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Second Round of Airstrikes in Iraq
NEW DELHI (AP) — American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Irbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the strikes by name, say unmanned airc…
Palestinians say Five Dead in New Airstrikes
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A three-day truce in Gaza has come to an end, with the resumption of rocket attacks against Israel and Israeli airstrikes that Palestinian officials say killed at least five Palestinians, including three children...
More Than 50 Dead in Baghdad Bombings
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi medical and security officials say car bombs have exploded in Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad killing 51 people.
Police said the first attack Wednesday evening was a double car bombing in a shopping area of Sadr City, a Shiite neighborhood in the east of the city, killing 3…
Sunni Insurgents Seize Small Towns in Iraq’s North
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Officials and residents say militants with the Islamic State extremist group have seized two small towns in northern Iraq after driving out Kurdish security forces.
Mosul governor Atheel al-Nujaifi, who fled to the largely autonomous Kurdish region when the Islamic State group and …
10 Killed in UN School in Gaza
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — A United Nations official says at least 10 people have been killed in Gaza at a U.N. school because of an apparent nearby Israeli airstrike.
The boys school, in Rafah, had been providing shelter for about 3,000 people attempting to escape the nearly monthlong war betwee…
62 Killed in Gaza; Israeli Soldier Feared Captured
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces are moving deeper into southern Gaza, searching for a soldier who was apparently captured during a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day. The forces are being backed by heavy tank fire and airstrikes...

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