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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Beheaded US journalist Steven Sotloff fearless in his coverage of human side to Syria's conflict

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Second US journalist beheaded by Islamic State fearless in covering human side to Syria conflict Executed writer 'helped the weak' Even for a freelance journalist covering the tumult in the Arab world, Steven Sotloff's travels seemed non-stop. In October 2012, the American reporter was in Benghazi, Libya, covering the aftermath of the deadly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584623/beheaded-us-journalist-steven-sotloff-fearless-his-coverage-human-side
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Animals in Gaza zoo no safer than humans from Israeli bombardment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Some animals are dead, others in wrecked cages after Israeli attack Zoo devastated by Gaza conflict The lions sat dazed in the shade of their damaged pen, while nearby the decayed carcasses of two vervet monkeys lay conto ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575099/animals-gaza-zoo-no-safer-humans-israeli-bombardment
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State releases new video of British hostage as US coalition takes shape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... for Human Rights head Rami Abdel Rahman said. “The IS is using heavy weaponry, its artillery and tanks.” The town is one of three Kurdish majority districts where Kurdish nationalists have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595864/obamas-coalition-takes-shape-france-joins-war-islamic-state
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza residents question when they can start rebuilding shattered homes

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... of 100 mobile homes by the Emirati charity Human Appeal International has helped some families move out of the schools to make way for a resumption of lessons. Israel's blockade on Gaza, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595446/gaza-residents-question-when-they-can-start-rebuilding-shattered-homes
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors violence in the war, put the death toll at more than 120. Islamic State stormed Tabqa airbase on Sunday after days of clashes with the army and said it had ... crossing was led by al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate the al-Nusra Front, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. A group of 43 UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights were detained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581481/video-shows-captured-syrian-soldiers-executed-islamic-state
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iraqi forces press the advantage after breaking Jihadist siege of Shiite town

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... and linked groups had carried out targeted killings, forced conversions, abductions, sexual abuse and torture, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Flavia Pansieri said. Iraqi police had executed detainees while Iraqi soldiers had shelled towns and carried out air strikes killing and injuring civilians, Pansieri said, opening the meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583140/iraqi-forces-press-advantage-after-breaking-jihadist-siege-shiite-town
  7. News - Asia - MIDDLE EAST

    Trapped Filipino peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels after tense stand-off

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:18pm by AP

    ... for Human Rights. Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin gave a similar account but did not name the armed group. Abdurrahman, whose information comes from a network of activists throughout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581961/filipino-peacekeepers-being-attacked-syrian-rebels-defence-chief
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamists holding UN peacekeepers hostage set high price for their release

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... assured by UN headquarters that the UN will bring all its resources to bear to ensure the safe return of our soldiers," the Fijian army chief said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583899/islamists-holding-un-peacekeepers-hostage-set-high-price-their-release
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... State inside Syria is the prospect that such a move could unintentionally help the embattled Assad. UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said abuses by Islamic State and affiliated groups in Iraq ... would likely be necessary before he could take that step. Pentagon officials have been drafting potential options for the president, including air strikes. The Syrian Observatory for Human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580906/syria-opens-door-us-bombing-islamists-white-house-go-it-alone
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State jihadists massacred 700 tribesmen in eastern Syria: activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by AGENCIES

    ... 'massacred tribesmen in Syria' Islamic State (IS) militants were facing charges of a new massacre after a human rights monitoring group and activists alleged the group executed 700 members ... against Islamic State, which overran nearly a dozen towns and villages in Aleppo province last week. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Islamic State jihadists had carried out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575549/islamic-state-jihadists-massacred-700-tribesmen-eastern-syria-activists

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