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Six people, including the two Al Jazeera journalists, were sentenced for allegedly leaking classified information to Qatar.
By John Beck
The arrest of two journalists has prompted an anti-government backlash amongst Egyptian press, in perhaps the most striking of a number of recent challenges to President Sisi's hold on power.
While both sides say they want to maintain the peace, Israeli soldiers moved into the strip to blow up cross-border tunnels, Hamas retaliated with mortar fire, and Israel responded with tank shelling and aerial assaults.
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At least 28 people have been killed by airstrikes that hit a camp for internally displaced Syrians near the Turkish border.
Can Dundar, the editor-in-chief of the opposition 'Cumhuriyet' newspaper, was unharmed but a reporter covering his trial appeared to have been injured in the attack.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen had mostly ignored the steady rise of al-Qaeda in the country until it evicted the group — largely without a fight — from its self-declared capital, Mukalla, last month.
The attack was carried out on the Kamouna camp in Syria's northern Idlib province on Thursday and killed at least 28 people, though that death toll is expected to rise.
The video allegedly shows the firefight in northern Iraq where Islamic State forces overran Kurdish Peshmerga troops and their American advisors.
After nearly two weeks of brutal shelling and urban combat, Russia and the United States have declared a tentative ceasefire in Syria's second-largest city.
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Ahmet Davutoglu confirmed his departure on Thursday, saying that he wouldn't continue to lead the party if there was no consensus. A close Erdogan ally is likely to be elected in his place.
Tuz Khurmatu sits near the front line, and offers a grim preview of what northern Iraq might become if and when the jihadist troops are defeated.
Secretary of State John Kerry just drew a new red line in Syria, warning the Syrian president that if he doesn't begin a transition from power by August 1, the US will find a "very different track" toward ending the five-year-old war.
There are more than 55,000 people gathered in the desert between Jordan and Syria. But life here, between two huge earthen berms, happens out of reach of the military, aid workers, and journalists.
As medical centers in conflict areas continue to be assaulted, the UN adopted a resolution demanding that countries comply with their obligations under international law to protect healthcare personnel and facilities.
A couple who left Canada to join the caliphate have found love in a hopeless place and while they won't be welcome back home, their kid might be.
A senior Peshmerga official said the serviceman was killed near Tel Asqof, north of Mosul, which Islamic State occupied at dawn on Tuesday. Early information suggested he had been killed by a sniper.
The attack comes just days after the bombing of al-Quds Hospital in Aleppo, which killed at least 27 people, and as the UN is voting on a resolution aimed at stopping strikes on hospitals.
The Saudi-led coalition said its offensive had killed 800 al-Qaeda fighters and several leaders, though Mukalla residents told Reuters the number appeared unlikely and the group withdrew largely without a fight.
By Sam Mednick
Up to 100,000 Syrian children living in the Jordanian capital Amman are not in school, many forced to work because they are the only ones who can get jobs and support their families.
Turkish officials said that the attacks on IS in Syria have killed 34 militants, destroyed six vehicles, and flattened five gun positions, in response to IS rockets that hit southern Turkey.