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Official: Islamic State militants destroy ancient tombs in Syria

Islamic State militants destroyed three ancient tower tombs in the central city of Palmyra in the last few days, a Syrian government official said Friday.<p>Tower tombs, built on high grounds, are a unique feature of the Roman-era caravan city.<p>Maamoun Abdulkarim, head of the Antiquities and Museums …

Government air raids near Syrian capital kill more than 80

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian airstrikes on a Damascus suburb killed more than 80 people on Sunday in one of the deadliest such raids of the four-year civil …

Iranian hardliners call for rejection of nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting around 50 hard-line students and activists have staged a rally, calling on the …

Neighbours gather to protest West Bank eviction order

<b>Silwan, occupied West Bank -</b> For days, neighbours, friends and family have been gathering at the home of Abdullah Abu Nab in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan, hoping to stop his family's looming eviction.<p>A recent ruling from Israel's Supreme Court gave Abu Nab's family - comprised of 16 …

Donald Trump Calls for U.S. Ground Troops in Iraq

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Donald Trump

Kasich revises history on Iraq war

<b>(CNN) —</b> John Kasich says now that he never would have taken the United States to war in Iraq -- but the Ohio governor supported then-President George W. Bush's push for war in 2002.<p>In an interview with CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union" aired Sunday, Kasich said, "I would never have committed …

Migrants mass in Turkey to take shortest route to Europe

BODRUM, Turkey (AP) — Suddenly, almost silently, a group of young men carrying a small plastic dinghy emerges from the darkness, dashes across a road …

Clinton emails should also be reviewed by inspector general: lawmaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton’s private email server should be examined by the U.S. intelligence watchdog after the FBI finishes reviewing any classified information on it, a Republican lawmaker said on Sunday.<p>U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets Louie Dixon as she …

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Shekau 'still in charge' of Nigeria's Boko Haram

<b>An audio message has emerged of Nigerian-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau, in which he denies he has been replaced.</b><p>In the message, addressed to the leader of the Islamic State militant group to whom Boko Haram has pledged allegiance, Mr Shekau said he was still in …

Iraq probe implicates Maliki over Mosul's fall to ISIL

An Iraqi parliamentary committee says that former prime minister Nouri al-Maliki and other officials were to blame for allowing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to overrun Mosul last year, and has called for them to face trial.<p>The committee, which presented the conclusion of its …

Air attack hits crowded market in Syria; more than 80 dead, watchdog says

Syrian government warplanes struck a crowded market in a rebel stronghold near Damascus on Sunday, a watchdog group said, killing 82 people and wounding more than 250. The carnage unfolded even as the U.N's top aid official began a visit to the country to assess humanitarian needs.<p>The Syrian …

Military Judge Cancels Hearing for September 11 Suspects

A military judge has cancelled an upcoming pretrial hearing for September 11 suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, according to a Reuters report.<p>The judge …

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Blast Kills Pakistani Provincial Minister in PM's Political Heartland

LAHORE, Pakistan — A bomb killed a Pakistani provincial minister and at least 12 others when it destroyed the minister's home on Sunday in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political heartland of Punjab.<p>Police said the blast appeared to be a suicide attack, launched as Punjab home minister Shuja …