Middle East

A wreckage of a burnt aircraft is pictured after a shelling at Tripoli International Airport in Tripoli, Libya, July 21, 2014.

Double Suicide Attack Kills 4 at Libyan Army Base

Special force's camp gate is attacked by two separate cars just as troops were breaking fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan More

Smoke rises as flames spread across buildings after Israeli strikes in the Shijaiyah neighborhood in Gaza City, July 22, 2014.

Photogallery As US, UN Pursue Gaza Cease-fire, Fighting Rages

US' Kerry and UN's Ban urge end to conflict, as death toll tops 600 among Palestinians More

Palestinian U.N. Ambassador Riyad Mansour speaks during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, July 20, 2014.

Palestinians Appeal to UN Security Council

Death toll in Gaza Strip tops 600 and a cease-fire with Israel remains out of reach More

 Delta Air Lines jet takes off at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mich, July 22, 2014.

Video FAA Bans US Flights to Tel Aviv Airport

Decision follows Hamas rocket strike that landed 1.6 km from Ben Gurion international airport Tuesday More

Map shows location of Hadramout, Yemen

Al-Qaida Wing Announces Plans for Islamic Emirate in Yemen

AQAP announcement also orders men and women in remote eastern Hadramout province to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law More



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Column: A Summer of Innocent Deaths

From farmers' fields in Ukraine to the killing fields of Syria and Iraq, and the pulverized apartments of Gaza, ordinary people die in disputes for which their leaders lack political will to resolve
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Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts

World Food Program says it has had to deliver 50 times more food by air this year compared to same period last year to tackle multiple global emergencies, especially in Africa, Syria
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Al-Qaida Wing Announces Plans for Islamic Emirate in Yemen

AQAP announcement also orders men and women in remote eastern Hadramout province to obey its strict interpretation of Islamic law
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Libya Oil Output Slips, Fresh Fighting in Tripoli

At least 47 people have died in week-long Tripoli airport clashes, in some of the heaviest street fighting since 2011 civil war
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Video FAA Bans US Flights to Tel Aviv Airport

Decision follows Hamas rocket strike that landed 1.6 km from Ben Gurion international airport Tuesday
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Lebanese Media Unite to Support Palestinians in Gaza

Joint newscast billed as Arab world’s first unified news bulletin in support of Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip
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Video France Denounces Anti-Semitism, Braces for More Gaza Protests

Thousands in Paris protest Israel's deadly offensive in Gaza that has killed more than 500 people
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Syrian Opposition Coalition Dissolves Interim Government

Western-backed National Coalition of Syrian opposition members say they have voted to force out temporary government and to form a new one within a month
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Multimedia Kerry: 'Hamas Has a Fundamental Choice'

Top US diplomat says militants can stop Palestinians' suffering by agreeing to cease-fire with Israel
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US, UN Denounce ISIL Persecution of Iraqi Minorities

International condemnation urged against ISIL in campaign of persecution of Christians across Middle East
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Photogallery As US, UN Pursue Gaza Cease-fire, Fighting Rages

US' Kerry and UN's Ban urge end to conflict, as death toll tops 600 among Palestinians
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Kerry, UN's Ban Seek Israel-Gaza Cease-fire

Bombing continues unabated Tuesday as Israel strikes hit five mosques, sports stadium, home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip
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