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BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry expressed anger on Friday after the Pentagon's updated National Military Strategy slammed Chinese claims in the South China Sea as aggressive and inconsistent with international law.
ANKARA - Turkey has deployed additional troops and equipment along part of its border with Syria as fighting north of the city of Aleppo intensifies, security sources said, but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were no immediate plans for any incursion.
JERUSALEM - An Israeli general has accused members of Hamas in Gaza of providing support to militants linked to Islamic State in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, where the Egyptian army has fought deadly battles with Islamist insurgents in recent days.
BEIRUT - Syrian government forces mounted heavy air strikes against rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, the day after a major Islamist-led offensive on areas of the city controlled by President Bashar al-Assad.
VIENNA - No breakthrough was reached between the U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran on unresolved questions around Tehran's nuclear program, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Friday after a visit to Tehran.