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Stories with place: Gaza Strip
  • The Latest: US condemns rash of Palestinian attacks story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 5:18 pm

    JERUSALEM - The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):

  • Israel struggles to contain wave of stabbing attacks story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 3:54 pm

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Unrest that erupted several weeks ago at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site spread Friday to Gaza in the form of deadly border clashes with Palestinian protesters, as Israeli security forces struggled to contain a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers.

  • Best-selling Swedish author Henning Mankell dead at age 67 story has photos
    Updated: Oct-05-15 10:54 am

    STOCKHOLM - Henning Mankell, the internationally renowned Swedish crime writer whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, died early Monday, his publisher said. He was 67.

  • Q&A: Abbas warning to Israel blunted by lack of specifics story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 4:07 pm

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - President Mahmoud Abbas seemingly made good on his threat to drop a "bombshell" in Wednesday's speech to the U.N. General Assembly when he declared that the Palestinians cannot continue to be bound by 20-year-old security and economic agreements with Israel.

  • World Bank: Palestinian economy worsens for third year 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 12:01 pm

    JERUSALEM - The World Bank says the Palestinian economy has worsened for a third consecutive year.

  • Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians story has photos
    Updated: Sep-28-15 7:53 am

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a "bombshell" in a speech to the United Nations this week - prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies.

  • Rights group says civilians harmed in Egypt's Sinai campaign 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 12:42 am

    CAIRO - The Egyptian military's campaign against Islamic insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians and risks turning more people against the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.

  • UN envoy says Gaza reconstruction speeding up 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 11:51 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The United Nations' Mideast envoy on Thursday gave a rare upbeat assessment in the Gaza Strip, saying that reconstruction from last year's war between Israel and Hamas militants is speeding up.

  • Doctor in blockaded Gaza makes stethoscope with 3-D printer 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 5:41 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A Palestinian-Canadian doctor has created a low-cost stethoscope using a 3-D printer, the first in a series of inventions he hopes will help alleviate medical supply shortages caused by an eight-year blockade on the Gaza Strip.