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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel shoots down Hamas drone as calls for Gaza ceasefire mount

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 07:23pm by Reuters

    ... cities, paralysed vulnerable southern towns and triggered Israeli mobilisation of troops for a possible Gaza invasion if the Palestinian rockets persisted. While allowing that a diplomatic ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli onslaught claims 121st victim in Gaza as Obama offers to help broker truce

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:22am by AFP

    ... its fifth day, diplomatic efforts to end the hostilities gathered pace. Overnight, US President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express concerns and to offer ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas the big loser in Gaza-Israel conflict

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by WASHPOST

    ... at the expense of relative moderates. "The objective of this war for Israel is political revenge against Mahmoud Abbas," said Husam Zomlot, a top foreign-policy official in Abbas' secular ...

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    Israel blitzes 90 targets in Gaza Strip in revenge for Hamas rocket attacks

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:31pm by AFP, AP, Bloomberg

    ... formed a human shield to protect it, killing seven people. Witnesses said an Israeli drone fired a warning flare, prompting relatives and neighbours to gather at the house as a human shield. Soon ...

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    Tony Blair faces claims of conflict of interest in Middle East

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by GDN

    ... for the Kuwaiti government in recent years. Retired diplomats and political enemies united to demand Blair be sacked as the envoy of the Quartet- the UN, US, Russia and EU- after achieving little ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Revenge killing of Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem sparks violent clashes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by WASHPOST

    ... rampaging through Jerusalem on Tuesday night, dragging people out of cars and chanting "Death to Arabs". As the clashes raged in Shuafat, the only place of relative calm was the family home. Wearing a blue headscarf, 40-year-old Suha Abu Khder, mother of the missing teen, sat in stunned silence, sometimes breaking down in tears in a room filled with relatives and friends. ...

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    President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region calls for independence

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AGENCIES

    ... activists said. Iraq's five million Kurds, who have governed themselves in relative peace since the 1990s, have expanded their territory by as much as 40 per cent in the recent weeks of turmoil ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel threatens to expel UN envoy Robert Serry over cash for Gaza

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Diplomat offered to help transfer Qatari funds to resolve Hamas pay row, says foreign minister Israeli threat to expel UN envoy over cash for Gaza Israel's foreign minister has threatened to expel the UN's special envoy for allegedly offering to help transfer Qatari funds to the Gaza Strip. Avigdor Lieberman said Robert Serry, the world ...

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    New Palestinian unity government sworn in, angering Israel

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

    ... "The agreement with Hamas makes Abbas directly responsible for any terrorist activity from Gaza," Netanyahu said. Israel also reaffirmed its decision of a month ago to eschew diplomatic ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Blunt Netanyahu tells Obama he will not compromise on Israel’s security

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:38pm by Reuters

    ... leaders avoided any direct clash but were unable to paper over differences on a pair of sensitive diplomatic drives that have stoked tensions between them. Obama assured Netanyahu of his ... criticism and pressure," Netanyahu told Obama. The two, who have had strained relations in the past, showed no outright tension as they sat side-by-side in the Oval Office. Both were cordial ...




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