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Israeli assault on north Gaza kills 40

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GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: At least 40 Palestinians were killed as Israeli forces pounded northern Gaza Sunday, sending thousands fleeing in terror on day 13 of the deadliest assault on the enclave in five years. The intensity of the bombardment prevented emergency services from accessing the area and dead bodies ...

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Baghdad car bombs kill at least 12

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BAGHDAD: At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded in Baghdad Saturday when four near simultaneous car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital, medical and security sources said. “Twelve people were killed and about 40 wounded in four separate car bomb blasts in Abu Dsheer, Al-Baya, Al-Jihad and Hurriya ...

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Rebels agree to security zone at Ukraine crash site

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Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents agreed on Saturday to set up a security zone around the crash site of a Malaysian jet whose downing in the rebel-held east has drawn global condemnation of the Kremlin. Outraged world leaders have demanded Russia’s immediate cooperation in a prompt and independent probe into the ...

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