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  1. 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

    ... of all-source intelligence reports from May to August,” CIA spokesman Ryan Trapani said in a statement. “This new total reflects an increase in members because of stronger recruitment since June ...

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    Kerry arrives in Israel, makes ‘some steps forward’ in ending Gaza conflict

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 06:17pm by AFP

    ... started a meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Kerry flew into Tel Aviv from Cairo on Wednesday – despite US warnings over airline safety after a Hamas rocket landed near Ben Gurion ... which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel’s main airport. Secretary of State John Kerry jetted in from Cairo to Ben Gurion airport, with reporters banned from reporting the trip until his ...

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    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... and we have to stop them," said Yehuda Ben-Meir, an analyst at the Institute for National Security Studies. "No one can say he (Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) was trigger-happy. ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama considers sending 'manpad' missiles to Syrian rebels

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by MCT

    ... meeting with Saudi King Abdullah. Speaking with reporters on Air Force One on the way to Riyadh on Friday, deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said the risk of sophisticated weapons ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Prisoner X arrested after leaking Mossad work: ABC

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney A suspected Mossad agent known as Prisoner X was arrested by his own spymasters after leaking detailed information about his work to Australian intelligence services, according to sources cited by broadcaster ABC on Monday. Ben Zygier, an Australian-Israeli, gave Australian intelligence officials a comprehensive account of a number of Mossad operations, ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel censor eases some restrictions over ‘Prisoner X’

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 04:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... ABC named the prisoner as 34-year-old Ben Zygier, but said he was known in Israel as Ben Alon. It said his arrest and incarceration was one of the most sensitive secrets of Israel’s ...

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    Shimon Peres is still going strong at 90

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 03:44pm by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... to largely be forgiven for his country’s extremely messy conflict with the Palestinians. A politician of astounding longevity- he was a young aide to the country’s founding father David Ben ... founding father David Ben-Gurion at the time of independence in 1948 and a top defence official in the 1950s It took a meltdown by his predecessor in the mostly ceremonial president’s role ...

  8. News - Asia - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli spy saga raises press freedom questions

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 09:57am by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... public broadcaster on Tuesday. According to the report, an Australian-born Israeli man, Ben Zygier, who worked for Israel’s Mossad spy agency was mysteriously imprisoned by Israel in 2010 and hanged himself several months later in a maximum-security cell. Zygier also used the names Ben Alon and Ben Allen, the report said. Despite a whirlwind of foreign media reports easily accessible ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Genetic testing and IVF boost population of Israel's Samaritans

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... Ancientsect savedby genetictesting When Ben Altif got engaged to his first cousin Mazal, there was no problem winning the blessing of their families or the Samaritan high priest, who leads ... their traditional way of life. "It's changing our blood," said Aharon Ben-Av Chisda, 86, high priest of the 750-member Samaritan community, which is split about evenly between the West Bank ...

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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

    ... but you have to ask yourself: are there enough ground targets to justify expanding the operation?" Former Israeli Defence Minster Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said the threat of a ground operation ...



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