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  • Hamas issues warning to foreign airlines     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    NBC's Martin Fletcher has the latest details on the crisis between Israel and Gaza as the conflict intensifies.

  • Serbia comes in from the cold with EU ambitions Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 5:01 AM ET
    Belgrade, Serbia

    An international pariah at the end of the 20th century, Serbia has undergone a long rehabilitation so it can approach the EU for membership.

  • GAZA, July 10- The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza- based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out.

  • Insight to Hamas' tactic     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza overnight, targeting hundreds of Hamas rocket launching sites and underground tunnels. Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, provides insight to the effectiveness of the Iron Dome, and the intensifying crisis there.

  • MANASSA, Va.— Police back off on plan to take explicit photo of teen in attempt to prove' sexting' case.

  • Israel threatens ground invasion of Gaza     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Tensions are escalating in the Middle East, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the continuing crisis.

  • VIENNA, July 10- The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material which Iraq said had fallen into the hands of insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk.

  • Tensions escalate in the Middle East     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    Israel's aerial assault on Gaza is now in its third day, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the unrest.

  • VIENNA, July 10- The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material Iraq said had been seized by insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk.

  • VIENNA, July 10- The U.N. nuclear agency said on Thursday it believed materials that Iraq said had been seized by insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations in a July 8 letter that "terrorist groups" had seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north.

  • Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 3:08 AM ET

    John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.

  • The 15- member body will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday to discuss the violence that is building up to the most serious hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza since an eight-day war in 2012..

  • EU to sanction 11 more people over Ukraine Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:12 PM ET

    BRUSSELS— Ambassadors of the European Union's countries have agreed to add 11 new names to the list of people sanctioned for participating in the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine's east, an EU source said Wednesday.

  • Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Many of the recent problems in the U.S. nuclear forces have occurred in the Air Force, but in February the Navy announced that dozens of senior enlisted instructors at a Navy nuclear propulsion school in South Carolina were accused of cheating on written tests that help them qualify to operate nuclear reactors.

  • Oil on 2-week slide even with Mideast turmoil Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    In the Middle East, the insurgency in Iraq is far from resolved, but hasn't halted oil exports. Tensions between Israel and Hamas have escalated in the past week, but aren't threatening any major oil production. "We in the U.S are sitting on a ton of crude oil," says energy analyst Stephen Schork of the Schork Group.

  • Libya's oil industry remains vulnerable to protests Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    TRIPOLI, July 9- Libya's oil industry hopes life will return to normal now that a wave of protests has ebbed, but it will take months to ramp up production and more unrest is in prospect as political chaos spreads in the North African country.

  • Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    But after an inquiry from The Associated Press, the Army acknowledged this week that Campbell misspoke. Army leaders, including Campbell and his boss, Army chief of staff Gen. The Army has continued to pour money into the system despite its record of blown deadlines and unmet promises.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 9- North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un.

  • By Maria Tsvetkova and Richard Balmforth. KIEV/ DONETSK, Ukraine, July 9- Ukrainian government forces on Wednesday warned separatists in the eastern town of Donetsk that a plan was now in place to take back the territory they occupy, but defiant rebels reported a steady flow of new recruits who were ready to fight.

  • KIEV/ DONETSK, Ukraine, July 9- Ukrainian government forces on Wednesday warned separatists in the eastern town of Donetsk that a plan was now in place to take back the territory they occupy, but rebels defiantly reported a steady flow of new recruits who were ready to fight.