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Gaza's history-making female runner

How a young athlete from the Gaza Strip overcame prejudice and poverty to make Olympic history.

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Israel to reopen Gaza cargo crossing if calm holds

Israel shut Kerem Shalom for all but humanitarian deliveries in retaliation for Palestinian attacks.

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Israel Eases Restrictions on Gaza Imports After Days of Relative Calm

Moving to stabilize a shaky cease-fire with the Hamas-governed enclave, the Israelis lifted the five-week ban on all goods other than food, medicine ...

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14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone ...

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Gilad Shalit Abduction Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about Gilad Shalit and learn more about the Israeli soldier abducted and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to ...

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Romania protests: Thousands hold new rally after clashes

Police fired tear gas against anti-corruption protesters in the capital Bucharest on Friday.

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Israel and Hamas exchange fire in sudden Gaza escalation

Israel launched scores of air strikes on Gaza after Hamas militants fired rockets into its territory, prompting warnings over the risks of escalation.

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Gaza air strikes ‘kill woman and child’ after rockets hit Israel

Israel's military says it was targeting Hamas sites after they fired dozens of rockets at Israel.

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DC, Virginia Brace for White Nationalist Rally

Officials in the U.S. capital of Washington and in the neighboring state of Virginia are bracing for the first anniversary of a white nationalist ...

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Clashes in Argentina over abortion bill

Supporters and opponents of a bill to expand abortion rights clashed in Buenos Aires.

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Renewed Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Interrupt Talk of Cease-Fire

Israel and Hamas exchanged blows across the Gaza border as Egypt and the United Nations tried to broker a long-term cease-fire.

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Israeli tank fire kills two Hamas militants in Gaza

Israel says the militants fired at its troops, but Hamas says there were taking part in an exercise.

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Nicaraguan President calls unrest 'terrorism,' refuses to quit

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega described deadly protests raging in his country as "terrorism" and rejected calls to step down to calm the clashes.

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Oregon Police Chief Orders Review of Use of Force at Protest

Portland police were accused Sunday of being heavy-handed against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators, reportedly injuring some ...

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Suicide Attack Kills 3 NATO Soldiers in Afghanistan

NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan announced Sunday three of its soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a combined, ...

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Palestinian Girls Will Pitch Their App to Silicon Valley 

Four Palestinian high school friends are heading to California this week to pitch their mobile app about fire prevention to Silicon Valley’s tech leaders, after winning a slot in the finals of a worldwide competition among more than 19,000 teenage girls. For the 11th graders from the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the ticket of admission to the ...

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Gaza truce shaky after Israeli tank responds to reported fence breach

An Israeli tank targeted a Hamas military post in Gaza Saturday morning in retaliation for a breach of the border fence, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.

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Shaky ceasefire restored after Israel and Hamas exchange fatal fire

Hours after violence flared between Israel and Hamas for the second time in a week, prompting renewed fears that Gaza could slide quickly into an all-out war, reports that a ceasefire has been restored surfaced.

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More than 200 killed in southern Syria as Islamic State launches devastating assault

The suicide bombings and clashes in Sweida showed the militant group’s ability to strike despite losing much of its territory.

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Trump administration stays on the sidelines as U.N. envoy pushes for peace in Gaza

With the increasingly desperate Palestinian enclave near the brink, a Bulgarian diplomat is the point man for efforts to head off a war with Israel.

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Zimbabwe’s Opposition Calls Vote Results ‘Fraudulent’ in Tense Aftermath

Street violence subsided but political clashes continued. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory became official, but his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, ...

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Tech We’re Using: Gaza and Google Translate: Covering the Conflict When You Don’t Speak the Language

David M. Halbfinger, The Times’s Jerusalem bureau chief, found Google Translate useful in Israeli and Palestinian territory, but Waze sometimes ...

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