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  • Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader

    Ariel Sharon dies at 85; Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader
    JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, died Saturday. He was 85.
  • Egyptian troops kill militant suspect; mob killing adds to tension

    Egyptian troops kill militant suspect; mob killing adds to tension
    CAIRO -- The Egyptian army announced Tuesday it had shot and killed an Islamist militant suspected of a key role in attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, while a reported vigilante killing elsewhere in Egypt heightened tensions...

    Egypt blast kills 14 in Mansoura; death toll expected to rise

    Egypt blast kills 14 in Mansoura; death toll expected to rise
    CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city about 75 miles northeast of the capital early Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said. Egyptian authorities described...

    Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed

    Egypt: Bomb at local security headquarters kills 15; terrorism blamed
    CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city northeast of the Egyptian capital early Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said. [Updated, 11:30 a.m. PST Dec. 24: The...

    Israel's wary center

    Israel's wary center
    Forty years ago this month, on a cold desert night, 700 Israeli paratroopers crossed the Suez Canal in rubber dinghies in a secret operation that was about to bring Israel its greatest military victory. It was the height of the Yom Kippur War, and the...