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Mother of 3 Year-Old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS: 'She Will Die If She Does Not See Me'
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, Assyrians, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 21 hours ago - aina.org
He said "shut up. if you speak another word I will let them slaughter you. I will call them now to slaughter you." He drew his machine gun and said "go quickly to the car. If you come close to this little girl you will be slaughtered, we shall slaughter
Gaza Revealed a New, More Fascistic, Israel
World  (tags: freedoms, government, israel, middle-east, news, violence, world, Fascism )

Eleonora
- 1 day ago - jfjfp.com
If one credits the numerous first-person reports from Israeli peace demonstrators, to protest Israeli bombardment of Gaza now is to risk attack by right-wing thugs, while the police look on or sometimes help the pro-government attackers.
The War For Nothing
World  (tags: conflict, freedoms, government, humanrights, israel, middle-east, palestine, news, terrorism, violence )

Eleonora
- 2 days ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
AFTER 50 DAYS, the war is over. Hallelujah. On the Israeli side: 71 dead, among them 66 soldiers, 1 child.
UN Says 43 Peacekeepers Have Been Seized By Militants in Golan Heights
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, middle-east, Syria, Syrian rebels, UnitedNations )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
It said that another 81 UNDOF peacekeepers were being restricted to their positions in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah.
In Gaza, Palestinians Celebrate Resistance and Credit It With 'Victory'
World  (tags: world, violence, war, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, resistance, society, freedoms, conflict, middle-east, government, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
"This ceasefire is no act of generosity from Israel. Do not mistake it for such. This is a victory fought for through resistance, resilience, and strategic calculations. Israel were pushed into a position where to be accepted by their people, they had...
Gaza Truce Holding, Less So Netanyahu's Support At Home
World  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu, Hamas, government, politics, middle-east, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Netanyahu looks much more shaky today than he did 50 days ago," said former Israeli negotiator Daniel Levy,at the European Council on Foreign Relations. "Hamas looks stronger today than it did 50 days ago. Hamas may have been hit harder physically, but...
Gaza, Egypt and Syria: A Common Thread of Genocide, War Crimes, and Wars Against Humanity
World  (tags: Israel, Egypt, Syria, world, violence, Human Rights, war crimes, genocide, government, death, ethics, middle-east, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Gaza: Indiscriminate Israeli War Crimes against Civilians. Egypt: A Brutal Military Coup To Halt Democracy and Silence Political Dissent. Syria: a Bloody Civil War Fueled by Sectarianism and Foreign Interference.
Leading Jewish Organization Celebrates Israeli Settlement Products
World  (tags: society, middle-east, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, illegal settlements, violence, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The article is all about wine from the Judean Hills around Jerusalem. At least one of the vineyards is in the West Bank, in the illegal settlement of Psagot (and others vaguely alluded to are in the Golan); but the article doesn't refer to settlements.
Shin Bet: Hamas Leaders Hiding in Bunkers Under Gaza Hospital
World  (tags: middle-east, Hamas, terrorism, cowards )

Barbara
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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
- 6 days 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
- 6 days 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
- 6 days 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
- 7 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
- 9 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...
 

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