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Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut

Aug. 24, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran. Residents of the Iranian-backed group's stronghold in southern Beirut reported one large explosion that shook...

A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions

Aug. 24, 2019 8:50 PM EDT
BEIRUT (AP) — A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions.

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria

Aug. 24, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region. The late-night airstrike, which...

Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack, 2 wounded

Aug. 23, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An explosion Friday near a West Bank settlement that Israel said was a Palestinian attack killed a 17-year-old Israeli girl and wounded her brother and father, Israeli authorities said. Initially, three Israelis were reported wounded in the blast on Friday near the Dolev settlement,...

Strikes on Iran-backed militias threaten to destabilize Iraq

Aug. 23, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq, confirmed by U.S. officials, is threatening to destabilize security in the volatile country that has struggled to remain neutral in the conflict between Washington and Tehran. It would be the first known Israeli airstrike in Iraq...

The Latest: Cleric issues edict forbidding US troops in Iraq

Aug. 23, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Iraq, after U.S. officials confirmed Israel last month bombed a weapons depot belonging to Iran-backed Shiite militias (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A leading Shiite Muslim cleric followed by some Iraqi militants has issued a public religious edict forbidding...

The Latest: Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack

Aug. 23, 2019 7:28 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Israel's national rescue agency says a 17-year-old Israeli girl died of wounds from an explosion in the West Bank earlier in the day that the Israeli military has described as a Palestinian...

Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack

Aug. 23, 2019 7:21 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack.

10 Things to Know for Today

Aug. 23, 2019 6:01 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW DEMOCRATS VIEW HEALTH CARE "Medicare for All" remains hugely popular, but in a recent poll, majorities of Democratic liberals and moderates say they would prefer to build on "Obamacare" to expand...

Yeshiva University hit with sexual abuse lawsuit

Aug. 22, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-eight former students of an Orthodox Jewish school in New York City operated by Yeshiva University sued Thursday over claims they were molested by two prominent rabbis in the 1960s, '70s and '80s. The suit, filed in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, alleges that the university failed...