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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of Islamic State jihadists, as the extremists generate cash from extortion, kidnapping and smuggling of both oil and antiquities in the large area they hold in Syria and Iraq, analysts say. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595312/obama-and-us-lawmakers-turn-heat-islamic-state
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel and Hamas harden peace talks stances as Gaza truce deadline looms

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:59pm by AFP

    ... are not returning to war." Hamas has said repeatedly that it would not give up its weapons, while Israel said it needed to maintain some degree of control over Gaza crossings to prevent the smuggling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576242/israel-and-hamas-harden-peace-talks-stances-gaza-truce-deadline-looms
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Animals in Gaza zoo no safer than humans from Israeli bombardment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AFP

    ... as a tourist village to give Gazans some relief from the hardships of life in the Strip. The animals were all smuggled through tunnels that connected Egypt to Gaza, before the passages were shut last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575099/animals-gaza-zoo-no-safer-humans-israeli-bombardment
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1239209/lip-smacking-profits-smuggling-kfc-gazans
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Calls begin for Israel to end its blockade to allow Gaza to rebuild

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... and dealing a crippling blow to the smuggling industry. Since then, Gaza's reconstruction has depended on the materials Israel has allowed in, with supplies allowed through only for international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572240/calls-begin-israel-end-its-blockade-allow-gaza-rebuild
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinians accept Egyptian plan for 72-hour truce in fighting with Israel

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... is needed to prevent arms smuggling, and it says Hamas must disarm as part of any long-term arrangement. Hamas has said handing over its weapons arsenal, which is believed to include several ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570854/palestinians-accept-egyptian-plan-72-hour-truce-fighting-israel
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539128/iraqi-army-psychological-collapse-isil-advances-us-expert-says
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1448794/hamas-under-threat-gaza-economy-squeezed-israel-egypt-blockades
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1072514/rocket-fire-gaza-draws-israeli-airstrike
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1087813/iran-gave-hamas-technology-long-range-missiles

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