For Palestinians, social media is source of news - and anger

...TV stations and scores of radio stations report on the current wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence in the Palestinian territories. But they are background noise for many Palestinian youth, whose No. 1 source of news comes from Facebook groups that...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...Jordanian and foreign instructors, including Americans, have trained thousands of police officers from the Palestinian territories and other parts of the Arab world in recent years.The Jordanian officer opened fire, killing the two Americans and a South...
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Conflict hard to ignore as stabbings reach Israeli heartland

...Palestinians to desperate acts.With the attacks migrating away from traditional hotspots in and around the Palestinian territories to a normally quiet city like Rishon Lezion, situated on Israel's coastal plain, it is becoming increasingly difficult...
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On the Trails: Magpies

...copulations occur (as in many other songbirds), especially involving older males. They do not defend large, multi-purpose territories, but only defend an area around a nest. Our magpies like to nest in trees and large shrubs, but prefer to forage in open...
Juneau takes record number of teams to Klondike

...flood the roads with more than 1,650 competitors along the 109-mile route from Skagway, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon Territories."We did good for Glenn," said Leg 10 relay runner Craig Farrington, with team Still Running With Glenn. "It felt...
Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...fuselage was scattered over such a large territory. I can certainly say that this was...strategic bombers that started from Russian territory, he added.France's airstrikes Tuesday...the victim of armed aggression on its territory."Le Drian said all EU partners responded...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...believed to be in Islamic State-held territory in Syria.A U.S. official briefed...attacks, versus seeking to hold onto the territory it has seized in Iraq and Syria. A victim to armed aggression on its territory."Every country said: I am going to...
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Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...groups" and were being interrogated for "involvement in anti-government activities."The IS, which holds large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, is believed to have a presence in Nangarhar, especially near the border with Pakistan.? Associated...
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Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy operation like the one in Paris attacks would have had to be planned in advance. In both Syria and Iraq, the group's territory has contracted slightly in recent months.Dealing a double blow to the group this week, Iraqi Kurdish forces seized the...
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...Kerry will be listening as much as talking as he navigates attempts to restore relative calm in Israel and the Palestinian territories amid violence and spiraling tensions and revive efforts for a political transition in Syria that could end the increasingly...
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