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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Fiji retracts claim over release of captured peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by Reuters

    ... three-year civil war reached the frontier with Israeli-controlled territory last month when Islamist fighters overran a crossing along the ceasefire line that has separated Israelis from Syrians ...

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    Islamists holding UN peacekeepers hostage set high price for their release

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... previously been put at 44. Syria's three-year civil war reached the frontier with Israeli territory last week when Islamist fighters overran a crossing point in the line that has separated ... which monitors violence in the Syrian civil war, said al-Nusra Front and allied fighters were battling government forces near the Golan's only border crossing and in the nearby village ...

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    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, ...

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

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

    ... to big Japanese companies in conflict areas like the coast of Somalia. The Syrian civil war was a new start- and his last chance to make a success in life, he told friends and family. Later ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... for air strikes against Islamic militants, two American officials said. Syria, locked in a civil war with various rebel groups including Islamic State since March 2011, said for the first time ... as well. Obama has long resisted taking military action in Syria, a step that would plunge the US into a country ravaged by an intractable civil war. However, his calculus appears to have shifted ...

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    Syrian rebels raid town inside Lebanon, killing two soldiers

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Syrian rebels raid town inside Lebanon Syrian rebels crossed into Lebanon yesterday, raiding a border town and killing two soldiers, the most serious incursion into the country by fighters from its neighbour's three-year civil war. Masked gunmen roamed the streets of Arsal as Lebanese helicopter gunships flew over the town, some 88km from Beirut. A Lebanese ...

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    Israelis accept deaths as price that must be paid to confront Hamas

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:36pm by WASHPOST

    ... Levy, a professor at the Open University of Israel who studies the military's relationship with Israeli society. The casualties in this conflict remain overwhelmingly weighted toward ... rockets and tunnels "represent a direct hit at our society," he said. "We are personally targeted- each and every one of us- in our homes." On Friday, two Israeli soldiers were ...

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    Gaza residents return to scenes of devastation from Israel-Hamas fighting

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Gaza Civil Defence spokesman Said al-Saoudi. In Paris yesterday, riot police fired tear gas as tensions rose at a 5,000-strong pro-Palestinian rally that went ahead in defiance of a ban. ...

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    Israel, Hamas and the battle for public opinion in the latest Gaza war

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... by Associated Press journalists, Red Cross staff and members of the Palestinian civil defence came under fire as they approached the Israeli front line in an attempt to remove casualties from the Gaza ...

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    Torn to pieces as they lay helpless: disabled patients among Gaza victims

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... Rosenfeld said that the concert was called off after consultation with civil defence authorities "in regard to large gatherings in central populated areas due to the security dangers ...




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