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Tunisia results confirm Nidaa Tounes win Secular Nidaa Tounes has won 85 seats in the 217-member parliament while Ennahda got 69 seats, election authorities say.
Al Jazeera | Oct 30, 2014 04:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Troops to Be Checked for Chemical Exposure in Iraq A Pentagon review comes in response to an investigation by The New York Times of how troops who were exposed to nerve and mustard agents were treated by the military.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2014 02:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Activist in Israel Is Wounded in Shooting The victim, Yehuda Glick, advocates more Jewish access at a hotly contested holy site revered by Muslims and Jews.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2014 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Egypt Flattens Neighborhoods to Create a Buffer With Gaza Demolition began a day after hundreds of homes were evacuated, making room for a buffer zone that officials say will stop militants and weapons.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2014 12:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Reinforcements Enter Besieged Syrian Town via Turkey, Raising Hopes Officials in Kobani, Syria, hailed the arrival of Iraqi Kurdish soldiers and Syrian rebels, saying they hoped it heralded a more cooperative effort to fight the Islamic State.
New York Times | Oct 30, 2014 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN condemns Israeli settlement expansion UN political chief tells Security Council that Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem could ignite more violence.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen's Houthis capture strategic city Shia rebels continue their push south, capturing a key city along the Sanaa-Aden highway.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 9:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel Jabs Back After U.S. Official Calls Netanyahu a Coward A profane (and anonymous) slur prompted an angry (and anonymous) response, in another session of what one analyst called the nanny-nanny-boo-boo kindergarten school of geopolitics.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dozens killed in Syria barrel bomb 'massacre' At least 40 people reportedly dead after regime forces drop bombs on Idlib camp housing people displaced by fighting.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Netanyahu defiant after US criticism Israeli PM says he will make no concessions after Obama aide issued scathing criticism of his policies on Palestine.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend