Middle East

Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

Egypt's military spokesman says troops have killed 7 suspected militants in Sinai

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Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

Hamas and Israel blame each other for deaths of 10 people _ 9 of them children _ in Gaza park

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:58am EDT

Iran leader calls for arming Gaza to fight Israel

Iran's supreme leader says Gaza Palestinians should be armed to fight Israel

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:42am EDT

In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision

Blowing up shrines, extremists shrug off restraint and unleash their vision on Iraq's Mosul

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:04am EDT

Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital as government appeals to world for help

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:50am EDT

Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

Netanyahu tells Israelis to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, army urges Gaza evacuations

Monday - 07/28/2014, 10:54pm EDT

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid prayers, though wars in Gaza, Syria cloud celebrations

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate

Around 2,000 Syrians _ almost half pro-Assad forces _ killed in 2 weeks as jihadis consolidate

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Iraq police find 17 bodies, some bound, in Baghdad

Iraq police find 17 bodies, some blindfolded with their hands bound in Baghdad as tension rise

Monday - 07/28/2014, 12:00pm EDT

In war-struck Gaza, civilians struggle to get by

In war-struck Gaza, hardship felt more keenly during what's meant to be joyous Muslim holiday

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:52am EDT

State media: Car bomb in central Syria kills 7

Syrian state media reports that car bomb in the central city of Homs kills 7 people

Monday - 07/28/2014, 06:40am EDT

Israel, Hamas hold out for more gains in Gaza war

Cease-fire efforts troubled as Israel, Hamas hold out for bigger gains in Gaza war

Monday - 07/28/2014, 04:18am EDT

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Gaza war rages as Hamas, Israel exchange fire despite truce pledges ahead of Muslim holiday

Monday - 07/28/2014, 02:19am EDT

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Gaza war rages as Hamas, Israel exchange fire despite truce pledges ahead of Muslim holiday

Monday - 07/28/2014, 12:30am EDT

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

Al-Qaida-linked group releases video of American smiling before his suicide bombing in Syria

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 10:24pm EDT

Israel acknowledges mortar shell hit UN school

Israel says probe shows errant mortar shell hit UN school, but could not have caused deaths

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 07:32pm EDT

Islamic militants destroy historic mosque in Mosul

Islamic State militants destroy historic Prophet Jirjis Mosque and Shrine in Mosul

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 06:57pm EDT

Suspected al-Qaida attack kills 2 troops in Yemen

Military officials say suspected al-Qaida-planted car bomb kills 2 troops in southern Yemen

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Israeli Arabs caught in the middle of Gaza war

Sympathies divided, Israel's Arab minority is caught in the middle of Gaza war

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 11:50am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Brief cease-fire halts Gaza war

AP PHOTOS: Cease-fire in Gaza war between Israel, Hamas allows civilians to see destruction

Sunday - 07/27/2014, 07:04am EDT