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Al Qaeda in Yemen rebukes ISIS

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen -- al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- strongly rebuked ISIS in a video released Friday, declaring ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's declaration of an Islamic caliphate to be illegitimate.

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Iran nuclear deal could spur rapid growth

Companies and global investors are sizing up Iran's economic potential in anticipation of a deal that could end years of isolation.

Iran and world powers are meeting in Vienna this week in an attempt to reach agreement on reconfiguring its nuclear…

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Israel charges 3 Palestinians in plot

The Israeli military said Friday it arrested three Palestinians from the West Bank and charged them in an alleged plot to assassinate Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Court documents say the scheme involved a plan to purchase…

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Security ramped up in Jerusalem after attack

Jerusalem ramped up security after two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked a synagogue during morning prayers, killing four worshipers and a police officer and wounding several others.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

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American detained in UAE for photos freed

An American imprisoned for nearly a month in the United Arab Emirates for taking photos has been released from custody and returning home to Georgia, a family spokeswoman said.

Robert Alan Black -- who'd been in the UAE to speak at an international…

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Who else remains captive by ISIS?

The latest ISIS video showing beheaded American aid worker Peter Kassig differs from the jihadists' prior murderous tapings in that they didn't threaten to kill another Western hostage.

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Obama condemns 'horrific' terror attack

President Barack Obama condemns the attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed four Israelis as a "horrific" terror attack and urges Israelis and Palestinians to work together to ease tensions.

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Israel slayings: 'Engulfed in grief, outrage'

A large crowd of mourners gathered in Jerusalem on Tuesday just hours after four Israeli worshipers -- all of whom held either dual U.S. or British citizenship -- were killed by Palestinians wielding butcher knives and a gun, Israeli police…

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Peter Kassig's parents: 'Good will prevail'

The parents of Peter Kassig spoke to reporters Monday, asking for prayers and privacy.

"Our hearts are battered, but they will mend. The world is broken, but it will be healed in the end. And good will prevail as the one God of many names will…

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Analysts: ISIS video 'sign of desperation'

Like a wounded animal lashing out in fury, ISIS is betraying hints of desperation in its latest video, which purportedly shows the aftermath of the beheading of U.S. hostage Peter Kassig, analysts said Sunday.

And if there's news worse than the…

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