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    Donors pledge more than US$5 billion to rebuild Gaza but warn it is the last time they will pay

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:46pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Cairo Appeal for money to rebuild shattered territory attracts more than US$5 billion but patience is wearing thin after repeated conflicts ruin Gaza Donors warn Gaza aid pledge is for last time As nations and organisations pledged more than US$5 billion to rebuild the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, several major donors said that this was the last time ...

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    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, ... Reuters in Jerusalem Volley of Hamas rockets and Israel air strikes coincide with the visit of emir of Qatar, which Israel condemns as 'astounding' Violence surges on gaza ...

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    East Jerusalem braces for a youth intifada in wake of killings

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by GDN

    ... serious outbreaks of violence have had proximate causes, many now believe they are becoming part of a pattern of a newly heightened antagonism in the city. Palestinian community leaders say ... in Jerusalem. For us it has already started." Siyam says many of those involved are also increasingly critical of the Palestinian leadership of Mahmoud Abbas on the West Bank, accusing him "of ...

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    US and Arab allies strike Islamic State in Syria from air and sea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... in the battle against the brutal jihadist group. The US Central Command said in a statement that Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates had joined Washington in carrying out ... The US-led air assault in Syria marked a turning point in the war against the IS group, which has seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria and declared an Islamic “caliphate”. Washington had ...

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    US court orders Arab Bank to compensate victims of Hamas attacks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Arab Bank told to pay Hamas victims A US jury has found Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen ... or related to victims of attacks linked to Hamas had sued Arab Bank in 2004. They accused the Jordanian bank of violating the Anti-Terrorism Act which lets victims of US-designated foreign terrorist ...

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    Islamic State releases new video of British hostage as US coalition takes shape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US president praises Congress for swift action in backing his plans to combat Islamists as France promises air strikes and a new hostage video emerges from the jihadists US President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed Congress for backing his plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels and France for signing off on air strikes in Iraq, victories for his ...

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    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... 'our reach is long' Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists ... of the president’s strategy to destroy IS. Obama was keen to project a sternly determined mood at the Florida air base, the headquarters of US Central Command, which oversees military action in the Middle ...

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    Iran president slams ‘blunders’ in the Middle East but eyes cooperation with the West

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Assembly, US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters. The two leaders last year spoke by telephone, but expectations had been low of contact this time. Rowhani is determined ... activities by November 24. Thorny talks have taken place on the sidelines of the General Assembly. US Secretary of State John Kerry met late on Thursday for three-way talks with his Iranian ...

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    40 Filipino peacekeepers perform 'greatest escape' in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... firefight" with rebels who tried to ram the gates with pick-up trucks carrying anti-aircraft guns. The soldiers, who were armed only with machine guns and rifles, held off the rebels, who even used ... of Islamic State The former US Army psychiatrist sentenced to die for a 2009 shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozens more has released a letter saying he wants to become a citizen of the militant ...

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    US pushes for Gaza truce as death toll tops 700

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:39am by Reuters in Gaza and Jerusalem

    ... The continued violence defied world efforts to achieve a ceasefire between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas after 17 days of fighting, though some officials voiced optimism that a limited truce may be within reach. US Secretary of State John Kerry, flying back from Israel to Cairo for more talks with Egyptian mediators, reported some progress in ceasefire talks. An Egyptian official said ...




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