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Some 400 Palestinians fleeing Israeli raids have taken shelter in a Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Running twice-weekly tours from Syria's Raqa to Iraq's Anbar, IS' buses fly the group's black flag and play jihadist songs throughout the journey.
The UN Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
Iraq's parliament, which had been due to elect the country's president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day
Thousands of Turkmen refugees who fled ISIL violence in Telafer are being abandoned to their fate under 50 degrees of hot weather in the desert
BAGHDAD - Reuters
Islamic State militants claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an overnight suicide bombing in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad which killed 33 people, one of the deadliest recent attacks in the Iraqi capital.
Syrian rebels battled jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) near Damascus on Monday, pressing their bid to expel them from their strongholds, a monitoring group said.
GAZA CITY - Agence France-Presse
Major airlines blocked flights to Israel Wednesday after a rocket from Gaza struck near airport runways, as the U.N. chief urged an end to a conflict that has killed 636 Palestinians and 31 Israelis
World efforts to broker a ceasefire in war-torn Gaza gathered pace as Israel pressed a blistering 14-day assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 548
Many of those killed in the relentless Israeli campaign of shelling and airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, in its 15th day, were women and children
As the Israeli offensive targets the tunnels under Gaza, Palestinians see the underground labyrinth as one of their most important means of resistance
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