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MIDEAST PALESTINIANS ISRAEL CONFLICTExplosion in Gaza public garden also killed 2 adults, injured 40. Israel blaming Hamas misfire.


2014-07-28 09:59:49 -0600

A militant of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) poses after the militants allegedly seized an Iraqi army checkpoint in the northern province of Salahuddin on June 11, 2014The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq. The jihadist group's office is operating from Al-Bab, a town in Aleppo province of northern Syria, for "single women and widows who would like to marry IS fighters", said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Running twice-weekly tours from Syria's Raqa to Iraq's Anbar, IS buses fly the group's black flag and play jihadist songs throughout the journey. IS has its roots in Iraq, but spread into Syria in late spring 2013.


2014-07-28 09:34:11 -0600

Tornado and flying debrisEmergency crews clean up after violent storm that overturned cars, downed power lines, flooded roads.


2014-07-28 10:10:53 -0600