Egyptians gather at a petrol station in Cairo as the government drastically raised fuel prices to tackle a bloated subsidy system on July 5.
(Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)
July 09, 2014

Gas In Egypt Is 78 Percent More Expensive Now Than Last Week

It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.


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Israeli soldiers stand on their tanks near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza with more than 50 strikes overnight after Hamas militants fired scores of rockets over the border.
(Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)
July 08, 2014

Israel Expands Attacks On Hamas In Gaza

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying Hamas will "pay a heavy price" for a recent spike in rocket attacks, Israel conducted airstrikes early Tuesday. The country is also calling up reservists and planning ground operations.


A Palestinian holds a Molotov cocktail during clashes with Israeli border police in Jerusalem on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.
(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 02, 2014

Palestinians Say Israeli Extremists Killed Boy

East Jerusalem was the scene of clashes Wednesday between angry Palestinians and Israeli forces, after word came that a Palestinian teen had been abducted and killed.  


Children detainees in Brownsville, Texas
(Eric Gay/AP)
June 29, 2014

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

President Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.


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