By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Iran lashed out Friday at Turkey for requesting that NATO supply it with Patriot surface-to-air missiles to deploy along the border with Syria, denouncing the step by Ankara as counterproductive.
Iranian parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani made the
By KARIN LAUB and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli troops fired on Gazans surging toward Israel's border fence Friday, killing one person but leaving intact the fragile two-day-old cease-fire between Hamas and the Jewish state.
The truce, which calls for an
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices climbed Friday after Israeli troops fired on crowds in Gaza surging toward the border fence, killing one Palestinian.
Benchmark crude ended the trading day up 90 cents to $88.28 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In Egypt we trust.
In frantic diplomacy, the Obama administration helped seal a cease-fire that puts heavy responsibility on Egypt's young Islamist government to ensure the end of Hamas rockets from the Gaza Strip. If
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels strengthened their hold Thursday on an oil-rich province bordering Iraq, activists said, capturing a key military base that was considered one of the last bastions for President Bashar Assad's loyalists in the strategic region.
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Hamas leaders and thousands of flag-waving supporters declared victory over Israel on Gaza's first day of calm under an Egyptian-brokered truce Thursday, as Israeli officials flew to Cairo for talks on easing a
By The Associated Press
Key details of cease-fire agreement reached Wednesday between Israel and Hamas to end fighting:
- Israel agrees to stop hostilities in Gaza, including targeted killings.
- Palestinians agree to stop rocket fire into Israel and attacks along the border with Gaza.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The leader of Hamas says the cease-fire deal with Israel includes agreement to open all border crossings with the Gaza Strip, including with Egypt. Khaled Mashaal spoke to reporters after Wednesday's truce deal was announced with both sides
CAIRO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in Cairo in her diplomatic push to forge a truce between Israel and Gaza rulers of Hamas, hours after a bomb exploded on an Israeli bus in Tel Aviv, wounding 10. Clinton will meet with Egypt's President
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The Issue:
Europe's leaders will gather in Brussels on Thursday to decide on how much the European Union, the political and economic partnership between 27 of the region's countries, will spend in the next seven years.
Compared to the size