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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza residents question when they can start rebuilding shattered homes

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... in place since 2006, includes a ban on most construction materials including steel, cement and concrete, which could be used to build fortifications or tunnels. "If the restrictions ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Calls begin for Israel to end its blockade to allow Gaza to rebuild

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... 2006 after militants seized a soldier in a cross-border tunnel attack. It was significantly tightened a year later after the Islamist movement Hamas seized control of the enclave, with Israel ... now", he said. Until recently, Gazans have been able to circumvent the restrictions of the blockade by importing cement through cross-border tunnels from Egypt. But after the Egyptian military ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Animals in Gaza zoo no safer than humans from Israeli bombardment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AFP

    ... followed by a ground offensive nine days later to destroy a network of Hamas cross-border tunnels leading into Israel. The zoo is part of Al-Bisan, built by the Hamas government in 2008 as a tourist village to give Gazans some relief from the hardships of life in the Strip. The animals were all smuggled through tunnels that connected Egypt to Gaza, before the passages were shut last ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... that there's a real threat from the tunnels being dug under Gaza, that the best way to deal with the tunnels is to send in troops, and that there's a cost that comes with that," said Yagil ... anti-missile system has all but neutralised the threat of those rockets. But to destroy the extensive network of tunnels dug under the soft sands of Gaza and southern Israel, the military sent ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Once off limits in Jewish/Palestinian conflict, mosques now military targets

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... think there are tunnels inside. It's all lies. This is Allah's house. Anyone can go inside it." Attacking a mosque was once viewed as crossing a red line in conflicts pitting Jews or Christians against Muslims. Now the mosque has become a military target. Israel's military says mosques are being used to store weapons, cover tunnels, shelter fighters and serve as command ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    All turns quiet on the Gaza front as 72-hour ceasefire comes into effect

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israel pulls out its ground forces as 72-hour ceasefire comes into effect and army announces the end of its operation to destroy Hamas tunnels All turns ... to destroy a network of cross-border tunnels, ending a ground operation which began on July 17. Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said troops would be "deployed in defensive positions" ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    About 10,000 Israeli protesters demand end to Gaza rocket attacks

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:31pm by Reuters

    ... betrayed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government, which has pledged that the war would restore calm to southern Israel, in addition to destroying underground tunnels seen ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 12:25pm by AP

    ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested troops would reassess the operation after completing the demolition of Hamas military tunnels under the Gaza-Israel border. Security officials said the tunnel mission was winding down. At the same time, Netanyahu warned that Hamas would pay an “intolerable price” if it continued to fire rockets at Israel and that all options remain ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel declares Gaza ceasefire over as 50 Palestinians die in renewed shelling

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:54am by Reuters and AFP

    ... soldiers searching for tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip used to infiltrate fighters into Israel. “Out of a tunnel access point or several, terrorists came out of the ground. At least one ... to destroy a warren of tunnels through which the Islamist group has menaced Israel’s southern towns and army bases. There was no immediate word from militant groups on whether any were holding ...

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    Capture of soldier Hadar Goldin in Gaza prompts memories of Gilad Shalit seizure

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

    ... Israel of Shalit case When word went out on Friday that Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant in a squad dismantling tunnels in the Gaza Strip, had been apparently been captured ... the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem. Goldin was part of a squad dismantling a tunnel near Rafah when militants attacked them, according to the Israeli military. Two Israeli soldiers ...




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