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    Israeli bombing of Gaza houses seen violating international law

    In the most extensive report yet on Israel’s policy of bombing homes during last summer’s war in Gaza, the Israeli human rights group B’tselem said Wednesday that some of the attacks violated international law while others raised “grave concern” of such violations...

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    Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, causing casualties

    A missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, an apparent retaliation for a deadly Israeli airstrike in Syria that killed six Hezbollah fighters earlier this month.

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    Mexico officials conclude 43 students were killed

    Hoping to move beyond the crisis that has dogged their government for four months, Mexican officials Tuesday issued final findings in the case of 43 missing college students, saying they were killed by corrupt authorities working with a drug gang and their bodies were incinerated.

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    Gunmen storm luxury Libyan hotel killing 10

    In the latest sign of Libya’s descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia.

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    Rockets from Syria heighten tension in Israel

    Israeli aircraft struck Syrian government artillery positions early Wednesday as tensions mounted along the Israeli-held Golan Heights a week and a half after an Israeli airstrike killed an Iranian general and six members of the militant group Hezbollah.

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    Islamic State sets 24-hour deadline for Iraqi bomber’s release

    The Islamic State on Tuesday gave the Japanese and Jordanian governments less than 24 hours to release a female militant who has been on Jordan’s death row since 2005, in exchange for the release of a kidnapped Japanese journalist and the life of a captured Jordanian fighter pilot.

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    Obama pays respect to Saudi king

    Leading a delegation of high ranking government officials from past Republican and Democratic administrations, President Barack Obama landed in Saudi Arabia Tuesday to meet with King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud and express condolences on the passing of King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz.

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    Ex-KGB spy Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

    The bombshell disclosure in the inquiry into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko is the latest twist in a saga that reads like the pages of a best-selling thriller.

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    Somalia: Al-Shabab leader says he has quit terror group

    The leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist group had a $3M bounty on his head. He quit the insurgency, renounced violence perpetrated by the al Qaida-linked group.

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    Purported Islamic State message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

    An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than “24 hours left to live.”

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