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  • Gaza death toll rises to 316

    Gaza death toll rises to 316

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:26:48 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:5 - ID:834555

    The death toll from Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip has risen to 316, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Also, as many as 2,283 were injured in the Israeli attacks on the enclave, Health Ministry spokesman here Ashraf al-Qodra ....

  • Iran already has 5,000 troops fighting ISIL in Iraq - sources

    Iran already has 5,000 troops fighting ISIL in Iraq - sources

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:24:45 GMT - USA - Arab world - SN:24 - ID:834653

    Iran is said to have deployed at least 5,000 troops in neighboring Iraq, according to World Tribune Newspaper. Kurdish sources said Islamic Revolutionary Guard has overseen the growing Iranian military presence in Iraq. The sources said IRGC ....

  • Israel may expand Gaza ground operation

    Israel may expand Gaza ground operation

    Date: 2014-07-19 08:01:13 GMT - Israel - Arab world - SN:23 - ID:834613

    The Israeli army is getting ready to step up its ground operation in the Gaza Strip, an Israeli military source said. Since the start of the operation, the army uncovered 13 underground tunnels, the source said. The Israeli military has begun ....

  • Libya: UN mission condemns assassination of former parliament member

    Libya: UN mission condemns assassination of former parliament member

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:56:55 GMT - Libya - Arab world - SN:20 - ID:834603

    The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemned the assassination of former member of the General National Congress Fariha Barkawi, the UN News Center reported. Barkawi was shot by gunmen in Derna, in eastern Libya, where ....

  • Abbas discusses with Kerry ways to render Egyptian ceasefire initiative successful

    Abbas discusses with Kerry ways to render Egyptian ceasefire initiative successful

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:49:43 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:834589

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday night received a telephone call from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The two sides discussed how to render an Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire in Gaza successful, according to the Palestinian ....

  • Paris court bans pro-Palestinian rally

    Paris court bans pro-Palestinian rally

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:40:49 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:834568

    A Paris court banned Friday a demonstration which was scheduled to take place on Saturday in solidarity with the Palestinian people after Israel launched a ground invasion on Gaza. The judgment came after clashes broke out Sunday between ....

  • Jordan slams Israel over storming of Al Aqsa Mosque

    Jordan slams Israel over storming of Al Aqsa Mosque

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:37:56 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:834562

    Jordan has strongly condemned the Israeli occupation forces for storming the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem following Friday prayers, Petra news agency reported. State Minister for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad ....

  • Qassam Brigades shell cities south of Israel

    Qassam Brigades shell cities south of Israel

    Date: 2014-07-19 07:23:32 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:834545

    Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, said Friday it fired three homemade M75 rockets at the cities of Rishon Lezion and Holon, south of Tel Aviv. In a statement, the group said it also targeted Kfar Azza settlement and Zikim ....

  • Hamas military wing shells Israeli tank

    Hamas military wing shells Israeli tank

    Date: 2014-07-18 18:25:45 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:25 - ID:834177

    Hamas' military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam brigades, announced it shelled an Israeli tank on Friday's afternoon in the northern Gaza Strip, the group said in a statement by the group. According to the group, the Israeli soldiers were ....

  • Jordan condemns Gaza ground offensive, supports Egyptian Ceasefire Initiative

    Jordan condemns Gaza ground offensive, supports Egyptian Ceasefire Initiative

    Date: 2014-07-18 18:22:45 GMT - Jordan - Arab world - SN:22 - ID:834171

    Jordan condemned on Friday the Gaza ground offensive and unjustified escalation towards civilians, reiterating its support to the Egyptian Ceasefire Initiative. In a statement, Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications ....

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