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Brits Close to Identifying Foley Killer
LONDON (AP) — Britain's ambassador to the United States says police and spy agencies are close to identifying the English-accented militant depicted on video showing the killing of U.S. journalist James Foley.
Peter Westmacott told CNN Sunday that "we're not far away"…
Israel Withdraws from Peace Talks
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered negotiators at cease-fire talks to return home from Cairo following rocket fire by Palestinian militants.
The Israeli move, coupled with the outbreak of violence, threw Egyptian efforts to arrange a long-ter…
Saudi Top Cleric Slams Extremism
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top cleric says extremism and the ideologies of groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida are Islam's top enemy and that Muslims have been their first victims.
Grand Mufti Sheik Abdul-Aziz Al-Sheik says extremism and terrorism do not belong …
Israel Targets More Rocket Sites
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck sites in Gaza following rocket fire.
The military said early Thursday it was targeting "terror sites" across Gaza.
The military says at least five rockets were launched at Israel in the lead-up to the end of a temporary c…
Refugees Flee Iraq
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish officials say thousands of members of a religious minority group have fled across the border from Iraq after coming under attack by Islamic extremists.
Ekrem Hasso and Juan Mohammad told The Associated Press on Saturday that the Yazidis fled after Kurdish fighters w…
Second Round of Airstrikes in Iraq
NEW DELHI (AP) — American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Irbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the strikes by name, say unmanned airc…
Palestinians say Five Dead in New Airstrikes
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day truce in Gaza has come to an end, with the resumption of rocket attacks against Israel and Israeli airstrikes that Palestinian officials say killed at least five Palestinians, including three children...
More Than 50 Dead in Baghdad Bombings
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi medical and security officials say car bombs have exploded in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad killing 51 people.
Police said the first attack Wednesday evening was a double car bombing in a shopping area of Sadr City, a Shiite neighborhood in the east of the city, killing 3…

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