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#Yemen leader urges army to step up security

President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi has urged Yemen's armed forces to "raise their level of vigilance" on the eve of the expiry of a rebel deadline for the government to quit.

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#Pentagon: IS 'beyond anything we've seen'

The sophistication, wealth and military might of the Islamic State group represents a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders have said.

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#Israel presses ahead with airstrikes on #Gaza

Two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continues for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks, a Gaza health official said.

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Scores dead in attack on Sunni mosque in #Iraq

BaqubaAt least 73 people have been killed after a Shia Muslim armed group opened fired inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in the country's eastern Diyala province, medical sources have said.

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#Hamas executes 18 suspected informers

HamasHamas has killed 18 Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel, a day after Israel killed three of the group's top military commanders in an airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and a Hamas website said.

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UN says Syrian death toll more than 191,000

dying in SyriaMore than 191,000 people have died in Syria, United Nation human rights chief Navi Pillay has said, lashing out at "international paralysis" on the nearly three-and-a-half year conflict.

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Appeal filed over jailed Al Jazeera staff

Lawyers for three Al Jazeera English staff jailed in Egypt have filed appeals against their convictions.

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#Hamas buries commanders killed by #Israel

Palestinians took to the streetsThousands of Palestinians took to the streets as funerals were held for three Hamas commanders killed in the latest round of Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip that left a total of 29 Palestinians dead.

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Houthis push into Yemeni capital amid rallies

Thousands of Shia Houthi rebels have further strengthened their positions in the Yemeni capital, as their supporters gathered on the outskirts of Sanaa to demand an end to fuel price rises and for the government to step down.

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#Israel kills three top #Hamas commanders

grandfather of three Palestinian childrenIsraeli aircraft have killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.

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