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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Hamas and the battle for public opinion in the latest Gaza war

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Wednesday to establish an independent commission to investigate possible violations of international law during the fighting. Israel has said the goal of its Gaza operation is to hit Hamas targets, ... centre for the disabled, raised "a strong possibility that international law has been violated in a manner that could amount to war crimes". She also condemned indiscriminate Hamas ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Calls begin for Israel to end its blockade to allow Gaza to rebuild

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... and dealing a crippling blow to the smuggling industry. Since then, Gaza's reconstruction has depended on the materials Israel has allowed in, with supplies allowed through only for international ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Once off limits in Jewish/Palestinian conflict, mosques now military targets

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... a senior analyst at the International Crisis Group covering Gaza, Israel, Jordan and the West Bank. The absence of much umbrage in the Arab world is also a reflection of its overall detachment ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Tensions high between Palestinians and Israelis as Hamas says it will not extend truce

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:10am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Gaza City

    ... and the international community are telling [Hamas] not to... leave negotiations” while on the other hand the military wing of Hamas is warning they could restart the rocket launches.” . Despite the withdrawal ... Speaking in Jerusalem after a visit to Gaza, International Committee of the Red Cross President Peter Maurer said he was “deeply distressed and shocked” at the impact of violence, saying the scale ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - MIDDLE EAST

    Book review: The Lion's Gate, by Steven Pressfield

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by MCT

    ... short chapter presents the view of a soldier or aviator, from a general to a foot soldier. To be sure, Lion's Gate is not, in conventional journalistic terms, a balanced account. The voices ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Hamas at odds over Gaza truce extension

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Gaza

    ... In Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a vigorous defence of the conflict in the face of international criticism over heavy Palestinian civilian casualties. “I think ... in Gaza in six years, international patience with both sides is being tested. He opened a special meeting of the UN General Assembly with an appeal for a lasting peace. “The senseless cycle ...

  7. 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

    ...   With ambulances unable to reach the area, the International Committee of the Red Cross called for an urgent temporary ceasefire to allow paramedics to evacuate the dead and wounded. Both sides agreed. ... to destroy the network of tunnels used by militants to stage cross-border attacks. Netanyahu also said troops could end their mission "fairly quickly". But he demanded international action ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Deadly attack on Israeli bus amid lull in Gaza fighting

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... it was "urgently investigating" claims that a British aid worker had been killed in Rafah. ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli soldier thought captured is declared dead

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 12:25pm by AP

    ... in battle that day. The soldier’s purported capture Friday had helped shatter an internationally brokered cease-fire, drawn global condemnation and triggered a military assault on the area of his ... as an internationally brokered three-day truce took hold, starting Friday. Instead, the arrangement broke down over Goldin’s purported capture and the ensuing violence, and Israel said it won’t attend ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel declares Gaza ceasefire over as 50 Palestinians die in renewed shelling

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:54am by Reuters and AFP

    ... Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was the most ambitious attempt so far to end more than three weeks of fighting, and followed mounting international alarm over ... from abroad to stand his forces down. International calls for an end to the bloodshed intensified after shelling on Wednesday that killed 15 people sheltering in a U.N.-run school in Gaza’s ...




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