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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    East Jerusalem braces for a youth intifada in wake of killings

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by GDN

    ... protecting the occupation". This has all contributed to a growing sense of political separation of East Jerusalemites from the Palestinian political leadership on the West Bank. "I ...

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    US and Arab allies strike Islamic State in Syria from air and sea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... “destroyed or damaged” multiple targets in the jihadists’ northern stronghold and near the border with Iraq including IS fighter positions, training compounds, command centres and armed vehicles. ... and near the Iraqi border. At least 20 militants were killed in two positions alone, it said. Activists against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime on the ground in Syria said the strikes had been ...

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    US court orders Arab Bank to compensate victims of Hamas attacks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... as the first terrorism financing civil case to reach trial in the United States. A trial on damages will be held later. Similar lawsuits are pending in New York against Bank of China, which is accused ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

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

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

    ... said they would no longer take part in its "injustices" against millions of Palestinians. The open letter, sent to Israel's political and military leadership last week, was one ... of which were published in the top-selling Yediot Aharonot newspaper. "Political refusal to serve has no place anywhere, and particularly so in Unit 8200. The moment we, as soldiers ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Blast kills nearly all the leaders of Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:35pm by MCT

    ... commander, the group announced. Abboud was also head of the Islamic Front's political bureau. There was no immediate indication of his replacement in that role. Activists and witnesses gave ...

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    40 Filipino peacekeepers perform 'greatest escape' in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... to monitor a ceasefire between Israel and Syria. "Everyone is in a safe position. We left our [old] position, but we brought all our arms," said Lieutenant Colonel Ramon Zagala. President ... provided "indirect fire support" that took the pressure off the besieged Filipinos. An initial group of 35 Filipino troops were picked up from their position by Irish UN soldiers ...

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

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:52am

    ... the prospect of a military response to the threat posed by IS. “The head of state underlined the importance of a political, humanitarian and if necessary military response in accordance ...

  8. 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 the political echelon" by the military-run Civil Administration on Sunday. "We urge the government of Israel to reverse this decision," a US State Department official said in Washington, ...

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    Haruna Yukawa's strange path to being a hostage of Islamic State

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by Reuters

    ... of a cross-dressing Manchu princess who had spied for Japan in the second world war. By late last year, Yukawa had begun a flirtation with Japan's extreme right-wing politics and cultivated a new persona ... Gambare Nippon (Stand Firm, Japan) which has made several trips to islands at the heart of a territorial dispute between China and Japan. Yukawa posted photos posing with Toshio Tamogami, a former ...

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    Palestinians celebrate as long-term ceasefire begins in Gaza

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:35am

    ... in Israel as citizens absorbed the news of two people killed when mortar shells hit a kibbutz in the south. Ministers in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet began whetting their political ...




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