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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    East Jerusalem braces for a youth intifada in wake of killings

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by GDN

    ... for a youth intifada Tariq Abu Khdeir has been arrested twice this summer. The first time, Israeli police accused the 22-year-old of participating in the riots in July in East Jerusalem's Shuafat neighbourhood, following the kidnapping and murder by Jewish extremists of his 16-year-old cousin, Mohammed Abu Khdeir, whose burned body was found in the Jerusalem Forest. Last week, the police came ...

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    Iran president slams ‘blunders’ in the Middle East but eyes cooperation with the West

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Assembly, US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters. The two leaders last year spoke by telephone, but expectations had been low of contact this time. Rowhani is determined ... Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who said they had “good and intense talks. “I think we can say that we have never been closer in the past 10 years than we are now, but the truth is the last part ...

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    US and Arab allies strike Islamic State in Syria from air and sea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... beheadings of three Western hostages. Syria’s opposition had pleaded for the strikes, especially after a jihadist assault on a strategic Kurdish town in northern Syria over the last week sent tens ... no negotiation” with the Algerian group and stressed Paris would continue its air strikes. In a separate incident on Tuesday, Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet over the Golan Heights, indicating ...

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    US court orders Arab Bank to compensate victims of Hamas attacks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... face claims by terrorism victims over banking services it gave a charity linked to Hamas. Arab Bank had been accused of knowingly maintaining accounts for Hamas operatives, and financing ...

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    Fiji retracts claim over release of captured peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by Reuters

    ... spokeswoman said, without giving any numbers. A witness said that after the peacekeepers crossed over, they were driven away in a convoy of United Nations minibuses. Al-Nusra initially said it held ... three-year civil war reached the frontier with Israeli-controlled territory last month when Islamist fighters overran a crossing along the ceasefire line that has separated Israelis from Syrians ...

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    US rebukes Israel for ‘biggest West Bank land grab in 30 years’

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters and Agence France-Presse

    ... the biggest in 30 years, drawing Palestinian condemnation and a US rebuke. Some 400 hectares in the Etzion settlement bloc near Bethlehem were declared "state land, on the instructions ... into a permanent settlement. Construction of a major settlement at the location, known as "Gevaot", has been mooted by Israel since 2000. Last year, the government invited bids for the building ...

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    Gaza residents question when they can start rebuilding shattered homes

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... deal has set the stage for private companies to help rebuild after a seven-week conflict that left 100,000 people with nowhere to live. Israel's eight-year blockade of Gaza has meant ... permanent," 60-year-old Najjar sighed. "I'm scared that the blockade will never be lifted, and the Israelis won't let any construction material in," he said after fighting which ...

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    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

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

    ... but the mission has taken its aircraft close to the skies over Baghdad in recent days for the first time. Meanwhile Western governments are facing an uphill battle trying to squeeze the finances ...

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    Veterans of Israel's elite Unit 8200 denounce its conscientious objectors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... of the most high-profile expressions of conscientious objection in years. The signatories- reservists and former members of Unit 8200- said the intelligence collected by the unit "was an integral ...

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    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei undergoes prostate surgery

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:43pm

    ... such as power generation and cancer treatment. Khamenei has backed Iran’s new President Hassan Rowhani, who took office in August last year, and Rowhani’s efforts to stabilise the national currency and halt inflation. But the government has a long way to go to deliver on promises of economic growth. Khamenei earlier this year said the priority for Iranians is to make their economy immune ...




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