AP - ap.online.regional.middle.east http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.middle.east News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:44:42 -0400 Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:28:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:846 JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack. Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:47:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Israel-Egypt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-Egypt c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:68d JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers inside Egypt fired an anti-tank missile and automatic rifles at a military vehicle in Israel on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said. Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:40:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Gaza-Troubled.Reconstruction/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Gaza-Troubled.Reconstruction c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:905 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:36:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Egypt-Abu-Simbel/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Egypt-Abu-Simbel c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:878 ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:29:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Libya/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Libya c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:906 BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern city, which has been under control of Islamist militias. Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for Syria Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:65a IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds combat Islamic State militants in the key border town of Kobani, providing much-needed boots on the ground. Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:34:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5c8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi students returned to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by the Islamic State group had taken shelter in school buildings. Iranians protest acid attacks in central city Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:10:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Iran-Acid-Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Iran-Acid-Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:7db TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians rallied on Wednesday in the central city of Isfahan and the capital, Tehran, to protest a string of acid attacks on women in Isfahan in recent months, the latest public outcry over the assaults that have shocked the nation. Bomb outside Cairo University wounds 10 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:55:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Egypt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Egypt c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:703 CAIRO (AP) — A bomb exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university in the country's capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said. Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:25:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Tunisia-Elections-Police-Brutality/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Tunisia-Elections-Police-Brutality c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:704 TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight. Kuwait sentences 13 over controversial speech Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML--Kuwait/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Kuwait c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:67a KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwaiti defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf nation has convicted and sentenced 13 people to two years in prison each for reading aloud a speech by a leading opposition figure challenging the country's ruler. Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:38:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Israel-Islamic-State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Israel-Islamic-State c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5bd HURA, Israel (AP) — He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern. Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:19:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/22/ML-Iraq-Abu-Ghraib/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Iraq-Abu-Ghraib c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5b5 ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants. Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:34:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML-Egypt-Al-Jazeera/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML-Egypt-Al-Jazeera c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-6 CAIRO (AP) — A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera English journalists convicted of terrorism-related charges last June amid widespread international condemnation. IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:06:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-36 BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday. Israelis question care of Hamas leader's daughter Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:00:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Israel-Helping.the.Enemy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-Helping.the.Enemy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:300 JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory, including food and energy, and sometimes allows Gazans to enter the country for medical care. Assad pursues withering campaign against rebels Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:51:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Syria-Assad_s.Pivot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Syria-Assad_s.Pivot c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:23d BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group to pursue a withering air and ground campaign against more mainstream rebels elsewhere in the country, trying to recapture areas considered more crucial to the survival of his government. Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:13:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-8b TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group. Morocco court doubles activist's prison sentence Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:54:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Morocco-Human.Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Morocco-Human.Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5f RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A lawyer says a Moroccan court has doubled the prison sentence of an activist who was convicted of falsely claiming she was tortured. Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:35:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/middleeast/2014/10/21/ML--Israel-Gender.Segregation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_middleeast_ML--Israel-Gender.Segregation c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-80 JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.