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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

    ... ineffectively by Israel against Iraqi Scud missiles in the 1991 Gulf war. The force was trying to locate debris in the area about 25 kilometres north of Gaza, and determine whether it had carried ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Control of water supplies seen as seen as key to Iraq and Syria conflicts

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... controls most of the key upper reaches of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which flow from Turkey in the north to the Gulf in the south. All Iraq and much of Syria depend on them for food, water ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... On June 13, the gas-rich Gulf state of Qatar said it would help the new Palestinian unity government pay former employees of Islamist movement Hamas' disbanded Gaza government. The pay row ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas textbooks spread militant ideology through Palestinian schools

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Gaza City 'National education' textbooks introduced by Islamist movement are part of war of influence and show growing gulf between Palestinian factions ... the Gaza-based Hamas, and Fatah, which dominates the Palestinian Authority and the West Bank. They reflect a growing gulf between the 1.7 million Palestinians living in the densely populated Gaza Strip ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... with King Abdullah after clashing on foreign policy in 2005. But he was called in from the cold last year with a mandate to bring down Assad, diplomats in the Gulf say. Over the past year, he has ...

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    Kerry ‘closer’ in Mideast talks push

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Amman

    ... al-Arabi and Gulf Arab envoys, who were also in the Jordanian capital, however, gave strong backing to Kerry’s peace push. “The Arab delegates believe Kerry’s ideas... constitute a good ground ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Two rockets fired from Sinai hit Israeli town of Eilat

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... said. At least two Aqaba residents contacted by AFP said they were unaware of rockets landing in the city. Eilat lies on the northernmost point of the Gulf of Aqaba, a narrow stretch of water ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel kills 3 Hamas militants in Gaza air strikes

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 11:42am by Reuters in Gaza

    ... actions were put on hold until Qatar’s Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani had left. The rich Gulf state has had low-level diplomatic ties with Israel and hosts a major US naval base. Hamas said ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Violence surges on Gaza frontier

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... to hold a gun... until Palestine is liberated". Israel said it was "astounding" that Qatar, a US-allied Gulf state, would take sides in the Palestinian dispute and endorse Hamas, ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza, Tel Aviv shake as Clinton seeks truce

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 06:30pm by Reuters in Jerusalem, Gaza City

    ... Hamas for its part is exploring the opportunities that last year’s Arab Spring has given it to enjoy favour from new Islamist governments, and from Sunni Gulf powers keen to woo it away from ...




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