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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the national police headquarters in Jerusalem
Hamas   Mideast   Palestine   Photos   Wikipedia: Israeli–Palestinian peace process
 Belfast Telegraph 
Abbas 'must end deal with Hamas'
Thu 24 Apr 2014
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that a decision by Palestinian authorities to create a coalition government with Hamas is a big step backwards for peace. The Israeli government... (photo: AP / Gali Tibbon)
A world free of wartime rape is within our reach
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A world free of wartime rape is within our reach
Thu 24 Apr 2014
According to a press released published by the UN Information Center here (UNIC), Under-Secretary-General and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab... (photo: UN / Albert Gonzalez Farran)
Gaza City, Palestinian Territory. 23rd March 2014 -- Ismail Haniyeh, prime minister of the Hamas Gaza government, talks to his supporters during a Hamas rally marking the anniversary of the death of its leaders killed by Israel, in Gaza City. -- Palestinian supporters of the Islamist Hamas movement rally to mark the tenth anniversary of the assassination of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, the spiritual leader of the movement, in Gaza City .Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN  Deutsche Welle  Thu 24 Apr 2014
Reconciliation deal sparks hope and concern
The historic agreement signed on Wednesday would see the formation of a unity government within five weeks and elections set by current Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas within six months. Hamas... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Gaza Strip   Mideast Peace   Palestine   Photos   Wikipedia: State of Palestine
Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?  Newsday  Thu 24 Apr 2014
Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?
Photos WASHINGTON - (AP) -- The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have... (photo: USAF / Matt Hecht)
Afghanistan   Photos   Taliban   Washington   Wikipedia: Afghanistan
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An Armenian town left pillaged and destroyed after the massacres in Adana in 1909 showing a Minaret from which Turks fired on Christians. Al Jazeera Thu 24 Apr 2014
Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
"In actuality, how Turks and Armenians, as the owners of this common history, can together, through dialogue and empathy, reach a just memory of the tragic events of... (photo: US Library of Congress / George Grantham Bain)
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This file photo released on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 by the anti-government activist group Shaam News Network SNN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man looks at destroyed buildings from Syrian forces shelling in Khaldiyeh, Homs, Syria. BBC News Thu 24 Apr 2014
All parties in Syria blocking aid, say Ban Ki-moon
The UN Secretary General has accused all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid. Ban Ki-moon... (photo: AP / Shaam News Network SNN)
Human Rights   Photos   Syrian War   UN   Wikipedia: Syrian Civil War
File - British, U.S., and Iraqi Soldiers post security at a road-side check point along the main avenue into the city near the Al Kuzayzah district of Basra, Iraq on July 10, 2008. The Independent Thu 24 Apr 2014
Britain's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan was 'strategic failure', claims report
Britain’s involvement in the Iraq War promoted terrorism rather than reducing it and was a “strategic failure”, according to a major new report which estimated the cost... (photo: US Army / Sgt. Tim Ortez)
Afghan War   Iraq Conflict   Photos   War on Terror   Wikipedia: Islamic terrorism
CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels, Sources Say National Public Radio Wed 23 Apr 2014
CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels, Sources Say
The U.S. is providing more arms and training to the moderate rebels in Syria, under a growing secret program run by the CIA in Jordan. Sources tell NPR that secret... (photo: UN / Violaine martin)
Jordan   Photos   Rebels   Syria   Wikipedia: Syria
The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, passes Statue of Liberty as it arrives Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 in New York Business Insider Wed 23 Apr 2014
The 11 Most Powerful Militaries In The World
Asymmetrical wars in Afghanistan, Vietnam, and now in Syria demonstrate all too clearly that relatively small numbers of belligerents can carry out successful military... (photo: AP / Mark Lennihan)
Defence   Militaries   Photos   Wikipedia: List of countries by military expenditures   World
Afghanistan Delays Election Results Voa News Wed 23 Apr 2014
Afghanistan Delays Election Results
VIDEO: Bite of Noor in Dari below and in Central News OCN video folder Afghanistan&aposs election commission has delayed releasing preliminary results from the... (photo: UN / Fardin Waezi)
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Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR IRINnews Wed 23 Apr 2014
Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR
BANGUI, 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the... (photo: UN / Evan Schneider)
Bangui   Human Rights   Photos   Trauma
South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the last unless pleas for help are heard The Guardian Wed 23 Apr 2014
South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the last unless pleas for help are heard
Humanitarian workers make desperate call for international assistance as numbers of wounded and displaced people soar Bentiu, South Sudan: a rebel fighter stands oustide... (photo: UN / Albert Gonzalez Farran)
Displaced   Humanitarian   Photos   Sudan   Wikipedia: Sudan
File - A man walks past a burnt out building following an attacked by Boko Haram in Bama, Nigeria, Thursday, Feb, 20. 2013. The latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists in Nigeria's northeast has left 115 people dead. The Guardian Wed 23 Apr 2014
Tony Blair: west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam
In keynote speech on Middle East, former PM blames Islamic extremism for failures of western intervention in region Tony Blair: 'What is absolutely necessary is that we... (photo: AP / Jossy Ola)
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