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  1. 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

    ... on who controls the region's dwindling water supplies, say security analysts in London and Baghdad. Rivers, canals, dams, sewage and desalination plants are now all military targets in the semi-arid region, which regularly experiences extreme water shortages, says Michael Stephen, of the Royal United Services Institute think tank in Qatar. "Control of water supplies gives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545993/control-water-supplies-seen-seen-key-iraq-and-syria-conflicts
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... and implement UN Security Council resolution 2170," Muallem said. But White House spokesman Josh Earnest rejected the call from Damascus. "There are no plans to coordinate with the Assad ... "caliphate" could become a launch pad for a new round of global terror attacks. While the White House says Obama has not approved military action inside Syria, additional intelligence on the militants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580906/syria-opens-door-us-bombing-islamists-white-house-go-it-alone
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iraqi forces press the advantage after breaking Jihadist siege of Shiite town

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... Britain, France and the US have also airdropped relief supplies to Amerli. But Western aid for Amerli was slow in coming, with the burden of flying supplies and launching strikes largely falling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583140/iraqi-forces-press-advantage-after-breaking-jihadist-siege-shiite-town
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... of 1,000 housing units at the site. Peace Now said the land seizure was the largest announced by Israel in the West Bank since the 1980s and that anyone with ownership claims had 45 days to appeal. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583139/us-rebukes-israel-biggest-west-bank-land-grab-30-years
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas pledges to 'redouble efforts' to rearm amid shaky Gaza peace

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... to avoid all of that, 2,000 martyrs, 10,000 injured, 50,000 houses [damaged or destroyed]," Abbas told Palestine TV. He said Hamas had insisted on discussing demands before ending the war, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582007/hamas-pledges-redouble-efforts-rearm-amid-shaky-gaza-peace
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Haruna Yukawa's strange path to being a hostage of Islamic State

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by Reuters

    ... a business and his house to bankruptcy and been forced to live in a public park for almost a month, according to Yukawa's father and an online journal he maintained. The hard times led to soul ... is at odds with the tough image he tried to cultivate in video posts from Syria in black T-shirt and fatigues. "He was a very friendly, gentle guy. I hosted him at my house for five days," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581991/haruna-yukawas-strange-path-being-hostage-islamic-state
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinians celebrate as long-term ceasefire begins in Gaza

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:35am

    ... and food aid to enter Gaza, as well as medical supplies and materials to repair the water, electricity and mobile phone networks,” chief Palestinian truce negotiator Azzam al-Ahmed said. ... of humanitarian aid and relief and reconstruction supplies”. And the statement referred to a “continuation of indirect negotiations between the two sides on other matters within one month of the ceasefire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581061/palestinians-celebrate-long-term-ceasefire-begins-gaza
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinian family of five, including toddlers, killed in Israel's 'deadliest air strike'

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... from "terrorists" and that "every house from which militant activity is carried out will be targeted". The deadliest Israeli air strike levelled a home in Al-Zawayda, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580000/palestinian-family-five-including-toddlers-killed-israels-deadliest-air
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama administration considers seeking congressional mandate to attack Islamic State

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Journalist's execution seen as a terrorist attack as the White House considers seeking a congressional mandate to battle Islamic State U.S. weighs military options in Iraq, Syria The United States administration is considering seeking congressional authorisation for military action against the Islamic State under a revamped counterterrorism strategy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580151/obama-administration-considers-seeking-congressional-mandate-attack
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State jihadists massacred 700 tribesmen in eastern Syria: activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by AGENCIES

    ... after nine were beheaded on Wednesday and another eight on Saturday in Akhtarin. Taking the towns of Marea and Aazaz would cut supply lines to rebel groups. Aazaz, next to a border crossing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575549/islamic-state-jihadists-massacred-700-tribesmen-eastern-syria-activists

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