Israel on high alert as stabbing attacks continue
JERUSALEM (AP) — At least four attacks — three by Palestinians and one by an Israeli — threatened to escalate and spread throughout the country as Israeli police struggled to control spiraling violence.
Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize
OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Tunisian coalition of workers, employers, human rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pulling the country that sparked the Arab Spring back onto a path toward democracy and preventing it from descending into civil war.
Islamic State group seizes villages north of Aleppo city
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants seized a string of villages from rival insurgents north of Aleppo city Friday, in a surprise attack that came despite intensive Russian airstrikes that Moscow insists are targeting the extremist group, activists said.