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A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has landed in Irbil, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.
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Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed under caution by police after making a speech in which he announced Bradford was an "Israel-free zone".
Iraqi forces pushing north in an attempt to recapture the central Iraq town of Tikrit from the Islamic State have seen their assault stymied by snipers, roadside bombs and fierce resistance from the rebels.
A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
Media reports allege that ISIS beheaded Foley in a violent and graphic YouTube video called "A Message to #America ."
The government says the officers are associated with a moderate Islamic movement led by a U.S.-based cleric, which it accuses of attempting to topple the government.
JERUSALEM Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets into Israel on Tuesday, breaking a temporary cease-fire and casting a shadow on indirect negotiations about ending a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas.
Despite the deployment of the National Guard, who stood back, clashes between police and protesters continued in the St. Louis suburb where the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman.
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Syria's most dangerous chemical weapons have been destroyed at sea, almost a year after nerve gas killed 1,000 people, including children, in a Damascus suburb, Secretary of State John Kerry said in statement Monday.
A flight on Saudi Arabian airline Saudi was delayed for nearly six hours because of a violent fist fight between a pilot and a flight attendant.
The price of an Austrian Glock pistol fell $500 to $3,000. An AK-47 is now $2,000, also down $500.
There was a time not so long ago when the White House said al Qaeda was on its heels, the tide of war was receding, and the U.S. was turning its attention to Asia.
President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday night, taking the unusual step of interrupting his Martha's Vineyard vacation for two days.
Shrapnel pierced the 8-year-old's head and neck, and she died minutes after arriving at a hospital.
Iraqi security forces and Kurdish fighters on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from the hands of Islamic militants who captured it less than two weeks ago, an army spokesman in Baghdad said.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:56 am
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