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Kerry hands dire warning to Iraqis over future

June 23, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets U.S. Marines as he arrives at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 23, 2014. Kerry said the fate of Iraq may be decided over the next week and is largely dependent on whether its leaders meet a deadline for starting to build a new government. (AP [&hellip...

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Russia’s Putin calls for compromise in Ukraine

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Riot police march to surround the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, an Orthodox Christian monastery, where radical masked activists gather to protest against separatists, who congregate in the area around the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei...

Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Syria

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli soldiers load shells in their tank following the first death on the Israeli side of the Golan since the Syrian civil war erupted more than three years ago, near the Israeli village of Alonei Habashan, in the area of Tel Hazeka, close to the Quneitra...

Militants blitz through Iraq’s western desert

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People shop around at a market in central northern city of Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Sunni militants on Sunday captured two border crossings, one along the frontier with Jordan and the other with...

Iraq’s capital lives in fear, expects the worst

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on June 17, 2014, an Iraqi woman buys food at a market in Baghdad, Iraq. While the Iraqi capital is not under any immediate threat of falling to the Sunni militants who have captured a wide swath of the country’s north and west,...

US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry following a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) CAIRO...

Sunni fighters expand offensive in western Iraq

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

An Iraqi Shiite masked militiaman, a follower of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, holds up his machine gun during a parade in the northern oil rich province of Kirkuk, Iraq, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Thousands of heavily-armed Shiite militiamen paraded through...

Putin backs Ukraine cease-fire, warns talks needed

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A pro-Russian fighter holds roses after taking the oath of allegiance to the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, on Lenin square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Dozens of pro-Russian armed militiamen gathered on Lenin square...

Libya suspect a shadowy figure among militias

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image obtained from Facebook shows Ahmed Abu Khattala, an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, who was captured by U.S. special forces on Sunday, June 15, 2014, on the outskirts of Benghazi....

Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180

June 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Relatives of a Muslim Brotherhood member who was sentenced to death react to the verdict outside a courtroom in Minya, Egypt, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide, Mohammed Badie and over 180 others were sentenced to death...