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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
PLO offers truce as at least 100 more killed in Gaza
A senior PLO official proposed a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire Tuesday in the Gaza war, saying he spoke in the name of Hamas, but was contradicted a short while later by a spokesman of the Islamic militant group.
The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and reminded all countries that buying the illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions.
Washington and Kabul have failed to keep track of hundreds of thousands of weapons provided to Afghanistan, raising the risk that some could end up in the hands of insurgents, a U.S. audit said Monday.
A Kuwait Airways plane carrying 200 people made an emergency landing at Brussels airport Monday after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, Belgian news reports said.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Militants destroy historic Mosul mosque
Militants from the Islamic State group blew up a mosque and shrine dating back to the 14th century in Mosul on Sunday, local residents said, the latest casualty in a week that has seen a half dozen of the Iraqi city's most revered holy places destroyed.
Temporary lull in Gaza fighting as US, UN up pressure for truce
Fighting subsided in war-torn Gaza Monday at the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as world powers ramped up pressure on the warring sides to immediately end their 21-day confrontation.
A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Hamas asks for new truce as assault resumes
The Islamist Hamas movement on Sunday belatedly accepted diplomatic calls for an extension of a humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza shortly after Israel said it was resuming its devastating military assault.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
In 12-hour Gaza lull, residents return to destroyed areas
Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores of homes were pulverized, wreckage blocked roads and power cables dangled in the streets.
The United States on Saturday evacuated its embassy staff in Libya as they faced a “real risk” from fierce fighting in Tripoli and warned all Americans in the country to leave “immediately.”
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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