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Israel agrees to extend ceasefire

Israeli government officials told CNN that the United Nations has asked for a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire extension.

MH17 crash: Investigators must have full access to Ukraine site, Malaysian PM says

 More than a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men and wounded scores of others in the West Bank as residents rallied in support of Hamas and its ongoing conflict with the Israeli military in Gaza.

U.S. extends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport

The Federal Aviation Administration extended its ban Wednesday on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday.

FAA bans U.S.-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.

FAA bans U.S.-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.

Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Fierce fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants continued near Gaza City on Monday as the death toll from the conflict rose above 500.