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Baghdad is filled with peaceful activity late at night more than a year after Iraq declared the Islamic State defeated. In Ninevah province, however, it's a different story: Iraqis say the terrorist group remains a threat to daily life. (Associated Press/File)

Iraqis face daily Islamic State threats long after Baghdad’s claim of victory






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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City, Monday, March 25, 2019. Israeli forces on Monday struck targets across the Gaza Strip in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military beefed up troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the Islamic militant Hamas group. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Tense calm in Gaza after Israel, Hamas exchange heavy fire

- Associated Press

Pentagon to defend projects targeted by Trump border project

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In this photo provided by the Missile Defense Agency, the lead ground-based Interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in a "salvo" engagement test of an unarmed missile target Monday, March 25, 2019. In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out the "salvo" intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific, using two interceptor missiles launched from underground silos in southern California. (Missile Defense Agency via AP)

Pentagon: Missile defense test succeeds in shootdown

- Associated Press




FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2016 file photo, Palestinian masked members from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, ride a vehicle carrying a Qassam--A rocket during a rally in Rafah refugee camp, Gaza Strip. Over the years, the Islamic militant Hamas group has built up a large arsenal of rockets and missiles that have evolved from rudimentary short-range projectiles into powerful weapons capable of striking virtually anywhere in Israel. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)

Hamas has developed a vast arsenal in blockaded Gaza

- Associated Press




People wearing El Universal newspaper uniforms sit inside a darkened office building during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 25, 2019. The subway suspended service because of the power cuts Monday, as local media reported outages in at least six states. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Large new blackouts strike Venezuelan capital, provinces

- Associated Press





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