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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region calls for independence

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AGENCIES

    ... autonomous Kurdish region, asked its parliament yesterday to start organising a referendum on the long-held dream of independence. The United States has urged the Kurds to stand with Baghdad as Iraq ... as the sectarian insurgency has threatened to split the country Barzani asked lawmakers to form a committee to organise a referendum on independence and pick a date for the vote. "The time has come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546179/president-iraqs-autonomous-kurdish-region-calls-independence
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel ramps up assault on Gaza with hundreds of air strikes

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

    ... of Gaza. Initially, Israel said "quiet would be met with quiet", but as the rocket fire has reached deeper, officials have taken a tougher stand. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551455/israel-ramps-assault-gaza-hundreds-air-strikes
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel names Hamas activists suspected in disappearance of teens

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... with the backing of Hamas this month. "I now expect President Abbas, who said important things in Saudi Arabia, to stand by those words, to break his pact with the Hamas terrorist organisation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542010/israel-names-hamas-activists-suspected-disappearance-teens
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Scarlett Johansson stands by decision to quit as Oxfam ambassador

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Johansson justifies quitting Oxfam Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has defended her decision to quit as an Oxfam ambassador after she faced criticism for working for a firm operating in an Israeli settlement. In an intervi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450921/scarlett-johansson-stands-decision-quit-oxfam-ambassador
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza rocket attacks renewed, drawing retaliatory Israeli air strikes

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 09:11pm by Reuters

    ... and efforts, the agreement for calm has been restored," he said on Facebook. Within hours, however, the Popular Resistance Committee (PRC), a Gaza splinter group, said it had launched eight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1448792/gaza-rocket-attacks-renewed-drawing-retaliatory-israeli-air-strikes
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Netanyahu presents arms haul and accuses world of hypocrisy over Iran

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Eilat, Israel Israeli PM blasts 'hypocrisy' over Iran Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the world of hypocrisy as he unveiled a shipment of arms allegedly dispatched to Gaza by Tehran. Standing in front of a vast display of weapons seized last week from a vessel in the Red Sea, Netanyahu launched a blistering attack on the West ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446560/netanyahu-presents-arms-haul-and-accuses-world-hypocrisy-over-iran
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Blunt Netanyahu tells Obama he will not compromise on Israel’s security

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:38pm by Reuters

    ... at reaching a framework agreement with the Palestinians and extending talks beyond an April target date for an elusive final accord. "The Israeli people expect me to stand strong against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1440487/blunt-netanyahu-tells-obama-he-will-not-compromise-israels-security
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran agrees deal to sell US$195m of arms to Iraq, busting UN embargo

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:52pm by Reuters

    ... programme, which the West suspects is aimed at producing bombs. Iran says its aims are purely peaceful. A diplomatic source close to the UN Security Council's Iran sanctions committee was aware ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435219/iran-agrees-deal-sell-us195m-arms-iraq-busting-un-embargo
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Deaths as suspected car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut At least five people killed as suspected car bomb explodes close to Shiite group's 'politburo' Deadly blast rocks Hezbollah base in Beirut ... from the politburo of Hezbollah". It said the political office was not the target of the blast. Hezbollah security agents and Lebanese troops cordoned off the area. "Suddenly, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1396199/huge-car-bomb-hits-hezbollah-stronghold-beirut
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    No grieving for the death of Ariel Sharon among Lebanon's Palestinians

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:29pm by Reuters

    ... commander-cum-politician's passing after eight years in a coma. Sitting in her home down the street from where a memorial stands at the site of a mass grave, Milany Boutrous Alha Bourje, 70, recalled how her husband ... said. Standing near a sign at the memorial reading "We will not forget", he echoed others in the camps when he said Sharon should have been put on trial over the killings. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404070/no-grieving-death-ariel-sharon-among-lebanons-palestinians

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