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Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting, drawing Palestinian condemnation

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Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

Islamic State group kills dozens of former Iraqi police, trying to eliminate threat to rule

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Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town

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Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:52pm EDT

Family of held Egypt activists on hunger strike

Mother, sister of detained Egyptian activists on hunger strike to gain their freedom

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:13pm EDT

Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Nobel peace winner Malala donates funds to build war-damaged Gaza school

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Jailed reporter's family asks Iran to release him

The family of a Washington Post reporter jailed without charge in Iran since July is urging authorities in Tehran to release him.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes

Amnesty International says Libyan fighters committing war crimes with impunity

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Group says militants killed 600 Iraqi prisoners

Rights group accuses Islamic State militants of killing some 600 Shiite Iraqi prison inmates

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:40am EDT

Syrian official slams Turkey 'aggression'

AP Interview: Assad adviser says Turkey's involvement in Syrian city is 'aggression'

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:13am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

AP PHOTOS: At an Israeli prison, professional models prowl the catwalk in inmates' creations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 08:55am EDT

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

Report: Iran foils sabotage attempt involving tanks used for transporting heavy water

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 07:00am EDT

Anti-Islamists take most seats in Tunisia poll

Liberal party takes 39 percent of seats in Tunisia elections, Islamists close second

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

Peshmerga troops, en route to fight Islamic militants in Syria, cheered by Kurds in Turkey

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men

Residents say Islamic State group lines up, shoots dead 30 Sunni men in town in western Iraq

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:26am EDT

Israeli leader lashes back at harsh US criticism

Responding to tough US criticism, Israel's Netanyahu says he's targeted for 'defending Israel'

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:56am EDT

UN says Syria's neighbors at 'breaking point'

UN says Syria's neighbors at 'breaking point' as refugee crisis continues; 3 million have fled

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Man shot in suspected assassination in Jerusalem

Israeli police say man shot in suspected assassination attempt in Jerusalem

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Libya military spokesman: Army in central Benghazi

Military spokesman says Libyan army enters central Benghazi after battling militias for days

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:48pm EDT

Army blows up houses, Egyptians evacuate near Gaza

Dismayed residents abandon homes as Egyptian army creates buffer zone along Gaza border

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:12pm EDT

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Turkish rescue workers pump out water, trying to save 18 miners trapped in flooded coal mine

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 03:38pm EDT