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UN urges Kuwait to host new Syria aid conference

10/02/2013 5:11am
Kuwait says the U.N. chief has urged authorities here to host another donors' conference for Syrian humanitarian relief as needs swell for refugees and other civilians caught in the civil war.

AP PHOTOS: Gaza tunnels idle amid Egypt crackdown

10/02/2013 6:35am
Gaza's tunnel smugglers along the border with Egypt are mostly idle these days.

Kuwait police clash with `stateless' protesters

10/02/2013 8:48am
Riot police in Kuwait have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a march by hundreds of protesters claiming the oil-rich Gulf state has denied them citizenship and basic rights despite living for generations in the country.

AP PHOTOS: West Bank garden of tear gas grenades

10/02/2013 12:15pm
Residents of this Palestinian village have planted flowers in hundreds of spent Israeli tear gas grenades to honor those killed during their weekly protests against Israel's West Bank separation barrier.

Hamas hangs Gaza man, despite protests

10/02/2013 1:09pm
Masked executioners in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday hanged a man who was convicted of stabbing to death an acquaintance over money, ignoring protests by human rights activists who say the territory's legal system is flawed.

Egypt: Disrespecting flag can lead to prison

10/02/2013 3:10pm
Egypt's interim government decided Wednesday that insulting the flag and refusing to stand for the national anthem is an offense punishable by law.