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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Protesters scuffle with police at Paris synagogues

Pro-Palestinian protesters tried to force their way into a Paris synagogue Sunday with bats and chairs, then fought with security officers who blocked their way, according to police and a witness.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, France, Europe, Francois Hollande

7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

8 killed in mortar attack in Egypt's Sinai

A senior security official said the attack late Sunday hit the military post, killing one soldier.

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, World News

11 hrs ago | ABC News

Thousands of Palestinians Flee Northern Gaza

Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of an offensive against Hamas that has killed more than 160 people.

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13 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

No Iran breakthrough with Kerry in Vienna

Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away.

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14 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

German police megaphone used in anti-Israel rant

Police let the protester use the megaphone during a Free Gaza demonstration Saturday because he had offered to calm down a protest that had turned violent, spokeswoman Virginie Wegner told The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Europe, Germany

16 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Pope Benedict XVI, Shimon Peres

21 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Pope leads crowd in silent prayer for Mideast

Francis called for insistent prayers for peace in the Holy Land during his Sunday window appearance to pilgrims and tourists.

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, World News

23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Israel launches amphibious raid in Gaza in ground assault

Just what happened on flight UA201 before its emergency landing on a tiny remote Pacific atoll? United faces claims that there was a strange 'smell' BEFORE take off and the cockpit 'filled with smoke' Mother shot dead her two children as they slept and then killed herself as real estate exec father raced home to try and stop her, autopsy report ... (more)

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Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

Delta Air Lines says a flight leaving Israel for New York developed a mechanical problem and had to return to Tel Aviv and make an emergency landing.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Israel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Christie blames Obama in part for Mideast unrest

The Republican governor's remarks came as Israel targeted civilian institutions with suspected ties to the militant organization Hamas and declared it would step up its bombardment of northern Gaza.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Israel, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WHTC

Iraq headed for chaos unless politicians unite, U.N. says

Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday as a U.N. envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers do not make progress on Sunday towards naming a government.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Al Qaida affiliate declares 'emirate'

Nusra leader Abu Muhammad Al Jolani, who rarely appears in public, on Friday wished his militants the "glad tidings" of an Islamic Emirate that aims at implementing Sharia, a strict Islamic law, the Aleppo Media Center said.

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The Wichita Eagle

Israeli bombing turns Gaza into ghost town

A Palestinian boy looks at damaged swings on the side of a street following an Israeli missile strike in Gaza Strip on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Iraq sending 4,000 volunteers to help in Ramadi

An Iraqi Shiite fighter chants slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State group during Friday prayers in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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NBC12

Rescued elephant cries after he is freed

Raju appeared to cry tears of joy when he was rescued from his five decades in captivity.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke, Republican, Lamar Smith, Mike Rogers, Israel, World News, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Lebanon Daily News

As deaths rise, no end seen to Israeli offensive

Asserting it has broad international support for a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel is showing no signs of ending the operation, vowing to press on until there is a halt to rocket attacks from the seaside territory.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, North America, Canada

Daily Mail

Widow of man shot dead in movie theater 'for texting' hits out at...

'Daddy, I'm getting married to Charlie Manson!' Father relives the moment his daughter revealed she intended to wed infamous killer and how he has incredibly come to accept it EXCLUSIVE: Family fears Glee star Becca Tobin's 'workaholic' boyfriend was killed by STRESS as authorities confirm no drugs were found in the hotel room 'I forgive you for ... (more)

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WHAS11

Thousands protest Gaza strikes in London, Paris

Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators have turned out on the streets of London and Paris to call for an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza.

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The Jewish Journal

Rockets fired from south Lebanon hit Israeli territory

A Lebanese army personnel inspects the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel on July 11. Photo by Karamallah Daher/Reuters Two rockets were fired into northern Israel from Lebanon on Friday, and Israel's army responded with artillery fire, Lebanon's news agency and security sources said, adding it was ... (more)

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