Gaza militants execute 18 alleged collaborators

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A mortar barrage from Gaza killed an Israeli child, the first such fatality of the six-week conflict.

    Gunmen kill dozens in attack on Sunni mosque in Iraq

    Shiite militias are suspected in a bloody assault that raises fears of an explosion of sectarian violence.

    U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 191,000

    U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 191,000

    A new report from the United Nations says that after three years of fighting, the death toll in Syria stands at more than 191,000. Damascus was the city with the most killings nearby.

    Israeli airstrikes kill 3 top Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Israeli airstrikes kill 3 top Hamas commanders in Gaza

    The strikes marked the most significant blow to Hamas’s military wing in six weeks of fighting.

    Gaza factory owners say Israel singled out their plants

    Gaza factory owners say Israel singled out their plants

    Factories in the strip have been hit hard, and owners say Israel is targeting the Palestinian economy.

    Gaza cease-fire breaks

    Gaza cease-fire breaks

    Militants in Gaza broke a temporary cease-fire by launching rockets at Israel on Tuesday, and Israel responded with airstrikes.

    Three Hamas commanders killed by Israeli airstrike

    Three Hamas commanders killed by Israeli airstrike

    Hamas said Israel killed three senior Hamas commanders in an airstrike on the Gaza Strip, the clearest signal yet that Israel is intent on eliminating the group's military leadership.

    Photos from around the region

    Gaza protests in West Bank turn violent

    Activists demonstrating against the Israeli offensive clash with Palestinian riot police in the city of Hebron.

    Majority of Yazidis return to Iraq

    Many who had been trapped at risk of death fled to Syria and now are in safer areas in Iraq.

    Nahal Oz Kibbutz residents return home

    These frontline communities in Israel, devoid of usual residential life, resemble ghost towns.

    Gaza cease-fire breaks

    Militants in Gaza broke a temporary cease-fire by launching rockets at Israel on Tuesday, and Israel responded with airstrikes.

    Dozens killed as plane crashes in Iran

    An Iranian plane crashed Sunday while taking off near the capital, killing dozens of people, state media reported.

    Yazidis cross into Iraqi Kurdistan from Syria

    After being stranded on Mount Sinjar for almost a week and then walking 12 miles to Syria, some were able to return to Iraq.

    Israeli airstrikes of Gaza continue

    The strikes continued even after condemnation for the shelling of a U.N.-run school sheltering Gaza evacuees.

    Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

    Backed by artillery shells and airstrikes, assault continues.

    Israeli action in Gaza triggers protests

    Demonstrators in India, Venezuela and other countries rally against the continued bloodshed in the region.

    Israeli airstrikes intensify in Gaza Strip

    The military hit more than 100 sites overnight in a campaign aimed at stopping rocket fire from the region.

    Cousin of slain Arab teen gets house arrest after scuffle with police

    The U.S. called for an investigation of an incident in which Tariq Abu Khieder appeared to have been beaten by Israeli police.

    Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli police after slain teen’s funeral

    The death of Mohammad Abu Khieder, possibly as retaliation for the killing of three Jewish teens, has caused tensions to spike.

    Iraq’s Khazair displacement camp

    Khazair is home to an estimated 1,500 internally displaced Iraqis, with the number rising daily.

    Israel mourns three teens at public funeral

    The students who went missing in the West Bank in June were laid to rest in the city of Modiin.

    As fighting continues, more Iraqis flee

    Battles between Iraqi security forces and an extremist group go on, and camps for displaced civilians grow larger.

    Sectarian killings rattle Sunnis in Baghdad

    As militants press offensive elsewhere, minority in capital fears being targeted.