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Iraqi Sunnis open to backing new PM
Leaders and clerics say they are ready to join new administration of Haider al-Abadi if certain conditions are met.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 19:45 GMT
Iraq's Kurds demand expanded US operation
While a majority in Iraq's Kurdish region supports US army intervention, critics say it could lead to greater conflict.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 09:01 GMT
Egypt protest deaths: Linked to president?
Human Rights Watch says security forces deliberately killed largely unarmed demonstrators.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 05:04 GMT
Libyan police chief assassinated
Interior Ministry says Tripoli police chief killed by fighters after leaving a meeting in the Tajoura neighborhood.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 17:24 GMT
Iraq's Shia divided over new PM nomination
Haider al-Ibadi's nomination has created tension in Baghdad, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said he won't step aside.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 09:31 GMT
Israel's attacks in Gaza town 'a war crime'
Witnesses say Israeli soldiers used Palestinians as human shields and fired on civilians in Khuza'a in southern Gaza.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 16:33 GMT
Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence
Attacks on tourists have contributed to a steep decline in tourism in Kenya.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:15 GMT
West mobilises Iraq aid as US raids continue
US jets strike Islamic State positions in Iraq's north, as UK and France spearhead aid delivery to stranded civilians.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 16:06 GMT
Voices from Gaza: Survivors speak out
The ceasefire holds for now, but many in Gaza fear it will be broken unless the Palestinian factions' demands are met.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 13:03 GMT
US general shot dead by Afghan soldier
Major General Harold J. Greene is the highest-ranking US Army officer to be killed in the Afghan war.
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Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 06:37 GMT
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