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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... by images and tales of the fallen- mostly young faces barely out of high school- and interviews with parents concerned for offspring so clearly now imperiled. Angst over the highest military toll ... It convinced the Israeli public that the decision taken by Netanyahu came from a sense of 'we have no other choice'." ...

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    Israel, Hamas at odds over Gaza truce extension

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

    ... sympathy for ordinary people who are struggling within Gaza,” Obama added. Nearly half a million Palestinians were displaced by Israeli bombardment, and many are still sheltering in schools after ... it was justified. I think it was proportionate and that doesn’t in any way take away the deep regret we have for the loss of a single civilian casualty,” Netanyahu said in his first public remarks since ...

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

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

    ... and the US, were found. Public transport is so sketchy in the West Bank that hitchhiking is common. Dvir hadn't considered it dangerous. He'd hitched a ride home from his religious school ... more in our mission to live here." Gilad was also 16, one of three students kidnapped on June 12 as they hitchhiked home from schools where they were weekday borders. Their bodies were ...

  4. 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

    ... the military said, adding that one was intercepted by the Iron Dome system and seven hit open areas. Amid strong public support in Israel for the Gaza campaign, Netanyahu had faced intense pressure 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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    Haruna Yukawa's strange path to being a hostage of Islamic State

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

    ... a business and his house to bankruptcy and been forced to live in a public park for almost a month, according to Yukawa's father and an online journal he maintained. The hard times led to soul ... in handy in business later." Yukawa's road to Aleppo started in a sleepy suburb of Chiba, about an hour's drive east of Tokyo. After graduating from high school, Yukawa, then still ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestine chief Mahmoud Abbas says Holocaust the ‘most heinous crime’

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:08pm by AP

    ... appeared to be aimed at reaching out to Israeli public opinion. While Israel's national Holocaust memorial said Abbas' comments might be a step in the right direction, Israeli Prime ... intentions. Hamas has questioned the Holocaust and blocked the subject from being taught in schools in the Gaza Strip. "President Abbas can't have it both ways. He can't say ...

  7. 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

    ... residents resigned themselves to the truce being in jeopardy. Many were still sheltering in schools, reluctant to return to their damaged homes without a lasting end to the boombing. “Everything ... fighting tomorrow morning,” he told the media on Thursday. A senior Israeli military official said: “Right now there is uncertainty; on the one hand the public in Gaza and in the region ...

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    Skies quiet over Gaza as truce deal takes hold

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 05:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... military told reporters. Israeli schools near the border were operating as normal, public radio said, after being closed for the day due to heavy rocket fire which began on Tuesday night ...

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    Israel eases restrictions on Gaza

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 02:31pm by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... to build housing, schools, a hospital and roads in Gaza as part of its attempt to build its influence in Palestinian politics and its power in the region, at the expense of regional rival Iran, Hamas’ longtime patron. Shipments from Egypt are expected to be ramped up to 4,000 tons daily, said Yassir al Shanti, Gaza’s deputy minister of housing and public works. He estimated Gaza needs ...

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    Israel arresting Palestinians to pre-empt uprising

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... but Palestinian security sources said dozens were lightly injured when soldiers fired rubber bullets, live rounds and tear gas at their attackers. Israeli public radio’s military affairs reporter quoted ... on the main highways,” he told AFP. “The majority of incidents take place in the morning when Palestinian children are on their way to school and in the afternoon when Palestinian children ...



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