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Snipers Fire At U.N. Inspectors In Syria

U.N. chemical weapons inspectors in Syria met and took samples from victims of an apparent poison gas attack in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus on Monday after the U.N. team themselves survived a gun attack on their convoy.

Yemeni Reporter Who Exposed U.S. Drone Strike Freed From Prison After Being Jailed At Obama’s Request

In a statement, the White House now says it is "concerned and disappointed" by Shaye’s release. "We should let that statement set in: The White House is saying that they are disappointed and concerned that a Yemeni journalist has been released from a Yemeni prison," says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation, who covers Shaye’s case in "Dirty Wars," his new book and film by the same name. "

Gaza Deaths Soar; Gilad Sharon: 'Flatten All Of Gaza'

The number of Palestinians killed rises to 96 with hundreds more wounded after six days of air raids, as UN secretary-general calls for ceasefire. And in an op-ed for the Jerusalem Post, Gilad Sharon, the son of former Israeli Prime Minister