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Jul 14, 2014
2:00 am
BEIRUT — As the Iraqi government struggles to contain a Sunni militant advance on Baghdad and hold the country together, more and more Iraqis are blaming Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki for their country’s increasing resemblance to neighboring Syria. 
Jul 12, 2014
10:12 am
Ashkelon july 12
Ashkelon, an Israeli seaside town, became the focus of Gazan attacks on Sunday after a relatively quiet weekend.
Jul 13, 2014
10:18 am
Gaza wounded israeli airstrikes
The death toll is now more than 165.
Jul 13, 2014
8:35 am
Jul 13, 2014
11:08 am
Knock on roof idf
Israel fires a smaller mortar at the roof of a building before leveling it.
Jul 13, 2014
12:46 am
Messi 2014 07 11
It’s not the first time the country has mixed politics and the World Cup.
Jul 12, 2014
1:03 pm
Berlin world cup germany fans
Second-best just won't cut it for Germany anymore.
Jun 14, 2014
12:37 am
Environmentalists are enraged that FIFA will earn millions from its endangered armadillo icon but won’t donate a cent to save the real creature.
Jun 12, 2014
5:15 pm
It did NOT disappoint.
Jul 12, 2014
5:30 pm
Jul 12, 2014
8:17 am
Brazil GroundTruth 71114
Almost exactly a year ago, swarms of Brazilians protested against the government. But as the World Cup got underway the streets saw more police officers than protesters, and hardly anybody noticed.
Jul 11, 2014
12:33 am
Reimond manco border 2014 07 10
Peru’s Reimond Manco was once rated better than Colombian superstar James Rodriguez. So where is he now?
Jul 12, 2014
12:13 pm
Bomb shelter selfie 1lead
From the looks of these pics, taking refuge in a bomb shelter in Israel isn't the grim affair one might imagine.
Nov 19, 2012
9:16 am
West bank gaza israel egypt cease fire
Israel’s miraculous missile defense system is saving both a lot of lives and a lot of political careers.
Jul 11, 2014
3:37 pm
Propaganda village 2
Or is it?
Jul 11, 2014
12:33 am
Iraq unrest Christians
With the recent gains of the Islamic State, the country's Christians have found themselves subject to an unprecedented level of harassment.
Jul 9, 2014
2:51 pm
Gaza graphic 6
Human misery is hard to look at. But it's one way to understand the true cost of warfare.
Jul 11, 2014
12:24 pm
World population map
The Earth's population now sits at around 7.2 billion.
Jul 11, 2014
2:00 pm
Argentina fans
For sports fans, nothing is worse than radio silence.
Jul 11, 2014
8:06 am
Who says these emotionally manipulative ads only sell life insurance?
Jul 11, 2014
12:49 pm
Indonesia ballot boxes
Supporters of both candidates claim that pollsters have taken sides.
Jul 11, 2014
10:34 am
Syria playing in crater
But a third envoy is what it'll get.
Jul 11, 2014
12:33 am
Australia sri lanka refugees
A leading refugee expert debunks Tony Abbott’s refugee myths.
Jul 11, 2014
12:12 pm
Iraq RIGHTS 71114
As violence overtakes Iraq, over one million internally displaced persons try to find refuge. Many are arriving to resource-tight UNHCR camps in Kurdish territory.
Jul 11, 2014
9:00 am
Homepage chatter v2
More than 100 Palestinians have been killed, John Kerry rushes to Afghanistan and the world's saddest penguin. Lives in Norway.