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Iran’s Rouhani Hopeful US Arms Embargo Push Will Fail

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed "great hopes" Wednesday that a US bid to extend an arms embargo on his country…

Israel Strikes Hamas Positions in Gaza Over Fire Balloons

The Israeli military said it carried out overnight strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons were…

Civilians, Soldiers Clash Leaving 127 Dead in South Sudan: Army

Clashes that erupted between soldiers and civilians during a disarmament exercise in the central South Sudanese town of Tonj have…

Iraq Fumes Against Turkey Over Drone Strike That Killed Two Iraqi Officers

Iraq canceled a ministerial visit and summoned Turkey's ambassador as it blamed Ankara for a drone strike that killed two…

Millitants in Central Mali Set Jail Ablaze in Attack Killing Two

Militants in volatile central Mali killed a prison officer and a gendarme late Monday night in a raid that saw…

Sudan Says 13 Killed in Ethnic Clashes in Port Sudan

Sudan said Tuesday 13 people were killed and 42 injured in days of clashes between rival ethnic groups in its…

Gunmen Kill 13 Villagers in Central Nigeria: Police

Gunmen have killed 13 villagers in central Nigeria's Benue state following a long-running "chieftaincy" dispute, police said on Tuesday.

Pentagon Aims for Fewer Than 5,000 US Troops in Afghanistan by November

The United States is counting on further military withdrawal from Afghanistan to potentially fewer than 5,000 troops as inter-Afghan peace…

Hamas Fires Rockets Into Sea in ‘Message’ to Israel

The Gaza Strip's rulers Hamas fired rockets into the sea on Monday after repeated exchanges of fire with Israel in…

19 Killed in Massacre in Eastern DR Congo’s Ituri

Nineteen civilians were killed and two were wounded in attacks on three villages by a militia in the troubled eastern…