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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. ...

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    Netanyahu vows to ramp up Israeli campaign against Hamas in Gaza

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

    ... for the first time. The city is about 100 kilometres from Gaza. Israel also claims to have foiled an audacious amphibious assault when Palestinian militants emerged from the sea north of Gaza. ...

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    Israel blitzes 90 targets in Gaza Strip in revenge for Hamas rocket attacks

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:31pm by AFP, AP, Bloomberg

    ... Strip, are prepared and ready and in the coming days, more will arrive," he said. The cabinet has authorised the military to call up 40,000 reservists for a possible assault, Israeli media ...

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    Israel threatens to expel UN envoy Robert Serry over cash for Gaza

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... for the defence ministry, officials said. The deadly assault escalated tensions along the Syrian frontier at a time when Israel is clashing with West Bank militants in its search for three kidnapped teens ...

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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

    ... are returning to the military. One soldier, Bassil Hassan, said he wept as he abandoned his Kirkuk base in the face of a Sunni assault and was desperate to redeem himself. "I've been ...

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    Egypt hopes for accord as Israel's assault on Gaza extends into fifth day

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Gaza and Jerusalem

    ... Agencies in Gaza and Jerusalem Seven members of same family killed in attack, say Hamas officials Israeli assault on Gaza extends into fifth day Israeli air strikes yesterday killed 18 Palestinians in the bloodiest day so far of its massive air campaign on the Gaza Strip, as diplomatic efforts to broker a truce intensified. With Egypt at the centre of efforts to broker a ceasefire, ...

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    Doubts in Israel over a ground assault on Gaza

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Gaza City

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Gaza City Residents leave Gaza border amid concerns over invasion, but in Israel there's little appetite for it, with memories of backlash the last time Families flee ahead of Israeli ground assault The olive orchards and wheat fields lining the Gaza Strip border with Israel were always sparsely populated, but the area is now a virtual no man's ...

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    Wary Israel still heeding lessons of Yom Kippur war as it eyes Iran

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 1973 war, when Syria and Egypt led the assault, have diversified to include Lebanon's Iran-backed Shiite movement. Now as then, 40 years later, Israel continues on its own way. It leans ...

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    Iraqis hit out at government over deadly blasts

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 09:16am

    ... of thousands dead. The attacks came just weeks after assaults on prisons near Baghdad, claimed by an al- Qaeda front group, freed hundreds of prisoners including leading militants, prompting warnings ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas rocket kills 3 in Israel as wider war looms

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 04:35pm by Reuters in Gaza

    ... to discuss the Israeli assault. It called for a halt to the violence, but took no action. Expecting days or more of fighting, Israel warned Hamas that all its men were in its sights and dropped ... Ahmed Jaabari, would “open the gates of hell” for Israel. It also appealed to neighbouring Egypt to halt the “barbaric” assault. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom opinion polls ...




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