Jad Khalil

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Planned Yemen ceasefire with Shi'ite rebels falters

SANAA (Reuters) - A planned ceasefire between the Yemeni government and Shi’ite rebels failed to take effect on Monday, hours after both sides published the terms of a truce to end fighting in and around the capital Sanaa.<p>Security sources said clashes continued in the city of Amran in Yemen’s north.<p>…

Attack from Syria kills Israeli teen; Israeli military kills two Palestinians

Israel came under attack Sunday on two fronts, according to the Israeli military.<p>In an incident near the Israeli-Syrian border, a 15-year-old Israeli civilian was killed and two others were injured, the Israeli military said.<p>"Today's event on the Syria border intentionally targeted Israelis. The …

Sunni militants carve trail through Western Iraq

Sunni militants have blitzed through the vast desert of western Iraq, capturing four towns and three border crossings and deepening the predicament of the Shiite-led government in Baghdad led by Nouri al-Maliki.<p>The latest military victories — including two border posts captured Sunday, one along …

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