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Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul, an Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday, as aid groups voiced concern for the safety of civilians after Iraq's government called for residents in militant-held neighborhoods to flee immediately....

The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local):...

What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to rising temperatures....

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said....

Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, inching toward a victory that U.S.-led coalition officials say is "only a matter of time."...

Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces killed a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle in the disputed region....

Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities say the death toll in the ambush attack on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo has risen to 29....

Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants....

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said....

UK police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Police arrested two more suspects Saturday over the deadly Manchester concert bombing, as Britons began a sunny holiday long weekend under heightened security....

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