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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

    Shijaiyah district bears full impact of Israel's deadly bombardment of Gaza

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by WASHPOST

    ... for vehicles because of shredded trees and downed power lines. House after house showed signs of heavy damage and raging fires from sustained shelling by tanks and artillery. This is the worst I have ... the barest minimum- temporary safety, potable water and a floor to sleep on. "One of our neighbours ran out of his house and left behind his four-year-old son," Ghoula said, explaining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557028/shijaiyah-district-bears-full-impact-israels-deadly-bombardment-gaza
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... eyes, at every turn. But a ground invasion of Gaza is another story, and the government had clearly hesitated to take the risk. House-to-house fighting, tanks exposed in fields, the danger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557340/heavy-toll-gaza-ground-invasion-tests-resolve-israeli-public
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    At least 97 Palestinians killed in Israeli offensive as thousands flee Gaza homes

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... on Sunday when their house was hit by a tank shell in Gaza City. In the southern city of Rafah, three brothers were killed when an airstrike targeted the family house, said health official Ashraf ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556721/israeli-bulldozers-destroy-hamas-tunnels-tank-fire-intensifies-and-more
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hilltop provides Israeli men front-row view of Gaza rocket attacks

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... many have left and those who stayed won't go out." Cohen lives in Sderot, a town near Gaza frequently targeted by Palestinian militants' rocket salvoes. His house was struck by a projectile just a week ago, he said. "I'm sure the simple folk in Gaza just want peace and quiet, like we do. I don't want to see houses destroyed here and I don't want to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555455/hilltop-provides-israeli-men-front-row-view-gaza-rocket-attacks
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas fires more rockets from Gaza after Israel accepts ceasefire deal

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:10pm by AFP

    ... at an Iftar dinner marking the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the White House. "The pictures that we are seeing in Gaza and in Israel are heart-wrenching," he added. Israel's Operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554810/gaza-rocket-fire-persists-after-israel-agrees-ceasefire
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Torn to pieces as they lay helpless: disabled patients among Gaza victims

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... in 1994. "Both Ola and Suha had severe mental and physical handicaps, and had been living at the centre since it was founded." The building in northern Gaza's Beit Lahiya housed 13 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553595/torn-pieces-they-lay-helpless-disabled-patients-among-gaza-victims
  8. 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

    ... the White House said, referring to a truce which ended the last major confrontation between Israel and Hamas. But Egypt, which has played a key role in mediating previous ceasefire agreements, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551783/gaza-bloodshed-spirals-us-offers-broker-ceasefire-between-israelis-and
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... of the operation and instruct the army to "take off the gloves", a source said. In the worst strike, a missile slammed into a house in the southern city of Khan Yunis after people had reportedly 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549679/israel-launches-military-offensive-against-gaza-militants
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel ramps up assault on Gaza with hundreds of air strikes

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:04am by AP

    ... "within houses and streets and neighbourhoods which are populated with civilians... exposing these civilians to retaliation and to backfire". The longer range of the rockets fired from Gaza ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551455/israel-ramps-assault-gaza-hundreds-air-strikes

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