The results set the stage for a Security Council showdown between the five veto-wielding powers over whether sanctions should be imposed in the wake of the inquiry.
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The Kurdish takeover in Manbij and their stated intention to further encroach on ISIS territory raised the stakes for Ankara, which understood that if it doesn't act now it may find a new Kurdish entity on its border.
As the Israeli army has managed to prevent stabbing attacks, lone-wolf assailants have set their sights on much more lethal and increasingly accessible homemade guns. In Gaza, tensions with Hamas are subsiding.
Palestinians were furious when they saw photos of Saber al-Rubai, disseminated by the Israeli army.
Ahmed Halawa was suspected of planning the shooting of two Palestinian officers. Week of violence casts doubts on Palestinian Authority's control of area.
Up to 1.2 million people could be affected by an expected military offensive to retake Iraq's second biggest city from Islamic State, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said.
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani criticizes Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan for not 'speaking properly' to lawmakers' concerns about Russia.
Hundreds of soldiers were killed by Islamic State militants after the group took over the city of Tikrit two years ago.
King Abdullah vows to maintain status quo at the holy compound, criticizes Israeli policies in Jerusalem.
Artillery fire strikes Kurdish-held Manbij and ISIS targets in Jarablus, official says. Rebels affiliated with Free Syrian Army purportedly planning to attack Jarablus from inside Turkey.