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July 25, 2018 2:11 PM Jailed American pastor on trial in Turkey transferred to house arrest

President Trump fighting for the release of an American pastor detained by the Turkish government for the last 18 months; religion correspondent Lauren Green reports. An American pastor imprisoned for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges in Turkey has been transferred to house arrest as his trial continues, Fox News confirmed Wednesday 41

July 24, 2018 6:26 PM Trump says U.S. ready to make a 'real deal' on Iran’s nuclear program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept open the possibility of negotiating an agreement to denuclearize Iran, two days after he rattled his saber at the nation on Twitter. “We’ll see what happens, but we’re ready to make a real deal, not the deal that was done by the previous administration, which was a disaster,” he said during 54

July 24, 2018 9:58 AM Multiple blasts reported as rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) - Multiple explosions hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, with two confirmed to have been caused by rockets that hit a residential area of the city, wounding at least four people, officials said. The cause and exact location of a third blast were not immediately clear and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. The blasts 60

July 17, 2018 8:40 PM Algerian militant suspect expelled by France will be retried: sources

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria plans to retry an Islamist expelled by France and suspected of being a spiritual tutor to two militants who carried out attacks in 2015, official sources said on Tuesday. Djamel Beghal was flown to Algeria on Monday after serving a sentence for taking part in the attempted jailbreak of a prominent Algerian militant imprisoned 81

July 14, 2018 3:45 PM Sirens warning of rockets fired from Gaza sound in Israeli city of Ashkelon: Army Radio

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Sirens warning of incoming rockets fired from the Gaza Strip sounded in the Israeli city of Ashkelon on Saturday, Israeli Army Radio said, and two Israelis were wounded by Palestinian rockets in another town, a Reuters witness said. It was unclear whether any rockets had hit Ashkelon. The Israeli military struck dozens of militant 50

July 14, 2018 7:11 AM Explosive thrown at house of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams

BELFAST (Reuters) - An explosive device was thrown at the home Gerry Adams in Belfast overnight, the former Sinn Fein leader said on Saturday, saying the attack may have been carried out by Irish nationalist militants opposed to Northern Ireland’s peace deal. A second device was thrown at the home of the party’s former Northern Ireland Chairman Bobby 69

July 9, 2018 7:03 PM An Optimistic Pompeo, in Kabul, Urges Talks With Taliban

Cease-fires spark hopes from U.S., Afghan government for negotiated end to war KABUL—U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, making an unannounced visit to the Afghan capital on Monday, said the prospect for talks between the Kabul government and Taliban militants was now brighter thanks to the Trump administration’s rejuvenated strategy for fighting the 17-year 84

July 8, 2018 4:14 PM Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq freed: local police chief

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two women from the Philippines kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday have been freed, the Diyala province police chief said on Sunday. The women had been traveling with three compatriots on the road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk when their car broke down, two military sources said. The two women got out of the car after it broke 68

July 7, 2018 10:37 AM Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq: security sources

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two Filipina women were kidnapped on Saturday in Iraq on a road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk, military, police, and local officials told Reuters. The women were traveling with three other nationals of the Philippines on their way to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, when their car broke down, two military sources 91

July 7, 2018 6:17 AM Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran said Saturday it executed eight people convicted in the 2017 Islamic State group attack on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran. The June 7, 2017 attack has so far been the only assault by the Sunni extremists inside of Shiite Iran, which has been deeply involved in the wars in Iraq and Syria where the militants 74