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Israeli air strike kills one Palestinian in Gaza


January 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday killed one Palestinian after an air strike operation in the southern Gaza Strip, the Jerusalem Post reported.The IAF operation was conducted ... Read more...

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Israel razes security wall facing Palestine region


August 15th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 15 (IANS) Israel Sunday began dismantling a concrete security barrier in a southern Jerusalem neighbourhood facing Palestinian National Authority areas. The move came after the army concluded that the near decade-long ... Read more...

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US soldier serving in Iraq loses home because of debt


May 29th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Frisco, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US soldier Michael Clauer is quite a successful and capable soldier as he has commanded over a 100 soldiers in Iraq, but he wasn’t able to prevent ... Read more...

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Israeli warplanes strike in Gaza, five injured


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, April 2 (DPA) Israeli fighter jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early Friday, after a month of increased Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli retaliatory strikes on the ... Read more...

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37 killed in Iraq election day violence


March 8th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 8 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 62 injured in bomb and rocket attacks at various places of this capital city on the day of parliamentary election in ... Read more...

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How US troops’ dealt with Mortaritaville and Bombaconda in Iraq, Afghanistan


December 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 14 (ANI): American solders deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq have formulated a language of their own, filled with black humor, cultural references and even the occasional crudity.The Department of Veterans ... Read more...

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At least 11 killed, 44 injured in separate blasts in Iraq


October 15th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 15 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and 44 injured Wednesday in several blasts across Iraq, security sources and media reports said. Four people were killed and 38 injured Wednesday ... Read more...

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A World War II re-enactment where Germany emerged victorious


September 21st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep. 21 (ANI): After a fierce gun battle involving heavy artillery, mortars and plenty of explosions, Germans forced the Allies to surrender during a re-enactment of World War II at New ... Read more...

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Explosions rock central Baghdad


August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least two large explosions rocked central Baghdad on Tuesday morning, witnesses told BNO News. Mortar attacks were also reported."We heard explosions," a spokesman for the U.S. military ... Read more...

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Israel defends ‘Operation Cast Lead’


July 31st, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 31(ANI): A 160-page government report has defended Israeli actions during 'Operation Cast Lead'- which had killed more than 1,100 Palestinians, and has rejected all the charges one by one, attributing ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s ethnic groups demand UN probe into Karen exodus


June 10th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (DPA) A coalition of Myanmar's ethnic groups Wednesday called on the United Nations Security Council to investigate attacks on ethnic Karen villages in eastern Myanmar that have forced more ... Read more...

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Ex-LTTE commander-turned minister admits army killed civilians


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 22 (ANI): A former Tamil Tiger leader who defected to become a Sri Lankan government minister has officially admitted that a significant numbers of civilians were killed during the final ... Read more...

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US, Taliban engaged in public relations one upmanship, says CSM report


May 14th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): The US administration is using another medium to hit back at the Taliban - public relations.According to a Christian Science Monitor (CSM) report, more than a week ... Read more...

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Five killed in mortar attacks in Iraq


April 18th, 2009 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 18 (DPA) At least five people died Friday in a round of mortar attacks, as incidents targeting Shia-dominated districts in Baghdad increased. The total number of victims was not confirmed, but ... Read more...

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Rebels attack ship in Sri Lanka


March 9th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 9 (Xinhua) Tamil Tiger rebels Monday fired mortar shells at a ship carrying essential commodities for civilians in Sri Lanka's Mullaitivu district, the military said. Military spokesman Brig. Udaya Nanayakkara said ... Read more...

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Israel pulls more troops out of Gaza, truce on


January 20th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza City, Jan 20 (DPA) A fragile ceasefire in Gaza held for a second night as Israel withdrew more troops and was expected to complete its pullout by Tuesday afternoon.No rockets ... Read more...

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US, Israel sign agreement to help truce in Gaza


January 17th, 2009 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (DPA) The US and Israel signed a bilateral deal Friday to help curb arms smuggling to Gaza as part of an effort to secure a ceasefire between Israel and ... Read more...

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Heavy clashes in Gaza City, 60 targets struck from the air


January 13th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 13 (DPA) Israeli soldiers fought heavy battles with militants early Tuesday as ground troops on Gaza City's outskirts pushed deeper into a southern neighbourhood.Israeli fighter jets and helicopters also ... Read more...

