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MIDEAST FLASHPOINT
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AP Analysis: Mideast crisis a strategic stalemate

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If the Israel-Hamas fighting feels like a rerun, that's because it is....

Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of an offensive against Hamas that has killed more than 160 people....

Israeli strike kills 18, stirs debate over targets

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The target was the Gaza police chief. He survived the Israeli airstrike on a cousin's home with critical injuries, but 18 family members were killed, including five children and teens....

German police megaphone used in anti-Israel rant
BERLIN (AP) -- German police allowed an anti-Israel protester to climb inside a police car and shout slogans including "child murderer Israel" and "Allahu akbar!" - Arabic for "God is Great!" - through a police megaphone, a spokeswoman for Frankfurt's police said Sunday....

Pope leads crowd in silent prayer for Mideast
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast....

Israel-NYC flight makes safe emergency landing

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York-bound Delta Air Lines flight from Israel declared an emergency and returned to Tel Aviv early Sunday after developing a mechanical problem, vexing passengers already on edge as Palestinian militants launched rocket attacks on the city....

Israel responds to rocket fire from north

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says it has opened fire into Lebanon in response to rocket fire....

UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council called Saturday for a cease-fire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict centered on the Gaza Strip....

As deaths rise, no end seen to Israeli offensive

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Asserting it has broad international support for a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, Israel is showing no signs of ending the operation, vowing to press on until there is a halt to rocket attacks from the seaside territory....

Thousands protest Gaza strikes in London, Paris

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LONDON (AP) -- Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators turned out on the streets of London and Paris on Friday to call for an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza....
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