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Israeli commandos clash with Hamas gunmen in Gaza raid

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli navy commandos clashed with Hamas gunmen during a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the first such gunfight of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire. | Video

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In Malaysia, Islam's legal advance divides families and nation

KUALA LUMPUR - Deepa Subramaniam would not let go of her son, clinging to five-year-old Mithran's leg even as the car into which he had been bundled began to accelerate.

12 Jul 2014

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

RAF FAIRFORD England - The U.S. Navy maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet last month.

Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack

KIEV - Ukrainian war planes bombarded separatists along a broad front on Saturday, inflicting huge losses, Kiev said, after President Petro Poroshenko said "scores and hundreds" would be made to pay for a deadly missile attack on Ukrainian forces. | Video

12 Jul 2014

Libyan protesters shut down Brega oil port: state firm NOC

TRIPOLI - Protesters have shut down the eastern Libyan oil port Brega, state firm National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Saturday, days after the government celebrated the reopening of major ports following almost a year of blockage.

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Kerry arrives in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks

VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna on Sunday for talks with foreign ministers from the six powers negotiating with Tehran on its nuclear program.