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© AFP/File | File picture shows a woman supporter of the Shiite Muslim Hezbollah movement holding an image of the movement's slain commander Imad Mughniyeh during a Hezbollah parade in the city of Nabatiyeh in southern Lebanon
The CIA and Israel's spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post reported. Citing former intelligence officials...
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© AFP | Supporters of the Huthi movement attend a gathering, called out for by the Yemeni Shiite Huthi group leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi, to discuss the country's security and political situation in Sanaa on January 30, 2015
 
 
 
Yemen's Shiite militia and ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh's party held a meeting boycotted by others parties Friday to discuss ending the country's political crisis, as protests hit several cities,...
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© AFP/File | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrive at Tokyo's Haneda airport on May 11, 2014
 
 
 
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday dismissed as "false" reports that his wife Sara had pocketed at least $1,000 worth of public money by returning empty bottles to supermarkets. The...
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Smoke rises from a oil refinery in Baiji, north of Baghdad June 19, 2014.
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 Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, while bombs in Kirkuk, Baghdad, Samarra and Ramadi killed at least 27 people. The Sunni Islamists have often...
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© AFP/File | Demonstrators holds placards and banners reading "I am Nigerian" (L) and "Stop Boko Haram" in Paris on January 18, 2015 to protest against Boko Haram islamists
 
 
 
The African Union called Friday for a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to defeat the "horrendous" rise of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants. The call for collective action came as leaders...

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An ultra-Orthodox youth stands in front of the vehicle of a Palestinian motorist who rammed into pedestrians at the scene of an attack in Jerusalem, 5 November 2014.
A far-right Israeli group that agitates against Arabs in the name of religion...
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Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by his defense attorney during jury selection in Las Vegas on Oct. 23, 2013. | AP
A Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las...
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