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Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic Jamal Al Jamal is pictured in Prague, Czech Republic. (AP Photo/CTK, Krumphanzl Michal, File)

Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed in blast

PRAGUE (AP) — The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic died Wednesday in a blast that occurred when he opened an old safe that had been left untouched for more than 20 years, officials said. […]

01/01/2014

In this image taken from video obtained from the Erbin Ciity, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, U.N. investigation team with blue helmets speak with Free Syrian Army fighters in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria, Aug. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Erbin City via AP video)

UN experts leave Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. chemical weapons experts have left Syria and crossed into neighboring Lebanon. An Associated Press crew saw the U.N. personnel cross into Lebanon from Syria through the country’s Masnaa border crossing early […]

08/30/2013

Israelis look at the crater caused by the impact of a rocket fired from Lebanon in kibbutz Gehser HaZiv outside Nahariya in northern Israel, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Jinipix)

Israeli warplanes strike area near Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military and a Palestinian official say the Jewish state’s air force struck a target south of Beirut. Friday’s air raid came a day after militants fired four rockets from Lebanon […]

08/22/2013

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Syria denounces NATO move to deploy anti-missile system

BEIRUT (AP) – Syria is voicing anger over NATO’s move to deploy a Patriot missile defense system along Turkey’s border with Syria.

12/06/2012

Syria rebels launch new push to take country's largest city

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian opposition activists say rebel fighters have launched a new push to drive regime forces out of Syria’s largest city, Aleppo. Mohammed Saeed, an activist in Aleppo, says heavy clashes erupted Thursday […]

09/27/2012

Hezbollah leader calls for continued protests

BEIRUT (AP) – There may be no end in sight to the protests in the Muslim world over an anti-Islam film. In Lebanon today, the leader of the country’s powerful Hezbollah group called for sustained […]

09/17/2012

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