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Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

Palestinians flee their homes to take shelter at the United Nations school in Gaza City, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern residents to evacuate their homes, part of a...
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Russia: 1 killed near Ukraine border by shell fire

A local citizen speaks to a Ukrainian government soldier guarding a checkpoint outside the city of Siversk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents last week retreated from the strategic city of Slovyansk and holed up in Donetsk, a city of...
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Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leaders

Iraqi former Parliament speaker and the chairman of the Sunni Arab Coalition Osama al-Nujaifi, center, speaks to the media during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Iraq’s deadlocked parliament ended its second session after just 30 minutes Sunday...
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AP Analysis: Mideast crisis a strategic stalemate

Smoke rises following an Israeli strike on Gaza, seen from the Israel Gaza border on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of...
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Palestinians flee north Gaza after Israel warning

Palestinians take shelter at the United Nations school after they fled their homes in Gaza City, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their...
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Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leaders

Iraqi former Parliament speaker and the chairman of the Sunni Arab Coalition Osama al-Nujaifi, center, speaks to the media during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Iraq’s deadlocked parliament ended its second session after just 30 minutes Sunday...
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Russia: 1 killed near Ukraine border by shell fire

A local citizen speaks to a Ukrainian government soldier guarding a checkpoint outside the city of Siversk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents last week retreated from the strategic city of Slovyansk and holed up in Donetsk, a city of...
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Ukraine govt denies president will be at Cup final

In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 photo, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses Ukrainian troops as he visits their base in Devhenke village, Kharkiv region, eastern Ukraine. Poroshenko will attend the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium along with...
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Israel calls for north Gaza evacuation after raid

Israelis stand on a hill at the Israeli town of Sderot, overlooking the Gaza Strip, as they watch smoke rising following an Israeli strike on Gaza, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel on Saturday widened its range of Gaza bombing...
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Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leaders

An Iraq weapon dealer cleans his weapon at his home in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, July 12, 2014. The weapon dealer said prices of weapons and ammunition have nearly doubled in recent weeks in Iraq. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) An Iraq weapon dealer cleans his weapon at his home in...