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Algeria: Plane crash recovery operations complete

02/13/2014 4:20am
Recovery operations for those killed in the crash of an Algerian military transport have been completed despite the difficult conditions on the mountain where it crashed, the head of Algeria's civil defense said Thursday.

Iraq turns to Sunni tribes, but distrust remains

02/13/2014 11:02am
Iraqi officials have begun recruiting thousands of Sunni fighters on the government payroll, supplying weapons to other volunteer tribal fighters and pledging millions of dollars in aid to restive Anbar province as they try to beat back extremist Sunni jihadi militants.

Spanish team in Egypt finds 3,600-year-old mummy

02/13/2014 7:10pm
Spanish archeologists have unearthed a 3,600-year-old mummy in the ancient city of Luxor, Egypt's Antiquities Minister said Thursday. Prosecutors accused nine people including three Germans of smuggling stone samples from pyramids.