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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    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 ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Jews' arrests for killing Palestinian boy forces Israelis to confront extremism

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 08:56pm by AP

    ... must now confront extremist elements within its society. Human rights advocates have long warned of an alarming rise in anti-Arab vandalism and vigilante attacks carried out by Jewish ... in Hamas, and the assailants are thought to remain at large. "I know that in our society, the society of Israel, there is no place for such murderers," Netanyahu said. "And ...

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    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, ...

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    Hamas under threat as Gaza economy squeezed by Israel, Egypt blockades

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... a terrorist group, controls Gaza's airspace, blockades it by sea, and heavily restricts movement of people and goods. Now the government is no longer able to pay full wages to 51,000 civil ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Lebanon's capital hit by rockets amid fears Syria's civil war is spreading

    Posted May 26th 2013, 02:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Syrian rebels suspected of launching missiles at car dealership and residential building amid fears civil war may be spreading into Lebanon Hezbollah strongholds ... yesterday, wounding four people and raising fears that Syria's civil war is increasingly spreading into Lebanon. Lebanon's sectarian divide mirrors that of Syria, and Lebanese armed ...

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    Syrian civil war divides the Damascus-loyalist Druze in Golan

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Majdal Shams As the fighting draws near, some are questioning their community's fierce loyalty to Damascus Syrian civil war divides the Druze in Golan The Golan region's native Druze people have remained fiercely loyal to Damascus through 46 years of Israeli occupation but as the Syrian civil war draws ever closer, it is dividing ...

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    Israel launches strikes in Lebanon after rocket attack

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem Israel's air force yesterday bombed a militant base in Lebanon used by allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and radical Islamists in retaliation for a rare cross-border rocket salvo a day earlier. There were no reported cas ...

  8. 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

    ... 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” ...

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    No grieving for the death of Ariel Sharon among Lebanon's Palestinians

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by Reuters

    ... diploma." Israeli troops did not intervene during the bloodshed, which was one of the worst atrocities of Lebanon's 1975-90 civil war. Ariel Sharon, who died on Saturday, was defence minister ...

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    Deaths as suspected car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... in a wave of attacks to hit Lebanon in recent months as the civil war in Syria increasingly spills over into its smaller neighbour. The attacks have targeted both Sunni and Shiite neighbourhoods, ...




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