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Sunday, August 17, 2014
Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq
Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an eyewitness, government officials and people who live in the area.
Strikes on militants at Iraq dam after 'massacre'
Airstrikes pounded the area around Iraq's largest dam on Saturday in an effort to drive out militants who captured it earlier this month, as reports emerged of the massacre of some 80 members of the Yazidi religious minority by Islamic extremists.
Pakistan's Khan vows to protest until PM quits
Pakistan's Imran Khan vowed Saturday that thousands of protesters rallying in Islamabad would not move until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down, as the cricketer-turned-politician attempts to topple the government he claims was elected fraudulently.
A 91-year-old Dutch man honored by Israel for shielding a Jew from the Nazis has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in a Gaza air strike.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Relief as Maliki out, fears little will change
Iraqis and foreign brokers alike breathed a sigh of relief Friday after Nuri al-Maliki stepped aside, which many saw as vital to tackling a spiraling military and humanitarian crisis.
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A fragile cease-fire around Gaza held for a second day Friday as Israel's relations with its U.S. ally showed new signs of strain with tough talks looming on a more lasting peace.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Iraq: Al-Maliki steps down, gives up post to rival
Iraq's embattled Nouri al-Maliki has stepped down as prime minister, caving in to international and domestic pressure to give up his post to a rival politician.
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years earlier than thought, said a study Wednesday.
'Far fewer' stranded on Iraq mountain than feared: US
An American assessment team found “far fewer” Yazidis trapped in northern Iraq than expected, making an evacuation mission less likely, as the flight of minority groups from advancing jihadists showed no let-up Thursday.
Gaza refugees tie knot at UN school as truce comes to end
War destroyed their homes and her big white dress, but Heba and Omar agreed nothing would stand in the way of their future happiness.
  
  
  
  
  
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