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Two Sets of Pyramids Discovered In Egypt


August 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two new possible pyramid sites have been discovered by an American scientist who has spent 10 years studying the region. The archeology researchers known as Angela Micol ... Read more...

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Israel on alert for Syrian weapons


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel is concerned that the Lebanese Hezbollah movement will try to get hold of Syrian army arsenal, including missiles and chemical weapons, Defence Minister Ehud ... Read more...

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Hamas calls on Palestinians to abduct Israelis


April 18th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior Hamas official has called on Palestinian militants to kidnap Israeli soldiers in order to exchange them for Palestinians captured by Israel.Izzat al-Rishq's ... Read more...

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Israel fears more rocket attacks


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 27 (IANS) The Israeli military has deployed its Iron Dome anti-rocket system in various locations in Tel Aviv to counter rocket attacks from Gaza militants.The Israel Defence ... Read more...

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Israel will hit anyone planning to attack its citizens: PM


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 11 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that Israel would continue to strike at any group trying to attack Israeli citizens."We will continue to hit ... Read more...

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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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Wild animals cause havoc in Mozambique province


February 16th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Maputo (Mozambique), Feb 16 (IANS) Wild animals are creating havoc in a province in the southern African nation of Mozambique. At least 16 people have been killed in animal attacks, ... Read more...

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Israel should meet its obligations to revive peace: Abbas


December 31st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Dec 31 (IANS) Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that Israel should meet its obligations in order to restart the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace talks."Israel should halt settlement ... Read more...

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Israeli government the problem, not the people: Turkish PM


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Oct 3 (IANS) Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday said his country has problems with the Israeli government but not its people."Our comments are not against the ... Read more...

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Israel wants peace with Palestine: Netanyahu at UN


September 24th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly Friday that his country desired peace with the Palestinians, but this could only ... Read more...

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Abbas to submit UN bid after General Assembly address


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas will Friday formally submit an application for recognition of statehood to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon after his speech at the General ... Read more...

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Hamas stresses resistance to liberate Palestine


September 17th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 17 (IANS) The Damascus-based Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday the Palestinian authority's decision to seek statehood at the United Nations was made unilaterally and resistance is the genuine ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad warns US, Israel of ‘crushing response’


August 16th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Monday warned the US and Israel against even contemplating a strike against his nation."They want to do it, but they know ... Read more...

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Obama discusses Middle East peace with Netanyahu


August 11th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have discussed regional issues and efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Gaza stops Palestinians from approaching Israel border


June 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Gaza had to set up checkpoints on the border with Israel Sunday to prevent Palestinian demonstrators marking the anniversary of the 1967 ... Read more...

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Hamas condemns Al Qaeda leader’s killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 3 (IANS/AKI) The leader of Gaza's ruling Islamist group Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh has strongly condemned the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, hailing him ... Read more...

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Israel calls Palestinian deal a ‘fatal mistake’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Apr. 29 (ANI): The long-awaited reconciliation deal between two Palestinian factions has been described by Israeli President Shimon Peres as a "fatal mistake" that will destroy any hopes of ... Read more...

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Egypt frees 14 Palestinian prisoners


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities late Tuesday released 14 Palestinian prisoners detained during the rule of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, the Palestinian Al Quds radio station has ... Read more...

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Arab students in Delhi rejoice with Egyptian people


February 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) As Egypt celebrated the end of President Hosni Mubarak's three-decade-long rule Friday night, students from the Arab world studying here rejoiced with them. Glued to the internet ... Read more...

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Blair’s bodyguards questioned over bringing a rocket launcher to protect him in Gaza’


December 4th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Two members of the elite Scotland Yard unit which follows Tony Blair around the world are being investigated over claims that they bought a ­device for launching rockets ... Read more...

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Israeli military condemns Brit activists for revealing its ‘war criminal’ soldiers on website


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 20 (ANI): The Israeli military has condemned British activists for the publication of names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers, including senior commanders and low-ranking soldiers, on a US-based website ... Read more...

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Wounded Spanish journalist receives honour


November 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Fernando (Spain), Nov 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish photographer Emilio Morenatti, who lost a foot in a roadside bomb explosion while working in Afghanistan last year, received Tuesday the first Freedom of Speech ... Read more...

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Israel’s deputy PM cancels Britain trip to evade arrest


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Israel's deputy prime minister Dan Meridor was forced to cancel his trip to Britain following warnings that he could be arrested for alleged war crimes, a media report ... Read more...

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Hamas condemns France’s decision to ban Islamic veil


September 16th, 2010 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 16 (IANS) Hamas has condemned a law passed by the French parliament that bars Muslim women in the country from wearing Islamic veils. Ahmed Bahar, deputy speaker of the Hamas-dominated parliament ... Read more...

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Israel approves Yoav Galant as new military chief


September 5th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 5 (DPA) The government of Israel Sunday approved the appointment of Major General Yoav Galant as the next chief of staff of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF). Galant, who currently heads ... Read more...

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UAE charity distributes Iftar meals in Gaza


August 17th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) A UAE charity will distribute free Iftar meals to 1,500 families in Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan. The Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister takes blame for flotilla raid


August 11th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 11 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak told a government-appointed panel Tuesday that he took responsibility for the May 31 army raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla that left nine ... Read more...

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Israel calls US ‘bias’ for singling out Eilat in State Department advisory


August 9th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Israel has accused the United States of bias and rewarding terrorism after the State Department urged Americans visiting Eilat to exercise caution following a rocket attack on the ... Read more...

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Miliband calls Cameron a ‘cuttlefish squirting out ink’ over Pakistan comments


August 1st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1(ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has criticized Prime Minister David Cameron, accusing him of being a "cuttlefish squirting out ink" over his remarks about Pakistan's record on ... Read more...

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British prime minister calls Gaza ‘prison camp’


July 27th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara/Istanbul, July 27 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron described Gaza as a "prison camp" during a trip to Turkey Tuesday, in unusually outspoken comments that overshadowed a speech giving strong ... Read more...

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Two killed in Israeli strike against Gaza


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 22 (IANS) Two Palestinians, including an Islamic Jihad (holy war) movement militant, were killed and seven wounded in Israeli strike against north Gaza Wednesday, the Israeli army said. The army fired ... Read more...

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Departing UN official calls Ban’s leadership ‘deplorable’


July 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) In a stinging rebuke of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, an outgoing official charged with combating corruption in the world body has accused him of having failed ... Read more...

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Israeli Navy intercepts Gaza-bound ship


July 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 13 (IANS) Israeli naval vessels Tuesday intercepted a Gaza-bound ship carrying aid and ordered it not to continue sailing to the Hamas-controlled enclave, a Palestinian official said. Jamal Al-Khoudary, head of ... Read more...

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Army Chief to be Honorary Colonel of Guards Regiment


July 12th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 12 (ANI): Army Chief General VK Singh will take over as the 17th Honorary Colonel of the Brigade of Guards July 14-15.'Guards' was a title coined to denote a ... Read more...

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No progress in proximity talks with Israel: Palestinian official


July 11th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, July 11 (IANS) A Palestinian official Sunday said proximity talks with Israel have made no progress, but denied reports that the indirect negotiations have stopped. "We don't know that they have stopped," ... Read more...

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