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Thousands flee Israeli shelling on east #Gaza

Israeli shellingThousands of people fled Gaza's eastern district of Shujayea as heavy bombardment from the Israeli army continued into the morning, with the Palestinian death toll over the last 13 days reaching 400.

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#Egypt soldiers killed in western desert

Security officials say at least 15 Egyptian troops have been killed in an attack by armed men on a checkpoint in the country's western desert.

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Reports: #Syria trying to retake gas field

Syrian government forces have launched a counterattack to recapture a gas field seized by the Islamic State group, activists say, even as the death toll from three days of fighting there rises to 270.

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Dozens killed as bombings rock Baghdad

A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, have killed at least 27 people across the Iraqi capital, officials say.

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'Hundreds killed' in Syrian gas field capture

Fighters from the Islamic State group killed 270 soldiers, guards and staff when they captured a Syrian gas field earlier this week in the bloodiest clashes between the al-Qaeda splinter group and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, a monitoring group said.

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Toll mounts as #Israel shells northern #Gaza

GazaAt least 34 people have been killed in Gaza after Israeli army bombardment intensifies on the second day of a ground offensive it says is aimed at destroying Hamas' cross-border tunnels.

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Christians flee from Islamic State threats

Islamic State groupChristian families have abandoned their homes and fled Mosul after the Sunni rebel group, the Islamic State, threatened them with death if they did not convert to Islam or pay tax.

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US cautions Israel on civilian casualties

GazaIsrael has warned it could "significantly widen" a Gaza land offensive but was cautioned by its main ally, the United States, about the risks of further escalation as Palestinian civilian deaths mounted.

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#Iran nuclear talks given four month extension

ashton-zarifIran and six world powers have agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations on a nuclear deal with Tehran after failing to meet a July 20 deadline due to "significant gaps" between the two sides, the European Union and Iran said on Saturday.

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#Iraq Christians told to convert or face death

The Islamic State group has threatened Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul with death if they do not to convert to Islam or pay a tax.The Sunni rebel group issued the orders in a letter after Friday prayers.

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