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Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza Strip: Hamas

Saturday  02:05,   21 july 2018
reuters

Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said on Saturday. "With Egyptian and United Nations efforts it has been agreed to return to the between (Israel)[...]
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Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

Friday  23:25,   20 july 2018
msn

Israel pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza killing four Palestinians, mostly Hamas operatives, on Friday in a series of airstrikes after gunmen killed an Israeli soldier near the border, officials said. The military said a "terrorist squad"[...]

Macron faces crisis over aide Alexandre Benalla, accused of beating protester

Friday  22:40,   20 july 2018
cnn

French President Emmanuel Macron's office has begun dismissal proceedings against a senior security adviser accused of beating up a protester at a demonstration.Load[...]

Montenegro: We're too small to start a new world war

Friday  15:06,   20 july 2018
cnn

The tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro has ruled out any plans to ignite a third world war despite US President Donald Trump suggesting otherwise.Montenegro begs to[...]

Malaysia to release report on missing flight MH370 on July 30

Friday  12:53,   20 july 2018
reuters

Malaysia will release on July 30 a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday. In May, Malaysia called off a privately-funded underwater search for the aircraft, which became[...]

North Korea's economy just had its worst year in two decades

Friday  12:52,   20 july 2018
cnn

South Korea's central bank estimates that the North's economy shrank by 3.5% in 2017 -- its weakest performance in two decades.Load[...]

Russian envoy: Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington

Friday  11:27,   20 july 2018
msn

Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump. Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said Friday that Russia "was always[...]

The world's oldest fighter pilot retires at 66

Friday  07:20,   20 july 2018
cnn

The world's oldest active fighter pilot, a grandfather of four, has retired and taken his last flight at the age of 66. Squadron Leader Phillip Frawley of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has served for more than 49 years -- over half of[...]

A Cobra Strikes. A Magician Is Stricken. Middle Eastern Foes Unite.

Friday  05:40,   20 july 2018
nytimes

After an Egyptian cobra bit a famous Turkish illusionist, officials scrambled to get him to Cairo for treatment. It was a rare instance of cooperation between the countries.CAIRO — Locked in a bitter political feud, the leaders of Egypt and Turkey[...]

American Accused of Being ISIS Fighter in Syria Faces Prosecution in U.S.

Friday  02:00,   20 july 2018
nytimes

Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home.Coalition-backed forces in northern Syria have captured a 28-year-old United States citizen[...]

Amid growing anger over Ortega, Nicaragua marks Sandinista revolution

Friday  01:55,   20 july 2018
reuters

<p>Nicaraguans mark the anniversary of the Sandinista revolution on Thursday despite months of bloody repression of protesters opposed to President Daniel Ortega, with critics increasingly comparing the former rebel to the dictator overthrown in[...]

Russia just released videos of its next generation of nuclear weapons — Here's what we know

Friday  01:29,   20 july 2018
businessinsider

Screenshot/YouTube via Russian Defense Ministry The Russian Ministry of Defense released on Thursday videos of five new weapon systems, which Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged would render make US missile defenses "ineffective"The[...]

Russia just released videos of its next generation of nuclear weapons — Here's what we know

Friday  01:27,   20 july 2018
businessinsider

Screenshot/YouTube via Russian Defense Ministry The Russian Ministry of Defense released on Thursday videos of five new weapon systems, which Russian President Vladimir Putin bragged would render make US missile defenses "ineffective"The[...]

Argentina rock star accused of murder

Friday  01:11,   20 july 2018
bbc

The musician known for playing in bands Viejas Locas and Intoxicados says he acted in self-defence.According to the judge's report, the rocker shot the man four times after having a row with[...]

Trump to Invite Putin to Washington as Top Advisers Seek Details of Their Summit Talks

Friday  01:07,   20 july 2018
nytimes

President Trump’s director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, acknowledged frustration at being kept in the dark about the meeting, which included only the leaders and their respective interpreters. “If he had asked me how that ought to be[...]