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The Latest: Israeli forces arrest 3 at West Bank campusThe Latest: Palestinian university says Israeli forces raided campus, arrested 3 suspected Hamas activists
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Israeli soldiers work next to their tanks near the Israel Gaza border, Israel, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. A tense quiet took hold on Tuesday morning after a night of heavy fire as Israeli aircraft bombed targets across the Gaza Strip and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel in what threatened to devolve into a major conflict, just two weeks before the Israeli election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Gaza tense after Israel, Hamas exchange heavy fire overnightGaza quiet but tense after night of heavy fire as Israeli aircraft bomb targets across Gaza and militants fire rockets at Israel
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - This June 12, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on a phone in New York. Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billionRide-hailing service Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion in largest tech sale in the region
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Attack on US-backed Syrian fighters kills 7 in northern townUS-backed troops in Syria says attack on checkpoint in northern Syrian town kills 7 fighters of Kurdish-led force
The Associated Press1 hour ago
CORRECTS: Ride-hailing service Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1B in largest tech sale in the region.CORRECTS: Ride-hailing service Uber acquires Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1B in largest tech sale in the region.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House in Washington, Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Israel, Gaza militants in 2nd day of cross-border fightingIsrael-Gaza cross-border strikes enter second day, in the last stretch of Israel's closely contested race for prime minister
The Associated Press5 hours ago
An Israeli police officer inspects the damage to a house hit by a rocket in Mishmeret, central Israel, Monday, March 25, 2019. An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding several people, including one moderately, an Israeli rescue service said, in an eruption of violence that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
The Latest: Israel hits Gaza Strip targets after rocket fireIsraeli forces are continuing to strike targets across the Gaza Strip in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Sirens wail across southern Israel as Gaza militants launch at least 10 rockets following strike on Hamas chief's officeSirens wail across southern Israel as Gaza militants launch at least 10 rockets following strike on Hamas chief's office
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Jordan king cancels Romania trip over Jerusalem remarksJordan's King Abdullah II cancels visit to Romania to protest its prime minister's support for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, a man is frisked by a U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter after being evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, near Baghouz, eastern Syria. The SDF fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday, March 25, 2019, for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremist group. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Syrian group wants international tribunal for IS detaineesThe U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State group from its last strongholds are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremists
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Hamas media say Israeli airstrike has destroyed office of Hamas leader Ismail HaniyehHamas media say Israeli airstrike has destroyed office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Jordanian suspects appear in court over August attackFourteen suspected militants have appeared in a Jordanian court to face charges linked to an attack on security forces last August
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, a masked Palestinian militant from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, stands in front of rocket launchers during a weapon exhibition at a Hamas-run youth summer camp, in Gaza City. Over the years, the Islamic militant Hamas group has built up a large arsenal of rockets and missiles that have evolved from rudimentary short-range projectiles into powerful weapons capable of striking virtually anywhere in Israel. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)
Hamas has developed a vast arsenal in blockaded GazaHamas has built up a large weapons arsenal despite a crippling border blockade of Gaza and three wars with Israel
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Israeli airstrike flattens multi-story building in Gaza City, military says it was a secret Hamas headquartersIsraeli airstrike flattens multi-story building in Gaza City, military says it was a secret Hamas headquarters
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Clashes break out in Yemen's key port city, killing 8Yemeni security officials say fighting erupted in the key port city of Hodeida, killing at least 8 people, including civilians
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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