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Egypt: Security forces kill 5 Islamic militants

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says security forces killed five militants from a Sinai-based group allied with Islamic State extremists during a raid in the country's north.

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

A plainclothes security officer escorts students evacuated from a school as Taliban fighters attack another school nearby, killing148 people, mostly children, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the attacks: "Mothers and fathers send th…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban attack on a school that killed 148, mostly children, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

The uncle and cousin of injured student Mohammad Baqair, center, comfort him as he mourns the death of his mother who was a teacher at the school which was attacked by Taliban, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pak…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

A Pakistani army officer stands in front of a wall riddled with bullet marks inside the Army Public School attacked last Tuesday by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at a military-run school…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Chairs are upturned and blood stains the floor at the Army Public School auditorium the day after Taliban gunmen stormed the school in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Pakistan mourned as the nation prepares for mass funerals Wednesday for over 140 people, most of them children,…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Pakistani civil society members take part in a candle light vigil for the victims of a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 in Islamabad. British Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement in response to the attack that killed 148, most of them children: “T…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Pakistani student Mohammad Baqair, who survived last Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school and was slightly injured, poses for a picture holding a photograph of his mother a victim of the attack, who was a teacher at the school, at his home, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. …

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

People attend the funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school that killed 148 people, mostly children, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

People gather at a hospital where victims of a Taliban attack on a military-run school are being treated in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The attack, claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a Pakistani militant group trying to overthrow the government, sent dozens of wounded flooding…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Relatives of 20-year-old Palestinian Mahmoud Abdalla cry during his funeral in the Qalandia refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Abdalla was killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Qalandia refugee camp earlier. Israeli military said Palestinians threw e…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Local residents place candles around portraits of the victims killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a ceremony in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at the military-run school in no…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Relatives of Pakistani student, Baqir Ali Bangash, 13, a victim of a Taliban attack on a school, gather around his body during his funeral procession in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Pakistani women leave the Rahman Baba graveyard after offering prayers at the graves of victims in Tuesday's school massacre in Peshawar, Pakistan, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Taj Muhammad, one of the gravediggers at Peshawar’s largest graveyard has a rule. He said he never cries when he buries…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Pakistani Christians take part in a prayer ceremony for victims killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at St. Patrick Cathedral in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at a milita…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The overwhelming majority of the victims of the attack were students at the school, which instructs grades 1-10. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cond…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian protester following a prayer for Palestinian Cabinet minister Ziad Abu Ain, who collapsed shortly after a protest on Dec. 10 in the West Bank village of Turmus Aya, as they clash with the troops near the village outside of Ramallah, Friday,…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, bodies of Islamic State militants killed during fighting on Wednesday, when Kurdish forces pushed towards Sinjar Mountain, lie in a ditch in Koban, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Iraqi Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants managed on Thursday …

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Palestinians carry the body of 20-year-old Mahmoud Abdalla Mahmoud Abdalla, who was killed in clashes with Israeli troops, during his funeral in the Qalandia refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The Israeli military said Palestinians threw explosive charg…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

In this Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 photo, a gay Egyptian lights his cigarette in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s gay community is going deeper underground in fear after police arrest dozens of men at a Cairo bathhouse in a raid that was then featured on a lurid TV tabloid program stirring up public panic…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights candles during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Jewish festival of light is an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the G…

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

People climb desert cliffs to watch fireworks for Bahrain's National Day in Sakhir, Bahrain, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

In the Middle East and the wider region this past week, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Peshawer, Pakistan, killing 148 people —most of them children — in what was one of the country's deadliest attacks in years. In the days that followed, families buried the victims of the massacre, res…

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Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

In this Sept. 11, 2014 photo, Jema Sundi sits outside her home in barren hills where asbestos waste was dumped is visible in the background in Roro, India. An asbestos mine, abandoned nearly three decades ago still affects the people around it and 18 along with Jema were diagnosed with asbes…

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Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

Abandoned asbestos mines still a hazard in India

In this Sept. 10, 2014 photo, a man washes his bicycle sitting on loose asbestos sediments brought down by a stream from Roro hills in Roro, India. An asbestos mine, abandoned nearly three decades ago still affects the people around it and 18 were diagnosed with asbestosis in 2012. Tens of t…

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