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Officials: Truck thieves storm into Israel airport

09/03/2013 12:31am
A spokeswoman for Israel's international airport says flights were temporarily grounded after two Palestinian truck thieves stormed through airport checkpoints.

Israel says it holds joint missile test with US

09/03/2013 5:43am
Israel says it has carried out a joint missile test with the U.S. in the Mediterranean Sea amid heightened tensions as Washington weighs sea-launched strikes against Syria.

Gaza officials: Egypt crackdown causes fuel crisis

09/03/2013 5:48am
Officials in the Gaza Strip say an Egyptian military crackdown on smuggling tunnels has led to dire shortages of fuel in the Palestinian territory.

Iran Guard commander warns US against Syria attack

09/03/2013 11:26am
A senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards is warning the United States against attacking Syria, saying such a move would be a "dangerous mistake."

Egypt's Sinai emerges as new theater for jihad

09/03/2013 12:48pm
An Egyptian doctor once close to Osama bin Laden is bringing together multiple al-Qaida-inspired militant groups in Egypt's Sinai to fight the country's military, as the lawless peninsula emerges as a new theater for jihad, according to Egyptian intelligence and security officials.

Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops

09/03/2013 1:08pm
As the Obama administration tries to prod Congress into backing armed action against Syria, the regime in Damascus is hiding military hardware and shifting troops out of bases into civilian areas.

AP Interview: Mayor says Jerusalem can't be split

09/03/2013 1:18pm
Jerusalem's mayor presides over perhaps the most complicated city in the world: deeply divided between Arab and Jew, religious and secular, rich and poor, and claimed as a capital by both Israelis and Palestinians.