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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel ramps up assault on Gaza with hundreds of air strikes

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

    ... Associated Press in Jerusalem Palestinians say 16 more killed in hundreds of air strikes targeting Hamas militants, who keep up a mostly ineffective rocket barrage Israel ramps up assault on Gaza Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault on Gaza yesterday, while the Palestinian militants retaliated by targeting the country's two largest cities, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551455/israel-ramps-assault-gaza-hundreds-air-strikes
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... was launched on Saturday after days of preparations in which Iraqi security forces, Shiite militiamen and Kurdish fighters deployed for the assault and Iraqi aircraft carried out strikes. ...

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

    Deadly attack on Israeli bus amid lull in Gaza fighting

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... was broken by the Jerusalem assault, which saw a man ram the front end of a construction vehicle into an Israeli bus. Police described the incident as a "terrorist attack", indicating ... deal with Hamas. It said the army was close to completing the main objective of the ground assault- destruction of cross-border infiltration tunnels from Gaza- and was prepared to respond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566404/deadly-attack-israeli-bus-amid-lull-gaza-fighting
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking its own ceasefire with bomb attack

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:38am by Reuters

    ... from 10am to 5pm, would apply everywhere apart from areas of the southern town of Rafah, where ground forces had intensified assaults after three soldiers died in a Hamas ambush ... offensive in the absence of a mediated disengagement deal with Hamas. It said the army was close to completing the main objective of the ground assault- destruction of cross-border infiltration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566037/israel-declares-seven-hour-gaza-truce-after-fury-over-school-strike
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... minutes away so I keep this for protection," he said in one posting, picking up an assault rifle. But it was his gentle personality that helped Yukawa win over FSA rebels, said Goto, who ...

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

    Yazidis 'massacred' by jihadists in northern Iraq village: reports

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:15pm by AP

    ... the men away in groups of a few dozen and shot them dead with assault rifles on the edge of the village, according to a wounded man who escaped by feigning death. The fighters then walked among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575028/new-air-strikes-pound-iraq-after-yazidis-massacred-jihadists
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Gaza and Jerusalem Netanyahu says target is to 'restore peace' as Palestinians say 27 have died since offensive started Israel warns it could widendeadly land assault ... forces into the Gaza Strip on Thursday. The Israeli military said it killed 17 Palestinian gunmen while another 13 surrendered and were taken for questioning after the infantry and tank assault ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555947/israeli-begins-ground-offensive-gaza
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    All turns quiet on the Gaza front as 72-hour ceasefire comes into effect

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... On the ground, medical workers went into areas which had previously been inaccessible, with the worst devastation near the southern city of Rafah, which had been flattened in a massive Israeli assault ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566987/israeli-troops-withdraw-gaza-72-hour-truce-begins
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel hits Gaza power plant and destroys home of Hamas leader

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem At least 30 Palestinians killed as Israeli assault intensifies, taking out the enclave's only power plant and flattening the home of Hamas leader Israel hits Gaza ... were killed yesterday as Israeli forces pounded the enclave from air, sea and land. The Israeli assault intensified following the deaths of 10 Israeli soldiers in cross-border attacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562090/israel-hits-gaza-power-plant-and-destroys-home-hamas-leader
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 12:25pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jerusalem The Israeli military said Sunday that an Israeli soldier it previously believed had been captured by Hamas fighters in a Gaza ambush had in fact been killed in battle that day. The soldier’s purported capture Friday had helped shatter an internationally brokered cease-fire, drawn global condemnation and triggered a military assault on the area of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565489/israeli-soldier-thought-captured-declared-dead

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