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Israel Agrees To Another 72-Hour Gaza Ceasefire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to another temporary ceasefire.  

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Kerry: More Than Cease Fire Is Needed In Gaza

The immediate goal is a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas -- but Secretary of State John Kerry says, ``Just reaching a cease-fire is clearly not enough.''

After meeting with Egypt's president today in Cairo, Kerry said there has to be a ``serious'' discussion of the ``underlying issues

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An Israeli missile explodes inside Gaza.   Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images
An Israeli missile explodes inside Gaza. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Gaza Truce Plan Crumbles

An Egyptian truce proposal for the conflict in Gaza unraveled Tuesday after the Islamic militant Hamas rejected the plan. Gaza militants launched scores of rockets at Israel, which after halting fire for hours finally responded with what Hamas security said were more than two dozen air strikes.

The speedy resumption of

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Maya Angelou Compares Mandela To MLK

 

Maya Angelou, who first met Nelson Mandela in the early 1960s, praised him as a great man worthy of comparison to another icon she knew _ the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
 
    ``Our planet has lost a friend,'' Angelou said Friday during a telephone interview with The Associated Press. She

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Kerry Travels to Middle East

 

Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Egypt this weekend for the first time since the ouster of President Mohammad Morsi by the military in July.  More than a thousand people have been killed in anti-military demonstrations since. 

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Islamists Take To Egypt Streets In Defiant Protest

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have taken to the streets in several Cairo neighborhoods and elsewhere in Egypt in defiance of the military-imposed state of emergency.

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Morsi Supporters Torch Government Offices in Egypt

Angry supporters of Egypt's ousted president have stormed and torched two buildings housing the local government in Giza, the city next to Cairo that is home to the famed pyramids.

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Tony Blair: Egypt’s Army Had No Choice

Mideast envoy Tony Blair has defended the Egyptian army's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, saying the alternative would have been chaos.

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Egypt’s Islamist-led Interim Parliament Dissolved

State TV says the military-backed interim president has dissolved the Islamist-dominated upper house of parliament.

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Locusts Have Hit Egypt, No Word on Other Plagues Yet

Straight out of the Bible, locusts have hit Egypt and Israel has now been put on alert because of it.

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