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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    40 Filipino peacekeepers perform 'greatest escape' in Golan Heights

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

    ... 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 ... group Islamic State, according to a letter. Nidal Malik Hasan addressed a handwritten letter to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, requesting citizenship with the group, according ...

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    Hamas pledges to 'redouble efforts' to rearm amid shaky Gaza peace

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

    ... and holding aloft rockets similar to those fired at Israel during the conflict. The spokesman for Al-Quds Brigades, the group's armed wing, delivered a speech praising backer Iran and ally Hezbollah and declaring the group would "redouble efforts" to rearm. "We have not stopped making weapons, even during the battle, and we will redouble our efforts... to prepare ...

  3. News - Asia - MIDDLE EAST

    Trapped Filipino peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels after tense stand-off

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:18pm by AP

    ... for Human Rights. Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin gave a similar account but did not name the armed group. Abdurrahman, whose information comes from a network of activists throughout ... base on Friday but provided no further details. An Israeli military spokesman confirmed that a number of UN peacekeepers entered Israel. Meanwhile, it was still unclear which rebel group ...

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

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

    ... from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and he befriended an Asian member of the group, according to Kenji Goto, a Japanese journalist who met Yukawa then. This aspect of the account could ... hair, he told his father that he had consulted a fortune teller and decided to change his name to Haruna. Over the next few months, Yukawa attended events of the Japanese nationalist group ...

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    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... of Syria, mostly areas in the north and east of the country. The United States has launched air strikes on the same group over the border in Iraq and is considering doing the same in Syria. ... to other rebels, who seized control of the Syrian side of the sole crossing over the armistice line to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a monitoring group said. The takeover of the Quneitra ...

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    Islamic State jihadist group runs bus tours of its Syria-Iraq 'caliphate'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... 'caliphate' Known for kidnapping, public stonings, lashings and executions, the Islamic State jihadist group is now expanding into tourism, taking its fighters on honeymoon and civilians to visit other parts of its "caliphate". Running twice-weekly tours from Syria's Raqa to Iraq's Anbar, Islamic State buses fly the group's black flag and play jihadist songs ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syria opens door to US bombing of Islamists but White House to go it alone

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... for air strikes against Islamic militants, two American officials said. Syria, locked in a civil war with various rebel groups including Islamic State since March 2011, said for the first time ... crisis in the north as his rationale. Top Pentagon officials have said the only way the threat from the militants can be fully eliminated is to go after the group inside neighbouring Syria ...

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    Obama administration considers seeking congressional mandate to attack Islamic State

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by WASHPOST

    ... that President Barack Obama announced last year. A mandate from Congress could provide domestic legal justification for the unlimited use of force against the Sunni Muslim group across Iraq and Syria, ... official said of the Islamic State. But al-Qaeda's Pakistan-based core announced last year it had split with the group. ...

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    Palestinian family of five, including toddlers, killed in Israel's 'deadliest air strike'

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court, a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes. There was no immediate comment from Israel, ...

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    Chief Palestinian delegate accuses Israelis of stalling in truce talks

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... will continue," he said. He accused Israel of "manoeuvring and stalling" as gaps on key issues continued to dog efforts to achieve a long-term deal between Israel and militant groups in the Gaza ... on Twitter that the group "will never cede any" demands for a comprehensive deal. A senior Palestinian official in Gaza said sticking points to an agreement were Hamas' demands ...




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