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Obama: New Truce ‘Very Hard’ If No Confidence In Hamas

Obama: New Truce ‘Very Hard’ If No Confidence In Hamas

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama urged Hamas Friday to show it is serious about wanting a ceasefire and called on Islamic militants to release an Israeli soldier reported ...

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Americans With Ebola To Be Sent To United States For Treatment By End Of Weekend

Americans With Ebola To Be Sent To United States For Treatment By End Of Weekend

By Monte Morin And Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times ATLANTA -- The medical evacuation from Liberia to Atlanta of two American citizens infected with the deadly Ebola virus wil ...

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Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Execution Arrives In United States

Sudanese Christian Woman Spared Execution Arrives In United States

Washington (AFP) -- A Sudanese Christian woman -- sentenced to death for renouncing Islam but acquitted after international pressure on Khartoum -- has arrived in the United State ...

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Gaza: United States Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Hamas Ceasefire Breach

Gaza: United States Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Hamas Ceasefire Breach

Washington (AFP) -- The United States blamed Hamas for the breakdown of a ceasefire with Israeli forces Friday, accusing the Palestinian militant group of launching a "barbaric" a ...

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As Syrian Army Sets Sights On Aleppo, Residents Flee A Broken City

As Syrian Army Sets Sights On Aleppo, Residents Flee A Broken City

By Raja Abdulrahim, Los Angeles Times ALEPPO, Syria -- Minutes after the barrel bomb eviscerated the crowded market, those still alive had to contend with matters of survival -- a ...

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Islamic State’s Brutal Videos Send Message To Friend And Foe Alike

Islamic State’s Brutal Videos Send Message To Friend And Foe Alike

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff IRBIL, Iraq -- The Islamic State, the radical Islamist group that now controls large swaths of eastern Syria and northern and central ...

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At Least 26 Dead In Taiwan Gas Explosions

At Least 26 Dead In Taiwan Gas Explosions

By Yu-Tzu Chiu, dpa TAIPEI, Taiwan -- At least 26 people were killed and some 270 injured in several explosions caused by gas leaks in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, lo ...

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U.S. Aid To Afghanistan Exceeds Marshall Plan In Costs, Not Results

U.S. Aid To Afghanistan Exceeds Marshall Plan In Costs, Not Results

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from ...

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Gaza Truce Shatters As Deadly Clashes Erupt

Gaza Truce Shatters As Deadly Clashes Erupt

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A three-day Gaza truce collapsed only hours after it began Friday as Israel pounded Palestinian militants in apparent response to renew ...

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‘Experimental Serum’ Is Offered To U.S. Ebola Patients

‘Experimental Serum’ Is Offered To U.S. Ebola Patients

Washington (AFP) - A U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola in Liberia was offered an experimental serum but insisted that his colleague receive it instead, a Christian aid agency said T ...

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