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Shin Bet: Hamas Leaders Hiding in Bunkers Under Gaza Hospital
World  (tags: middle-east, Hamas, terrorism, cowards )

Barbara
- 9 hours ago - algemeiner.com
Ismail Haniyeh and other top Hamas leaders are hiding in bunkers located under Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, a Hamas operative revealed when interrogated by Israel's Shin Bet security agency.
U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Israel Destroys 2 Gaza High-Rises With Airstrikes
World  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, Human Rights, ethics, crime, ethics, conflict, world, war, violence, middle-east, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
This has raised the possibility that the Israeli military is trying to use better-off Gazans, like professionals and Palestinian authority employees, to put pressure on Hamas to end the fighting on Israel's terms.
In Occupied Bil'in, There Is No P in PTSD
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, West Bank, Human Rights, fear, violence, middle-east, society, humans, news, sadness, rights, children, family, safety, ethics, freedoms, violence, war )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Although the scale of suffering and loss pales compared to Gaza -- where more Palestinian children have been killed in the past seven weeks than in the last five years combined - violence in the West Bank lurks at a low burn.
Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Libya's political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival Parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.
British Spies Are on Verge of Identifying ISIS Executioner Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, middle-east, James Foley )

Cal
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Spies are close to identifying the hooded jihadist dubbed Jailer John who beheaded the journalist James Foley, Britain's ambassador to the U.S. revealed today
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
The Men Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, middle-east, politics, society, violence, terrorists )

Kit
- 4 days ago - newyorker.com
The voice of Foley's black-hooded executioner is heard in the video; he appears to have a British accent. This has alarmed many in the United Kingdom, including its security services, which have become increasingly aware that they have a problem-->
US Top Brass: Striking Syria Back on the Table
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS militants, Syria, Iraq, middle-east, US, military, government, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
At a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said his determination is that the only way to adequately defeat the ISIS militants in Iraq is by expanding military operations--including...
While Gaza War Rages, Israel Quietly Speeds Up Settlement Construction in the West Bank and Jerusalem
World  (tags: israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, children, death )

Jess
- 4 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Israel started construction on hundreds of housing units in the West Bank and Jerusalem since its assault on the Gaza Strip began in early July
How Big of a Blow Is It for Hamas to Lose Three Senior Leaders? (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, violence, war, world, conflict, death, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at American Task Force on Palestine, says it's a "very serious"€
4 Killed By Airstrikes While Burying Relatives in Gaza Cemetery
World  (tags: israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, USA, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, children, deathworld )

Jess
- 4 days ago - maannews.net
Israeli forces killed four Palestinians in Gaza City on Thursday after targeting a cemetery in the Sheikh al-Radwan district
Death Toll Continues to Climb as Violence Resumes in Gaza
World  (tags: world, violence, death, Palestine, Israel, Gaza, human rights, middle-east, freedoms, children, politics, government, society )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
A four-year-old Israeli child was reportedly killed by mortar fire in southern Israel near the Gaza border on Friday afternoon, the latest casualty of renewed violence between Israel and Hamas that has disproportionately claimed Palestinian lives.
Israel Unleashes Death Ray on Gaza
World  (tags: abuse, crime, military, terrorism, middle-east, israel, palestine, war, ethics )

Abdessala
- 4 days ago - veteranstoday.com
After these attacks, the target area is then hit with either bombs or artillery to destroy evidence of the use of an American designed and built energy weapon illegally given to Israel.
Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Threats Against MP Khaleda Jarra
World  (tags: occupied West Bank, MP Khaleda Jarra, Palestine Legislative Council Member, Israeli forces-harassment-imtimidation, forced displacement, evictions, IDF human rights abuses, end the occupation, civil liberties, IDF, Palestine, middle-east, terrorism )

Jess
- 4 days ago - english.pnn.ps
Before dawn yesterday, Israeli forces raided the home of Palestine Legislative Council Member, Khaleda Jarrar. While there, the forces issued Ms. Jarrar a military order instructing her to abandon her home
 

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