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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Veterans of Israel's elite Unit 8200 denounce its conscientious objectors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... of which were published in the top-selling Yediot Aharonot newspaper. "Political refusal to serve has no place anywhere, and particularly so in Unit 8200. The moment we, as soldiers in the reserves, are called to the flag, we set aside our political inclinations and opinions, and come to serve the state." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said any form of refusing military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593294/veterans-israels-elite-unit-8200-denounce-its-conscientious-objectors
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Barack Obama urges international response to Islamic State as UK and France weigh air strikes

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:52am

    ... the prospect of a military response to the threat posed by IS. “The head of state underlined the importance of a political, humanitarian and if necessary military response in accordance ... financing, its military capabilities,” said Obama, referring to the Islamic State (IS). “And the question is going to be making sure we’ve got the right strategy, but also making sure that we’ve got ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584956/barack-obama-calls-international-response-islamic-state-britain-and
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States and Arab allies launched strikes from the air and sea against Islamic State militants in Syria on Tuesday, opening a new front in the battle against the brutal jihadist group. The US Central Command said in a statement that Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates had joined Washington in carrying out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598589/us-and-arab-allies-bomb-islamic-state-jihadists-syria
  4. 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

    ... said. “But today they’re learning the same hard lesson of petty tyrants and terrorists who have gone before.” French President Francois Hollande said that France would join the United States ... air raid damaged an IS ammunition depot southeast of Baghdad, Central Command said. The United States has now carried out 176 air strikes against IS in Iraq. Even as Congress voted to endorse ...

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

    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington President secures congressional backing for policy to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' Islamic State as he warns militants and jihadists 'our reach is long' Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595312/obama-and-us-lawmakers-turn-heat-islamic-state
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State has up to 31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Central Intelligence Agency more than doubles its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters on the ground in Syria and Iraq as President Obama vows to expand US offensive Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria now have about 20,000 to 31,500 fighters on the ground, the Central Intelligence Agency said on Thursday, much higher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590754/islamic-state-has-31500-fighters-iraq-and-syria-cia
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

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

    ... of Syria, mostly areas in the north and east of the country. The United States has launched air strikes on the same group over the border in Iraq and is considering doing the same in Syria. ... Reuters in Beirut Video posted on You Tube shows dozens of bodies after slaughter following fall of airbase Captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State Islamic State fighters ...

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

    Haruna Yukawa's strange path to being a hostage of Islamic State

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo A journey of self-discovery by a broken soul living on dreams has leda Japanese man to being captured in Syria by Islamic State militants Haruna Yukawa's strange path ... of a cross-dressing Manchu princess who had spied for Japan in the second world war. By late last year, Yukawa had begun a flirtation with Japan's extreme right-wing politics and cultivated a new persona ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581991/haruna-yukawas-strange-path-being-hostage-islamic-state
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    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

    ... Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday announced that the United States would contribute an additional US$212 million to Palestinians, including Gazans. "The people of Gaza do need our help, desperately- not tomorrow, not next week, but they need it now," he said. The United States had committed more than US$400 million to aid Palestinians, Kerry said. The Palestinian Authority says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1615803/donors-pledge-more-us5-billion-rebuild-gaza-warn-it-last-time-they-will
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama administration considers seeking congressional mandate to attack Islamic State

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Journalist's execution seen as a terrorist attack as the White House considers seeking a congressional mandate to battle Islamic State U.S. weighs military options in Iraq, Syria The United States administration is considering seeking congressional authorisation for military action against the Islamic State under a revamped counterterrorism strategy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580151/obama-administration-considers-seeking-congressional-mandate-attack

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