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Israel missed Gaza military targets: Hamas


January 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 3 (DPA) Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas' loss has been "very small" during the Israeli offensive on Gaza, the group's spiritual leader, Khaled Mishaal, said Friday."Hamas loss is small, very small," ... Read more...

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Israel, Hamas keep up raids on seventh day (Roundup)


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Hamas declared Friday a "day of rage" to mark one week of the Israeli attacks on Gaza Strip and vowed to avenge the killing of its leader ... Read more...

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Ban calls Israel and Hamas irresponsible


January 1st, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 1 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon late Wednesday delivered his strongest condemnation yet of the fighting between Israel and Hamas, saying both sides made use of weapons in ... Read more...

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Israel rejects calls for truce, Gaza toll nears 370 (Roundup)


December 31st, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 30 (DPA) Israel Tuesday rejected calls by the UN and European Union (EU) for an immediate ceasefire and instead prepared for what could be "long weeks of combat", as ... Read more...

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10 killed as Israel strikes more targets in Gaza


December 30th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 30 (DPA) Israel pounded more targets in Gaza, as a massive military operation aimed at curbing rocket and mortar attacks from the strip entered its fourth day Tuesday.Palestinians reported ... Read more...

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EU calls crisis meeting on Gaza violence


December 30th, 2008 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Paris, Dec 30 (DPA) The French government Monday called for an emergency meeting of the European Union's (EU) foreign ministers to discuss the crisis in the Middle East, officials confirmed.France, which holds ... Read more...

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Israel readying for ground operation as Gaza toll reaches 345 (Second lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 29 (DPA) After three days of massive airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, Israel was readying Monday to widen its offensive against Hamas by sending in ground forces.The toll of ... Read more...

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Israel jets bomb 40 targets, including Hamas leader’s office (Lead)


December 29th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza, Dec 29 (DPA) Israeli warplanes bombed and rocketed Gaza for the third day running Monday, hitting some 40 targets overnight, including the office former Palestinian prime minister and Hamas leader ... Read more...

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Thousands in Middle East protest Israeli attack on Gaza


December 28th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Dec 28 (DPA) Thousands of people participated in rallies across the Middle East Sunday to protest Israel's airstrikes on the Gaza Strip and to show support for Palestinians caught in the ... Read more...

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US admonishes Israel, criticizes Hamas over attacks (Second lead)


December 28th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (DPA) The United States has urged Israel restraint in its military operations in the Gaza Strip, but simultaneously offered sharp criticism of Hamas, the organization effectively governing the salient.White ... Read more...

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Rice blames Hamas for violence in Gaza


December 28th, 2008 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has blamed Hamas for breaking the ceasefire with Israel that led to renewed violence in Gaza."The United States strongly condemns the repeated ... Read more...

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Israel gives Hamas 48 hours, opens Gaza borders (Lead)


December 26th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (DPA) Israel Friday gave Hamas and other Palestinian militant factions in the Gaza Strip 48 hours to reduce ongoing rocket and mortar attacks from the salient or risk ... Read more...

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Israel opens Gaza border after 10-day total closure


December 26th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (DPA) Israel opened three of its border crossings with the Gaza Strip Friday morning to allow in essential humanitarian supplies for the first time in 10 days.Some 40 ... Read more...

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Brit soldiers Basra battlefield notes set to make him best-selling kids author


September 12th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): A Brit soldier may soon become a best-selling childrens author for a novel he wrote while serving in Iraq.Sean Beech, an Army medic Corporal, wrote the book ... Read more...

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Mortar attack on presidential residence in Somalia


August 7th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mogadishu, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Suspected Islamic insurgents Thursday launched mortar attacks on the presidential residence and the airport in the southern Somali town of Baidoa, the seat of the transitional Somali parliament, ... Read more...

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Gaza militants fire rocket at Israel


July 1st, 2008 - 5:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Tel Aviv, July 1 (DPA) Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a makeshift rocket Monday night toward southern Israel, further shaking an already wobbly truce between Israel and militant organizations in ... Read more...

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Gaza truce comes into force (Lead)


June 19th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tel Aviv/Gaza, June 19 (DPA) A fragile truce between Israel and 12 militant movements in the Gaza Strip came into effect at 6 a.m. Thursday, ending months of violence between the sides. ... Read more...

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