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Israeli woman wounded in Palestinian attack loses baby

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A baby who was born prematurely to an Israeli woman wounded in a Palestinian drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank died in hospital on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Shira Ish-Ran, seven months pregnant, her husband and five others were injured in Sunday’s attack at a bus stop near the Jewish settlement of Ofra. Doctors ...

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Manhunt under way after three killed in French Christmas market attack

PARIS (Reuters) – A manhunt was under way in northeastern France early on Wednesday for a gunman who killed three people and wounded a dozen others at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening. Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) leave following a police operation the day after a ...

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Syrian news agency removes report of Damascus air attack

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) issued a report on Sunday saying Syrian air defences had intercepted enemy targets around Damascus international airport, but later in the day said the attack had not happened. “Our air defences intercepted enemy aerial targets in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in southern Damascus,” SANA said in its initial ...

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Thousands protest in Serbia over attack on opposition politician

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Thousands of people rallied peacefully in downtown Belgrade on Saturday to protest over an attack on an opposition politician and demand policy changes by President Aleksandar Vucic and his ruling Serbian Progressive party. Demonstrators walk along a street during an anti-government protest in central Belgrade, Serbia, December 8, 2018. REUTERS/Marko Djurica Under the slogan “Stop the bloody ...

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Fifteen civilians killed in ethnic attack on Mali village

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Fifteen civilians from the Fulani community were killed last week when armed men from a rival ethnic group attacked their village in central Mali, a regional governor said on Saturday. Communal violence in the West African country has killed hundreds of civilians and displaced thousands this year, compounding a dire security situation in the north, where attacks ...

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Syria war: US and UK say alleged rebel chemical attack ‘fabricated’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Images showed dozens of people in Aleppo with breathing difficulties The US and the UK have accused the Syrian government and its Russian allies of fabricating a story accusing rebel fighters of a chemical attack. The US state department said the purpose was to “undermine confidence” in the ceasefire in Idlib province. Syria and Russia ...

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Israel tells Lebanon and U.N. peacekeepers to destroy attack tunnel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel told Lebanon’s army and U.N. peacekeepers on Thursday to destroy an attack tunnel it said had been dug by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement across the border into Israeli territory, ramping up pressure on its neighbor. Israel’s military said this week it had identified a number of passages and sent diggers and troops close the frontier to ...

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