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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iraqi army in 'psychological collapse' as ISIL advances, US expert says

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:48pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... advanced weaponry. In recent weeks, ISIL has seized hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of military equipment from the Iraqi army, much of which has been smuggled across the border ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Lip-smacking profits in smuggling KFC to Gazans

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Tasty profits in smuggling KFC to Gazans Fast-food starved Gazans can now order home-delivered Kentucky Fried Chicken, thanks to a new smuggling service ... on television, my wife tells me she wants to go to Egypt and have some," Jaber, 34, said. When his wife heard about the KFC smuggling service, she demanded he get some, saying she would wait forever ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas under threat as Gaza economy squeezed by Israel, Egypt blockades

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

    ... of the smuggling tunnels along the Gaza border, which were an economic lifeline for the strip. The Hamas government lost nearly two-thirds of its revenue as a result, said Omar Shaban, a Gaza economist. ... used to power Gaza's economy. With smuggled Egyptian fuel no longer coming in, motorists now pay triple for legally imported Israeli diesel and petrol. Israel, which considers Hamas ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Rocket fire from Gaza draws Israeli airstrike

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 05:27pm by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... civilians not to cooperate with militants, dig underground smuggling tunnels or smuggle in weapons. In Gaza, Palestinian police with the strip’s ruling militant Hamas movement scooped up ...

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    Iran gave Hamas technology for long-range missiles

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Dubai

    ... rockets, to Gaza through a network of smuggling tunnels under the 15-kilometre border between Gaza and Egypt. Iran also backs the anti-Israel faction Hezbollah in Lebanon, which fired thousands ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel warns it will strike back over rocket attacks

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... Sunday. The air raids targeted a smuggling tunnel and an arms cache in the northern Gaza Strip as well as a rocket launch site in the area, a military spokesman said, adding that the targets had ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Sudan accuses Israel of air raid, threatens action

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Khartoum

    ... there had expressed concern about arms smuggling through Sudan. Last year’s attack mirrored a similar strike by foreign aircraft on a truck convoy reportedly laden with weapons in eastern Sudan ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas cries victory over truce with Israel

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 03:34pm by Associated Press in Gaza City, Gaza

    ... certain the bloodshed would end or that either side will get everything it wants. Israel seeks an end to weapons smuggling into Gaza, while Hamas wants a complete lifting of the border blockade ... wants Egypt to halt weapons smuggling into Gaza through tunnels under the border. Hamas has been able to significantly boost its arsenal in the past four years, largely with weapons from Iran, ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Hamas rocket kills 3 in Israel as wider war looms

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 04:35pm by Reuters in Gaza

    ... regards as a rising threat to its own existence due to its nuclear programme. Helped by the contraband trade through tunnels from Egypt, Gaza militias have smuggled in longer-range rockets. ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel eases restrictions on Gaza

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

    ... because Israel claimed militants could use them to make fortifications and weapons. Hundreds of smuggling tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border gave Gaza a conduit for all manner of goods as well ...




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