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Gaza Truce Appears Holding Despite Sporadic Rocket Fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A cease-fire between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza appeared to be holding Thursday despite sporadic rocket fire, after two days of intense fighting that killed at least 34 Palestinians, including three women and eight child...

Trump: Strikes on Iran ‘Cocked and Loaded,’ Then Called Off

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone, but he canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be launched after being told 150 people c...
Photo of a cargo ship is docked at the port, in Hodeida, Yemen.

UN: Death Toll From Saudi Airstrike in Yemen at 21

SANAA, Yemen — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike at a fruit-and-vegetable market near Yemen's flashpoint Red Sea port of Hodeida killed at least 21 civilians, including children, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency ...