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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli strike on Syria ‘unacceptable’, Russia warns

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 10:49am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Russia warned on Thursday that any air strike against its ally Syria would be “unacceptable”, as Israel maintained a strict silence on claims that it had bombed Syrian targets. Russia’s foreign ministry said it was “deeply concerned” after Damascus claimed a military research centre had come under Israeli fighter jet attack at dawn on Wednesday. ...

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

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

    ... in the ocean for Iraq, which receives most of its arms from the US and has also bought weapons and helicopters from Russia and other countries. But they are politically significant as Maliki pursues ... have here a political and not a military deal," said Amman-based Iraq analyst Yahya al-Kubaisay, from the Iraqi Centre for Strategic Studies, a think tank filled with political opponents ...

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

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

    ... the sectarian balance that underpins the political power system, refuse to naturalise the overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim Palestinians and ban them from a wide variety of professions. Many blame the arrival ...

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    Bethlehem eyes tourist boom after dark decade

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 12:54pm by AFP

    ... the nativity," said Baboun. The pilgrims mostly come from Russia, the US and Poland. They descend on the town by the coachload, queueing to see the Church of the Nativity, one of Christianity's ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Deaths as suspected car bomb rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

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

    ... 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, ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    John Kerry remains cautious on Iran nuclear deal

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:03pm by Reuters

    ... of the UN Security Council- the US, Russia, China, France and Britain- plus Germany. Netanyahu warned Kerry he was offering Iran the "deal of the century" and vowed that Israel would ...

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    Former Israeli minister Avigdor Lieberman cleared of graft charges

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 09:13pm by AP

    ... a three-year impasse, saying that he thought any permanent deal "impossible". His party has grown into one of Israel's largest political forces on the strength of votes from Moldova-born ...

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    Israel warns against nuclear compromise with Iran

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... P5+1 countries - the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a media blitz in recent days, warning against concessions ...

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    Hamas textbooks spread militant ideology through Palestinian schools

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:09pm by NYT

    ... "forced the Zionists to beg for ceasefire". The textbooks present a decidedly Hamas spin on Palestinian politics and recent history. For example, Ahmed Yassin, a Hamas founder, is given equal ...

  10. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Syrian envoy to meet China's foreign minister during four-day visit

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Aim of visit is to 'push for political resolution' to two-year-old conflict, says Beijing Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal Muqdad arrived in Beijing for a four-day visit ... and Zhai Jun during his trip, which will end on Thursday. "The visit is part of China's efforts to push for a political resolution of the Syria issue," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman ...




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