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Jordan King given further exclusive powers Royal decree allowing King Abdullah to choose army and security chiefs raises fears in delay of democratisation efforts.
Al Jazeera | Aug 30, 2014 10:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian rebels attack UN peacekeepers in Golan Philippine defence chief says Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are under attack from Syrian rebels.
Al Jazeera | Aug 30, 2014 09:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN troops held in Golan 'for own protection' Syrian rebels tell UN that 44 Fijian observers were seized to 'remove them from an active battlefield' in Golan Heights.
Al Jazeera | Aug 30, 2014 03:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Yemen: U.N. Body Condemns Instability The United Nations Security Council on Friday called on Yemens Shiite Muslim Houthis to end hostilities against the government and warned foreign countries not to interfere by encouraging instability in Yemen.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2014 02:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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An Israeli App Tracking the Gaza Conflict Has Followers Near and Far More than one million people have downloaded Red Alert, an app tracking rocket fire from Gaza that alerts users with a siren similar to those heard in the south of Israel.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2014 01:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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News Analysis: 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched Both sides claimed victory, but the cease-fire is uneasy. Israeli citizens feel more insecure than before, and Hamas failed to win the concessions it demanded.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2014 01:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi Kurds Expand Autonomy as ISIS Reorders the Landscape The ISIS invasion has physically cut off most of Kurdistan from the rest of Shiite-dominated Iraq and encouraged the Iraqi Kurds in their drive for expanded autonomy.
New York Times | Aug 30, 2014 12:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suriname leader's son admits Hezbollah plot Dino Bouterse, son of the nation's president, admits in US that he offered to help Lebanese group set up in his country.
Al Jazeera | Aug 29, 2014 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Libya fighters say enemy plane shot down Conflicting reports emerge over the crash of fighter jet belonging to militia forces of General Khalifa Haftar.
Al Jazeera | Aug 29, 2014 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gaza awaiting to see changes brought by truce Level of need still high even as aid supplies are beginning to makes their way to battered enclave.
Al Jazeera | Aug 29, 2014 9:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend