Cease fires

A Palestinian man runs for cover as a smoke raises in the background following an Israeli airstrike hits a governmental building in Gaza City , Saturday, July 14, 2018. The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel, threatening to spark a wider conflagration after weeks of tensions along the volatile border. No casualties or major damage was reported on either side, and Israel said it was focused on hitting military targets and was warning Gaza civilians to keep their distance from certain sites.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
July 15, 2018 - 7:19 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war. The military had shut down a popular beach...
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Smoke raises in the background following an Israeli airstrike hits a governmental building in Gaza City , Saturday, July 14, 2018. The Israeli military carried out its largest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel, threatening to spark a wider conflagration after weeks of tensions along the volatile border. No casualties or major damage was reported on either side, and Israel said it was focused on hitting military targets and was warning Gaza civilians to keep their distance from certain sites.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
July 14, 2018 - 8:02 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border. Two...
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June 30, 2018 - 1:50 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's government says the political solution to the country's civil war begins with the "complete and unconditional" withdrawal of rebels from the port city of Hodeida. The official news agency SABA quoted on Saturday the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi as...
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June 30, 2018 - 7:07 am
DUBLIN (AP) — South Sudan government troops violated the country's latest cease-fire just hours after it began at midnight, the armed opposition claimed Saturday, while a government spokesman accused the rebels of attacking instead. The competing claims indicated a shaky start to the latest attempt...
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June 29, 2018 - 8:22 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed a senior police special forces commander who was known as a dogged anti-Taliban warrior barely 24 hours before President Ashraf Ghani's unilateral cease-fire was to end at midnight Friday, the Defense Ministry said. Azizullah Karwan was gunned down...
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President Donald Trump meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, June 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 25, 2018 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration appears to be walking away from a pledge to enforce an arrangement to stabilize southwestern Syria as the Syrian military presses ahead with an offensive in the rebel-held area despite repeated U.S. warnings. The offensive violates an agreement between the...
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June 21, 2018 - 1:03 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 8 p.m. The United States is warning Russia and Syria's President Bashar Assad of "serious repercussions" for violations of an unraveling ceasefire in southwest Syria. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S...
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June 18, 2018 - 6:29 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of Afghans arrived in the capital on Monday after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war. The Helmand Peace Convoy reached Kabul after traveling more than 500 kilometers (300 miles) over nearly 40 days. The march began in the...
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Taliban fighters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gal)
June 17, 2018 - 11:33 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 3:40 p.m. An Afghan official says a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad has killed at least 18 people. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the attack took place...
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A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr according to Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
June 17, 2018 - 9:49 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. Najibullah Kamawal, director of the...
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