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|Islamic State makes closest advance to Aleppo, Iranian killed|
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have seized Syrian villages on the outskirts of Aleppo from rival insurgent fighters, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite Russian air strikes that Moscow says have targeted the militant group.
|Six killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widens|
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fueled talk of a new uprising against Israel.
|Russia voices concern about U.N. sanctions, spy drones in South Sudan|
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Friday voted to amend the mandate of a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan so it can back implementation of a recent peace deal, but Russia and Venezuela abstained over concerns about sanctions and surveillance drones.
|Guatemala landslide toll reaches 253 dead, 374 missing|
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - At least 253 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide buried part of a town in Guatemala last week, with 374 people still unaccounted for, national disaster agency Conred said on Friday.