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An Egyptian court sentences three Al-Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt
BEIRUT – Reuters
A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and in two villages to the north has broken down after renewed heavy shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group says
ADEN - Agence France-Presse
An apparent US drone strike killed five Al-Qaeda suspects in the extremist network's southeastern stronghold of Mukalla, a government official said Aug. 27
The Yemeni army has recruited 4,800 southern fighters following a presidential decision to integrate loyalist militiamen who helped push Iran-backed rebels out of second city Aden, a military official said Aug. 28
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
A suicide bomber in an explosives-rigged vehicle killed two Iraqi army generals north of the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi on Aug. 27, a military spokesman said.
TEL AVIV - Agence France-Presse
A billboard in central Tel Aviv announcing the opening of an Iranian embassy that met with disbelief and curiosity turned out to be a hoax, organizers of the eye-catching stunt have said.
JERUSALEM - Reuters
Israel launched an air strike against a Hamas facility on Aug. 27 in response to a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army said.
WASHINGTON - Anadolu Agency
Turkish jets will soon fly alongside U.S.-led coalition aircrafts in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Pentagon official said on Aug. 27
SIDON, Lebanon - Agence France-Presse
Two people were killed when gunmen briefly opened fire in Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, breaching a tense ceasefire, Palestinian sources said on Aug. 27.
BEIRUT – Agence Frence-Presse
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters seized five villages from rebel forces in Syria’s northern Aleppo province overnight and entered the outskirts of a key opposition bastion there, a monitor said on Aug. 27
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
A new 48-hour truce between Syrian regime forces and rebels in three towns entered into force on Aug. 27 after negotiations, a mediator and a monitoring group said.
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