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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel’s Netanyahu dismisses Iran’s overtures to West as ruse

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:19am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... Reuters in United Nations Israel warns Iran it will respond to any attack Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday dismissed a charm offensive by Iran’s new president as a ruse ... the trustworthiness of Hassan Rowhani, Iran’s centrist president who has made diplomatic overtures to the United States and spoke by telephone last week with President Barack Obama. “Rowhani doesn’t sound ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322695/israels-netanyahu-dismisses-irans-overtures-west-ruse
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

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

    ... by the militants yesterday, and the world body was working to secure their release, the United Nations said. ... 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581481/video-shows-captured-syrian-soldiers-executed-islamic-state
  3. 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

    ... said it was ready to work with the United States to fight "terrorism" as US President Barack Obama approved surveillance flights over the nation, a move that could pave the way ... regime as we consider this terror threat," Earnest said. The United States did not even recognise the Assad regime as the legitimate rulers of Syria, he said. The UN resolution, passed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580906/syria-opens-door-us-bombing-islamists-white-house-go-it-alone
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama administration considers seeking congressional mandate to attack Islamic State

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

    ... in Iraq, Syria The United States administration is considering seeking congressional authorisation for military action against the Islamic State under a revamped counterterrorism strategy ... week's videotaped beheading of one of the captives, journalist James Foley. "If you come after Americans, we are going to come after you," deputy national security adviser Benjamin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580151/obama-administration-considers-seeking-congressional-mandate-attack
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State jihadists massacred 700 tribesmen in eastern Syria: activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by AGENCIES

    ... in and around Marea," he said. At a news conference in Gaziantep in southeast Turkey, the leader of the Syrian National Coalition, Hadi al-Bahra, accused the West of double standards. "In the name of humanity, I call on the United Nations and all countries which believe in freedom, starting with the United States, to take action in Syria in the same way it did in Iraqi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575549/islamic-state-jihadists-massacred-700-tribesmen-eastern-syria-activists
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    Israeli forces shoot two Lebanese soldiers after sniper kills Israeli soldier

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... no interest in further escalation of violence". Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Israel would be meeting the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon to request an explanation from ... said both sides were "cooperating with the United Nations... to ascertain the facts" and he urged Israel and Lebanon to exercise restraint. Since the 2006 war, the border has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1382629/israeli-forces-shoot-two-lebanese-soldiers-after-sniper-kills-israeli
  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Student's website used for jihadist propaganda

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

    ... of a related Twitter account stamped on them, so reporters have been crediting the images to Twitter. As the United Kingdom intensifies its involvement in Iraq, the Metropolitan police's anti-terrorism unit has paid more attention to JustPaste.it and has asked Zurawek to remove individual Islamic State posts. "I'm in constant cooperation with the UK police, and if they find any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575092/students-website-used-jihadist-propaganda
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Yazidis 'massacred' by jihadists in northern Iraq village: reports

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:15pm by AP

    ... earlier this month, according to nearby residents. It was not clear who carried out the strikes. The United States began launching airstrikes against Islamic State a week ago, in part to prevent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575028/new-air-strikes-pound-iraq-after-yazidis-massacred-jihadists
  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestinian couple don’t let warget in the way of a wedding

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... in the United Arab Emirates. For Heba, leaving Gaza is an opportunity "to start a new life with Omar". "It will be like a long period of recovery to forget everything that we have gone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573685/palestinian-couple-dont-let-warget-way-wedding
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel strikes UN school in Gaza as troops start redeploying

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:29pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Gaza Troops leave but Israeli attacks go on Israel withdrew some troops from the Gaza Strip a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the military would realign its forces to "minimise frictions" while extending its four-week-old campaign. But a United Nations school sheltering 3,000 displaced people in the southern Gaza Strip was hit yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565574/israel-strikes-un-school-gaza-troops-start-redeploying

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