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MIDEAST FLASHPOINT
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Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state began an intensive effort to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 570 Palestinians and 29 Israelis....

American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

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The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel....

US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

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CAIRO (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support as he pushes for a Mideast cease-fire, but he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution....

Israel violence moves production of FX's 'Tyrant'

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Production of FX's series "Tyrant" recently relocated from Tel Aviv to Istanbul, showrunner Howard Gordon told a TV Critics' panel Monday....

Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

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Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel....

Israeli mood turns dark with mounting casualties

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- For almost two weeks, Israel practically bristled with confidence and pride: The Iron Dome air defense system was dependably zapping incoming Hamas rockets from the skies, the military was successfully repelling infiltration attempts on the ground and from the sea, and the conflict with Hamas was causing almost no casualties in Israel....

Obama voices concern about casualties in Mideast

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Middle East to make a renewed push for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel....

Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's government announced a three-day period of national mourning, starting on Tuesday, in a show of solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza....

Palestinian-American talks about Mideast beating

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A 15-year-old Palestinian-American from Florida who was taken into custody by Israeli security forces during a family visit to the Middle East says he was beaten and kicked so much he lost consciousness after the slaying of a cousin living there....

UN Security Council holds urgent meeting on Gaza

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council emerged from an emergency session late Sunday on the worsening situation in Gaza expressing "serious concern" about the rising civilian death toll and demanding an immediate end to the fighting....