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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian militants on Monday fired dozens of rockets and mortar shells into southern Israel, critically wounding an Israeli teen in what appeared to be an act of revenge after a deadly undercover Israeli military raid the day before. The Israeli military responded by dispatching fighter jets to strike “terror targets” … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid

PARIS | The Latest: Queen leads Britain’s national WWI remembrance

PARIS— The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has led a national act of remembrance on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The black-clad queen watched from a balcony in central London on Sunday as her … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Queen leads Britain’s national WWI remembrance

SYDNEY | The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

SYDNEY— The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack in Australia that police say was linked to terrorism. Police say the driver of a pickup truck got out of his vehicle, which then caught fire, and attacked three bystanders with … Continue reading SYDNEY | The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

KABUL, Afghanistan | Taliban attack an Afghan forces check point, killing 13

KABUL, Afghanistan— An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a checkpoint in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 13 soldiers and policemen. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven soldiers and six policemen were killed. Four soldiers were also wounded in the early Monday attack at the joint army and police checkpoint … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Taliban attack an Afghan forces check point, killing 13

CAIRO | Egypt says perpetrators of attack against Christians killed

CAIRO— Egypt said Sunday that security forces have killed 19 militants in a shootout, including the gunmen suspected of killing seven Christians in an attack on pilgrims traveling to a remote desert monastery. The Interior Ministry, which oversees the police, said the militants were tracked to a hideout in the desert west of the central … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt says perpetrators of attack against Christians killed

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing all 25 on board

KABUL, Afghanistan  — An Afghan army helicopter crashed Wednesday in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 people on board, including the deputy corps commander of the western zone, a provincial spokesman said. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, said the helicopter crashed around 9:10 a.m. (0440 GMT), shortly after … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing all 25 on board

BAMAKO, Mali | Attacks in Mali kill 2 UN peacekeepers, wound more than 12

BAMAKO, Mali — The United Nations mission in Mali says armed men attacked a U.N. camp outside of Timbuktu killing at least two peacekeepers and wounding at least a dozen others. U.N. Mali mission spokeswoman Myriam Dessables said men in heavily armed vehicles drove up to the camp in the town of Ber, about 60 … Continue reading BAMAKO, Mali | Attacks in Mali kill 2 UN peacekeepers, wound more than 12