Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
An Israeli missile struck a building inside the compound housing Gaza's largest hospital on Monday, medics and an AFP correspondent said.
BEIRUT - The Associated Press
Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said Monday.
RAMALLAH - Agence France-Presse
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to head a team including Hamas for talks in Cairo on sealing a Gaza ceasefire between the Islamist movement and Israel, an official said
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
At least 38 people, mostly soldiers, were killed in 24 hours of fierce fighting between the Libyan army and Islamists in the eastern city of Benghazi, officials said
BEIRUT - Reuters
The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq.
Iraqi Christians who have fled the ISIL violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, recount their nightmares about advance of the jihadist group
JERUSALEM / GAZA CITY
Eid al-Fitr is beginning in the Gaza Strip, but residents are from a celebratory mood amid a mounting death toll exceeding 1,050 and a slim chance of a durable cease-fire with Israel
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Egypt's army said it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.
BAGHDAD - The Associated Press
Militants from the Islamic State group blew up a mosque and shrine dating back to the 14th century in Mosul
GAZA CITY / JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 27 accused Hamas of violating a ceasefire that it had itself called and vowed that Israeli operations in Gaza would continue.
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