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Iraqi Parliament Fails to Select New Leaders

iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — The Iraqi government made no progress Sunday in determining its next wave of political leaders, as a session of parliament was over just about as quickly as it began. Baghdad’s failure to come to an agreement on picking a new Read More

Americans Flee Gaza Amid Unrest

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) —  At 7 a.m. local time Sunday, 144 American citizens waiting to evacuate the Gaza Strip boarded buses at a United Nations compound and headed for the border with Israel. On one of the buses was the Akasha family, made up of a Read More

Israeli Troops Enter Gaza to Take Out Missile Sites

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) — Israeli ground troops entered northern Gaza Saturday night to take out a number of missile launch sites, according to the Israeli military. The move comes after weeks of growing tensions and nearly a week of escalating missile Read More