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A Jewish man stabbed and wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Oct. 9 in an apparent reprisal attack for Palestinian violence during the worst spell of civil unrest in the region for several years.
Sevil Erkuş - ANKARA
Turkey is continuing talks with NATO and its bilateral partners to enhance its defense capabilities, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said Oct. 9, noting the discussions include Patriot missiles
ANKARA - Reuters
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards general has been killed near Aleppo, where he was advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters, the guards said in a statement on Oct. 9
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
The Pentagon-run programme to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIL jihadists is being overhauled, US officials said Oct. 9
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Oct. 8, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran on Oct. 9 declined to confirm a claim by a US official that Russian missiles targeting rebels in Syria crashed in its territory this week.
SOFIA – Agence France-Presse
Bulgarian authorities said Oct. 8 that three Dutch people wanted on “terrorism” charges were arrested allegedly trying to cross the border into Turkey
ALEPPO, Syria – Anadolu Agency
Anadolu Agency photojournalist Saleh Mahmoud Laila was killed in a suicide car bomb attack in Syria on Oct. 8.
BRUSSELS - Reuters
NATO has said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by Russian jets bombing Syria and Britain scolded Moscow for escalating a civil war that has already killed 250,000 people
JERUSALEM - The Associated Press
Jerusalem's mayor, caught on video this week with a gun slung over his shoulder while visiting a Palestinian neighborhood, is making no apologies for the display of force. He says he's helping keep his city safe.
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
A suspected Saudi-led air strike killed at least 13 people at a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen, witnesses and the rebels said Oct. 8, even as UN peace efforts made headway.
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