More sanctions target Iranians

U.S. keys on nuclear scientist

Posted: August 30, 2014 at 3:12 a.m.

Amid signs that Iran's military is resisting efforts to open up its nuclear program to deeper inspection, President Barack Obama's administration imposed sanctions Friday on several Iranian organizations, including one run by the scientist who is widely believed to direct research on building nuclear weapons.

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Yemen throngs protest against rebels

A Yemeni boy wearing a headband with Arabic writing reads,"Down with the government of corruption." and posters on his face reads,"Allah is the greatest. Death to America. Death to Israel. A curse on the Jews. Victory to Islam." attends a demonstration demanding the government to step down in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital and across the country against an armed Shiite rebel group which has been holding its own sit-in demanding a new government and the reinstatement of fuel subsidies.

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Abbas: Hamas overreached

Palestinians carry a  mock Israeli tank during a celebration organized by Hamas in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.  Israel and Hamas militants fought for 50 days before reaching a truce on Tuesday.  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

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