AP - ap.online.regional.middle.east http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.middle.east News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:25:09 -0400 Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:24:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1717 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:45:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17cb BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the Islamic extremists who have overrun large swaths of Iraq. Morocco arrests suspected Islamic State members Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:36:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-Morocco-Militants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Morocco-Militants c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1978 RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco announced on Friday the arrest of two suspected militants seeking to join the Islamic State group as the country is in a heightened state of alert over fears of a terrorist attack. Yemen's Shiite-rebel group escalate standoff Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:38:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML--Yemen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Yemen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:18f1 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as "manipulated" by their rival Islamist group, the Muslim Brotherhood. Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:31:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:18cc BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack . Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:31:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:18cd BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack . Iraq officials say at least 40 people killed in attack on Sunni mosque in Diyala province Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:09:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17e7 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials say at least 40 people killed in attack on Sunni mosque in Diyala province. Iraq officials say at least 40 people killed in attack on Sunni mosque in Diyala province Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:09:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17e8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials say at least 40 people killed in attack on Sunni mosque in Diyala province. Hamas media: Masked gunmen kill 7 alleged informers for Israel near Gaza mosque Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:56:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17c3 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas media: Masked gunmen kill 7 alleged informers for Israel near Gaza mosque. Hamas media: Masked gunmen kill 7 alleged informers for Israel near Gaza mosque Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:55:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:17c4 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas media: Masked gunmen kill 7 alleged informers for Israel near Gaza mosque. Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:12:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML--Tunisia-Crackdown/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Tunisia-Crackdown c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:179f TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical Islamists. Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:11:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:177c GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel. Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:10:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/22/ML-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:177d GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel. Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:58:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML--Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1166 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military commanders in an airstrike that pulverized a four-story home, the second such attack targeting top leaders in two days. Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:38:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML--Palestinians-Kidnappings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Palestinians-Kidnappings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:135f JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip. US 'concerned' by arrest of American in Israel Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:35:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML--Israel-American.Arrested/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-American.Arrested c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:14a3 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has raised concerns about Israel's arrest of a Palestinian teenager with American citizenship whose cousin was burned to death by Israeli extremists earlier this summer. Correction: Emirates-Terrorism Law story Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:24:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/20/ML--Emirates-Terrorism.Law/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Emirates-Terrorism.Law c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:ced DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about a new counter-terrorism law in the United Arab Emirates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Gulf researcher Nicholas McGeehan works for Amnesty International. He works for Human Rights Watch. Reports: Syria troops kill scores of jihadis Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:02:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML-Syria-Air-Base/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Syria-Air-Base c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:143d BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops killed dozens of jihadi fighters, including a prominent media activist, in heavy clashes on Thursday around a sprawling northern air base that the Islamic State group is trying to seize, activists and state media said. Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:00:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11d6 BEIRUT (AP) — The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad. Saudi court sentences 18 more on terror charges Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:07:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/08/21/ML-Saudi-Arabia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Saudi-Arabia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:12c6 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 more people on terrorism charges, wrapping up a week of verdicts on nearly every person in an alleged 50-member cell charged with launching attacks aimed at toppling the monarchy around a decade ago.