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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

    Islamic State beheading video authentic, says White House

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:59am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Beirut The video purporting to show US journalist Steven Sotloff being executed is authentic, the White House said on Wednesday. “The US Intelligence Community has analysed the recently released video showing US citizen Steven Sotloff and has reached the judgment that it is  authentic,” said National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden. The video ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584123/islamic-state-claims-have-beheaded-us-journalist-steven-sotloff
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

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

    ... and warning: “Our reach is long.” After Obama spoke at MacDill Air Force Base, the House of Representatives voted 273 to 156 to approve his plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, a key part ... the Republican-dominated House. The overall bill shifts to the Senate, where leaders are confident it will pass on Thursday and head to the president for his signature. Expanded air strikes are already turning up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595312/obama-and-us-lawmakers-turn-heat-islamic-state
  4. 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
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza residents question when they can start rebuilding shattered homes

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... of Gaza in ruins, reconstruction cannot come soon enough for thousands of homeless like Mohammed al-Najjar, a once-proud house owner whose family now huddles in a portable cabin. A new UN-brokered ... or severely damaged in the fighting in July and August. In total, an estimated 5 per cent of the territory's entire housing stock was left uninhabitable, according to UN figures. A donation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595446/gaza-residents-question-when-they-can-start-rebuilding-shattered-homes
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    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

    ... plan, already passed by the House of Representatives, to arm rebels to take on IS in conjunction with air strikes the president has pledged to carry out inside Syria. Minutes after the vote, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595864/obamas-coalition-takes-shape-france-joins-war-islamic-state
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State has up to 31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 11:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... House has insisted that President Barack Obama is authorised to strike IS in Iraq and Syria under a law passed by Congress after the September 11 attacks in 2001. However Obama learned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590754/islamic-state-has-31500-fighters-iraq-and-syria-cia
  8. 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
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Barack Obama urges international response to Islamic State as UK and France weigh air strikes

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:52am

    ... including a previous stint in Libya. Hours after the posting of the video, the White House announced that Obama had authorised about 350 more US troops to beef up security at US diplomatic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584956/barack-obama-calls-international-response-islamic-state-britain-and
  10. 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

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