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Archaeologists race to save Gaza's ancient ruins

08/20/2013 1:18am
The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City's noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children's kites flying from a nearby farm.

Hamas justice under scrutiny over Gaza executions

08/20/2013 1:38pm
Gaza's Hamas government is sticking to plans to carry out more executions and to do so in public for the first time, despite new protests by human rights groups Tuesday.

Egyptian reporter killed at checkpoint

08/20/2013 2:06pm
Soldiers killed an Egyptian journalist working for the country's state-run flagship daily newspaper at a military checkpoint, security officials said Tuesday.

Tunisian activist quits feminist group Femen

08/20/2013 2:11pm
A women's rights activist who shocked Tunisians by posting topless photos of herself online said Tuesday she is quitting the Ukrainian feminist group Femen because of what she calls its anti-Islam outlook.

Attacks in Hezbollah area test supporters' resolve

08/20/2013 2:21pm
Car bombings targeting Hezbollah strongholds south of Beirut have shaken the Shiite militant group, bringing fear to a community that was largely spared the violence plaguing the rest of Lebanon.

Media in Egypt stoke the heat _ and now feel it

08/20/2013 6:43pm
The military says Tamer Abdel-Raouf sped through a military checkpoint, ignoring soldiers' warning shots. A colleague who was with him in the car says he obeyed the soldiers' orders to turn back, but they opened fire anyway as he was making a U-turn.