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17,000 Gaza housing units were destroyed or severely damaged during this summer’s war and 5,000 units still need work after damage.
President Barack Obama played down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday.
Obama says degrading Islamic State militants is going to require a “regional strategy” and assistance from partners in the Middle East.
Israel’s prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
A U.S. journalist speaking publicly for the first time since his release from a Syrian extremist group.
The mission, if it went forward, would be the second recent U.S. military humanitarian intervention in Iraq.
San Diego resident killed in Syria.
Many of the photos never seen in public before
President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist.
The woman had been working for several humanitarian aid groups when she was kidnapped.
There was no immediate Israeli comment.
Dempsey did not rule out strikes for any other critical reasons.
This is the seventh outbreak of Ebola in Congo. The disease was first discovered there in 1976.
Mahmoud Abbas’ appeal is part of a “day after” plan following the end of the current war in the Gaza Strip.
A stark display of the growing divisions between east and west.
As both the ruble and the death toll rises, these pictures illustrate the plight of the people.
The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel.
Arianespace said the satellites settled into a lower, elliptical orbit instead of the circular one intended.
The violence signaled that a speedy resumption of truce talks is unlikely, despite another appeal by mediator Egypt.