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Slain Journalist's Parents: He Died a Hero

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The parents of an American journalist slain by Islamic State militants say their son died a hero for revealing the stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands.

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President Obama Speaks After Militants Behead American

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day after Islamic State militants released a video showing an American journalist being beheaded.

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Islamic State Threatens Another Journalist

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.

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Egypt: No Deal Yet on Gaza Cease-Fire

Posted: 08/18/2014 - The announcement came late Monday, less than an hour before a temporary truce was set to expire in the Gaza war.

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Kurds Take Back Mosul Dam

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Iraq's army spokesman says security forces and Kurdish fighters have taken back the strategic Mosul Dam, the country's largest, from Islamic militants who captured it less than two weeks ago.

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Liberian Police Seal Newspaper Office

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Dozens of riot police have sealed the offices of a newspaper critical of the Liberian government and officers attempted to detain its publisher.

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Journalist Killed in Gaza

Posted: 08/13/2014 - An Associated Press video journalist has been killed in an ordnance explosion in the Gaza Strip, together with a Palestinian translator and three members of the Gaza police.

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UN Chief Urges World to Help In Ebola Outbreak

Posted: 08/12/2014 - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is pressing the international community to urgently respond to a shortage of doctors, nurses and equipment to stem the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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UN Says It is Ethical to Use Untested Ebola Meds

Posted: 08/12/2014 - The World Health Organization said it's ethical to use unproven Ebola drugs and vaccines in the outbreak in West Africa provided the right conditions are met.

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US Sending Arms to Kurds in Iraq

Posted: 08/11/2014 - The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday.

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FAA Prohibits US Airlines from Flying over Iraq

Posted: 08/08/2014 - Federal aviation authorities are prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq, saying hostilities there could threaten safety.

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US Launched First Airstrikes in Iraq

Posted: 08/08/2014 - The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel.

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