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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Netanyahu vows to ramp up Israeli campaign against Hamas in Gaza

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:57pm by AP, Reuters, GUARDIAN

    ... intensify the attacks on Hamas and the terror organisations in Gaza," his office quoted him as saying after consulting defence chiefs in southern Israel. The offensive has set off the heaviest fighting between Israel and the Islamic militant group Hamas since an eight-day battle in November 2012. Militants have unleashed rocket salvoes deeper into Israeli territory than before, ...

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    President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region calls for independence

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AGENCIES

    ... faces an onslaught by Sunni Muslim militants led by an al-Qaeda offshoot who have seized large parts of the north and west and are threatening to march on the capital. The group the Islamic ... Security forces are battling fighters led by the Islamic State, which shortened its name from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant this week and named its leader "caliph", ...

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    Gaza rocket attacks renewed, drawing retaliatory Israeli air strikes

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by Reuters

    ... cross-border violence into a third day despite a truce called by the more powerful Palestinian group Islamic Jihad. The clashes, which continued on Thursday, have been the most intense since the Gaza ... Islamic Jihad, which often operates independent of Hamas, began the barrage on Wednesday after Israel's forces killed three of its fighters a day earlier. On Thursday, Islamic Jihad leader ...

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    Israel ramps up assault on Gaza with hundreds of air strikes

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:04am by AP

    ... a car in Gaza carrying three Islamic Jihad militants involved in firing rockets. The militant group confirmed that its men were killed in the strike. Israel accuses militants of endangering ...

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    Control of water supplies seen as seen as key to Iraq and Syria conflicts

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... It's life or death. If you control water in Iraq you have a grip on Baghdad, and you can cause major problems. Water is essential in this conflict." Jihadist group Islamic State (IS) now ... of the water supply is fundamentally important. Cut it off and you create great sanitation and health crises." Islamic State now controls the Samarra barrage west of Baghdad on the River Tigris ...

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    Iraqi army in 'psychological collapse' as ISIL advances, US expert says

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:48pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... as "psychological collapse" in the face of the continuing offensive from militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The desperation has reached such a level that President Nouri ... to Syria, according to Iraqi officials. The frontier is now largely in the hands of ISIL, which seeks to create an Islamic caliphate stretching across Syria and Iraq. Lieutenant General Rasheed ...

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    Iraq, Syria conflicts merge into one big battleground

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 08:10pm by AP

    ... rebels. The borders between the two countries are being largely ignored, with fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) said to be crossing freely from one ...

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    Palestine chief Mahmoud Abbas says Holocaust the ‘most heinous crime’

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:08pm by AP

    ... Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushed them aside. He said the Abbas' renewed attempts to reconcile with the Islamic militant movement Hamas raised doubts about the Palestinian leader's ...

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    Israel gags key witness in lawsuit over Bank of China terrorism accounts

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by Reuters

    ... government has decided to prevent a key witness from testifying in an anti-terrorism case in the United States, drawing accusations that it is caving in to pressure from China. The lawsuit revolves ... those within its borders, and interfere with international co-operative efforts to prevent terrorism," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Saturday. Critics have accused ...

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    Israeli spy official asked to testify in Bank of China lawsuit

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 06:51pm by AFP

    ... funds to Hamas and its smaller Islamist rival, Islamic Jihad. The bank eventually closed the accounts in 2009. In July, Israeli press reports said Netanyahu had bowed to Chinese pressure over ... would compromise Israel’s security and infringe upon its “sovereign immunity”. “On behalf of the citizens of the State of Israel, we stand with victims of terror and their families ...




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