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Hezbollah denies having chemical weapons


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lebanon's Shia group Hezbollah has no chemical weapons, but enough missiles to inflict a considerable damage on Israel in case of an assault, the group's ... Read more...

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Obama adviser, Sherry Rehman trade barbs


July 29th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Tensions flared between the US and Pakistan as two top officials traded accusations of doing too little to combat Taliban sanctuaries in Afghanistan and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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US funding for Israeli air defence


May 18th, 2012 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US will give $70 million to help boost Israel's air defence capabilities to thwart rocket attacks by Palestinian militants."I was pleased to inform (Israeli ... Read more...

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US to give $680 mn for Israel’s anti-missile system


May 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) The US is expected to announce the allocation of $680 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.Citing the Israel Hayom ... Read more...

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Pregnancy stress can affect baby’s iron status: Study


April 30th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Newborns, whose mothers experience stress during the first trimester of pregnancy, may end up with a low iron content and poor health later, says a new ... Read more...

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Eight civilians killed in Sudan’s weekend bombings of South Sudan


April 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
DARFUR, SOUTH SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight civilians were killed and nearly two dozen others were injured when Sudanese forces carried out airstrikes in the newly-independent nation of South Sudan, ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul as security forces fight Taliban (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) A string of explosions rocked Kabul early Monday as security forces overnight battled Taliban militants who staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’spring offensive’ continues in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Fighting was on Monday morning in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul where Taliban militants have staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, the ... Read more...

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Pentagon backs expanding Israel’s Iron Dome


March 28th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has said it supports expanding Israel's anti-rocket defence system Iron Dome, and is to ask Congress for money to install more such systems.Pentagon ... 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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US concerned about attacks in Israel


March 11th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over rocket attacks by Gaza militants in southern Israel."We are deeply concerned by the renewal of violence in southern Israel," State ... 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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Israeli jets raid Gaza


February 12th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 12 (IANS) Israeli fighter jets Saturday night raided four targets in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least two people, medics and witnesses said.Israeli F16 warplanes hovered over the ... Read more...

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Three dead in Pakistan train attack


August 29th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Firing and rocket attacks on a passenger train in southwest Pakistan Sunday left three people dead and 19 others injured, a media report said.The Quetta Express ... Read more...

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Karachi violence continues, toll rises to 77 (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 11 people, including six policemen, were killed Saturday in Pakistan's port city of Karachi as the new wave of violence in the metropolis ... Read more...

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One killed after Israeli air strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire


August 17th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- The Israeli army launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing one Hamas gunman and injuring two others, according to Hamas medical sources. ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan rocket attacks


August 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) At least three Pakistani paramilitary troopers were killed and 25 injured in a rocket attack on their camp by militants in a restive tribal area of ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Gaza into Israel despite announced ceasefire


April 16th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
ASHKELON, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) -- Two rockers on Friday were launched from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel despite the announced ceasefire, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) informed.The rocket attacks were launched into ... Read more...

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Israel fires at two Palestinians on Gaza border


January 18th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday fired at two Palestinians on the Gaza border as they attempted to plant an explosive, the Haaretz newspaper reported.One suspect was ... Read more...

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Seven mortar shells fired from Gaza Strip into Israel


December 21st, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Seven mortar shells were fired into southern Israel on Monday morning, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said, but there were no reports of injuries.The IDF said the ... Read more...

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Terrorists launch rocket attacks in South Waziristan following Kayani visit, no casualties


December 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wana, Dec 7 (ANI): At least four rockets were fired in Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency (SWA) by terrorists, following Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Kayani's visit in the area.According to ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘dirty but not dangerous’, Sharif ‘dangerous but not dirty’: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince


November 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 30 (ANI): According to the latest revelations made by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi described Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari as "dirty but not dangerous" ... Read more...

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Revenge cuts both ways in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Study


October 5th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 5 (ANI): A team of scientists from the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities have found that attacks by both Israel and ... Read more...

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Israel considers referendum on peace deal with Palestinians


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 22 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he is considering to put any possible peace agreement with the Palestinians to a national referendum. "It is clear to me ... Read more...

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U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan lauds election turnout and praises voters


September 19th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Embassy in Kabul praised the elections in Afghanistan, as millions of Afghans turned out to vote despite rocket attacks and sporadic violence spread across the ... Read more...

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Afghan president calls for high voter turnout amid attacks (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) President Hamid Karzai urged Afghans to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election as rocket and bomb attacks struck across the country. "As in every election, we do hope that ... Read more...

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Israeli planes strike Gaza


September 16th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 16 (DPA) Israeli F16 jets carried out early Thursday five successive airstrikes on several targets in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in response to earlier projectile attacks on southern Israel, witnesses ... Read more...

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Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-III)


August 25th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
But women in Srinagar are not on the streets because they believe in freedom, independence or any such esoteric cause. They are protesting against the overwhelming presence of security personnel on the ... Read more...

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India could face another terror attack: US


August 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Washington, Aug.13 (ANI): In a "Worldwide Caution" issued Thursday, the US State Department has warned that terrorist groups in South and Central Asia, including in India and Pakistan, may be ... Read more...

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Brit Soldier nicknamed ‘Bomb magnet’ after being blown up 13 times


July 26th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A British soldier, who has been blown up 13 times, has been nicknamed 'Bomb Magnet'Patrick Hyde has been blown up 13 times and has survived to tell his ... Read more...

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How war-related acute stress affects behaviour


July 20th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): People confronted with acute stress, say rocket attacks, tend to dissociate from threats instead of becoming more vigilant, according to Tel Aviv University researchers.The study, led by Prof. ... Read more...

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OZ PM defends partner Tim Mathieson’s pro-Israel lobbyist group job


June 29th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 29 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has defended the right of her partner Tim Mathieson to work for a property group owned by a pro-Israel lobbyist.Mathieson is employed ... Read more...

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My partner has a right to live his life: Australian PM


June 29th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says that her partner, who works as a real estate salesman for a property group owned by a pro-Israel lobbyist, has "a right ... Read more...

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