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Palestinians inspect the destruction in Farouq Mosque after a an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.
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5 Reasons UN Peacekeepers Must be Sent to Gaza and Israel
Mon 28 Jul 2014
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling United Nations peacekeepers must be sent to Israel and Gaza to stop a war that has never ended. It is a generational war over land, self-determination... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Palestinians inspect the destruction in Farouq Mosque after a an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Gaza crisis: UN to adopt call for immediate ceasefire
Mon 28 Jul 2014
The UN Security Council is set to call for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza. An emergency session is due to approve a call for a truce over the Muslim holiday... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
A police officer stands guard as a woman walks past pieces of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in the village of Petropavlivka, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 25, 2014.  Al Jazeera  Sat 26 Jul 2014
EU to toughen Russia sanctions over Ukraine
The European Union is set to adopt much tougher economic sanctions against Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, officials said. After discussions on broadening the sanctions from the current mix... (photo: AP / Dmitry Lovetsky)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon responds to questions during a news interview  Scoop  Fri 25 Jul 2014
Ban underscores UN support for peaceful Iraq during visit
Friday, 25 July 2014, 12:39 pm Press Release: Ban underscores UN support for secure, inclusive, peaceful Iraq during visit 24 July 2014 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underscored his full support... (photo: AP / Frank Franklin II)
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Palestinians they gather around the body of local commander of Hamas's military Rabieh Barikeh, one of the four Hamas militants killed overnight in a firefight with Israeli troops, during his funeral on November 1, 2013 in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Barikeh were killed by tank fire, Palestinian officials said, while the Israeli army said five of its soldiers were wounded by an explosive device. The Israeli military said the fighting erupted when an explosive device went off as troops were clearing a tunnel from the Gaza Strip into Israel, allegedly to be used as a springboard for militant attacks. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN The Irish Times Fri 25 Jul 2014
15 killed in shelling of Gaza school run by UN
At least 15 people were killed and dozens wounded when two mortar shells hit a school yesterday in the northern Gaza Strip run by Unrwa, the United Nations aid agency.... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
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Sarah Gillespie, singer-songwriter, performing at Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival, London, England. The Other Site Thu 24 Jul 2014
Sarah Gillespie: Gaza, Israel and ‘Human Shields’

What does it mean to use human shields? Employed by the Germans and Japanese in the second word war, the tactic is premised on an underlying trust in your enemy's... (photo: Public Domain)
  Gaza   Israel   Photos   Sarah Gillespie   Wikipedia: Sarah Gillespie
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon attends a welcome reception ahead of the ministerial level international conference on the reconstruction of Afghanistan, in Tokyo The Australian Thu 24 Jul 2014
UN chief ‘appalled’ by shelling of UN shelter in Gaza
FIFTEEN Palestinians were killed when an Israeli shell slammed into a UN shelter where hundreds of civilians had taken refuge, sending the death toll in Gaza close to 800... (photo: AP / Kim Kyung-Hoon)
Ban Ki-moon   Hamas   Israel   Photos   Wikipedia: Ban Ki-moon
Australia Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks to reporters after her meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa on the sidelines of the Bali Democracy Forum in Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. The Australian Thu 24 Jul 2014
MH17: Abbott wants Australian police at crash site after he spoke to Putin and bodies ...
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop has arrived for talks in Kiev as three Australian officials including Angus Houston are visiting the MH17 crash site for the first time... (photo: AP / Firdia Lisnawati)
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A watch tower overlooks the area near the Polish intelligence school just outside of Stare Kiejkuty, Poland, on Friday, Dec. 16, 2005. The installation has become the focal point of allegations of secret CIA prisons in Poland. Earlier in the week Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski again denied there had been any secret CIA prison in the country. Huffington Post Thu 24 Jul 2014
European Court Finds Poland Violated Human Rights By Allowing Secret CIA Detention
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them... (photo: AP / Czarek Sokolowski)
CIA and September 11   CIA prison - Poland   Photos   Poland - Black site   Wikipedia: Black site
Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up a flower stem, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014. Lopez re-emerged from days of hiding to address an anti-government demonstration and then he turned himself in to authorities Tuesday. Speaking to some 5,000 supporters with a megaphone, Lopez said that he doesn't fear going to jail to defend his beliefs and constitutional right to peacefully protest against President Nicolas Maduro. Independent online (SA) Thu 24 Jul 2014
Venezuela opposition leader on trial
Caracas - Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez went on trial in Venezuela on Wednesday, accused of masterminding anti-government protests that turned violent and left... (photo: AP / Alejandro Cegarra)
2014 Venezuela protests   Leopoldo Lopez   Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 Venezuelan protests

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