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Somali Militants Carry Out Deadly Attack in Northeast Kenya

published about 3 hours ago
Shabab fighters killed 14 people and wounded 11 in the town of Mandera, a government official said, the latest attack in the region by the Islamist group.

Iraqi Forces Plan Offensive to Retake Ramadi From ISIS

published about 9 hours ago
Iraqi Forces Plan Offensive to Retake Ramadi From ISIS
President Obama says the fall of the key western city had galvanized the Iraqi government and accelerated an American effort to train forces there.

World Briefing: Syria: Suicide Bomber Hits Army Base, Monitors Say

published about 10 hours ago
At least 25 soldiers and allied militia members were killed after a suicide bomber from the Nusra Front blew himself up.

Toll Rises as Saudi Coalition Steps Up Airstrikes in Yemen

published about 11 hours ago
Toll Rises as Saudi Coalition Steps Up Airstrikes in Yemen
Multiple airstrikes across Yemen have killed about a hundred civilians in the past 3 days, underscoring the failure of efforts to halt the fighting.

As Israelis Are Tried in a Palestinian’s Murder, Agonizing Intimacy in Court

published about 11 hours ago
As Israelis Are Tried in a Palestinian’s Murder, Agonizing Intimacy in Court
Muhammad Abu Khdeir was 16 when he was snatched off a street near his East Jerusalem home, driven to a forest, beaten unconscious and burned to death on July 2, 2014.