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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Canadian Israeli becomes first foreign woman fighting with Kurds in Syria

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... long-time friend Daniel Lieber in Massachusetts. "She has always been someone interested in politics and is very pro-Israel." Israel has maintained discreet military, intelligence ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Veterans of Israel's elite Unit 8200 denounce its conscientious objectors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israeli veterans denounce elite unit's refuseniks Scores of veterans of elite Israeli intelligence unit 8200 rallied to its defence after 43 comrades ... of the most high-profile expressions of conscientious objection in years. The signatories- reservists and former members of Unit 8200- said the intelligence collected by the unit "was an integral ...

  3. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Central Intelligence Agency more than doubles its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters on the ground in Syria and Iraq as President Obama vows to expand US offensive Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria now have about 20,000 to 31,500 fighters on the ground, the Central Intelligence Agency said on Thursday, much higher ...

  4. 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 ... was purportedly beheaded by an Islamic State fighter. Watch: Sotloff’s mother pleaded for her son's release Authenticity of the video could not be immediately verified. The SITE Intelligence Group, ...

  5. 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

    ... "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 ... intelligence the US needed. The US began launching strikes against Islamic State inside Iraq earlier this month, with Obama citing the threat to American personnel in the country and a humanitarian ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Chief Palestinian delegate accuses Israelis of stalling in truce talks

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... the talks are being held in a branch of the intelligence agency, with Egyptian mediators shuttling between the parties in separate rooms. ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza truce holds as talks begin on broader deal for territory

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Gaza truce was holding yesterday as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israeli and Palestinian representatives on an enduring end to a war that has devastated the Hamas-dominated enclave. Egypt's intelligence chief met a Palestinian delegation in Cairo a day after he conferred with Israeli representatives. The Palestinian team, led by an official from ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza siege shaping up as deadliest Israeli conflict in a decade

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 09:22pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... there, the more the exit strategy becomes a blur," said Yossi Melman, an Israeli intelligence analyst. "We will be trapped there, and we will have more casualties. If we don't have ... by Reuters   Destroying Hamas 'would lead to something worse for region' A top Pentagon intelligence official says the destruction of Hamas would only lead to something more dangerous ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama administration considers seeking congressional mandate to attack Islamic State

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

    ... for presidential review should Obama ask for them, so far he has not. Nor has the intelligence community drawn up a list of high-value targets among Islamic State leaders, as it did with al-Qaeda, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - MIDDLE EAST

    Book review: The Good Spy, by Kai Bird

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by MCT

    ... details of Ames' 23-year intelligence career. The story isn't actually about Ames: it's about the people who drove Ames' career, including some of the world's most ... hijackings and car bombings was also the organisation that provided intelligence and crucial security for US embassy operations at a time of lawlessness and chaos in Beirut. When that security ...




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