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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 ...

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    Donors pledge more than US$5 billion to rebuild Gaza but warn it is the last time they will pay

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:46pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Israelis say their military was forced to strike at or near schools and hospitals because Hamas was using the buildings to hide rocket launchers- and using the civilians in and around them as human ... is right to be deeply concerned about rockets, tunnels and security," he added, referring to a network of tunnels used by Palestinian militants to enter Israeli territory. "And ...

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    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 ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US and Arab allies strike Islamic State in Syria from air and sea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... to defeat terrorism in its strongholds”. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group, said its sources had reported numerous strikes in the northern Raqa province ...

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    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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    East Jerusalem braces for a youth intifada in wake of killings

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by GDN

    ... a high-profile issue in the Israeli media, including most recently in the right-wing Israel Hayom, alleging the disturbances were being "organised"- an allegation most discount. The simmering tensions are also being exploited, however, by those with their own agendas- not least on the Israeli right, like the author of the Israel Hayom piece, David Weinberg, who has said Israel ...

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    Iran president slams ‘blunders’ in the Middle East but eyes cooperation with the West

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... campaign to defeat Islamic State, which President Barack Obama on Wednesday called a “network of death”. “The right solution to this quandary comes from within the region... with international ... that has been done this week and discuss the path forward.” There were further talks planned between the trio on Friday. Iran wants UN and Western sanctions lifted, and is pushing for the right ...

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    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. ...

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    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, ...




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