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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Canadian Israeli becomes first foreign woman fighting with Kurds in Syria

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... of the volunteer's turbulent past surfaced. Gill Rosenberg, 31, is a civil aviation pilot who enlisted in an Israeli army search-and-rescue unit before being arrested in 2009, extradited to the United States ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... of the political echelon" by the military-run Civil Administration on Sunday. "We urge the government of Israel to reverse this decision," a US State Department official said in Washington, ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas, a State Department official said. He was later to return to Tel Aviv for talks at the defence ministry with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the official ... in Israel came a day after the US Federal Aviation Administration banned US carriers from flying into Tel Aviv for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket that landed close to Ben Gurion airport. ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    New Palestinian unity government sworn in, angering Israel

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by Reuters

    ... since seizing the territory from Abbas' Fatah forces in a brief civil war in 2007. Numerous reconciliation efforts, largely brokered by Egypt, have failed over power-sharing. "Today, ... about Hamas' role in the government, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel defence chief apologises for calling Kerry 'obsessed' with Middle East peace plan

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:31am by AFP

    ... this right’ A State Department official called on Netanyahu to publicly disavow his minister’s comments. “We expect the prime minister to put this right by expressing publicly his disagreement ... Israel publicly opposed the plan, which will see limited relief for Tehran from Western sanctions in exchange for rolling back parts of its civil nuclear programme, describing it as a “disaster” ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Saudi-US alliance on shaky ground over Obama's Mideast policies

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:00pm by Reuters

    ... in relations with the United States to protest against perceived American inaction over Syria's civil war and recent US overtures to Iran, a source close to Saudi policy said. The source quoted ... ties, which were also badly shaken by the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. Most of the 9/11 hijackers were Saudis. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Riyadh had ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran's President Rowhani urges the West to end cold war mentality

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 01:04pm by Reuters

    ... consequences." Rowhani said the people of the Middle East should be allowed to decide their own fate. He said he was ready to help in Syria, where government forces and rebels have fought a civil war ... the Syrian government and the opposition," Rowhani wrote. He said Iranians had embraced his pledge to engage in constructive interaction with the world. "As I depart for New York ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel authorises more reservists after rockets target cities

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 03:35pm by Reuters in Gaza and Jerusalem

    ... officials to make civil defence preparations for the possibility that fighting could drag on for seven weeks. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on the report. The Gaza conflagration has stoked the flames of a Middle East already ablaze with two years of Arab revolution and a civil war in Syria that threatens to leap across borders. It is the biggest test yet ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas rocket kills 3 in Israel as wider war looms

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

    ... the people of Israel,” said Mark Toner, deputy State Department spokesman. The flare-up on Israel’s southern front came in a week when, up north, it fired at Syrian artillery positions it said had shot into the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights amid a civil war in Syria that has brought renewed instability to Lebanon next door. A second Gaza war has loomed on the horizon for months as waves ...

  10. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the energy-rich region. Analysts say Beijing is exploring potential for economic co-operation in the region as some Arab countries undergo reconstruction following civil strife and changes in leadership. ... the last year. During the Libyan civil war, Beijing isolated itself internationally by refusing to express support for rebels until after the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Xiao said Libya had ...



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