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Family of Palestinian Boy Wounded in Head Wants Answers from Israel

The nine-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened.

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Report: Israel Bombed Iraq Weapons Depot

Israel has carried out at least one strike against a weapons depot in Iraq, The New York Times reported Thursday.

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Damascus Forces Surround Turkish Army Post

Syrian government forces surrounded a Turkish military observation post on Friday after overrunning nearby villages following their capture of a key northwestern town from jihadists, a war monitor said.

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Homemade Bomb Kills Israeli, Wounds Two Others in West Bank

A rare homemade bomb attack in the occupied West Bank killed one Israeli on Friday while seriously wounding her father and brother as they visited a spring near a Jewish settlement, officials said.

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Palestinian Authority Receives Israeli Part-Payment of Overdue Taxes

The Palestinian Authority, in deep financial crisis since Israel froze tax transfers in February, said Thursday it had  accepted a partial payment of just over half a billion dollars.

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Israel Strikes Hamas Base after New Rocket Attacks

Israeli forces bombed Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip overnight in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks, the military said Thursday.

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Iraq Paramilitary Chief Walks Back Accusations against U.S.

The head of Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force has walked back his deputy's accusation that the United States was behind a string of recent explosions at the group's bases.

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Turkey to Host Syria Summit with Russia, Iran on September 16

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts for a summit on Syria in Ankara on September 16, the presidential spokesman said.

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Two Israeli Arabs Charged over Alleged IS Support

Two Israeli Arabs were charged Thursday over their alleged support for the Islamic State group, including downloading guides to prepare terror attacks, Israel's domestic security agency said.

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Damascus to Let Civilians Flee Rebel-Held Idlib

Damascus said Thursday it is opening a corridor for civilians to leave the rebel-held northwestern region of Idlib, where government bombardment has killed hundreds since late April, state media said. 

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