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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... was "exerting all required effort, together with Egypt and all other parties, to halt the bloodshed and relieve our people's suffering". ... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before a special cabinet session in Tel Aviv. "The main goal is to restore quiet. My instructions... to the Israeli army, with the approval ...

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    Gaza death toll tops 340 as UN chief heads to Middle East in peace effort

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... is necessary to stop militants tunnelling into the Jewish state. Despite the pounding, Palestinian commandos managed to infiltrate, triggering a skirmish with an army patrol that left two Israeli ... He added that Washington was "hopeful" that Israel would operate "in a way that minimises civilian casualties". But Israeli army chief Lieutenant General Benny Gantz said ...

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    Iraqi army in 'psychological collapse' as ISIL advances, US expert says

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:48pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Baghdad Analyst describes 'psychological collapse' in the face of the ISIL offensive Iraqi army reeling from desertions The 300 US advisers authorised to assist the Iraqi security forces will find an army in crisis mode, one so lacking in needed equipment and shaken by desertions that it may not be able to win back significant chunks of territory ...

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

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

    ... civilians and a war crime". He promised: "It will not break the people's will. The resistance will continue." In the early morning, thousands of panicked residents were fleeing ...

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

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

    ... and children. Watch: Gaza: Shejaiya residents flee after 60 dead in Israeli offensive The Israeli army said 13 soldiers from the same brigade had been killed in a series of attacks inside Gaza on the third day of a major ground operation. "Over the course of the day, 13 soldiers from the IDF's Golani Brigade were killed in combat in the Gaza Strip," the army said. Their deaths ...

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    Israel warns 100,000 Gazans to flee their homes as air campaign intensifies

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:31pm by AFP

    ... and central Israel, which on Tuesday claimed its first Israeli life. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed the army would “expand and intensify” its operations after Hamas dismissed an Egyptian ceasefire proposal, firing scores of rockets over the border, despite the army holding its fire for six hours. Overnight, Israeli warplanes struck about 40 sites across Gaza, among them ...

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    Israel shoots down Hamas drone as calls for Gaza ceasefire mount

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 07:23pm by Reuters

    ... Strip overnight, said the army, in the worst flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian violence in almost two years. Health officials said at least 20 people were wounded. Palestinian militants fired more ...

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    Netanyahu vows to ramp up Israeli campaign against Hamas in Gaza

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:57pm by AP, Reuters, GUARDIAN

    ... over sand dunes apparently carrying weapons before being targeted and "neutralised" by Israeli missiles. The army said it attacked more than 160 sites in Gaza by early yesterday. Gaza ... affiliation was not known. Israel's army said it targeted a militant with the Islamic Jihad militant group who had launched rockets towards Israel. Islamic Jihad claimed that one of its militants ...

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    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 ... reported. Among the sites the army said it targeted early yesterday were four houses it said were "activity sites" belonging to Hamas militants involved in launching rockets at Israel ...

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    Fear and loathing on the West Bank: Teenagers tell their stories

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:20pm by BLOOM

    ... been frightened since his friend's killing. "I am scared the kidnappers will return," he said. The Israeli army has reinforced its troops near the Gaza strip in response ...




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