Political and civil unrest

Palestinian carry the body of Mohammed Abbas, 21, who was killed by Israeli troops during Friday's protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, into the family home during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 14, 2018 - 11:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened "very painful blows" against Gaza's Hamas rulers if they don't halt protests along the perimeter fence that have led to clashes with Israeli troops. Netanyahu said Israel is very close to waging a "different kind of...
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Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 13, 2018 - 7:26 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Palestinian mourners across the Gaza Strip have held funerals for seven protesters killed a day earlier. Ismail Haniyeh, the head of Gaza's ruling Hamas group, attended a funeral Saturday,...
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Protesters burn lookalike dummies of Italian deputy premiers Matteo Salvini, left, and Luigi Di Maio, during a students protest, in Turin, Italy, Friday, Oct.12, 2018. Italian students across the country demonstrated against the failure of the government’s spending plans to include promised allocations for schools, in the first widespread show of dissident against the new populist government. Students demonstrated in 50 cities, including the capital Rome, and in Turin, where students burned effigies of deputy premiers Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio. (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
October 12, 2018 - 11:36 pm
MILAN (AP) — Students across Italy demonstrated against the government's education funding plans, in the first widespread show of dissidence against the new populist government. Students demonstrated in 50 cities, including some 3,000 who ended their protest outside the Education Ministry in Rome...
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Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded man shot by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces shot dead six Palestinians Friday, four of them in a single incident, in one of the deadliest days in months of mass protests along the security fence separating Gaza and Israel, Gaza's Health Ministry said. The ministry said four were killed in one...
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October 12, 2018 - 11:33 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry says five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire at a protest near the fence dividing the territory and Israel. The ministry said Friday that 50 other protesters were wounded by live bullets. Thousands of Palestinians marched Friday after...
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October 11, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican activists on Thursday released a video of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a centrist Democrat now running for an open Arizona U.S. Senate seat, advising liberal activists how to "stop your state from becoming like Arizona." The surreptitious recording dates from 2011, after Arizona...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 11, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are forecasting nightmarish Democratic "mob rule" to amp up GOP voters for next month's critical midterm elections, flipping the script from complaints that it's Trump and the Tea Party movement who've boosted rowdy and divisive...
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A woman holds a sign reading "not my president" during protest in Mostar, Bosnia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists have protested the election victory of a moderate politician last weekend in the race for the Croat seat in Bosnia's three-person presidency. The crowd Thursday marched through the ethnically divided southern town of Mostar holding banners reading "Not my president" and "RIP democracy" in protest at the election of Zeljko Komsic." (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
October 11, 2018 - 4:11 pm
MOSTAR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several thousand Bosnian Croat nationalists on Thursday protested the election of a moderate politician to the Croat seat in Bosnia's three-person presidency. The crowd marched through the ethnically divided southern town of Mostar holding banners reading "Not my...
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American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A senior Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government's handling of the case of an American graduate student held in detention at the country's international airport for the past week over allegations that she promotes a boycott against the Jewish state. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
October 11, 2018 - 11:01 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An American graduate student who has been held in detention while fighting an expulsion order over her involvement in the boycott movement against Israel appeared in court on Thursday, asking a judge to allow her to enter the country to begin her studies. It was the first...
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This undated photo provided by Alqasem family shows Lara Alqasem, a 22-year-old American graduate student with Palestinian grandparents, who landed at Ben-Gurion Airport Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, with a valid student visa. But she was barred from entering the country and ordered deported, based on suspicions that she supports the BDS boycott movement. An Israeli court ordered that she remain in custody while she appeals. The weeklong detention is the longest anyone has been held in a boycott-related case. (Alqasem family via AP)
October 10, 2018 - 6:10 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Israeli Cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government's handling of the case of an American graduate student held in detention at the country's international airport for the past week over allegations that she promotes a boycott against the Jewish state. In an...
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