sheikh Jarrah, a tiny neighborhood of East Jerusalem where protesters are trying to prevent Israel…
EXPLAINER: What’s behind the clashes in Jerusalem?
Middle East

EXPLAINER: What’s behind the clashes in Jerusalem?

JERUSALEM (AP) — For weeks now, Palestinian protesters and Israeli police have clashed on a daily basis in and around…
Medics: 80 Palestinians hospitalized in Jerusalem clashes
Middle East

Medics: 80 Palestinians hospitalized in Jerusalem clashes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Monday, the latest in…
Sheriff: Girl shoots 3 at Idaho school; teacher disarms her
World

Sheriff: Girl shoots 3 at Idaho school; teacher disarms her

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A sixth-grade girl brought a gun to her Idaho middle school, shot and wounded two students…
Gaza reporter says she was beaten for not wearing headscarf
Middle East

Gaza reporter says she was beaten for not wearing headscarf

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A female Palestinian reporter said Thursday that a member of the Hamas-run border patrol…
Ethiopia ‘at a crossroads’ amid spiraling ethnic conflict
World

Ethiopia ‘at a crossroads’ amid spiraling ethnic conflict

GONDAR, Ethiopia (AP) — Aba Yosief Desta preferred not to discuss the ethnicities of victims in the widening conflicts threatening…
Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal
Middle East

Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing for possible Taliban attacks on US and coalition forces as they withdraw from…
Balcony death spotlights social pressure for single Egyptian women
Egypt

Balcony death spotlights social pressure for single Egyptian women

Nesma Nasr once stayed a week without water in her Cairo apartment, afraid to call a plumber because of the…
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